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Aircraft maintenance: It's just a phase
U.S. Air Force
Equipped a variety of conventional munitions, the A-10 Thunderbolt II is capable of performing complex missions around the globe. Airmen at the 442nd Maintenance Squadron phase crew are tasked to perform detailed inspections to make sure this complex jet remains air ready. These maintainers work around the clock to keep the aircraft's accuracy, maneuverability and maintenance up to par.
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Chromalloy to support Honeywell engine systems
AIN Online
Chromalloy has entered into a repair license and supplier agreement with Honeywell. The 10-year agreement covers aircraft engine components and engineering services for parts and special coating processes. Chromalloy will repair and manufacture gas path components and provide thermal barrier coatings and other materials for aircraft engines.
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AOPA supports extension of Grand Junction, Colo., tax exemption
Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association
AOPA is urging the city of Grand Junction, Colo., to extend the existing sales tax exemption for aircraft materials, parts and components installed on aircraft under the city code. The Grand Junction City Council will take up the measure Aug. 21.
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Sky is the limit on aviation maintenance career success
Houston Chronicle
Are you interested in mechanics but can't decide on a career path? Aviation maintenance programs are taking off in the Houston area, equipping students with the skills to work at major airports or military bases in as few as two years. While starting salaries hover around $35,000, aviation technicians quickly can earn much more with a few more hours of study.
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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.

Savannah Tech opens aviation training center
Savannah Morning News
Gulfstream asked and Savannah Technical College in Georgia answered with a high-tech training center designed to provide the aviation industry with the kind of highly skilled workforce the business jet manufacturer needs.
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TAC Air expands aircraft maintenance expertise at Shreveport Regional Airport
TAC Air, A division of Truman Arnold Companies, announces the addition of Martin "Marty" Fluegge as director of maintenance for the fixed base operation's aviation maintenance facility at Shreveport Regional Airport. According to TAC Air SHV general manager Wes Williams, "The Shreveport and surrounding aviation community will benefit from Marty's presence in the market. He adds to TAC Air and the region a tremendous wealth of technical knowledge and experience. We are thrilled to have him."
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Aviation company MaxFlight announces move to Waco, Texas
Waco Tribune-Herald
MaxFlight will relocate from Dayton, Ohio, to Waco, Texas, bringing with it plans to hire 80 people during three years and invest $65 million in new Cessna Citation jets, repair parts and real estate as it expands its charter services and other aviation-related activities, the company president said recently.
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