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October 24, 2006, 7:37 AM

Executive Jet Management (EJM), a provider of aircraft management and charter services, received special recognition from Grey Owl Aviation Consultants for its commitment to human factors training and improving safety and reducing maintenance errors.

October 24, 2006, 7:36 AM

August was a bad month for Triad International Maintenance (Timco) of Greensboro, N.C. The FAR 145 repair station learned on August 9 that one of ts former aircraft mechanics, Hugo Obregon, was sentenced in U.S.

October 24, 2006, 7:33 AM

General Electric has acquired Everest VIT, a Welch Allyn subsidiary focused on remote visual inspection equipment for industrial applications. Terms of the transaction have not been disclosed, but Everest VIT will now become part of GE Inspection Technologies, headquartered in Huerth, Germany.

October 24, 2006, 7:32 AM

ABC Taxi Aéreo, the executive jet service controlled by Brazilian industrial conglomerate Algar, recently acquired Belo Horizonte-based jet maintenance company Alfa Manutenção de Aeronaves. With the acquisition, ABC will expand its maintenance operations beyond turboprops and into jets.

October 24, 2006, 7:27 AM

Kevin Dawson, director of human resources for Sabreliner-Midcoast in St. Louis, has discovered that use of the Internet for recruitment is not only more efficient but also more cost-effective.

October 24, 2006, 7:26 AM

Some employers look for experience when interviewing a candidate; all they care about is a proven track record.

October 24, 2006, 7:24 AM

“According to NTSB records, the number-one cause of accidents resulting from an aircraft mechanic making a mistake is failure to follow procedures,” noted Phil Randall, the FAA’s new deputy national FAASTeam manager for maintenance.

October 23, 2006, 12:46 PM

The UK’s Maestro Aviation has started delivering its aircraft performance and operations procedures software to corporate flight departments, including that of the BAE Systems aerospace and defense group.

October 23, 2006, 12:41 PM

Thanks to the efforts of a Flexjet Learjet 31 crew, a former airline pilot and his three passengers were spared spending a cold February evening outdoors after their Bonanza A36’s engine quit over Mexico’s rugged Baja peninsula.

October 23, 2006, 12:35 PM

Inspectors waded through flooded refineries and helicopters passed over wounded drilling rigs in the Gulf of Mexico early last month, as oil companies struggled to assess how long it would take to recover from the effects of Hurricane Katrina.