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Jason Mahoney, Director of Engineering  – BA, to Keynote 2018 MARPA EMEA Conference

MARPA is extremely pleased to announce that Jason Mahoney, Director of Engineering  – British Airways, will join the agenda as Keynote speaker for the 2018 MARPA EMEA Conference from May 2-3, 2018 in Dublin, Ireland at the Hilton Dublin Kilmainham. Continue reading


2018 MARPA Winter Meeting

REMINDER TO MARPA MEMBERS! The 2018 MARPA Winter Meeting will be held March 2, 2018.  This is our annual MARPA Members Only “open Board meeting,” to which MARPA members are invited in order to participate in MARPA strategic planning. EVENT: MARPA Winter Meeting DATE: March 2, 2018 TIME: 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM PLACE: 2233 … Continue reading

FAA Remote Test Witnessing Policy Open for Comment

The FAA has issued a draft policy statement that would enable FAA-authorized witnesses to remotely witness certain engineering tests via video. Although limited in scope the policy could prove beneficial by allowing necessary test witnesses to do so remotely rather than in person. Continue reading

What’s On Tap for New Rules?

The Federal Government has released the latest revision of the Unified Agenda, and several of the FAA projects could affect the MARPA Community. Continue reading

Help the Air Force help PMA Manufacturers

MARPA wants details about your challenges doing business with the U.S. Air Force. We will work with SASPO to try to resolve these issues. Continue reading

Selling PMAs to China? New FAA Policy Harms PMA Exports!

CHINA EXPORT ALERT: The United States has signed a new Agreement with China that prevents the export of certain aircraft parts – and these were parts that were legal to export to China before the new agreement. Continue reading

2017 MARPA Annual Conference a Success

The new-look MARPA Annual Conference was a resounding success! Continue reading

Happy Love Your Lawyer Day!

Did you show your lawyers some love, today? Don’t worry. We will still be there for you, when you need us. Continue reading

MARPA Remains Vigilant on behalf of its Members

Last month MARPA attended the Certification Management Team (“CMT”) meeting in Ottawa.  For those unfamiliar, the CMT is a quadrilateral group comprised of the FAA, EASA, Transport Canada, and ANAC Brazil that works to optimize the certification process under the bilateral agreements among the partner agencies.  The decisions that come out of this group can … Continue reading

New USAF Workshop Added to the 2017 MARPA Conference

MARPA is pleased to announce that a new 2017 MARPA Conference workshop has been added: “How to Do Business with the US Air Force”, hosted by Randy Harris and Myron Knight – SASPO, United States Air Force. Randy and Myron will join us on Wednesday, October 25th to present a workshop designed to learn more about the … Continue reading

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2018 MARPA Annual Conference - Featuring key airline and government speakersOctober 24th, 2018
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