Daniel Fisher, ARSA Vice President of Legislative Affairs provides a sense of how lawmakers will handle the issues important to the aviation industry after the recent midterm elections.
400XPR program provides new engines, aerodynamic winglets, avionics, interior, and paint all available as an a’la carte upgrade menu
A dedicated NBAA Maintenance Committee made up of 137 of our industry peers provides information and guidance to members while taking an active role in working to give value to member companies.
Described below, the 2nd edition of the Op’s Manual is a concise reference for when you want an overview and specific implementation advice
Turkish Airlines' goal is to rank among the world's five largest MRO providers; a new facility and an investment of $550 million shows its dedication
An interview with Peg Billson, president and CEO of BBA Aviation
A field approval is the granting, by an FAA airworthiness inspector, of FAA “approval” for a major repair or major alteration.
The month of March is IA renewal time! The FAA 8610-1 form must be sent in by March 31.
A good reason for improved communication
Here’s a system to aid preparation and follow-through when dealing with inspections
Starting Oct. 1, 1992, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will recognize technicians with a nationwide awards program.
What exactly am I responsible for when I sign a maintenance record or logbook?
You can only use the service bulletin referenced in the AD. A manufacturer’s service bulletin cannot change a regulation.
Is the STC “approved” data or is it “acceptable” data?
Single engine turbine aircraft must be inspected in accordance with FAR 91.409 inspections. This means that a single engine turbine powered aircraft must have either an annual or a progressive inspection performed every 12 calendar months.
The most important rule is Federal Aviation Regulation (FAR) 43.12, which covers falsification or alteration of maintenance entries.
The yellow tag doesn’t tell you what approved data was used, what ADs were done, what standards were met, what parts were replaced, what service bulletins or letters were complied with, or what total time was on the propeller or engine
If more technicians voiced their opinions in writing on the rules that govern our industry, we would see substantial improvement to our maintenance regulations
The FARs say an annual inspection is a complete inspection of all the aircraft’s individual parts, the airframe, the engine(s), the propeller(s) and everything else listed on the aircraft’s type certificated data/specification sheet and equipment...
General aviation starts to attract attention as an enabler of economic growth.
Composite materials are becoming increasingly important in aircraft manufacturing and raise concerns in the ground support community recognizing damage can be difficult to detect.
AMT magazine has been the leader for 25 years and we look forward to leading the next 25 years!
ATEC brought its message to the halls of Congress, opening the eyes of both members and their staffs to the particular challenges that aircraft maintenance schools face today.
The first step is to follow company procedures, second, check the equipment
The mantra "better, faster, less costly" is increasingly embedded in the way warfighters maintain their flying machines