Avionics News February 2013 - 6
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Chairman of the Board
GREG VAIL, Flightstar Corp.
GARY HARPSTER, Duncan Aviation
Millennium International / Aero Express
CHUCK FREELAND, Otto Instrument Service Inc.
PAULA DERKS, Aircraft Electronics Association
MATTHEW HARRAH, Garmin USA
JIM JOUBERT, Pacific Southwest Instruments
GARRY JOYCE, IAE Ltd.
TIM KELLY, Honeywell Aerospace
MICHAEL KUS, Avionics 2000 Pty. Ltd.
MIKE LACONTO, Epps Aviation
EEDIRECT — Designed exclusively for AEA
members, this online database allows members
to turn unused equipment into dollars. Members
submit, via email, their
new/used inventory list
to the AEA, which then
consolidates all equipment into an alpha-numeric
listing. Listed below are deadlines for AEA members to submit their EEDirect items. AEA members
can submit their items to email@example.com.
Feb.. ........................................Monday, Feb. 4
March.................................. Monday, March 4
April . ............................... Wednesday, April 3
May................................... Wednesday, May 1
DAVID LOSO, Jet Aviation St. Louis Inc.
RICK OCHS, Spirit Avionics
RICHARD PEAVLEY, Vero Beach Avionics
GARY PICOU, PS Engineering
CORY RELLING, Aspen Avionics
TIM SHAW, Rocky Mountain Aircraft
KIM STEPHENSON, L-3 Avionics Systems
Immediate Past Chairman
BARRY AYLWARD, Kitchener Aero
AEA INTERNATIONAL HEADQUARTERS
3570 NE Ralph Powell Road
Lee’s Summit, MO 64064
Phone: 816-347-8400 • Fax: 816-347-8405
firstname.lastname@example.org • www.aea.net
AEA HEADQUARTERS STAFF
PAULA DERKS, President
DEBRA McFARLAND, Executive Vice President
MIKE ADAMSON, Vice President,
Member Programs & Education
LINDA ADAMS, Director of Member Services
GEOFF HILL, Director of Communications
JEFF KIRCHHOFF, Creative Director
AARON WARD, Information Services Director
LAUREN McFARLAND, Manager, Marketing & Advertising
JENNA KRAMER, Manager, Operations & Support Services
AEA WASHINGTON, D.C., OFFICE
601 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Suite 900, South Building
Washington, D.C. 20004
Phone: 202-589-1144 • Fax: 202-639-8238
Vice President, Government & Industry Affairs
AEA EUROPE OFFICE
D-50667 Cologne, Germany
Phone: +49 221 920 42 442
Fax: +49 221 920 42 200
AEA General Counsel
South Pacific Regulatory Consultant
Canadian Regulatory Consultant
European Regulatory Consultant
ANNUAL RATE & LABOR SURVEY — Every year,
AEA members are asked to complete a confidential
survey detailing their specific
labor rates, employee benefits
and plans for growth. This
detailed report allows members to examine industry trends across the U.S., Canada, Europe and the
GLOBAL JET SERVICES PARTNERSHIP —
Through the AEA/Global Jet Services partnership,
AEA members receive a 15 percent discount on
select Global Jet
Services courses. For
call Global Jet Services at 860-651-6090.
AEA INSURANCE PROGRAM — Nason
Associates is an excess and surplus lines brokerage
firm specializing in all lines of aviation insurance
worldwide. To better serve the insurance needs
of AEA members,
Nason Associates also
offers property, workers compensation, employment practices liability,
automobile and crime. Through this program, AEA
members work with their own local agents, who in
turn contact Nason Associates to develop a specific
insurance program based on each member’s needs.
For more information, call Nason Associates at
C2C RESOURCES DEBT COLLECTION SERVICES
— C2C Resources provides AEA members worldwide with debt collection services at a memberdiscounted rate. Visit the C2C Resources website at
to see how its programs
can benefit your company. For more information, call C2C Resources at
DRUG & ALCOHOL PROGRAM — NATA
Compliance Services, a full-service regulatory compliance management company specializing in the
aviation industry, can
assist AEA members in
meeting regulatory compliance requirements.
Its services include drug program management, drug
testing, background checks and employee identification badging. For more information, call 800-7883210 or visit www.natacs.aero.
AEA’S WEBSITE – AEA.NET — The first stop for
AEA members in search of the latest in regulatory
topics, technical information and association news.
The AEA website,
24-hour access for
AEA members around
the globe who are in
need of online training,
meeting and event
information, magazine archives, warranty claims, regulatory updates and more. It is the most comprehensive website for certified repair stations in the world.
UPS FREIGHT — AEA members now receive
special pricing with UPS Freight on LTL (less-thantruckload) shipments weighing
150 pounds to 20,000 pounds.
This program offers discounts
for customized solutions for the
LTL needs of AEA members, who
receive regional, interregional
and long-haul capabilities, and
can process and track LTL shipments, create electronic bills of lading, reconcile billing and more. For
more information, call 866-443-9303, ext. 4080, or
FREIGHTQUOTE.COM — AEA members
now have the right tool for shipping freight.
Members can obtain
instant freight pricing
from a large pool of
carriers, request a
pickup, print a bill of lading and virtually eliminate paperwork with online records.
MARKETLIFT INC. — MarketLift Inc. offers
a preferred marketing rate on its marketing,
sales and public relations
services to AEA members.
MarketLift gives a 15 percent savings to AEA member companies. For
more information, visit www.market-lift.com.
Other benefits of the AEA include the annual International Convention & Trade Show, regional
meetings, regulatory representation, AEA Wired e-newsletter and Avionics News magazine.
avionics news • july 2011