AINmxReports » January 7, 2009

January 7, 2009 - 12:09pm

The FAA’s new online aviation maintenance technician (AMT) awards program should be available shortly on the FAA Safety Team Web site. The revised program makes it much easier for technicians to participate in the program, which mirrors many of the processes used for the FAA’s Wings safety program for pilots.

January 7, 2009 - 12:02pm

AirCare Solutions Group, which provides emergency training, products and services to business aviation and airline operators, purchased Majestic Aerotech, an Olympia, Wash.-based FAA- and EASA-approved repair station for emergency medical equipment.

January 7, 2009 - 12:00pm

Yankee Pacific Aerospace has merged two of its holdings–Executive Aircraft Completions (EAC) and Cabin Innovations–into a single division called Cabin Innovations. The new company’s design, engineering and certification office will remain in Tulsa, Okla., with a production and engineering office based at Cabin Innovations’ new 39,630-sq-ft facility in Lewisville, Texas.

January 7, 2009 - 11:53am

David Cann, the FAA’s former chief of the Flight Standards Service’s aircraft maintenance division, is now vice president of regulatory compliance for aircraft maintenance provider AAR of Wood Dale, Ill. Cann retired from his FAA job last January and formed consulting firm DC Aviation.

January 7, 2009 - 11:50am

Hawker Beechcraft Services will become the second major business jet OEM service center to leave California when it closes its Van Nuys Airport facility on March 31. Last year, Cessna Aircraft announced that it is closing its Long Beach service center and moving those operations to a new facility in Mesa, Ariz.

 

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