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.
Prevent accidents by following instincts
My mistake took place sometime in the mid 1980s when I was employed by a helicopter operator that specialized in Emergency Medical Services contracts. I was a lead mechanic/project manager in charge of a crew...
PAMA's MX Finds New Home in AMT
Brian Finnegan The Professional Aviation Maintenance Association (PAMA) is pleased to announce that Mx, our flagship publication, will now be published inside Aircraft Maintenance Technology magazine. The...
New medical equipment requirements
Stephen P. Prentice
Those who are old enough will recall that in the early days of the airlines flight attendants were required to be registered nurses as a condition of employment. I doubt if we could get...
By Paul Groves
Pratt & Whitney of Canada has developed many series of turboprop, turboshaft, and turbofan engines over the years. The most recent production series for corporate jet aircraft is the 530A/535A engines. The PW 530A engine was...
Detecting Structural Flaws at the Atomic level
By Joe Escobar
Imagine a technology that would enable you to detect material damage at an atomic level prior to the appearance of cracks. Can you picture yourself telling your director of...
The last time I wrote about the 8130.3 Airworthiness Approval Tag was nine years ago when it first came into existence.
You have to know how to look
For those that are old enough, how many remember the Smothers Brothers? I saw them during the closing-night banquet at the recent NBAA show in Orlando. (They were funnier than I remembered...
The certification process
Let’s take a look at the background, progress, and current situation surrounding the use of an Experimental Airworthiness Certificate to authorize flight following installations of equipment as...
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Combining Outside View with Flight Data
By Jim Sparks
Many of us have had the opportunity to shed the bounds of gravity and gracefully take to the air in a light...
By Joe Escobar
Much time is spent combating the effects of moisture on an aircraft. Every manufacturer has some type of preservation schedule in place for their aircraft and engines when not in service. Most require some type of desiccant and...
The techniques and opinions on how to start aircraft engines are as varied as the airplanes, engines, and operators that encompass this topic.