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Become a Supplier to Embraer

The U.S. Department of Commerce is presenting a program on becoming a supplier to Embraer. Because many PMA companies are already manufacturing parts for Embraer aircraft, this may be an excellent opportunity to broaden your customer base for your Embraer parts. Continue reading


MARPA Returning to Japan

MARPA plans to promote PMA at the Japan International Aerospace Exhibition 2016, in Tokyo, Japan, October 12-15. Continue reading

Help MARPA Help the Commerce Department

MARPA needs its members’ help in fulfilling its MDCP export reporting requirements to the International Trade Administration. Please take a few minutes to complete our anonymous survey! Continue reading

Challenges Apparent in Reconciling Performance Based Regulations and Emerging Technologies

MARPA had the opportunity this week to attend the 2016 FAA-EASA International Aviation Safety Conference that was held in Washington, DC. The conference provides an opportunity for the regulatory agencies and industry to get together to discuss emerging issues in aviation safety and strengthen the cooperation between both the regulators themselves as well as the … Continue reading

MARPA Needs Your Comments on the FAA Materials AC

MARPA needs your help in developing comments on the FAA’s draft Materials Advisory Circular. This highly complex AC has the potential to broadly affect MARPA members and the PMA industry. Continue reading

ICA Guidance Now Open For Comment!

The FAA has released two guidance documents for comment pertaining to the development and distribution of ICA. Continue reading

Technical Committee Agenda Items for October Meeting

The MARPA Technical Committee will meet on October 1, 2014 at 11:00 am. Please send us your agenda items for this important meeting! Continue reading

MARPA Files Comments on FAA Geometry AC

MARPA recently filed comments on the FAA Engine and Propeller Directorate’s draft Advisory Circular 33-Geometry, discussing geometry and dimensional considerations for comparative test and analysis for turbine engine and APU replacement parts.  In a previous blog post we observed that AC identified a number dimensional and geometric factors that the FAA expects to be assessed in ensuring the integrity of … Continue reading

Are You Registered for the MARPA Conference? Brainstorm with Air Carriers and Suppliers!

I am very excited to see all of you at the 2013 MARPA Conference on October 23-25 in Las Vegas.  This year the Conference will feature a lobbying meeting workshop conducted by new Air Carrier Committee Chairman Ed Pozzi of United Airlines.  This will be a brainstorming session attended by both suppliers and carriers, with a goal … Continue reading

MARPA Co-Founder George Powell Passes

Aerospace Industry Icon and MARPA co-founder George Powell died on Friday, September 6 after a battle with cancer. Continue reading