Thu, Jan 08, 2009
Dave Cann Retired From Agency Last January
AAR Corp. announced this week Dave
Cann, former head of the Federal Aviation Administration's Flight
Standards Service, Aircraft Maintenance Division has joined AAR as
Vice President, Regulatory Compliance responsible for quality and
safety at the company's repair station businesses.
Cann retired from the FAA in January 2008, and was most recently
responsible for the overall direction of federal aviation
regulations and national standards related to the airworthiness and
maintenance of commercial aircraft. Additionally, he served as the
FAA's central point of contact for the aircraft maintenance
industry and represented the agency with international regulatory
agencies, congressional members and staff, industry organizations,
and other government agencies, including the National
Transportation Safety Board.
In his new role, Cann will report to AAR's senior quality
officer, Mickey Cohen.
"Dave has a deep understanding of aircraft maintenance
operations, safety programs and regulatory requirements," said
David P. Storch, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of AAR CORP.
"He is an excellent addition to an already strong team in our
Quality organization and we look forward to his contributions
toward the advancement of AAR's quality culture."
AAR provides products and services to the worldwide aerospace
and defense industry. With facilities and sales locations around
the world, AAR uses its close-to-the-customer business model to
serve aviation and defense customers through four operating
segments: Aviation Supply Chain; Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul;
Structures and Systems; and Aircraft Sales and Leasing.
Also: USAF Hassled, Hummel UltraCruiser, Helo Limits, FAA Video, Greg Connell Accident, Medical Helo Suit, Bombardier's 100th VistaJet Canada is proposing changes to their seaplane>[...]
Finally Talking (And Still Hyping), Icon Production Plans Take A Big Hit The following is the text of a release from Icon Aircraft (bluster and all)... ANN Analysis and industry re>[...]
Atlantic Crossing Next Major Hurdle Solar Impulse 2 (Si2) departed Dayton (OH) International Airport with Bertrand Piccard at the controls, this morning at 0402 local time (UTC-4).>[...]
The Company That Won't Answer Questions, May Finally Have To Do So ANN has been bombarded with info and reports concerning the health and well-being of the Icon Aircraft program...>[...]
Safety Management System (SMS) This FAA website was created as a public resource for those seeking to learn more about SMS within the aviation industry and the FAA.>[...]