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.
What you should know before a removal and re-installation
By Tom Memering There are many reasons why operators of TFE731-powered business jets perform engine removal and reinstallation in the field. Maybe you want to accomplish an...
By Joe Escobar Composite propellers are seeing more and more use these days. But there are inspection issues that are unique to these propellers. With proper maintenance and inspection, these sturdy propellers can...
Basic theory and maintenance procedures
By Joe Escobar
Nickel-cadmium batteries, generally referred to as NiCad batteries, are in wide use in the aviation industry. With proper maintenance, they can provide years of trouble-free service. Let's...
What's an aircraft worth?
By Fred Workley
The maintenance you perform on an aircraft has an impact on its value. Appraisers use the maintenance records as well as visual evaluations to determine value. The availability of...
I just completed this year's round of IA renewal seminars.
Meeting new job requirements
By Brandon Battles
F irst things first. It's not your imagination. The name associated with Management Matters has changed.
While the baton has changed hands the intentions have not...
Some basics on electromagnetic
The by-product of producing an ignition spark is the creation of waves of electromagnetic energy within the radio frequency spectrum (above 20,000 Hz). Radio frequency interference (RFI) includes...
Variety of software products available for maintenance operations
By Joe Escobar Technology is increasing at a rapid pace these days, especially in the area of computers. There are so many advances in software and hardware that it can easily seem...
The protection of liens vs. unpaid bills
By Stephen P. Prentice
Recently I came across a case that peaked my interest and I thought it might be a good time to review the subject of getting paid for technicians who run their own...
Are You Prudent?
Handling FAA inspections
By Joe Hertzler
Let's take a close look at the process the FAA follows when taking enforcement action against a certificate holder. The investigative process, referred to as the FAA enforcement...
Wrist straps are one solution to control electrostatic discharge (ESD) Technicians can test to make sure of proper grounding.
Controlling static electricity
By Jim Sparks Foreign Object Damage (FOD) is something that has been drilled...