AINmxReports » October 7, 2009

October 8, 2009 - 6:10am

Scottsdale, Ariz.-based Westcor Aviation has been certified a Turbomeca-approved maintenance center.

October 7, 2009 - 12:53pm

WestWind Technologies has opened its new Huntsville Aircraft Modification & Integration Center. According to the company, it is the first time the Huntsville International Airport (Alabama) has partnered with a small business. The 62,000-sq-ft facility provides engineering, manufacturing, electronics integration and structural modifications. The MRO, which is located near the U.S.

October 7, 2009 - 12:37pm

Major Chinese, Japanese and Korean airports, members of the newly formed East Asia Airports Alliance, have signed a “Green Airport Declaration” committing to adopt a number of measures to accelerate voluntary environmental improvements in all areas of airport operations, including maintenance and line service. A spokesman for the group told AIN it has three primary areas of focus.

October 7, 2009 - 12:25pm

The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) has accused General Electric Aviation of failing to seriously consider viable proposals that would have preserved the GE Aviation facility in Albuquerque, N.M. “Despite a legal obligation to weigh alternatives, it is clear the decision by GE to close this plant was made long ago,” said Ernest “Red” Dow, Local 794 president and directing business representative.

October 7, 2009 - 11:56am

In an August 19 AINmxReports news item titled “FAA Issues SAIB For Western Aircraft Propeller Service,” it was reported that the Troutdale, Ore.-based company was the subject of an FAA Special Airworthiness Information Bulletin regarding “propellers, or propeller component parts, repaired, inspected or overhauled” by

 

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