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21st
NOV

ONE Aviation Cuts Jobs, Transitions To Eclipse 700

ONE Aviation has laid off most of its production workers as it phases out production of the Eclipse 550 very light jet to transition to the Eclipse 700.

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20th
NOV

Opinion: How To Keep Accidents Low As Air Traffic Increases

Aviation stakeholders must to a better job of collecting, distributing, analyzing and sharing real-time data and safety information.

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20th
NOV

Despite Recruitment Challenges, Flybe Looks To Expand MRO


Exeter-based Flybe is the largest independent regional airline in Europe and flies more UK flights than any other airline, plus many destinations in other countries. The airline has been rated as the best in the UK and sixth worldwide in punctuality. That speaks well for Flybe maintenance, which is looking to expand its third-party work.

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14th
NOV

West Star Joins Apprenticeship Program

West Star Aviation has partnered with CareerWise to establish long-term apprenticeships with the company.

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10th
NOV

EasyJet Taps TUI Executive As CEO To Succeed McCall

British LCC EasyJet said TUI Group executive Johan Lundgren will become chief executive on Dec. 1. He will succeed Carolyn McCall, who is moving to the top job at television company ITV.

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30th
OCT

Embry-Riddle Dean Sees Fewer, Better-Trained Techs Per Future Aircraft

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24th
OCT

ONE Aviation Cuts Unspecified Number Of Jobs

ONE Aviation, based in Albuquerque, New Mexico, has cut its work force as it phases out production of the Eclipse 550 very light jet to transition to the development of the Eclipse 700, known as Project Canada, the company said.

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11th
OCT

Fast Five: Bill Dolny, CEO, MedAire Worldwide, Phoenix, Arizona

The son of a Northwest Airlines pilot, Dolny assumed a similar career track and entered the Aviation curriculum at the University of North Dakota.

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9th
OCT

Air Berlin Will Cease Operations Oct. 28

Bankrupt German carrier Air Berlin will cease operations Oct. 28 and employees are not guaranteed jobs under any future owner, the airline warned Oct. 9.

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6th
OCT

The Rise Of Two Brothers: The Slatterys? Careers In Aerospace

How brothers John and Domhnal Slattery became famous in aviation
John and Domhnal Slattery ended up in different parts of the commercial aviation industry, but both rose to the top.

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6th
OCT

Fast 5: Monarch Aircraft Engineering Looks To Growth In Post-Airline Era


The collapse of Monarch Airlines and its travel division created a bad situation that resulted in many job losses. Do you foresee a brighter future for the now standalone engineering and maintenance business?

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5th
OCT

"Different Thinking" Required For Airline, MRO Warehousing


Having worked on projects with MROs and airlines throughout his career, Etihad Airways’ head of logistics Sakher Haddadin identifies “a huge problem” with the aviation industry’s logistics and warehousing operations.

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3rd
OCT

Government Services Giant SAIC Restructures, Cuts Jobs

Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC) announced a major restructuring and reduction in workforce Oct. 2.

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29th
SEP

Can Spread Of Hypersonics Be Slowed?

Can the spread of hypersonics be blocked?
In this week's Washington Outlook: Rand report looks at ways to stop proliferation of the world?s fastest weapons; filling top civilian jobs at Pentagon taking longer; Boeing under pressure.

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26th
SEP

U.S. Army Performs Last Kiowa Warrior Flight

The U.S. Army has completed its final flight of a Bell OH-58D Kiowa Warrior scout helicopter, ending the aircraft?s 32-year career.

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22nd
SEP

Italy Begins Phasing Out Atlantic Patrol Aircraft

The Atlantic I will formally end its 45-year career in October in favor of the Leonardo P-72, a maritime patrol version of the ATR-72-600 turboprop-powered regional airliner.

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18th
SEP

Aviation Week Flies With The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds

Watch as Aviation Week's Lara Seligman joins Thunderbird Number 7 Lt. Col. Kevin Walsh, a career F-16 pilot, as he runs through the Thunderbirds? best-known maneuvers one-by-one in the skies over the eastern United States.

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14th
SEP

Ryanair Says ECJ Employment Ruling Won?t Add To Labor Costs

Ryanair said a European court ruling about where staff members can bring legal proceedings will not add to its labor costs.

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7th
SEP

Trump?s Nominee To Lead NASA Wins Nod From Old, New Space

U.S. Rep. Jim Bridenstine, a former Navy pilot, is not without technical know-how, though he chose a career in politics.

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6th
SEP

ISS Crew Exchange Underway

Command of the International Space Station transitioned from Russia’s Fyodor Yurchkhin to NASA’s Randy Bresnik late Sept. 2, as the veteran cosmonaut, NASA spaceflight record-setter Peggy Whitson and colleague Jack Fischer descended to Earth in remote Kazakhstan. Their Soyuz MS-04 capsule touched down at 9:21 p.m. EDT. Whitson’s extended mission stretched to 288 days, the longest ever for a woman, while her career total over three spaceflights reached 665 days, a record for any American. Three U.S. and Russian replacements are to lift off late Sept.

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1st
SEP

MRO For Landing Gear As Demanding As Its Job

Landing gear takes the strain
Landing gear takes a pounding?see what goes into keeping if airworthy.

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31st
AUG

MRO For Landing Gear Is As Demanding As Its Job


Landing gear has it tough. It must withstand temperature and environment extremes, take a considerable pounding from runways and remain completely safe and functional during even the roughest of aircraft landings. For maintenance, repair and overhaul purposes, that means flight hours and cycles are continuously recorded, ensuring the gear remains safe and flightworthy.

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16th
AUG

Why A&D CEOs May Be Happy to No Longer Council Trump

Why is it good to let go of Trump's business councils? Two words: Millennial recruitment.

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11th
AUG

Indian-Israeli Joint Venture Opens Manufacturing Facility

Kalyani Rafael Advanced Systems (KRAS) has embarked on India’s first private-sector defense subsystems manufacturing facility. KRAS, a joint venture between Israel’s Rafael Advanced Defense Systems and India’s Kalyani Group, is part of the “Make in India” initiative to increase foreign direct investment while increasing employment for Indian workers. Israel and India have long had strong defense ties. This year, India has signed deals for the purchase of almost $2 billion of missiles from Israeli companies.

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11th
AUG

Labor Department MRO Job Outlook Raises Questions

While many industry forecasts predict worsening MRO labor shortage, government data sees stagnant job growth.

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