The results of a recent client survey conducted by JSfirm
regarding the hiring outlook for aviation companies in 2010 shows
an increase in hiring by aviation firms, according to managing
partner Sam Scanlon.
The FAA has proposed a civil penalty of $1,225,000 for GE
Caledonian, an FAA-certificated foreign repair station based in
Scotland, for improper maintenance procedures involving 101 engines
over a three and one-half year period.
Having the right equipment and the right capabilities can save
lives in a domestic emergency, and that's why nearly 100 Air
National Guard domestic operations experts from across the nation
are gathering in Arlington, VA, Feb. 23-24, in the first ever
"Aviation Support for Domestic Operations" war game.
EADS confirms that it has received a letter from the customer
nations of the A400M program summarizing the status of the
negotiations and proposing a number of changes to the initial
contract, the company said in a news release posted on its
The Aircraft Factory, the South African company which
is developing the Sling LSA, says that at midday on Saturday,
February 13th, ZU-TAF, the aircraft in which the company owners,
Mike Blyth and James Pitman, circumnavigated the globe during 2009,
went down in the ocean while conducting spin testing.
Northrop Grumman Corporation successfully demonstrated that its
MQ-8B Vertical Unmanned Aerial System (VUAS) can resupply U.S. or
coalition troops deployed on a combat mission, the company said
"The association's comments were aimed at educating the
TSA on its misconceptions about repair stations as well as
addressing specific areas of concern to our members."
Source: NATA Director of Regulatory Affairs