After the global events of 2020 brought aviation hiring to a screeching halt, JSfirm.com says that activity on its website shows aviation hiring is on the rise once again. Not only has job-seeker activity shown a marked increase but the number of companies advertising openings on the site is also returning to pre-Covid levels.
West Star Aviation announces it has been awarded the FAA Diamond Award of Excellence for completing specialized training pertaining to aviation maintenance, safety, and FAA rules at its Perryville, MO (PCD) facility. This is the second year in a row that this location has been awarded the prestigious award.
Bipartisan Support Continues for Legislation to Convene a Coronavirus Task Force on Aviation Health and Safety
Senate Commerce Committee Ranking Member Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) joins Senators Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), as well as Congressman Stephen F. Lynch (MA-08), in co-sponsoring the Ensuring Health Safety in the Skies Act. The legislation builds on COVID-19 response efforts and influenced a Biden administration executive-order calling for interagency cooperation to develop national public-health recommendations for domestic travel.
West Star announces that its Perryville, MO (PCD), location has been FAA-approved as a Class 4 Repair Station. The facility is one of four full-service West Star locations. With the new approval, all four locations are now FAA-approved as Class 4, which certifies them to service larger sheet-metal airframes, as well as most major corporate airframes and models.
Stevens Aerospace and Defense Systems, LLC (Stevens), announces that its Nashville, TN (MQY), location has received the FAA Award of Excellence “Diamond Award” for 2020 as a result of participating in the FAA Aviation Maintenance Technician (AMT) Awards Program. The awards program was established to encourage employers and technicians to participate in initial and recurrent training programs.
Concorde® Battery Corporation presents the second event in the 2021 IA Renewal Series with support of the FAASTeam and Westchester Aviation Maintenance Association (WAMA). The Northeast Virtual Aviation Training Day/IA Renewal is an opportunity for mechanics and technicians to earn eight hours of recurrent IA training credit and eight hours of AMT credit.
Carlisle Interconnect Technologies (CarlisleIT), a division of Carlisle Companies (CSL), announces the award of a new supplemental type certificate (STC) from the European Aviation Safety Association (EASA) for installation of satellite and communication (SATCOM) provisions on Airbus A320 series aircraft.