Specialized aviation services company Aviation Research Group/U.S. (ARG/US) has been selected by NBAA as a vendor partner for the association’s new safety management systems (SMS) training classes. “ARG/US has significant experience in all aspects of safety management,” according to ARG/US president and CEO Joe Moeggenberg.
AINalerts » October 29, 2009
Yesterday, NBAA president and CEO Ed Bolen told members of the House subcommittee on aviation that general aviation “remains steadfast in its support of modernization of the nation’s air traffic control system.” Bolen–who also serves as chairman of the RTCA, an organization that provides consensus-based aviation policy guidance–testified in support of the recommendations included in a recent report from RTCA’s NextGen Mid-Term Implementation
Department of Transportation inspector general Calvin Scovel III told a congressional panel yesterday that a plan to jump start NextGen ATC equipage by users would represent “a significant change” in how the FAA manages traffic.
Vero Beach, Fla.-based Piper Aircraft on Tuesday said it is delaying first deliveries of the single-engine PiperJet from the fourth quarter of 2012 until the second quarter of 2013. “Our successful efforts to engage a strategic, long-term ownership group coincided with a drastically weakened business environment,” Piper president John Becker wrote in a letter sent to PiperJet customers this week.
Gulfstream “held its own again in the third quarter” despite a planned five-week plant shutdown, Jay Johnson, the president and CEO of parent company General Dynamics, said yesterday during a third-quarter investor call. Due to the shutdown, Gulfstream delivered 14 green large-cabin jets in the quarter versus 24 a year ago; it also delivered only three green midsize jets in the three-month period compared with 16 last year.