Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Aircraft Maintenance Technology - Management; Operations; Insight. AMT is written for aircraft maintenance professionals of any level. Editorial is focused on the latest technology and maintenance best practices, as well as business trends and outlooks. Issues include regular coverage of the entire aviation industry including: airline, business aviation, general aviation, military, commercial MRO, and rotorcraft. Additional articles include AMTSociety Update, From the FAA, and Industry Insight columns from leading industry organizations like ARSA, ATEC, GAMA, and a regular aviation focused insurance column. AMT reaches more than 42,000 aircraft maintenance professionals with our print and digital circulation and has digital products including a daily newsletter and website, AviationPros.com.
Some tips on effective inspection techniques
By Joe Escobar
Photos Courtesy of Olympus Industrial, 2001
Borescopes are important tools of our trade. They allow us to see into areas of the aircraft and engine...
See the Light
Keep your eyes on fiber optics
By Fred Workley
The fiber optics industry has developed rapidly with many new innovations. Those of us that are involved in aircraft maintenance now have to add knowledge of...
Recession-proofing Your Operation
Tips for keeping and gaining customers in a down market
By Bill de Decker
Many years ago, the Chairman of the Federal Reserve was giving a presentation to the Senate Finance and Budget...
An NDT technology that is evolving rapidly
By Joe Escobar
Photos courtesy of Thermal Wave Imaging, 2001
In the day to day routine of aircraft inspection, non-destructive testing (NDT) plays a vital...
A workplace in the sky
By Jim Sparks
Photo By Jim Sparks
Aircraft have often been recognized as one of the primary achievements in making our world smaller. It is now possible to travel virtually anywhere on...
The aviation industry was badly shaken by the tragic events of September 11 and aircraft technicians now find themselves amidst the rubble of the aftermath
By Stephen P. Prentice
Like many viewers, I saw in...
Landing Gear Overhaul
A behind the scenes look at some of the steps involved in this inspection
By Thomas Davis
Photos by Joe Escobar
There is an old adage in aviation: "Take offs are optional and landings are...
The Human Factor of Distraction
The September 11th tragedy has added new distractions for the aviation community and challenges us to rise above the confluence of emotions
By Richard Komarniski
As aircraft maintenance...
On September 11, 2001, the United States of America was sucker-punched by a bunch of fanatics who were sent to their deaths along with 6,000 plus innocents
Is Your Engine Healthy?
Some factors for evaluating your engine’s condition
By Textron Lycoming
As an engine builds operating hours and approaches TBO, which may be either the manufacturer’s recommended operating...
The Repair Station Business
Working in a regulated industry
By Joe Hertzler
All business is regulated to one extent or another, but those of us in the aircraft maintenance repair station business are held to a little...