Mario Pierobon

Mario Pierobon
Articles
Regulations That Could Affect MRO In 2013
A plethora of regulations, including the long-awaited TSA repair station security rule, that could affect MRO in 2013.
Air Law Experts Discuss Concerns About UAS 

As efforts to integrate unmanned aircraft into civil airspace intensify, industry pundits are eying legal and safety challenges that could be posed by the introduction of autonomous technology into commercial air transport.

European MROs Concerned About EASA Regulatory Compliance Costs 

Lucerne, Switzerland

EASA Compliance Too High?

The European engineering and maintenance community seems to be particularly concerned about the increasing amount of regulatory requirements with which an organization has to comply regardless of its size. This is especially true for small MRO organizations; as evidence, some are closing because they are spending half of their time documenting compliance.

EASA Tackles Test Flight Safety, High Fees 

Lucerne, Switzerland

From Test Flights To Fees Concerns

In an industry as dynamic and as driven by technological innovation as aviation, it is only natural to witness an evolution of the regulatory framework. Europe, of course, is not immune and, even if most of the recent regulatory efforts have been in the field of flight operations, the maintenance and engineering component of the aviation business also has had to adapt to a set of regulatory changes.

 
Blogs
Apr 24, 2015
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Airbus A380 Makes First Flight (2005)

The Airbus A380 made its first flight on April 27, 2005. The story since has been full of ups and downs. See our original coverage from 2005....More
Apr 23, 2015
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Airbus, Boeing Delivering Aircraft At The Last Minute? 1

An analysis of Airbus' and Boeing's delivery data from Aviation Week Intelligence Network's Fleet database reveals that both Airbus and Boeing tend to deliver a majority of their aircraft during the second half of each month....More
Apr 21, 2015
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Astronaut Scott Kelly Paces Start to ISS Marathon Mission, Chance to Sip Espresso

"We definitely look forward to the espresso machine," astronaut Scott Kelly, NASA's ISS marathoner, told Russia Today. "I know a lot of people are interested in it."...More
Apr 15, 2015
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Briny Water May Challenge Future Mars Spacecraft Design

"These finding have implications for planetary protection policies for future landed spacecraft," according to the Nature Geoscience report. "Cl-bearing brines are very corrosive and this may have implications on spacecraft design and surface operations."...More
Apr 14, 2015
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Apollo 13 Story Is Still Gripping After 45 Years (1970) 4

The flight of Apollo 13 in April 1970 was one of the most dramatic events in the history of human spaceflight –- and ultimately one of NASA’s finest hours. For three days, the lives of three astronauts who had been bound for the third lunar landing mission hung in the balance....More

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