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Torqued: FAA must get its act together on ADs
AIN Online
John Goglia writes: "How accurate should airworthiness directives be? Before you answer that question, let me give you an example of an actual AD applicable to the Airbus A318/319/320/321 and then you can decide whether the information provided is sufficient for a mechanic to perform the required maintenance properly. I know you're not all mechanics, but I don't think you need to be one to see the problem."
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Fuel tax break expected to boost Indiana's aviation industry
AviationPros.com
Corporate pilots have had a word to the wise when flying to Indiana: avoid doing so on an empty tank. The reason: Indiana's tax on aviation fuel long has been among the highest in the nation. Most out-of-state pilots don't use Indiana as a refueling stop, and they never top off their tanks with Hoosier fuel if they can help it. The additional cost can amount to hundreds of dollars.
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Aviation Technical Services sold to insiders, local investors
The Seattle Times
While the eyes of the aviation world were focused recently on the Paris Air Show, a major local aerospace employer returned to local ownership. Aviation Technical Services, based in Everett, Wash., was purchased from Australia's Macquarie Group by a group that includes ATS President and CEO Matt Yerbic, other top executives and Greenpoint Technologies.
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FAA Approves AD Free Overhauls

C&D Associates announces FAA approval for relief from combustion heater Airworthiness Directives AD2004-21-05 (imposed on Janitrol B series) and AD81-09-09 (for South Wind/Stewart Warner.) A.D.’s no longer apply to units undergoing zero-time overhaul by C&D Associates Inc. As always C&D Associates Inc. heaters remain A.D. free.


Colorado Springs Airport has strategy to attract more carriers
The Gazette
The expansion of Alaska Airlines into the Colorado Springs Airport in November may be just the first fruit of a series of moves by airport officials to add carriers and flights by cutting fees charged to airlines, rewarding passengers for using the airport and boosting marketing efforts.
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Aircraft maintenance education
AviationPros.com
Ronald Donner writes: "News came across my desk about the University of North Dakota Aerospace Foundation in Grand Forks donating $25,000 to the Los Angeles Unified School District's struggling aircraft mechanics school. The donation is intended for scholarships to low-income students attending the airframe and power plant mechanic program."
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Pilot completes 1st F-35 vertical landing for Royal Air Force
Avionics Intelligence
Squadron Leader Jim Schofield has become the first Royal Air Force pilot to complete a vertical landing of a Lockheed Martin F-35B short takeoff and vertical landing Lightning II military aircraft. The U.S. Marine Corps plans to declare Initial Operational Capability with the STOVL in 2015.
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On the flightline: Offensive avionics systems
Rapid City Journal
Ellsworth B-1 bombers have provided the U.S. with ground and air superiority for more than two decades — an accomplishment that wouldn't be possible if not for Airmen who work tirelessly around-the-clock to service and repair the base's bomber fleet. Offensive avionic systems specialists are part of one of the six groups in the 28th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron's specialist section who are responsible for making sure each B-1 at Ellsworth functions properly.
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Guard, Reserve maintainers train to recover disabled aircraft
Air Force Reserve Command
Oklahoma Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve maintenance crews came together June 20 for a crash damaged disabled aircraft recovery exercise at the aircraft battle damage repair facility. The annual exercise gives members of the crash teams a real-world experience by performing an actual aircraft lift while using related equipment.
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