Whatever happened to the Designated Airworthiness Maintenance Inspector?
Who is responsible for the airworthiness of an aircraft? Is the pilot? The owner? Or the mechanic? Who has to ensure that the aircraft is airworthy?
If a handwritten logbook entry is neat, well-organized, readable, and signed with pride, you can be confident that 99 times out of 100 the work performed is airworth
Part 1 of Bill O'Brien's last article
Share memories and lessons learned from the industry champion
How students from Minnesota’s NCTC pulled themselves up and refused to accept closure of their school.
A look at the IA renewal process
Modern day whistleblowers
How to improve communications between mechanics and pilots by knowing the characteristics of each.
Information that will help the responsible individual
By Bill O’Brien
In an email from Joe Escobar, the editor of this magazine, he wrote: “There seems to be a trend for OEMs to cover their hind ends by incorporating language in their service bulletins that the service bulletin is an amendment to...
O’Brien comments on some industry events
A chance to offer a bit of advice to the new FAA Administrator
Call for grass-roots support of National Aviation Maintenance Technician Day
Bill's take on the two-year IA renewal.
Bill O’Brien’s farewell as he enters the fourth career stage