Aeronautical Repair Station Association

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Aviation and Beyond…

When you think about ARSA, you probably think of the association as the voice of repair stations on aviation policy issues. While aviation policy is our primary focus, did you know that ARSA’s legislative team is also hard at work representing the aviation maintenance industry on other issues that impact your cost of doing business? […]

An Open Letter From Aviation Maintenance Industry to New DOT Sec. Foxx

Dear Secretary Foxx: Congratulations on being sworn in as the 17th Secretary of Transportation. I am writing to introduce you to a sector of the economy that is expanding and growing across the country—the aviation maintenance industry. The industry comprises companies that hold repair station certificates issued by the FAA under part 145 of the […]

Creating Jobs Throughout the World

When I tell lawmakers and staffers on Capitol Hill about the aviation maintenance industry, most don’t even realize you’re out there.

Back to the Basics

As baseball season heats up across the country, DC is abuzz with scandals. We have a Justice Department spying on reporters, allegations of a cover up in Benghazi, and an IRS targeting conservative groups.

DOT OIG Report: More of the Same

There were certainly no surprises in what the DOT Office of Inspector General (OIG) stated in its much anticipated (and long overdue) audit of FAA’s oversight of repair stations.

Obama’s Budget Proposal Is Déjà vu for Aviation

It’s been awhile since the president’s budget proposals have been taken seriously.

To See Is to Believe

On March 15, during testimony before the House Transportation Security Subcommittee, TSA Administrator John Pistole confirmed to the world what many of us have heard for a few months: the final repair station security rule is being reviewed by the Office of Management & Budget (OMB). To many, this was a positive development.  Will TSA […]