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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

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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

NEW! MARPA Conference Registration ONLINE

It’s never been easier to register for the MARPA Conference! Click here to register online by credit card and join us at the 2017 MARPA Conference in sunny Orlando, Florida.  This year features an all-new MARPA Members Only session on October 25th, followed by workshops that showcase new and changing FAA regulations and emerging technology in … Continue reading

FAA Updates PMA Order to Refine Part Marking Requirements

“Change One” to FAA Order 8110.42D has been released; it provides useful guidance on compliance with PMA marking requirements. Continue reading

B Resort Weathers the Storm

Early this week, Hurricane Irma threatened the Caribbean, Florida, and the southern east coast.  After making landfall in Florida early Sunday morning as a Category 4, the center of the storm passed west of Orlando early Monday morning. At that point it had weakened to a Category 1 hurricane, with winds of 85 miles per hour. Orlando … Continue reading

MARPA Files Comments on Propeller PMA Policy

MARPA files comments with the FAA to guard against onerous propeller PMA policy. Continue reading