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.
Potential pitfalls of Internet use and how those dangers can jeopardize an organization’s intellectual property
By Fred Workley
I am not convinced that computers are labor-saving devices. And, they...
Aircraft Oxygen Systems
Some safety precautions
By Joe Escobar
Oxygen — the life-sustaining gas we need in order to survive. It makes up around 21 percent of the air in the atmosphere. Although this amount is...
PT6 Hot Section Inspections
Some additional helpful tips from the field
By Kelly M. McCallum
In July’s issue of AMT, the Turbine Technology article on PT6 hot section inspections provided several helpful tips...
Controlling corrosion damage through effective inspection and treatment
By Joe Escobar
The average age of the aircraft in use today is getting older. Many mechanics are maintaining aged aircraft and...
What Makes Up the Inspection Program for Turbine Aircraft?
Part 2 of 3
By Joe Hertzler
In the July 2001 issue of AMT, we discussed in detail the difference between an annual inspection and the inspection program required...
Instructions for Continued Airworthiness
By Brian Whitehead
Things used to be so straightforward. We had the manufacturer’s maintenance manual, and that was that. Now we have the "Type Certificate Holder’s Instructions for...
Redefining flight and maintenance
By Jim Sparks
One of my favorite toys as a youngster was a model aircraft equipped with a single-cylinder, air-cooled engine fueled with cigarette lighter fluid. The method of...
Taking Charge of Alternator Problems Part II
Multi-engine alternator charging system troubleshooting
By Winston Greer and Mike McCluskey
Multi-engine electrical systems are nothing more than single-engine systems coupled...
Point of Maintenance
Streamlining the paper process for improving efficiencies in time, money and effort
By Michelle Garetson
All too often, aircraft maintenance technicians and management alike become exasperated with...
By Stephen P. Prentice
Author’s Note: In AMT July 2001, we talked about the Whistleblower protection statute that insulates employees from reprisal when reporting air carrier or repair...
Making A Profit
The revenue side
By Bill de Decker
In my last column (AMT July 2001), we talked about the fact that a manager has no direct control over the profitability of an operation, because profit is what is left...
Do Your Best
Quick inspiration for the day
By Lonnie Williams
This is a story about an AMT who decided to end his maintenance career. He told his employer of his plans to leave the company and live a more leisurely...
The Closest Thing to Wings
Guidelines for establishing a fall protection program
By Keith Jackson
Although the issue has received little attention in the aerospace industry until now, fall protection has, for decades...
The Benefits of Human Factors Training
By Jason Martin – Executive Jet Management
Editor’s note: The following is how one company was able to improve practices within its organization through a formal human factors...