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  • The Alphabet Soup of Industry Associations

    By Ronald Donner - Thursday April 17, 2014
    There are many aspects of my job I truly enjoy, and other parts that, well, are part of the job. The part I enjoy most as editor of AMT magazine, and executive director of AMTSociety , is the interaction with other industry associations. In the case of...
  • Now, the Rest of the Story

    By Barb Zuehlke - Wednesday April 9, 2014
    Last week AMT gave the top winner of the 2014 Aerospace Maintenance Competition. Well, there's more to the story. There were more prizes to more teams and more that AviationPros LIVE offered to attendees. The 2014 AMC had 28 teams registered...
  • Congratulations Team Boeing!

    By Ronald Donner - Thursday April 3, 2014
    Last week nearly 30 teams of aircraft maintenance technicians and students from around the world competed at the Aerospace Maintenance Competition held in Las Vegas in conjunction with AviationPros LIVE. Snap-on presented Team Boeing with the second...
  • AviationPros LIVE!

    By Ronald Donner - Thursday March 20, 2014
    Next week March 25 and 26 I’ll be in Las Vegas as part of AviationPros LIVE along with the entire staff from Cygnus Aviation; Aircraft Maintenance Technology magazine; AMTSociety ; Airport Business magazine; and Ground Support Worldwide magazine...
  • Women in Aviation International Conference

    By Ronald Donner - Thursday March 13, 2014
    Last week I attended my first ever Women in Aviation International (WAI) annual conference. WAI reports more than 4,500 registered attendees and a hall full of exhibitors. This year marked the 25 th annual conference for WAI. What struck me was the...
  • GAMA Reports on “State of the Industry”

    By Ronald Donner - Wednesday February 19, 2014
    The General Aviation Manufacturers Association’s (GAMA) annual “State of the Industry” event was held February 19, 2014 in Washington, DC. I attended via webcast. GAMA Chairman Steve Taylor, President of Boeing Business Jets, along with GAMA...
  • 2014 Aerospace Maintenance Competition

    By Ronald Donner - Thursday February 6, 2014
    In 47 days the 2014 Aerospace Maintenance Competition (AMC) will kick off at AviationPros LIVE in Las Vegas. This two-day friendly competition brings together teams of certificated Aircraft Maintenance Technicians, Aircraft Maintenance Engineers and...
  • Aircraft Maintenance Technology Turns 25 This Year

    By Ronald Donner - Thursday January 23, 2014
    This year AMT  celebrates its 25 th anniversary, consistently providing articles directed toward aircraft maintenance in all segments of the industry. Many of the same authors and companies from that first issue are still with us today. And many of the...
  • 2014 Will Be a Year of Celebration

    By Ronald Donner - Sunday December 22, 2013
    Exactly one year from now AMT will have been in publication for 25 years, consistently providing articles directed toward aircraft maintenance in all segments of the industry. Many of the same authors and companies from that first issue are still with...
  • Small Airplane Revitalization Act

    By Ronald Donner - Thursday December 5, 2013
    Over the past two years the FAA Part 23 Aviation Rulemaking Committee (ARC) has worked toward reorganizing the Part 23 regulatory structure. Recommendations resulting from this effort focused on increasing safety and reducing government and industry...