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FAA National Policy - Clarification of Inspection and Overhaul Requirements Under Part 91

Hello Avmgr and Maint subscribers,


The purpose of this email is to ascertain what your interpretations as aviation department managers and maintenance personnel are concerning the FAA’s National Policy Notice N 8900.410 Effective Date: 3/31/17, regarding SUBJ:

Clarification of Inspection and Overhaul Requirements Under Part 91, which will be incorporated into FAA Order 8900.1 before this notice expires 3/31/18.


AEPC™ and PAMA announce the creation of a scholarship program for aircraft maintenance technicians

Today, AeroEngine Protection Corp (AEPC™) and the Professional Aviation Maintenance Association (PAMA) announced the formation of a scholarship program for individuals interested in a career as an aircraft maintenance technician. Aircraft maintenance technicians are the lifeline of the aviation industry as they are responsible for keeping aircraft flying by maintaining the aircraft to the safety standards mandated by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

Air France explores blockchain potential for aircraft maintenance processes

Air France is exploring blockchain potential for the management of replacement parts on in-service airplanes, Aviation Today reported.

Air France KLM’s engineering and maintenance division is using its MRO Lab to experiment with the technology. The airlines uses MRO Lab to collaborate with universities, manufacturers and software developers to work on innovative ideas for the aviation industry.

AEA recognizes members for training commitment

LEE'S SUMMIT, MISSOURI, June 9, 2017 -- The Aircraft Electronics Association announced the recipients of the annual Avionics Training Excellence Award, which recognizes AEA member companies for their total commitment to training as evidenced by participation in AEA-approved training. Fifty member companies received the 2016 AEA Avionics Training Excellence Award.