AvSupport’s PartsLogistics aircraft parts sourcing system has a new feature that allows users to conduct batch searches. A batch can include more than 20 search items, and results are delivered in text file format. PartsLogistics also added an online forum where users can post available parts or parts needed and discuss industry issues or seek answers to questions.
AINmxReports » September 3, 2008
The FAA is looking for comments from the industry on a revision of Order 8120.2, production approval and certification management procedures.
StandardAero’s August 21 announcement that Rob Mionis has assumed the job of president and CEO of the turbine engine overhaul and business aircraft maintenance firm signaled a change in direction for the Winnipeg, Canada-based company.
The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) has issued a safety advisory following the rapid depressurization of a Qantas Boeing 747-400 on July 25, urging operators to “note the circumstances…with a view to ensuring that all oxygen cylinders and cylinder installations are maintained in full accordance with the relevant manufacturer’s requirements, statutory regulations and established engineering [maintenance] best practices.” The incident
The FAA has revised drug and alcohol testing procedures, specifically requiring “direct observation” in all return-to-duty and follow-up drug tests.
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