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ATC Privatization Puts Airlines in Control, at a Cost to General Aviation

Washington, DC, May 17, 2017 –  National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) President and CEO Ed Bolen today reminded House Transportation Committee lawmakers that proposals for privatizing air traffic control (ATC) could allow the nation’s big airlines to obtain sweeping authority over the nation’s aviation system, at a cost to the citizens, businesses and towns that depend on general aviation.

NBAA Names Recipients of 2017 Maintenance Scholarships

Contact: Dan Hubbard, 202-783-9360,

West Palm Beach, FL May 2, 2017 –  The National Business Aviation Association’s (NBAA’s) Maintenance Committee is awarding the 2017 Maintenance Technical Reward and Career Scholarships (TRACS) at the association’s annual Maintenance Conference, which runs through Thursday, May 4, in West Palm Beach, FL.

Pratt has recently issues SB PT6-72-1669R11 for PT6-114/114A

 Thanks to Winsor Brown for a heads up on this issue.


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Pratt has recently issues SB PT6-72-1669R11


Reference AD 2014-17-08 R1 – CT Blades Inspection & Replacement


SB 72-1669 R9 Part “C” Required Accomplishment in 36 months from June 28, 2013 = June 2016


NBAA Names Recipients of 2016 Maintenance Scholarships

 Kansas City, MO, May 3, 2016 – The Maintenance Committee of the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) is awarding the 2016 Maintenance Technical Reward and Career Scholarships (TRACS) at the Association’s Maintenance Management Conference, opening today in Kansas City, MO.

With the Maintenance TRACS awards in hand, these 45 recipients will be able to attend model-specific courses at training centers offering aircraft, engine and avionics instruction.

General Aviation Community Praises FAA Part 23 Rulemaking and Urges Rule Completion in 2016

 Washington, DC, May 2, 2016 – On the eve of an FAA public hearing in College Park, GA on the Part 23 notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM), a coalition of general aviation leaders today applauded the FAA’s efforts to improve safety and make it easier to bring new products to market for the light general aviation sector, while strongly encouraging the agency to finish its work on the issue by the end of 2016.