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Aircraft Maintenance: Repair or replace?

If you’ve read my columns before, then you know that I’m a huge fan of repairing versus replacing items during aircraft maintenance. There are many valid reasons for this, including saving money, keeping an otherwise known-good component continuing in service, keeping otherwise known-good mechanics in business, and saving the planet from a little more airplane junk in the town dump.

Source: aopaAircraft Maintenance: Repair or replace?

AOPA APPLAUDS CONGRESS AND U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION ON AIRPORT FUNDING

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) applauded Congress and the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) following the announcement that $840 million in  Airport Improvement Program (AIP) grants will be distributed amongst 381 airports across the country.
Source: aopaAOPA APPLAUDS CONGRESS AND U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION ON AIRPORT FUNDING

House committee backs funding aviation workforce programs

The House Appropriations Committee has voted to recommend full funding of two workforce development grant programs supported by AOPA and the aerospace industry to develop high school aviation science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) curriculum and support aviation maintenance technician initiatives to meet growing demand for aviation workers.

Source: aopaHouse committee backs funding aviation workforce programs