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Regulators unsure when Boeing 787 probe will conclude
The Seattle Times via The Hamilton Spectator    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
It looks as though Boeing's 787 Dreamliner fleet, grounded worldwide for the past week, will stay grounded for some time. National Transportation Safety Board chair Deborah Hersman said recently that the agency has reached no conclusion so far on the cause of the fire aboard a 787 in Boston on Jan. 7. But Hersman was clear about the severity of the incident. More

Pentagon cutting jobs, maintenance due to budget fears
Aviation Week    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
The Pentagon has begun laying off many of its 46,000 temporary and contract workers and delaying maintenance on aircraft and ships to slow spending due to fears it may be hit by new budget cuts, Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said recently. More

Reviewing whistleblower claims in 787 case
Chicago Tribune    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board is looking at issues raised by more than one whistleblower as it investigates battery failures that have grounded the global fleet of 50 Boeing Co. 787 Dreamliners for a week. More

Kelly Aviation adds new 'sister site'
San Antonio Express-News    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
A Canadian court approved an agreement Jan. 15 filed by Lockheed Martin Canada Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Lockheed Martin Corp., to purchase certain assets of the engine maintenance, repair and overhaul business of Aveos Fleet Performance Inc., located in Montreal, Canada. More

Over 500 aircraft maintenance specialists to be retrenched by Denel
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Denel Aviation recently confirmed that it would start to retrench the entire workforce of its Denel Personnel Solutions/Aero Manpower Group with effect from the end of March. This is because the South African Air Force will not be renewing its current contract with DPS/AMG, which lapses at that time. More

Aerospace company AAR looking for aircraft mechanics in Southeast Michigan
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Global aerospace and defense company AAR will hold a job fair Tuesday, Jan. 29 from 1-6 p.m. near the Willow Run airfield in Canton, Mich. AAR officials they're looking to fill 70 aircraft mechanic positions at its new maintenance, overhaul and repair station in Duluth, Minn. The jobs pay up to $25 an hour, with the potential for a signing bonus. More

TIMCO completes maintenance work on 50th KC-10 aircraft scheduled at its facility    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
TIMCO Aviation Services Inc. recently announced that it has completed aircraft maintenance work on the 50th U.S. Air Force KC-10 refueling tanker under the KC-10 Extender Contractor Logistics Support program. TIMCO has been performing scheduled maintenance on the KC-10 air-to-air refueling tanker fleet since January 2010 as a member of the CLS team led by Northrop Grumman. More


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