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15
Jul

Check out the latest STEM opportunities in aviation & aerospace

Check out the latest STEM opportunities in aviation & aerospace The CAA want to inspire and engage with young people to explore careers in STEM, aviation and aerospace to support and encourage their future career choices. STEM at the CAA ‘We want to inspire and engage with young people to explore careers in STEM, aviation and aerospace to support and...
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24
Jun

Boeing employee use of ‘Speak Up’ tool increases

Boeing employee use of ‘Speak Up’ tool increases 500% in early 2024, according to OEM’s safety report Boeing has published its third annual Chief Aerospace Safety Officer (CASO) Report outlining the company’s progress in improving its product safety and safety culture. The plane maker has been under fire recently following several safety incidents involving its aircraft, such as the Alaska...
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10
Jun

Biden signs sweeping aviation safety, reform bill into law

Biden signs sweeping aviation safety, reform bill into law By Reuters The measure reauthorizes the Federal Aviation Administration. President Joe Biden on Thursday signed sweeping aviation legislation that will boost U.S. air traffic controller staffing, increase funding to avert runway close-call incidents and speed up refunds for cancelled flights. The $105 billion, five-year measure reauthorizes the Federal Aviation Administration. It prohibits...
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10
Jun

IATA’s 80th AGM

IATA’s 80th AGM Willie Walsh’s Report on the Air Transport Industry at the 80th IATA AGM Your excellencies, distinguished guests, colleagues and friends, This year… Airlines will connect nearly five billion people over 22,000 routes on 39 million flights. And we’ll deliver 62 million tonnes of cargo—making possible $8.3 trillion in trade. Airlines create enormous value by doing all this...
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28
May

Crisis in the making: Concern that the supply of qualified engineers will dry up

Crisis in the making: Concern that the supply of qualified engineers will dry up The International Federation of Airworthiness (IFA) is not alone in identifying an increasing problem in aviation. Engineers, technicians, mechanics support the continuing airworthiness of civil aircraft throughout the world. Their efforts, along with their colleagues, keep the industry safe. Keep flying safe for you and me....
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24
May

Today is Aviation Maintenance Day!

Today is Aviation Maintenance Day! May 24th is Aviation Maintenance Technician Day. It falls on the birthday of Charles E. Taylor, known as the Father of Aircraft Maintenance. In 1902, he constructed the first airplane engine, a 180 pounds and 12 horsepower machine that enabled the first heavier than air machine to achieve controlled flight with a pilot aboard. Since...
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09
May

Boeing’s “board now leans towards moving headquarters away from its current location in Arlington, Va., and back to the Seattle area”

Boeing’s “board now leans towards moving headquarters away from its current location in Arlington, Va., and back to the Seattle area” By Shawn Tully, Fortune The most crucial CEO search in decades just took a pivotal turn: David Gitlin exited the race for the top job at the Boeing Co. From this writer’s reporting, Gitlin—chief of heating and ventilation giant Carrier Global and...
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29
Apr

2023 Whittle Award Winner Lillian Lungu Receives Her Award at MRO Africa 2024

2023 Whittle Award Winner Lillian Lungu Receives Her Award at MRO Africa 2024 Zambia Civil Aviation Authority Press Statement The International Federation of Airworthiness –IFA – has awarded a female Zambian aircraft engineer with the prestigious Whittle Safety Award, for an outstanding contribution or achievement in advancing the safety of aircraft. Lillian Lungu who is Manager Quality Safety at Zambia...
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29
Apr

My Experience as a John Saull Scholarship Recipient by Emily Wilson

My Experience as a John Saull Scholarship Recipient by Emily Wilson Ahead of our launch of the 2024 John Saull Scholarship, have a read below of what Emily Wilson, our 2023 winner experienced..   My Experience as a John Saull Scholarship Recipient Being selected as a recipient of the John Saull Scholarship has been a significant milestone in my professional...
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26
Apr

BA – The Club – A day in the life of our line engineers

BA – The Club – A day in the life of our line engineers IFA Comments: Well done BA for highlighting to its customers the vital role played by Licensed Aircraft Engineers across the globe. 30 Years of British Airways Engineering Wales They play an important role to keep the lights on here at British Airways, but it’s not often...
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