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Jun 52011

MRO Training Faces Major Challenges

Aviation maintenance training in North America is grappling with some big questions. From the basic—how does the industry attract and retain more student mechanics?—to the more complex—how can the gap between initial training and employer needs be narrowed without an excessive time and cost burden? There are no easy answers. Continue Reading »

Jun 292011

Spokane Summer Workshop Promotes Aerospace Jobs

Need a career, kids? Consider the aerospace industry. Spokane educators and industry leaders created a three-week aerospace workshop that gives area high school students a taste of careers in aviation maintenance, flight operations and air traffic control with the hope of piquing their interest in an industry where jobs are in demand and on the rise. Continue Reading »

Jul 12011

Killing BizJet Tax Break May Get GOP Support

While Democrats, including President Barack Obama during a speech to the nation yesterday, are pledging to close a “tax loophole” for the owners of corporate jets, a top Republican indicates he may be willing to consider a proposal for deficit reduction that targets the owners of corporate jets. Continue Reading »

Jun 292011

Airlines Rev Up Demand For Aircraft Services

Airlines, wrestling with record-high fuel prices and a recession, have put off non-essential aircraft maintenance for almost three years. According to the industry, that’s about to change. Continue Reading »

Jun 232011

Green Technology

We take a look at the green technology on show at this year's Paris air show. Continue Reading »