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.
A look at crossdraft and downdraft paint booths
By Joe Escobar
With more and more composite structures on aircraft, knowing how to inspect them for damage is an important topic. Not only are there more composite parts on aircraft, but in a case...
Not knowing is not an excuse
By Jim Sparks
Good, bad, or otherwise, nothing goes on forever. This of course applies to the rules and regulations that govern aviation. As new technology becomes a part of our industry and those in rule-making...
Part 1: Wax and sand casting processes
By George Genevro
Aeronautical engineers face an imposing array of problems in designing aircraft that are safe, perform well, and can be built and sold at a competitive price. After the desired...
Some help for your technical questions
PW500 engine is an advanced, high bypass ratio turbofan engine in the 3,000- to 4,500-pound thrust range that offers a common core concept for a wide range of aircraft requirements. In the PW500 engine family...
A Formula For Errors
Deferred maintenance, outsourcing, and stock fraud
Stephen P. Prentice
You might wonder why or how deferred maintenance and outsourcing has anything to do with stock fraud. Well, in this case it does. Read on...
What if I told you that I found a university, not a college, but a university, that would give you 72 college credits for your FAA Airframe and Powerplant Certificate even if your certificate was issued in 1950?
Operating an Aircraft
With inoperative instruments or equipment
The MMEL is the Aircraft
Evaluation Group’s method of relaying to us
which items of equipment are more critical than others by their inclusion
To see what's available in maintenance software, CLICK HERE to view a reference chart in PDF format. Software Companies
Aircraft Technical Publishers
MicroLan Technologies Inc...
TSA: What can go on airplanes? 49 CFR Part 1540
By Fred Workley
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has issued 49 CFR Part 1540 [Federal Register: Feb. 14, 2003 (Vol. 68, No. 31)]. This interpretive rule provides guidance to...
A collection of news tidbits and regulation updates
By Fred Workley
Fred Workley Proposed review of regs on hold
The FAA has put on hold its proposed review of Parts 91, 119, 125, and 135 because of budget concerns. The...
A few things to consider
By Joe Escobar
There are many computer applications available nowadays for aircraft maintenance facilities. If you are in the market to purchase a product, there may be many questions running through your head...
Those That Have . . .
And those that will
They say there are those that have and those that will. I worked for an aircraft management firm. We maintained, scheduled, and supplied crews to 13 aircraft for various owners. The fleet was a mix of Lear...
Hydraulic energy storage
By Chris Grosenick
right) Accumulators provide backup power
for brakes, landing gear, emergency applications,
and APU starting. The average pneumatic charge
in an accumulator is 1,000- to 2,000-psi...
How to make it a success