It was on the occasion of American Eurocopter’s 40th anniversary celebration at its Grand Prairie, Texas headquarters that the company cut the ribbon for its new customer service and fleet operations center. Marc Paganini, the company’s president and CEO, called it an important step in American Eurocopter’s initiative to improve support and services.
AINmxReports » July 22, 2009
The Professional Aviation Maintenance Association (PAMA) has retained the services of Alexandria, Va.-based management firm Potomac Management Resources (PMR) to provide day-to-day administrative and management assistance. PAMA recently ended its affiliation with the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE).
The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has issued an emergency airworthiness directive (AD) for ATR cockpit windows.
The FAA has issued a Notice of New Task Assignment for the Aviation Rulemaking Advisory Committee (ARAC) to develop maintenance requirements for aircraft used in commercial air-tour operations as covered in 14 CFR Part 136–Commercial Air Tours and National Parks Air Tour Management.
StandardAero has received Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) Organization Designation Authorization (ODA) at its Springfield, Ill. location. The designation allows the company to approve design data, tests and analysis as well as make a finding of compliance to the regulations allowing them to sign an STC on behalf of the FAA for aircraft alterations.
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