On April 20, PAMA recognized its 2023 scholarship award recipients during the award ceremony at the Aerospace Maintenance Competition in Atlanta.
The award recipients are as follows:
Congratulations to all our award recipients. Visit the scholarship page for more information on the application deadline for 2024, and to contribute to the PAMA scholarship fund.
Flight Safety Detectives episode 161 - Famed R&B Singer Killed in Air Crash Caused by Safety Errors
Eight passengers and a pilot were onboard the Cessna 402B charter flight. John and Todd discuss the details of the accident report and the multiple organizational issues of the aircraft operator.
They find that shoddy airline operations are at the center of the cause of this event. They talk about the specific shortcomings that involve everything from pilot verification, to aircraft maintenance to illegal operations.
John and Todd talk about the management oversight and systems needed to safely operate a charter airline. They also cover the responsibility of people booking these flights to check out who they are working with.
The South Texas PAMA Golf Classic is coming up on April 18th, 2023, and there are still a few spots remaining to attend.
The South Texas Chapter is on track to award over $85,000 in aviation scholarships this year. For more information on attending this incredible event, networking with industry professionals, and supporting future AMT’s, contact Chad Tew or visit their website for more info.
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