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PAMA and Aviation Workforce Development announce — Aviation/Aerospace Workforce Think Tank
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The aviation/aerospace industry is facing the "perfect storm" of 21st century leadership development issues: Large retirements of the baby-boomer generation, changing U.S. demographics and the rising demands of the world economy, politics and technology. Fundamentally, this means, not enough well qualified and trained and certified personnel to meet the new vehicle and retiring personnel replacements required. The industry cannot afford to raise the risk factor by not having a plan to alleviate the stress. More

2013 AVM Summit & PAMA National Annual Symposium
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Last year Aviation Maintenance Magazine hosted its first event with the support of MARPA covering the opportunities that PMA has to offer outside the U.S. Under the new umbrella AVM Summit — this year it introduced a second track covering MRO Technology. More

Aircraft engineers warn of safety lapses
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Aircraft maintenance engineers meeting at an annual congress held by Aircraft Engineers International this year at Malta were told "a staggering amount of evidence" shows safety lapses by airlines and regulators. The group says an ICAO safety audit results show carriers' average rate of compliance with safety regulations is "around 60 percent." More

The consequences of a bad day at work
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The crash of the Concorde in Paris in 2000, killing 113 people, was an obvious tragedy, but in the end, common sense won out. In the aftermath of tragedy, we often want someone to pay. But sometimes, an unfortunate accident is just an unfortunate accident. Recently in Paris, an appeals court threw out the manslaughter conviction of a mechanic for Continental Airlines in Houston. More

West Coast Maintenance grows as HBC exits markets    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
The closing of some Hawker Beechcraft factory-owned service centers as a result of the manufacturer's bankruptcy has changed the way customers have their aircraft maintained, especially in the Southwest U.S. Previously, the factory-owned HBC center in Mesa, Ariz., pulled business from the West Coast, Mexico and other areas.ness. More

Aircraft maintenance company opens; Employs 90 people
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An aircraft maintenance company welcomed its first project in Duluth, Minn. recently, and it already brought more than 90 jobs to the area. AAR opened up at the old Northwest Airlines maintenance facility that's been vacant for more than two years. More


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