Wayman Aviation earns FAA Part 145 Repair Station certification

Wayman Aviation has earned FAA Part 145 Air Repair Station certification, becoming the only Part 145 certified maintenance facility at Hollywood-North Perry Airport (KHWO) in Pembroke Pines, Florida. Wayman’s 18,000-square-foot facility includes an 11,000-square-foot hangar and a 1.5 ton heavy crane that helps manage the growing business of receiving and processing aircraft purchased in the […]

Bill targets aviation mechanic shortage

A bill was introduced in the House of Representatives May 8, 2018, to establish an aviation maintenance workforce development pilot program. Introduced by a bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers, including Rep. Sam Graves (R-Mo.), Rep. Daniel Lipinski (D-Ill.), Rep. Markwayne Mullin (R-Okla.), and Rep. Brenda Lawrence, (D-Mich.) H.R. 5701 is designed to encourage more men and […]

Time to change 50-year-old aviation curriculum

CEDAR CITY, Utah — Aviation schools around the country are mandated by law to adhere to the curriculum drafted by the FAA. This curriculum cannot be changed or modified by schools by any means, even though requirements for what is taught have not been adequately updated since 1962, officials with Southern Utah University note. That […]

StandardAero to expand three facilities

StandardAero Component Services has unveiled plans for a “significant investment and expansion” at three of the company’s U.S. sites during 2018, increasing shop capacity by a total of 260,000 square feet at the company’s locations in Miami, Cincinnati and Hillsboro, Ohio. Overall investment to fund the expansions exceeds $16 million in construction and capital equipment, […]