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PAMA, in coordination with generous industry partners, has made available three new opportunities for current and future aviation maintenance professionals.
Award winners will be announced at the Aerospace Maintenance Competition awards ceremony, taking place in conjunction with MRO Americas in Atlanta on April 11, 2019.
Following issues face by the aviation system during the recent federal shutdown, two House committee chairs have introduced legislation that would defend the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and aviation industry from the effects of future government shutdowns.
The legislation was introduced by U.S. Sens. Peter DeFazio (D-OR), Chairman of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and Rick Larsen (D-WA), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Aviation.
Replacement parts, where are they coming from? Manufacturers, OEMs, MROs, distributors, competitors? And what are the issues that these companies and the market face to keep the world flying? AMT reached out to AAR, Boeing Global Services, Rapco, and Wencor to provide you with some answers.
Safran Electrical & Power
The company will provide a mature and reliable variable generation system, that ensures lower cost of maintenance and higher reliability by using an optimised shared oil system, and advanced electromechanical design, which results from Safran Electrical & Power's long history in aerospace power generation systems.
Honeywell Aerospace's hybrid-electric turbogenerator that will power the first generation of vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) aircraft will make its public debut early next month at Heli-Expo, the Phoenix-based company announced today. The hybrid powerplant is an electrified version of its 1,100-shp HTS900 gas turbine engine used on Kopter's SH09 light turbine helicopter and Eagle Copters' Eagle 407HP conversion.
Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp., and Embraer celebrated delivery of the GTF PW1900G production engines for the E195-E2 aircraft at Embraer's E2 final assembly line in São José dos Campos, São Paulo, Brazil.
Worldwide business and general avionics sales increased 17 percent year-over-year in 2018, reaching a record $2.7 billion, according to the Aircraft Electronics Association's year-end Avionics Market Report released yesterday. This total, which was up from $2.3 billion in 2017, includes some $1.5 billion in retrofit sales and more than $1.1 billion in forward-fit sales (avionics equipment installed by airframe manufacturers during original production), the report said.
General Aviation News
Stuart Jet Center at Witham Field (KSUA) has added a customs facility.
The 3,210-square-foot U.S. Customs facility is the first intermodal clearance facility of its kind in Florida, processing international travelers arriving in Martin County by air and sea. Visitors to and from Stuart will no longer have to travel to Fort Pierce or West Palm Beach for their customs clearance, FBO officials note.
Acting CEO of TS&S Mansoor Janahi joins Aviation Week’s Lee Ann Shay and James Pozzi to discuss the MRO service provider’s growth and challenges, as well as new investments and technologies it is looking into.
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