The Complexity of PMA and STC Approvals

Recently I was touring a new MRO facility and the host managers were discussing authorized repair capability, PMAs, and expediting STCs, and I recognized that it was time for refresher training on the definition and applicability of those acronyms. A...


Charles Chandler began his aviation career as a junior mechanic for American Airlines and retired after 27 years of service. He has a Master’s of Science degree in adult and occupational education with a major in human resources development.

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