Center Buzz
Update of the Aeronautical Center’s Strategic Goal ‘20 By 2020’

In November 2018, the Aeronautical Center Leadership team presented a lofty goal for all AMC organizations at the Center, and that is to save $20M by fiscal year 2020. Click for more…

 
Training Enhancements Continue at FAA Academy

Electronic Technicians and Instructors at the FAA Academy in Oklahoma City are doing much more than just providing technical training, they are continually looking for ways to improve learning and make it more engaging for attending students. Click for more…

 
FAA Academy Instructors with the “Wright” Stuff

Being taught by a pilot with prestigious credentials like the “Master Pilot” award is a privilege. The FAA Academy’s Commercial Transportation Operations Branch (AMA-230) has two of them on staff! Click for more…

 
Sharing Resources for Improved Customer Service

The FAA Logistics Center initiated a project to add more photographs to their online Customer Portal, helping customers better identify the type of product desired. Click for more…

 
Sharing a Sense of Service

I’leta Young, an Electronics Technician and Instructor in the Academy’s RF Concepts Section has taken the definition of service to heart. When it comes to doing work for others, I’leta (or Sky, as her friends call her), is the first to volunteer. Click for more…

 
Oklahoma Businesses to the Rescue during Shutdown
Vol.5 Issue 1

During the recent government shutdown, Oklahoma compassion was a beacon of hope to federal employees. Click for more…

 
ESC Team Shares Journey at SAFe Summit
Vol.5 Issue 1

Members of the Enterprise Services Center (ESC) traveled to Washington D.C. to share their experience of Shared Services with other SAFe professionals from around the country. Click for more…

 
Charles Brandon: Taking Safety and Cooperation to a Whole New Level
Vol.5 Issue 1

Charles Brandon, a Materials Handler in the FAA’s Logistics Center dedicates himself to a cooperative work culture. Click for more…

 
One’s Vision Turns into Comfort for Academy Students
Vol.5 Issue 1

Learning that International Hall was being renovated, FAA Academy employee Dina Jones had a different “vision” for the space, helping to create what is now the “Concourse.” Click for more…

 
FAA Academy Improves the Student Experience with VDI
Vol.5 Issue 1

The FAA Academy is moving away from traditional training costs by utilizing Virtual Desktop Infrastructure in various training environments.> Click for more…

 
$20M by FY20: AMC Leadership Team Rolls Out BHAG at Recent Town Hall
Vol.4 Issue 8

At a recent Town Hall meeting, AMC Leadership presented the focus for FY 2019: Culture, Cost Effectiveness, Collaboration and Communication. The team is most excited about a Big Hairy Audacious Goal (or BHAG) surrounding cost effectiveness: saving $20M by fiscal year 2020. Click for more…

 
Academy Employee Initiates Cost Savings to Benefit Agency
Vol.4 Issue 8

Congratulations to FAA Academy employee Mike Durham for his creative collaboration efforts, helping to drive costs down but improving agency services. Click for more…

 
Working with Candid Discussions Leads to Relevant Practices
Vol.4 Issue 8

Kenneth Working, an Aviation Safety Inspector in the FAA Academy’s Airworthiness Branch, recently participated in some highly engaging aviation forums.Click for more…

 
Partnership between Technical and Aeronautical Center Grows Stronger
Vol.4 Issue 8

Robust cooperation is the name of the game, as the Aeronautical Center and the William J. Hughes Technical Center work together on cutting edge innovation to support a critical mission of delivering a safe National Airspace System. Click for more…

 
Employee Engagement - It Really Works!
Vol.4 Issue 8

Some people are skeptical of talking about Employee Engagement and not necessarily excited about giving it a go. However, there are some AMC organizations that can demonstrate rewards if you give it a little time. Click for more…

 
 
 
 
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