Border Surveillance Aircraft Make Up Half Of The Year's Early
Diamond Aircraft says it has delivered 28 aircraft to various
countries within the first weeks of the year, including 14 special
mission aircraft for environment and border surveillance. Diamond
says it hopes to deliver another 40 of the multi purpose platform
aircraft worldwide this year.
Bell Hosts College Students For The Fourth Straight Year
For the fourth consecutive year, Bell Helicopter hosted college
students from universities around the United States at its
company-sponsored Engineering boot camps. This year, a total of 20
engineering students representing 11 different universities from
across the country attended the camps.
Union Says Members Are "Fed Up" After Five Years With No
The AFA Joint Negotiating Committee (JNC) broke off talks with
US Airways management Thursday after five years of contract
negotiations, which have been underway since Tempe-based America
West Airlines merged with US Airways.
A new digital engine instrument option is being prepared for
release by Soloy Aviation Solutions, along with Ultra Electronics
Flightline Systems. The instruments are designed for Soloy's
Honeywell LTS-101 engine conversion kit for Eurocopter AS350B2
Aircraft Recycler Dale Aviation Joins The Trade
The Aircraft Fleet Recycling Association (AFRA) recently
welcomed UK-based Dale Aviation as its 50th Member. Dale Aviation
Ltd specializes in aircraft recycling and material recovery, as
well as aircraft maintenance and engineering.
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"When you merge two companies, the goal is to combine
all employee groups and pay them the same wage for the same work.
That has not happened. US Airways recently announced historic
profits, yet management refuses to negotiate contract improvements
and wage increases after years of promised benefits from this
Source: AFA US Airways-West President,
Lisa LeCarre, after the AFA Joint Negotiating Committee (JNC)
broke off talks with US Airways management, after five years
of contract negotiations.