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AAR CORP. provides a wide range of products and value-added services for the aviation/aerospace industry. We serve airline and defense customers through four operating segments:
* Aviation Supply Chain
* Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul
* Structures and Systems
* Government and Defense Services
Founded in 1951, AAR CORP. employs over 6,000 people at more than 60 locations around the globe.
AAR CORP. offers Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurances. AAR's Retirement Savings Plan is a 401K plan with matching profit sharing and retirement contribution features. Flexible spending accounts are also offered. In addition, basic life and disability insurances are included; with supplemental insurances available. Vacation, sick days and tuition reimbursement are also a benefit to AAR employees.
Learn more about the exciting career opportunities by visiting the Career Section of www.aarcorp.com.
Air Race Classic, Inc.
The Air Race Classic is an all woman transcontinental air race that will proudly record its 36th racing event, June 19-22, 2012, with the Start in Lake Havasu City, AZ, and Terminus in Batavia, OH. A maximum of 55 racing teams will compete for monetary prizes and a 'lifetime of memories'. Billed as 'better than ground school", racers will zoom over the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, the grassy plains of central US, and the mighty Mississippi, culminating with nine high speed low altitude flybys at predetermined airports. Registration packets available now, entry deadline April 1st, 2012. Celebrate the challenge! www.airraceclassic.org
Air Line Pilots Association, International
The Air Line Pilots Association, International, founded in 1931, is the world's largest pilots union, representing nearly 53,000 pilots at 39 airlines in the United States and Canada. Our primary purpose at this event is to provide future pilots with real world information on what a career as an airline pilot is all about and to educate them about our Association. www.alpa.org
American Airlines Federal Credit Union
American Airlines Federal Credit Union (AA Credit Union) was founded in 1936 by a small group of American Airlines employees with the goal of creating a member-owned, co-operative financial institution where employees could help each other. Today, AA Credit Union serves the present and retired employees of American Airlines, their family members and others who work in the air transportation industry. AA Credit Union has more than 229,000 member-owners and assets surpassing $5.1 billion. The Credit Union is always ready to serve with 41 branches throughout the U.S., including Hawaii and Puerto Rico.
American Airlines, American Eagle and the AmericanConnection® carrier serve 250 cities in 50 countries with, on average, more than 3,600 daily flights. The combined network fleet numbers more than 900 aircraft. American's award-winning website, AA.com®, provides users with easy access to check and book fares, plus personalized news, information and travel offers.
American Airlines is a founding member of the oneworld® Alliance, which brings together some of the best and biggest names in the airline business, enabling them to offer their customers more services and benefits than any airline can provide on its own. Together, its members serve approximately 900 destinations with more than 9,000 daily flights to 145 countries and territories. American Airlines, Inc. and American Eagle Airlines, Inc. are subsidiaries of AMR Corporation. AmericanAirlines, American Eagle, AmericanConnection, AA.com, and AAdvantage are trademarks of American Airlines, Inc. (NYSE: AMR).
American Eagle operates over 1,500 daily flights to nearly 150 cities throughout the United States, Canada, the Bahamas, Mexico and the Caribbean onbehalf of American Airlines. American Eagle has a combined fleet of over 270 jet and turboprop aircraft and as part of the AMR family, we're also an integral component of the world's largest airline and a member of the oneworld® Alliance. To view job descriptions and current job postings, visit our website at www.americaneaglecareers.com.
Bell Helicopter is an industry-leading producer of commercial and military, manned and unmanned vertical-lift aircraft and the pioneer of the revolutionary tiltrotor aircraft. Globally recognized for world-class customer service, innovation and superior quality, Bell's global workforce serves customers flying Bell aircraft in more than 120 countries. Bell Helicopter continues to provide every customer with products, service and support second to none. Around the world, Bell Helicopter is home to more than 10,000 employees working in more than 2,000,000 square feet of manufacturing space committed to this mission.
Headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, Bell Helicopter has additional plants in Amarillo, Texas and Mirabel, Canada. Bell maintains key logistics supply and service centers in Amsterdam, Canada, and Singapore. Additional maintenance, repair, overhaul and other service facilities are spread throughout the world including: the Czech Republic, United Arab Emirates and United Kingdom.
The Boeing Company
Boeing is the world's largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners and defense, space and security systems. A top U.S. exporter, the company supports airlines and U.S. and allied government customers in 150 countries. Boeing products and tailored services include commercial and military aircraft, satellites, weapons, electronic and defense systems, launch systems, advanced information and communication systems, and performance-based logistics and training.
Boeing has a long tradition of aerospace leadership and innovation. The company continues to expand its product line and services to meet emerging customer needs. Its broad range of capabilities includes creating new, more efficient members of its commercial airplane family; integrating military platforms, defense systems and the warfighter through network-enabled solutions; creating advanced technology solutions; and arranging innovative customer-financing options.
With corporate offices in Chicago, Boeing employs more than 165,000 people across the United States and in 70 countries. This represents one of the most diverse, talented and innovative workforces anywhere. More than 123,000 employees hold college degrees -- including nearly 32,000 advanced degrees -- in virtually every business and technical field from approximately 2,700 colleges and universities worldwide. Our enterprise also leverages the talents of hundreds of thousands more skilled people working for Boeing suppliers worldwide.
To view a listing of available positions please visit http://boeing.com/careers/WAI.
CAE is a global leader in modeling, simulation and training for civil aviation and defense. The company employs more than 7,500 people at more than 100 sites and training locations in more than 20 countries. Through CAE's global network of 33 civil aviation, military and helicopter training centers, the company trains more than 80,000 crewmembers yearly.
CAE's business is diversified, ranging from the sale of simulation products to providing comprehensive services such as training and aviation services, professional services and in-service support. The company aims to apply its simulation expertise and operational experience to help customers enhance safety, improve efficiency, maintain readiness and solve challenging problems. CAE is now leveraging its simulation capabilities in new markets such as healthcare and mining. www.cae.com
Cessna Aircraft Company
Cessna Aircraft Company is the world's leading general aviation company. Since its inception in 1927, Cessna has designed, produced and delivered more than 192,500 airplanes around the globe. This includes more than 6,100 Citation business jets, making it the largest fleet of business jets in the world. Today, Cessna has two principal lines of business: aircraft sales and aftermarket services. Aircraft sales include Citation business jets, Caravan single-engine utility turboprops, single-engine piston aircraft and lift solutions by CitationAir. Aftermarket services include parts, maintenance, inspection and repair services.
Comair is a Delta Connection carrier and wholly owned subsidiary of Delta Air Lines. Based in Cincinnati, Comair's main hub is at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport.
With a team of 2,500 dedicated aviation professionals, Comair operates more than 400 flights a day to approximately 70 cities in the United States and Canada.
In 2010, Comair transported more than 6.3 million customers.
Comair serves Delta's Midwest and East Coast hubs including Cincinnati, Boston, New York (John F. Kennedy International Airport and LaGuardia Airport), Detroit, Memphis, Minneapolis, Atlanta and Washington D.C. (Reagan National Airport).
Comair helped pioneer the regional jet era by introducing Bombardier CRJ regional jets to North America in 1993. Comair's fleet transitioned to an all-jet operation on September 1, 2002. In September 2007, Comair began flying the CRJ-900, a 76-seat aircraft offering customers a first-class cabin for the first time in the airline's history.
Currently, Comair operates an all-jet fleet which includes a mixture of 50-, 65- and 76-seat Bombardier manufactured Canadair Regional Jets (CRJ).
For more than a decade, Comair has received the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) Diamond Award, recognizing the airline's outstanding commitment to excellence in aircraft maintenance and training.
Comair was founded in 1977 in Cincinnati as a small commuter airline with three propeller- driven Piper Navajo aircraft. Comair marked its 30th anniversary in 2007.
Comair has been a partner with Delta since 1984, becoming a wholly owned subsidiary in 2000. As one of the original members of the Delta Connection program, Comair has a rich history with parent Delta Air Lines. Other Delta Connection carriers include Atlantic Southeast Airlines, Chautauqua, Compass, Mesaba, Pinnacle, Shuttle America and SkyWest.
For more information about Comair please visit http://www.comair.com.
Coradine Aviation Systems
Coradine Aviation Systems develops professional aviation software for the Mac, iPhone & iPad. Industry leader in powerful, easy to use software for pilots, emphasizing exceptional design & service. LogTen Pro electronic logbook software is the flagship product with the OnTime trip planning app enhancing the product suite.
Delta Community Credit Union
Delta Community Credit Union is the largest Credit Union in Georgia. It was founded in 1940 and serves the entire metro Atlanta area, including residents of the 11 surrounding counties and employees of top businesses, such as Delta Air Lines, Atlantic Southeast Airlines, SkyWest, and Chick-fil-A.
DTC DUAT Service
Founded in 1968, Data Transformation Corporation (DTC) is a company that designs, develops, and supports custom data processing systems and software for the US Government, its agencies, and its prime contractors. DTC is currently providing software services for the aviation community of users through the Direct User Access Terminal (DUAT) Service and the Operational and Supportability Implementation Service (OASIS) Program.
DTC is under contract to the FAA to provide the DUAT Service. This service provides for textual weather briefings, weather graphics, graphical TFRs, flight planning and filing flight plans for pilots. DTC has been a DUAT provider since the program's inception in 1989. DTC supports both a direct dial 1-800 service and an Internet capability at www.duat.com. DTC DUAT has a complete national database of FAA provided weather and aeronautical products, in either contracted or plain English text, weather graphics products, and complete flight planning and flight plan filing capabilities. Since DTC DUAT is sponsored by the FAA, pilots can satisfy the FAR requirement for obtaining a briefing by using the Service.
All transactions that take place in the DUAT software are history recorded and saved for 15 days and can be reconstructed for use in search and rescue operations.
The OASIS Program provides state-of-the-art hardware and software for Flight Service Specialist use in the Alaskan Flight Service Stations. The OASIS contract was awarded to the Harris Corporation, Melbourne, FL in August 1997 by the FAA. On July 1, 2011, the FAA awarded a 31/2 year extension to Harris to continue the OASIS program in Alaska. DTC has been a major subcontractor to Harris, from the time of award, and is responsible for the Flight Data Server (FDS) software. The FDS software processes flight plan and alphanumeric weather briefing transactions received from and provided to the Flight Service Specialist.
Over the years of continually serving pilots and supporting FAA Flight Service Specialists, DTC has become dedicated to the mission of increasing the safety of flight for the General Aviation community. Through more thorough preflight capabilities and expanded products that provide pilots better situational awareness once airborne, DTC is committed to the continued evolution of direct access capabilities.
Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA)
EAA is the organization that is The Spirit of Aviation, dedicated to growing aviation through participation. EAA provides the pathways for people of all backgrounds, ages and interests to engage in aviation and creating the next generation of aviators. Some of EAA’s best-known program and activities include EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, the world’s largest fly-in gathering that celebrates the heritage, passion, and innovation of flight. EAA’s Young Eagles program, launched in 1992 and sustained by volunteer support, provides youth with a free first flight experience (1.6 million since the program began), as well free online flight training program in partnership with Sporty’s, free first flight lessons, and multiple scholarships to help youth move from the right seat to the left seat!
The EAA network of more than 900 chapters, 15,000 aviation events and special volunteer opportunities, online community, publications such EAA Sport Aviation magazine and online newsletters, combine to engage hundreds of thousands of people each year in aviation, building an exciting and supportive environment in which innovation soars. Programs and experiences educate, challenge, inspire, and share a "can-do" attitude that motivates and helps people achieve their dreams of flight through whatever pathway is right for them. Visit www.eaa.org to get involved.
Federal Aviation Administration
Our continuing mission is to provide the safest, most efficient aerospace system in the world.
We strive to reach the next level of safety, efficiency, environmental responsibility and global leadership. We are accountable to the American public and our stakeholders.
Safety is our passion. We work so all air and space travelers arrive safely at their destinations.
Excellence is our promise. We seek results that embody professionalism, transparency and accountability.
Integrity is our touchstone. We perform our duties honestly, with moral soundness, and with the highest level of ethics.
People are our strength. Our success depends on the respect, diversity, collaboration, and commitment of our workforce. Innovation is our signature. We foster creativity and vision to provide solutions beyond today's boundaries.
FedEx provides customers and businesses worldwide with a broad portfolio of transportation, e-commerce and business services. We offer integrated business applications through operating companies competing collectively and managed collaboratively, under the respected FedEx brand. Consistently ranked among the world's most admired and trusted employers, FedEx inspires its more than 275,000 employees and contractors to remain absolutely, positively focused on safety, the highest ethical and professional standards and the needs of their customers and communities.
Today's FedEx is led by FedEx Corporation, which provides strategic direction and consolidated financial reporting for the operating companies that compete collectively under the FedEx name worldwide: FedEx Express, FedEx Ground, FedEx Freight, FedEx Office, FedEx Custom Critical, FedEx Trade Networks, FedEx SupplyChain and FedEx Services.
Girls With Wings, Inc.
Girls With Wings, Inc. is a nonprofit organization using women in aviation as role models to inspire girls to achieve their full potential. www.GirlsWithWings.com
Helicopter Association International (HAI)
The Helicopter Association International (HAI) is a trade association representing the international helicopter community. Its mission is to advance the industry, while focusing on safety, professionalism, and public awareness. HAI produces HELI-EXPO, the world's largest trade show dedicated to the international helicopter community. HAI publishes ROTOR magazine and daily e-RotorNews.
International Society of Women Airline Pilots (ISA+21)
The International Society of Women Airline Pilots or ISA+21 - is an association of women airline pilots worldwide. In 1978, twenty-one women pilots from ten U.S. airlines met to exchange ideas and information regarding their common professional interest. Growing each year, ISA+21 presently numbers over 255 members from more than 12 countries and 39 airlines.
ISA+21 is a charitable, non-profit organization of career women airline pilots whose purpose is to: Celebrate camaraderie, Support informational exchange and social interaction among its members in a healthy environment, Provide aviation scholarship opportunities for career-seeking women and Inspire future generations of women aviators via educational outreach.
ISA's mission is to stimulate and encourage women to enter the airline pilot work force as active cockpit crew members via education and scholarship. We seek to promote aviation science among women and provide education and information for all airlines and pilots, especially with regard to issues of particular importance to women in the airline community. We may undertake and/or sponsor research and scholarships, which support this goal, consistent with the educational and charitable purposes of this organization.
National Business Center
Located within the Department of the Interior, for more than 30 years the National Business Center (NBC) supports the Offices and Bureaus within the Department, as well as federal agencies outside the Department, as a Shared Service Center. We provide a diverse, yet integrated set of administrative solutions, and are currently the only federal agency designated by both OMB and OPM as a Center of Excellence in the financial management and human resources lines of business. Our workforce of dedicated professionals with extensive knowledge of federal business practices,
along with our ability to leverage government and commercial best practices, allows us to service our customer base of more than 150 government offices and agencies. The NBC service offerings are organized into the following Lines of Business:
Acquisition Services - Provides lifecycle acquisition services including Contract Support, Charge Card Oversight, Leasing Services and Indirect Rate Negotiation.
Aviation Services - Provides aviation safety and mishap prevention policy and oversight in support of aviation functions.
Consulting and Performance Management Services - An extensive set of services to support a results-oriented government. The three service offerings include: Consulting, Coaching, and Performance Measurement and Customer Satisfaction.
Financial and Business Management Services - Provides customers with an array of financial services and systems support. These services and systems are categorized as either Financial Management Systems Support or Accounting Operations Services.
Human Resource (HR) Services - An extensive set of services for assisting in managing human capital. The four key service offerings include: Core HR Services, Payroll, Expanded Services (Operational Servicing) and Random Drug and Alcohol Testing.
Information Technology (IT) Services - Provides Infrastructure, Integration, Disaster Recovery, Web Development, Help Desk Call Center and IT Security.
Other DOI Support Services - A wide variety of services are provided by Administrative Operations including Creative Communications Services, Employee Services, Facilities Management, Property and Asset Management Services, Mandates Services, and DOI IT Support Services.
Nashville Convention & Visitors Bureau
Come by to visit the Nashville 2012 booth! See why "Music Calls Us Home" and enter to win a "Free Music City Backstage Pass" - good for (2) complimentary admissions to many of Nashville's signature attractions (prize valued at $1200). Music City looks forward to hosting WAI in 2013!
National WASP WWll Museum
The National WASP WWll Museum seeks to educate and inspire all generations with the story of the WASP; Women Airforce Service Pilots – the first women to fly American’s military aircraft... Women who forever changed the role of women in aviation. They trained at Avenger Field, west of Sweetwater in 1943 and 1944, and were assigned to 120 duty bases to fly all seventy-seven military aircraft that America had. In 1977, the Senate unanimously voted to grant the WASP veterans' recognition and President Carter signed the bill "...officially declaring the women as having served on active duty in the Armed Forces of the United States for the purposes of laws administered by the Veterans Administration." President Obama presented the WASP with the Congressional Gold Medal in 2010.
Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics
Established in 1929, Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics is one of the country's most respected technical schools. PIA is well-known among the industries it serves, because the Institute strives to provide students with superior, "hands-on" education in the areas of Aviation Maintenance, Aviation Electronics, Electronic Systems, and Mechanical Systems. PIA offers accredited Associate in Specialized Technology degrees along with a host of student services, such as Financial Aid (for those who qualify) and ongoing Placement Assistance. PIA is also very proud to be named one of G.I. Jobs Magazine's 2012 Military Friendly Schools*.
Students who graduate from the AMT program are eligible to test for their FAA Airframe and Powerplant certifications (A&P). PIA also prepares AET students for the FCC's General Radio Telephone operator's License (GROL). Degree programs range in length from 18 to 21 months, with new classes starting year-round. PIA's main campus is located in West Mifflin, PA. PIA also offers instruction at three branch campus locations. They are located in Youngstown, OH, Hagerstown, MD and Myrtle Beach SC. Programs vary depending on campus location. For more information please visit www.pia.edu or call 1-800-444-1440.
* G.I. Jobs Magazine- 2012 Military Friendly Schools 5th edition
PlaneSense/Alpha Flying, Inc.
PlaneSense/Alpha Flying, Inc. is a fractional aircraft ownership program and operates the charter company Cobalt Air, LLC. The company is based in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, and has an additional pilot base in Atlanta, GA (PDK).
The fractional ownership concept is very similar to a vacation timeshare program; based on the share size purchased, an owner is allocated a certain number of flight hours per year. PlaneSense manages the airplanes, the pilots, and the maintenance, allowing owners to have, with one call, an airplane and crew waiting for them at one of over 8,000 airports throughout the US. Our company's mission is to provide world-class customer service to each owner.
Since our company's founding in 1996, it has grown significantly, currently operating a fleet of 32 turboprop Pilatus PC-12 aircraft. Our staff includes pilots, schedulers, crew and customer service representatives, mechanics, and a large support staff. Our pilots have many benefits that are superior in the industry, including a 7 on/7 off schedule and the opportunity to fly one of the best-equipped airplanes in the sky. In addition to providing superior maintenance and training to Alpha Flying airplanes and pilots, we also provide these services to outside customers.
We look forward to the opportunity to discuss your future with PlaneSense/Alpha Flying, Inc.
Please visit us at www.planesense.com and send resumes to email@example.com.
Savoya provides more than elite global chauffeured services for discerning travelers; we provide peace of mind in an industry fraught with complications and headaches. Backed by proprietary technology and industry-leading safety and security measures, our exceptional team has earned the trust of the world’s most distinguished companies and individuals. Relax, you booked with Savoya.
Signature Flight Support Corporation
Signature Flight Support Corporation, a BBA Aviation plc company, is the world's largest fixed-base operation (FBO) and distribution network for business aviation services which include fueling, hangar and office rentals, ground handling, maintenance and a wide range of crew and passenger amenities at strategic domestic and international locations. Headquartered in Orlando, Florida, Signature Flight Support currently operates at more than 100 locations in the United States, Europe, South America, Africa and Asia. For more information, please visit www.signatureflight.com.
Southwest Airlines was incorporated in Texas and commenced Customer Service on June 18, 1971, with three Boeing 737 aircraft serving three Texas cities - Houston, Dallas, and San Antonio. Today, Southwest operates 550 Boeing 737 aircraft among 72 cities. Southwest topped the monthly domestic originating passenger rankings for the first time in May 2003. Yearend results for 2010 marked Southwest's 38th consecutive year of profitability. Southwest became a major airline in 1989 when it exceeded the billion-dollar revenue mark. Southwest is the United States' most successful low-fare, high frequency, point-to-point carrier. Southwest operates more than 3,400 flights a day coast-to-coast, and is the largest U.S. carrier based on domestic passengers carried as of December 31, 2010.
On May 2, 2011, Southwest acquired Orlando-based AirTran Airways and expects to complete the integration of the two airlines over the next several years.
Telex Communications, part of Bosch Security Systems, is a world leader in aircraft communication products, including pilot headsets and microphones. The Telex Airman 750 headset is the most popular aviation headset in the world and is found in nearly 70% of the worlds airline cockpits, while our lightweight Airman 850 and the new innovative, multi-functional Ascend headset, make use of ANR technology without the need for batteries.
Now celebrating 75 years, Trade-A-Plane continues to be General Aviation's choice for buying and selling. Each issue of Trade-A-Plane contains 1000's of ads for planes, products, and services. View all our ads free online at www.trade-a-plane.com.
Trade-A-Plane...Everything that keeps you flying since 1937!
Wings Financial provides the U.S. air transportation industry and the people of the MSP and SEA-TAC metro areas with the best overall value in consumer financial services.
Women Military Aviators, Inc.
WMA: preserving the past, promoting the present, protecting the future
Women Military Aviators, Inc. is a non-profit corporation formed in 1978 to promote and preserve for historical, educational, and literary purposes the role of women pilots, navigators, and aircrew in the service of their country during times of war and peace. Today, we number over 600 members living and stationed around the world.
With such a small percentage of the military aviation world being female, it is especially important to get to know, network with, and mentor other women military aviators. WMA members receive regular electronic newsletters and an annual membership roster. Members gather at local luncheons, informal networking meetings, and at the Biennial Convention. The 2011 convention was held in conjunction with the Women in Aviation conference in Reno, Nevada.
Regular membership includes the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP), women graduates of military pilot and navigator training programs, and women graduates of aircrew training programs as specified by each branch of the military services. Associate members include those interested in or affiliated with military women aircrew members and/or the WASP.
To further our charter of promoting and preserving women's roles in military aviation, WMA annually awards a $2500 scholarship to a woman pursuing an aviation degree or license.
To learn more, please visit: www.womenmilitaryaviators.org or find us on Facebook!
XOJET, a TPG portfolio-company founded in 2006, has become one of the fastest-growing private aviation companies in history and currently serves more than 3,000 customers worldwide.
TPG (formerly known as Texas Pacific Group) is a leading global private investment firm with over $47 billion of capital under management across a family of funds. Among TPG's other portfolio companies are Neiman Marcus and Lenovo to name just a few. TPG has established itself as one of the most experienced and successful backers of both aviation and luxury good companies, worldwide.
XOJET owns and operates its entire fleet of Citation X and Challenger 300 jets which enables the company to offer a wide range of aviation services - from private jet membership to on-demand charter - all delivered with a singular focus on providing the highest level of customer service. XOJET is the only business aviation provider to rank either #1 or #2 in all twelve ARG/US Platinum safety rating categories. Always innovating, in July 2010, XOJET became the first private aviation operator to enable its entire fleet with in-flight Wi-Fi Internet connectivity.
The company has been recognized with a number of honors including being named a Robb Report "Best of Private Aviation" winner, an Inc. Magazine "Fastest Growing Company" and one of the Best Places to Work in the Bay Area. For additional information and career opportunities, please visit www.xojet.com. We will be accepting resumes and conducting interviews for a variety of positions at the 23rd Annual Women in Aviation Conference in Dallas, Texas.