Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Aircraft Maintenance Technology is written for aircraft maintenance professionals. Editorial is focused on the latest technology and maintenance best practices. Each issue includes coverage of the entire aviation industry including: airline, business aviation, general aviation, military, commercial mro, and rotorcraft. Additional articles encompass AMTSociety Update, Legal Matters, From the FAA, Management Matters and industry viewpoints from ARSA, John Goglia, and Jamie Benthsen of NationAir Insurance. AMT reaches more than 41,000 aircraft maintenance professionals with our print and digital circulation and has digital products including an App, weekly newsletter and quarterly e-Military newsletter.
Rethinking Basic Training
NBAA guidelines for maintenance training
By Lonnie Williams
For most aircraft technicians, a typical workday can be anything but predictable. Whether they're readying a plane for a last-minute flight, working an...
Opposition to Autogas
The autogas debate is nearly 20 years old and there is still plenty of fuel for the fire. With over 50,000 STCs on the market autogas is definitely in for the long haul, but engine manufacturers and major oil companies are...
Taking a look at the PT6A-27 engine
By Ma Hui When troubleshooting you have to look at a situation from every angle. How do you find the most efficient method to eliminate the problem? This article...
Autogas vs. avgas
By John Szymanski
More and more pilots are obtaining STCs for their aircraft to use autogas. Why? Because autogas is less expensive and the FAA has found no statistically significant safety-related issues with using...
Developing a respirator program
By Colleen Malloy Even breathing can be dangerous when you're working in the hangar. Your health depends on a properly chosen and maintained respirator to filter out potentially deadly gases...
Technicians, be on the lookout for potential fire dangers
By Stephen P. Prentice
Happy New Year . . . or so the saying goes. Every time New Year's rolls around I am reminded of a tragic accident involving a famous singer and...
Manage Equipment Assets
Focus on records, availability, and cost of operation
By Bill de Decker
Aircraft, like apartment buildings, construction machinery, and other equipment are assets of high value that must be managed carefully in order to...
Electronic landing tools
By Jim Sparks Gravity
overcomes lift in every successful landing, and those of us involved in aviation do our best to make sure it is a photo finish more often than not. However, obstacles...
The power behind the certificate
Keep a Healthy Workplace
Injury and illness prevention
By Fred Workley
Have you done everything that you can to prevent injuries and illness in your workplace for 2002? If you're in the business of repairing airplanes you're probably...
It's not just an AD search any more.
Part 2 of 2 By Joe Hertzler
This is the second in a two-part series on the process of evaluating the maintenance records of an aircraft. The purpose of such an evaluation is to...
Larry Bates removes a properly packaged fuel control. Maximize Performance
Component maintenance manuals help eliminate downtime
By Eric Blickley Strict maintenance of the engine and its components is required to maximize...
Variety of products available to remove paint form your
By Joe Escobar It's a fact of aviation life. At some point in time, an aircraft is going to require a new paint job. Part of the process involved with a new paint job is removal...