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  • FAA 2012 Safety Stand Down

    By Ronald Donner - Thursday April 26, 2012
    This year’s FAA Safety Stand Down (2012 SSD), with a focus on Loss of Control is currently taking place around the country at a location near you. I participated in my local area’s SSD on a recent Saturday morning which was hosted by the local...
  • No Time for Think Time

    By Ronald Donner - Thursday April 12, 2012
    It goes without saying that life has become…well just very busy. Family, civic and social activities, work, and hobbies if you have time for them, our daily routine and personal lives seem to be full of activity. Unfortunately and all too often one of...
  • Readers In Action Photo Contest

    By Ronald Donner - Wednesday March 28, 2012
    Each year we sort through countless photos submitted by you our readers until we find that right one that says; AMT Readers In Action. It’s that time of the year again. Last year’s winning photo showed a team of US Airways technicians at work...
  • Last Week's Cygnus Aviation Expo

    By Ronald Donner - Thursday March 15, 2012
    The 15 th Cygnus Aviation Expo held last week in Las Vegas, NV, was bigger and better. Just wait until next year! More than 200 exhibitors from aviation service companies for aircraft maintenance, airports, and ground support proudly displayed their...
  • Cygnus Aviation Expo

    By Ronald Donner - Thursday March 1, 2012
    The entire “AviationPros” group will be in Las Vegas for the Cygnus Aviation Expo held at the Las Vegas Convention Center March 7, 8, & 9, 2012. We have several interesting aircraft maintenance sessions planned open to all the attendees. Here’s...
  • AMT IA Renewal Exam

    By Ronald Donner - Thursday February 16, 2012
    For many years AMT Magazine has provided an annual AMT Recurrent Training Exam with questions based on AMT's past year's print and the Online Exclusive articles. You can search through your own copies, read the individual articles online, and as you...
  • FAA Reauthorization - Finally

    - Wednesday February 1, 2012
    On Tuesday the House and Senate approved a four-year reauthorization for funding putting an end to the series of 23 short-term extensions since 2007. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, R-Texas was quoted as saying, "Now we're going to have four years of...
  • U.S. Sport Aviation Expo Officially Opens Today

    - Thursday January 19, 2012
    Today through Sunday January 22 the sport aviation community once again gathers in Sebring, FL, to experience the Light Sport Aircraft (LSA) industry’s latest developments; the 8 th year for this annual event. Last year it’s reported 180 exhibitors...
  • 2012 Brings Announcement of More Job Loss in the "Air Capital of the World."

    By Ronald Donner - Thursday January 5, 2012
    This week the Boeing Company announced that by the end of 2013 the Boeing Defense, Space & Security (BDS) facility in Wichita would be closed, eliminating more aerospace jobs in the city. Reports are some of the engineering and project management work...
  • FAA Imposes New Pilot Duty Time Rule

    By Ronald Donner - Wednesday December 21, 2011
    The Federal Aviation Administration this week released new rules aimed at preventing airline pilots from flying while fatigued. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood said, “This is a major safety achievement. We made a promise to the traveling public...