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.
AS3 Show Coverage A brief synopsis of the 2003 show in Las Vegas and a photo gallery.
By Emily Refermat
SHOW INFORMATION WILL GO HERE IF THE INFORMATION IS TO BE ARCHIVED - YET TO BE DETERMINED
Mixing Piston Aviation Oils
Will topping off with a different brand, weight, or type harm the engine?
Lubricating oil can cause a lot of friction among piston engine aircraft owners. Oil myths and legends abound. The slippery stuff has been...
Greed and Mendacity
The saga of UAL and AA mechanics
Stephen P. Prentice
Greed seems to be a popular driving trait of many in industry and politics today. Mendacity is a less well-known trait that at its worst means a liar and at best...
The English Wheel
Some insight into using this sheet metal forming tool
By Joe Escobar
Sheet metal work is often considered an art. Many of us can fabricate basic metal repairs, but it takes a true artisan to create some of the complex...
A real world model with lots of options
By Emily Refermat
Nothing is worse than wasting time looking for something you know you have. Digging through a pile of tools in search of the right size socket wrench when work is waiting can delay...
The instrument of choice
By Jim Sparks
Altitude has always been a No. 1 concern of aviators. Even in the worst case, if an aircraft had enough altitude, a safe landing could be planned and carried out...
And the U.S. Standard Airworthiness Certificate
There are very specific issues to consider when you are the maintenance provider performing the import inspection or the owner of an aircraft being imported...
English is a great big, fat, yeasty language that contains approximately 650,000 words.
This Time It's Personal
Welding training at Delta's TechOps Center raises the bar
By Mike Sammons
When it comes to welding , Delta Air Lines Technical Operations Center (TOC) at Atlanta's Hartsfield International Airport performs...
How to "Just Say No"
A look at drug and alcohol regulations
By Fred Workley
Fred Workley Drug and alcohol testing is a way of life for aviation industry employees. This is the result of the U.S. federal government pursuing safety...
And the Winners are . . . 2002 FAA AMT Awards Program Winners
Grand Prize: Delta Air Lines' round-trip tickets for two from any Delta City to Hawaii, Grand Cayman, or any Delta U.S. city with $500 spending money went to Matthew R. Shrum of...
Cooling systems are a key safety tool By Barb Zuehlke
Nothing feels better on a hot day than a gentle breeze. And as a safety tool in the form of a cooling system or fan, it can prevent heat stress and increase productivity...
Turbine Engine Predictive Maintenance Solutions
Making our jobs easier while increasing safety and saving money
By Joe Escobar
Predictive maintenance - the ability to plan maintenance tasks before actual failure of an engine or component...
It may affect you more than you think
Before going any further, please accept my apology for dragging you into a subject that, for the most part, probably does not affect your day-to-day routine. But it does...