What do you need to do?
The solution to the “required inspection items” tasks falls into all of the solutions described in challenges 1-8. The solutions work in GA and airline maintenance environments. And the solutions make a good ending to this article. That includes:
1. Adhere to procedures/documentation;
2. Get proper rest and pay attention to schedules and to time of day/night;
3. Establish and nurture a safety culture that
4. Reports and analyzes data and
5. Demonstrates return on investment;
6. Make human factors a priority;
7. Apply professional behavior to delivery of safe and efficient aircraft maintenance
8. Pay attention to work that requires double inspection.
Dr. William Johnson has spent more than 30 years as senior executive and scientist for engineering companies specializing in technical training and human factors before joining the FAA in 2004. He is also an aviation maintenance technician and has been a pilot for more than 45 years.
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