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?
The Four: The registration certificate, airworthiness certificate, operating manual or flight manual, and weight and balance information
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 2 of Bill O'Brien's last article
Share memories and lessons learned from the industry champion
Career advice to high school seniors
Tech reps rise to the challenge every day
A human factors case study: Qantas’ nitrogen cart
Information that will help the responsible individual
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
Make sure the tool fits the mechanic.
Retired from the FAA, O'Brien will still cover the maintenance side of the industry for AMT
Bill O’Brien’s farewell as he enters the fourth career stage
I have put together a list of lessons learned that I wish someone had given me when I was a brand new, right out of the box, aircraft mechanic.
When you are on the road a lot the chances of getting sick are always high.