Last October, an FAA certification engineer and a flight-test pilot filed a grievance against their managers at the Fort Worth, Texas FAA Aircraft Certification Office, complaining that the certification of the Eclipse 500 very light jet was granted despite “several outstanding safety/regulatory
Last month, Bombardier Aerospace launched a “classic aircraft support program” after seeing a “dramatic increase” in service and support requests over the past three years from operators of older Learjets and Challengers. But there is a catch–operators are required to pay for the service.
The SAE Institute and Professional Aviation Maintenance Association (PAMA) have been working with industry professionals to develop the SAE/PAMA aviation maintenance specialist-technician and SAE/PAMA aviation maintenance engineer certifications.
Flightcraft, the Portland, Ore.-based aviation services provider, announced it has received factory approval to service and support the Cessna Mustang, making it the first authorized Citation Service Center to do so.
Signature Flight Support has added two more FBOs to its European network. It has opened a new facility at Liege, Belgium, and has acquired the former ATAS base at Greece’s Thessaloniki Airport. The group has also re-opened its Paris Le Bourget FBO after extensive remodeling.
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