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"It was not the FAA's intent to require repair stations to report all failures, malfunctions and defects." more info

This Notice of Proposed Amendment is intended to allow a simpler process for the design and embodiment of some changes and repairs when applicable to certain aircraft (aeroplanes up to 5,700 kg MTOM, rotorcraft up to 3,175 kg MTOM, and most sailplanes, balloons and airships). more info

In a very public win, the Federal Aviation Administration published its final rule that dropped the changes to the repair station rating system and retained only the authority to deny an application for a new repair station certificate if the applicant or certain associated key individuals had materially contributed to the circumstances that caused a previous repair station certificate revocation action. more info

The Aircraft Electronics Association has just completed a 40-hour CASR Part 145 repair station training course in Cairns, Queensland, Australia. more info

On June 11, Aircraft Electronics Association President Paula Derks testified before the U.S. House Committee on Small Business hearing titled, "Federal Aviation Administration's 2020 NextGen Mandate: Benefits and Challenges for General Aviation." more info

The Federal Aviation Administration is delaying the effective date of the Helicopter Air Ambulance, Commercial Helicopter and Part 91 Helicopter Operations final rule published Feb. 21, 2014. more info

The Civil Aviation Safety Authority recently issued the following statement. more info

The Transportation Security Administration has issued regulations to improve security at repair stations located within and outside the United States as required by the Aviation Reauthorization Act. more info

On Jan. 13, the Transportation Security Administration will issue regulations to improve security at repair stations located within and outside the United States as required by Vision 100-Century of Aviation Reauthorization Act, Pub. L. 108-176 (117 Stat. 2489, Dec. 12, 2003), codified at 49 U.S.C. 44924 (Vision 100). more info

In order to ensure chemical safety in the workplace, information about the identities and hazards of the chemicals must be available and understandable to workers. more info






 

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