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2018 MARPA Conference Hotel Scam Alert

It has been brought to our attention that MARPA Conference attendees (who have attended in previous years) are receiving telephone calls to make their hotel reservations at the B Resort & Spa for the 2018 MARPA Conference taking place October 24-25 in Orlando, FL. MARPA and the B Resort & Spa will NOT call potential … Continue reading

It is Not Too Late to Register for Dublin

Is it too late to register for the Dublin Conference? No! We always welcome registration at the door. Continue reading

Using the Southwest Accident to Help Improve Safety

Some details on the Southwest 1380 accident that may be useful to a PMA company’s own investigation and safety management undertaking. Continue reading

Chinese Suppliers and Tariffs

Do you have Chinese suppliers? Aircraft parts from China have been specifically identified as a target for a new 25% tariff; but there is still an opportunity to influence the final list. Continue reading

The Chinese Government Supports PMA!

Liu Yanli was a featured speaker at the 3rd Annual Civil Aviation Parts Management Forum in Shanghai, China. Mr. Liu has a long title. He is a Senior Engineer from the China Academy of Civil Aviation Science and Technology, Civil Aviation Authority of China. The short version of this is that he’s from the government … Continue reading

Delta Promotes Their PMA Guru, David Linebaugh

Delta TechOps has announced that Linebaugh has received a much-deserved promotion to Manager of the PMA Approval Team. Continue reading

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