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IA Renewal Course Helps Promote Safety

August 29, 2012

Good maintenance managers are always looking for ways to enhance their workplace environment by building an organization that strives to minimize errors and regulatory violations, while maximizing team members’ potential.

There is perhaps no better way to achieve that goal than to have technicians attend the NBAA Inspection Authorization (IA) Renewal Course, which will be held Monday, Oct. 29, the day before the opening of NBAA’s 65th Annual Meeting & Convention (NBAA2012), in Orlando, FL.

The day-long course, which includes presentations by subject-matter experts who will review the latest regulatory and maintenance trends, will be held at the Orange County Convention Center. Registration and continental breakfast begin at 7:30 a.m., while the course runs from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The first speaker will be Jim Garland, president and CEO of Sharp Details, Inc., who will describe how maintenance managers can develop “A Flight Plan for Excellence.” Garland, an entrepreneur who has started three companies and written a book titled The Practical Guide to Exceptional Living, will help maintenance teams clarify their mission.

His presentation promises to help teams discover what is holding them back from achieving their goals. They will learn the hidden risks of complacency, discover the traits of a culture of excellence and learn the five steps that can guide them toward excellence on all levels.

The IA Renewal Course also will feature industry experts on the following topics:

  • Minimum equipment list development and implementation – presented by David Burk, president of Aerodox
  • Update on the FAR Part 145 proposed rule – presented by Ric Peri, vice president of government and industry affairs for the Aircraft Electronics Association
  • Effective Leadership: Your Role as Supervisor – presented by Cathy Landry of the Northrop Rice Foundation, a legacy division of AlphaBravo, LLC.

This IA Renewal Course meets the requirements of FAR Part 65.93(a)(4).

A separate payment, which does not include registration for the NBAA Convention, is required for this course. The fee is $205 for NBAA Members and $230 for non-Members. Register now.