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New England Aviation Safety Expo to be held April 14, 2012

New England Aviation Safety Expo to be held April 14, 2012

Daniel Webster College in Nashua, New Hampshire will be hosting the expo and this years events proves once again to be chocked full of speakers offering all sorts of topics. The key note speaker will feature Gisele M. Mohler, from FAA’s NextGen Office. The Aviation Designee Association will be represented by Susan Fournier, Managing Director. Susan will be discussing aircraft export and recurrent airworthiness certification. For more...

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Yours Truly to Speak at Aviation Safety Expo

I’ve been invited to speak at this years New England Aviation Safety Expo on April 14, which will be held at Daniel Webster College in Nashua, New Hampshire. The event typically draws a very large crowd and there are classes held all day offering various topics. I will speak on “DAR Musings” which will encompass the subjects of aircraft exports and recurrent airworthiness certification. One can never get enough mileage out...

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Policy Statement, PS-AIR-21.50-01: Type Design Approval Holder Inappropriate Restrictions on the Use and Availability of Instructions for Continued Airworthiness

I’ve been reading about the struggle over getting the proper ICAs in which to perform maintenance and now FAA Aircraft Certification has chimed in.  Click here to review the policy. PS-AIR-21.50-01 Policy Statement, PS-AIR-21.50-01- Type Design Approval Holder Inappropriate Restrictions on the Use and Availability of Instructions for Continued Airworthiness A couple of interesting paragraphs in the Policy Statement: Making ICA...

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Special Flight Permit Request Denied

An FAA Form 8130-6 Application for a Special Flight Permit for Lockheed L1011 - 385-3 serial number 293-1249 N388LS currently in Bangkok, Thailand was recently denied for reason too numerous to mention. You can check out the letter here. l1011_n388ls_denial. I’ve also placed the contents in Aircraft & Article Alerts located in the right side bar.

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Order 8150.1 C Technical Standard Order Program

For those of you interested on how the FAA administers the program you can check out the revised document here; Order 8150.1C Technical Standard Order Program.

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