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CURRENT ISSUE (Aug/Sept 2015)

Issue Highlights:

  • Lean Where?
  • Safety Management Systems
  • After Paris
  • Editor’s Notebook
  • Intelligence: News
  • Intelligence: About People
  • Intelligence: Aviation Electronics News
  • Column: Legal Spin
  • Guest Column


1709, 2015

SMS for MROs

By Dale Smith Safety management systems are rapidly becoming differentiators for today’s leading MROs. Starting with the right plan and culture are critical to making your SMS implementation a success.

The fact is there are very few [...]

1709, 2015

Instructions for Continued Airworthiness – Are You Getting All the Right Data?

By Jason Dickstein, MARPA

The FAA has issued new draft of its guidance on Instructions for Continued Airworthiness (ICA). The changes are not earth-shattering, but they serve as an excellent reminder of the FAA’s policies on [...]

1709, 2015

Next Generation Engines: Competing for Aftermarket Success

Matthew Bromberg, president, Aftermarket at Pratt & Whitney

Aviation is always a dynamic place. With 12,000 active engines flying around the world, 6,000 professionals and 20 facilities open 24/7, we asked Pratt & Whitney’s Matthew Bromberg, [...]

1709, 2015

Major MROs Looking At New Markets

By Douglas Nelms

The 51st International Paris Air Show, held at Le Bourget Airport held this summer broke records including 2,303 exhibitors, up 4 percent, 351,000 visitors, an increase of 11.4 percent of which 151,000 were [...]

1709, 2015

Lean Where?

by Joy Finnegan, Editor in Chief Lean, agile, kaizen, theory of constraints, six sigma, equipment effectiveness, interval control. All of these theories and process improvement tools have been in use for many years. The lean movement [...]
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OTHER NEWS (not featured in AVM)

710, 2015

Keronite secures AS9100C certification

Advanced surface solutions company Keronite is celebrating after securing AS9100 version C (AS9100C) certification at its Haverhill (UK) manufacturing facility. AS9100C is the international standardized quality management system for the aerospace industry and compliance with the [...]
610, 2015

ADSoftware recruits top mind from the industry

French aircraft maintenance software specialist ADSoftware has announced the appointment of Paul Zavattero to the position of international sales engineer. ADSoftware says it decided to recruit one of the aviation industry’s top minds to enhance its [...]
2809, 2015

Astronics Intros Low-Cost Max-Viz System for Homebuilts

Astronics Corporation's newest Enhanced Vision System, designated Max-Viz X1, is priced at $6,000 specifically for experimental and homebuilt aircraft, which often operate from unimproved airstrips with wildlife and other obstacles. "The uncertified Max-Viz X1 is a [...]
2809, 2015

Elbit Solutions Allow USAF Pilots to Own the Weather

Elbit Systems of America says their solutions allow USAF pilots and copilots to own the weather, not succumb to it. With the technological solutions giving clarity during bad weather and low light conditions, the probability [...]
2809, 2015

New Drone Training School Opens with CAA Approved Courses

A brand new drone training school formed by a team accustomed to flying drones across Hollywood movie sets, and commercial airliners across some of the busiest airspace in the world, has opened. UAV Air is [...]
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Joy Finnegan
Joy FinneganEditor in Chief

Joy Finnegan - Editor-in-chief Aviation Maintenance

Joy Finnegan has been editor-in-chief of Aviation Maintenance magazine for a total of eight years. Her thirty-years in the aviation industry began when she attended Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Upon graduation she pursued a career as a professional pilot, starting as a flight instructor, moving into charter, then commuter airlines, and eventually to a regional airline. She also worked for two aircraft manufacturers, Cessna and Galaxy/Gulfstream. She took charge as editor-in-chief of Aviation Maintenance magazine in November 2006, after serving as its managing editor. In 2009, she became editor-in-chief of Rotor & Wing magazine, which covers all aspects of the rotorcraft market but returned to Aviation Maintenance in 2011. Joy has also served as conference chair for the PMA Summit and AVM Summits Europe and USA.

Charlotte Adams – Senior Contributing Editor

A Duke University graduate, Charlotte brings a wealth of technical writing experience to the magazine, having written for or held editor positions with a wide range of aerospace publications, as well as with Federal Computer Week. She was editor of the Global Positioning & Navigation News newsletter, which covers the satellite navigation industry and editor-in-chief of Avionics Magazine.

Dale Smith – Senior Contributing Editor

Dale Smith has been an aviation journalist for 25 years specializing in business aviation. He is currently a regular writer for our publication covering diverse topics such as FADEC, avionics upgrades, He is a licensed pilot and has flown 35 different types of general aviation, business and WWII vintage aircraft. He lives in Jacksonville, Florida.

Douglas Nelms – Senior Contributing Editor With a lifetime of experience in the aviation industry and as a journalist specializing in aviation, Douglas Nelms brings tremendous expertise to our publication. He has served as managing editor of Rotor & Wing and is a former U. S. Army helicopter pilot.


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