Industry News

This is the page for news of our Corporate & Sustaining (C&S) Members. For more information on our various C&S Members, please visit the List of C&S Members for links to their websites.

September 26, 2014

October Corporate News Bites

Below are shorter articles about some of our Corporate & Sustaining Members. Corporate Members can contribute news to the Journal Department or call 703-739-2240 x 101 or 102.

September 26, 2014

Mayo Researchers Discover Contributor to Alzheimers

Researchers at Jacksonville’s campus of the Mayo Clinic have discovered a defect in a key cell-signaling pathway they say contributes to both overproduction of toxic protein in the brains of Alzheimer’s disease patients as well as loss of communication between neurons—both significant contributors to this type of dementia.

September 26, 2014

IFALPA Participating in ICAO task force

In light of the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) established a senior-level task force, the Task Force on Risks to Civil Aviation arising from Conflict Zones (TF RCZ), to which the International Federation of Airline Pilots Associations (IFALPA) was invited to participate.

September 26, 2014

ETC's NASTAR Center Recognizes Area Teachers

Environmental Tectonics Corporation’s (ETC's) NASTAR® Center has recognized 12 teachers from area schools as Distinguished Educators.

September 26, 2014

Cobham to Sail with Volvo Ocean Race

Cobham, the RF specialist company, has announced that broadcast transmitters and receiver/decoder technology will be deployed to support television coverage of the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-2015, a round-the-world offshore race, which begins in Alicante, Spain, in early October.

September 26, 2014

NIOSH Updates Hazardous Drugs List

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) estimates 8 million U.S. healthcare workers are potentially exposed to hazardous drugs in the workplace.

September 26, 2014

Baxter's Rixubis Approved by the FDA

Baxter International Inc. recently announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Rixubis [Coagulation Factor IX (Recombinant)] for routine prophylactic treatment, control, and prevention of bleeding episodes, and perioperative management in children with hemophilia B.

September 26, 2014

ALPA Hails Update of Canadian Pilot Fatigue Rules

The Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) welcomes the notice of proposed amendment (NPA) regarding flight crew fatigue management issued recently by Transport Canada.

September 26, 2014

AOPA Seeks Flexibility in Hangar Regulations

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) is requesting the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to offer pilots and aircraft owners more flexibility when it comes to the use of hangars at airports that have received federal funding.