Aviation Institution on Maintenance Host STEM Summer Camp

Aviation Institute of Maintenance (AIM) will be offering a glimpse into the world of aircraft maintenance through its annual Jet Tech Summer Aviation Maintenance Camp at select campuses. Camp participants will spend time in AIM’s hangars, classrooms, and labs, learning about the basics of aviation maintenance. Topics covered will include aircraft systems and powerplants, ground…

FAA Statement about B737MAX Certification

The FAA and Boeing are conducting a series of certification flights this week to evaluate Boeing’s proposed changes to the automated flight control system on the 737 MAX. The aircraft departed from Boeing Field in Seattle at 9:55 a.m. today for the first round of testing. The flight is expected to take several hours. The…

Bowman Appoints Standards Manager

Bowman Chief Technology Officer Jun Choi has announced the appointment of Jeffrey Korpus as manager of the company’s Standards Business Unit. Korpus was formerly a project manager and support engineer for Bowman with responsibility for new standards design and team management.  He also managed Bowman’s Quality System for ISO17025 and worked with Bowman engineers and…

Jamco America Announces Testing Service Capabilities for Entire Product Design Cycle

Jamco America, interior products supplier and turnkey aircraft interiors integrator in the aerospace industry, announced its extensive testing capabilities for a variety of industries including but not limited to: aerospace, automotive, space, defense, and marine product testing. With test facilities that include mechanical properties, static load, fire properties, ballistic, and environmental testing, as well as…

Mecmesin Launch Online Store for North American Market

Mecmesin, a designer and manufacturer of force, materials and torque testing equipment for quality control, have announced the launch of their new web store. Customers in the USA and Canada can choose from Mecmesins’ range of digital force gauges, digital torque testers, manual test stands plus their cutting edge VectorPro Lite data acquisition software and…

Put Recycled Aircraft to Good, Social Use

The increase in decommissioned commercial aircraft and crowded aircraft boneyards are prompting more aviation industry executives to reconsider how best to repurpose those planes in the recycling phase. Sven Daniel Koechler, PhD, managing principal and general manager of North American Aerospace Industries Corporation (NAAI), has taken a staunch view of how much more can be…

BAE Systems Presses Ahead with Plans to Recruit 800 Apprentices

BAE Systems says they are moving forward with the recruitment of a record number of apprentices, despite the Covid-19 pandemic. More than 9,000 people across the UK applied for the 800 apprenticeship roles during February. BAE Systems says they have put in place measures, including virtual interviews, which have enabled them to restart their recruitment…

FAA Administrator Dickson Testifies Before Senate on Boeing 737 MAX

The head of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Stephen M. Dickson, affirmed that the Boeing 737 MAX will only return to service following the completion of a comprehensive and rigorous review process. Before the aircraft returns to the skies, the FAA must sign off on all technical reviews of Boeing’s proposed safety enhancements, Administrator Dickson…

Turkish Technic Tested the Base Maintenance Hangars’ Fire Extinguishing Systems

Turkish Technic is installing the cutting-edge safety precautions to its base maintenance hangars. As the biggest maintenance and repair brand of its region, Turkish Technic tested the new fire extinguishing systems in the main maintenance hangars of Istanbul Airport. Turkish Technic’s Ahmet Karaman, general manager and Abdülkerim Çay, chief human resources officer were in attendance…