Additional Event Information & Acknowledgement of Industry Sponsor(s):
The Rochester FSDO Inspection Authorization (IA) meeting for 2012 will be held in conjunction with the Rochester WINGs 2012 event and is scheduled for Friday, June 8th, 2012 at the Greater Rochester International Airport.
The meeting will consist of an FAA accepted eight (8) hour IA Refresher Course presented by various industry vendors and manufacturers. Speakers from the following organizations are featured at this year's meeting: Flight Options LLC, Aeroshell, Lear Chemical, RAPCO, Bright Spot, Inc. and more. The course meets the IA renewal requirements mandated by 14 CFR Part 65.93(a)(4). The course also meets the training requirements of the FAAs Aviation Maintenance Technicians (AMT) Awards Program in accordance with AC 65-25 as revised and counts for 8 Hrs of maintenance training in the program. Attendees who pre-register will automatically receive credit for attending.
A total of 8 hours of training will be provided on Friday June 8th 2012, commencing at 8:30am. The host for this year’s meeting is US Airports located at 1295 Scottsville Road. Our sponsors for this year’s meeting are Flight Options LLC and William Hurlburt, a local IA. Their generous donation is much appreciated.
Also, feel free to visit the other attractions at Rochester WINGs, including nearly 50 exhibitors from around the country and dozens of unique static displays. Saturday, June 9th activities will include a full day of seminars of interest to pilots, students and aviation enthusiasts as well as the Rochester FSDO Rotorcraft Safety Summit. We will have a large static display of general aviation aircraft, old and new including everything from typical airplanes that students could expect to train in to classic jets. The day will be filled with exciting learning stations for all ages, career path seminars, avionics demonstrations, guided bus tours of runways and taxiways, new aircraft for sale, flight instruction for credits in FAA WINGS Pilot Proficiency Program, great food (including a fly-in breakfast sponsored by the Civil Air Patrol and lunch from Nick Tahou’s Hots) as well as hundreds of door prizes and many more activities. For specific information on the courses and other Rochester WINGs information, please visit the website at www.RochesterWings.com.
We encourage all Authorized Inspectors to invite those Airframe and Powerplant mechanics that you work and/or associate with to attend this meeting. Please register on FAASafety.gov so we can plan for your comfort.
Planning on flying into the event? Register your aircraft at http://www.rochesterwings.com/FormsMedia/Forms/AircraftRegistration.aspx
Consider being an exhibitor, vendor or sponsor at Rochester WINGs; download the exhibitor packet for 2012 at:
View the venue map at: http://www.rochesterwings.com/2012/VenueMap.aspx
The FAA Regulations that apply to holders of the Inspection Authorization (IA) have changed. IAs are now only required to renew their certificate every two years. Please be advised that the regulations still require an IA to maintain the same currency requirements each year as stipulated in 14 CFR Part 65.93. IAs must show completion of one of the activities in §65.93(a) (1) through (5) below by March 31 of the first year of the 2-year inspection authorization period, and completion of one of the five activities during the second year of the 2-year period: (1) Performed at least one annual inspection for each 90 days that the applicant held the current authority; or (2) Performed at least two major repairs or major alterations for each 90 days that the applicant held the current authority; or (3) Performed or supervised and approved at least one progressive inspection in accordance with standards prescribed by the Administrator; or (4) Attended and successfully completed a refresher course, acceptable to the Administrator, of not less than 8 hours of instruction; or (5) Passed an oral test by an FAA inspector to determine that the applicant's knowledge of applicable regulations and standards is current. An inspection authorization holder who does not complete one of the activities set forth in §65.93(a) (1) through (5) of this section by March 31 of the first year of the 2-year inspection authorization period may not exercise inspection authorization privileges after March 31 of the first year.
Please feel free to contact Amy Malcolm at (585) 436-3880, Extension 232 or via email at email@example.com for any additional information regarding this meeting. The office hours are from 7:30 am to 4:00 p.m., Monday thru Friday.