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March 30, 2007, 10:58 AM

Hoping to stave off aviation gridlock this summer, the FAA last month summoned 60 participants from major and regional airlines, pilot and employee representatives, industry associations and other organizations to develop a strategy to reduce system delays.

March 30, 2007, 10:45 AM

Once again general aviation is put in a “damned if you do, damned if you don’t” situation. This time it comes from the Transportation Security Administration, where there is a great desire to solve the perceived problem of foreign and domestic repair station security.

March 30, 2007, 10:41 AM

“I remember my father was going to visit the President of Turkey,” Brian Wing, president of Wing Aviation, told AIN. “Our Gulfstream II was in the shop for maintenance and we were told we’d have it back in plenty of time.

March 30, 2007, 10:39 AM

The Professional Aviation Maintenance Association (PAMA) is strongly urging the FAA to require all air carrier, commuter and on-demand operators to have and implement FAA-approved mechanical training programs.

March 30, 2007, 10:37 AM

Denver-based Avtrak, in association with technology partner Advanced Solutions of Littleton, Colo., has entered into an agreement with Gulfstream Aerospace.

March 30, 2007, 10:36 AM

Garrett Aviation and D&D Aviation Services (www.danddaviation.com) of Marietta, Ga., have an agreement under which Garrett can provide a complete reduced vertical separation minimum (RVSM) compliance package, providing the operator all of the require

March 30, 2007, 10:34 AM

Keystone Helicopter, a West Chester, Pa.-based helicopter services company, announced that one of its employees, John Profico, is the recipient of the FAA’s Charles Taylor Master Mechanic Award.

March 30, 2007, 10:32 AM

Mid-Canada Mod Center (MC2) was recently awarded an STC for a new avionics suite on Bombardier Challengers.

March 30, 2007, 10:30 AM

The NTSB has recommended that the FAA issue a regulation similar to FAR 119.39 to apply to applicants for a Part 145 repair station certificate.

March 30, 2007, 10:29 AM

PrivateSky Aviation Services, Inc. (www. privatesky.net) of Fort Myers, Fla., has enhanced its NDT capability with the addition of a ComScan non-destructive testing scanning machine. The company is an FAA-certified Part 145 repair station specializing in Gulfstream IIs, IIIs, IVs and Vs.

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