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.
Eddy Current Inspection
Back to Basics
By Joe Escobar
In the arena of nondestructive testing , there are many different processes available. From dye-penetrant to X-ray, there are numerous choices for testing aircraft structures for...
So, What's in it for the aircraft owner?
By Jim Sparks
Technology in the area of aircraft electronics continues to expand at a rapid rate. The new equipment available is not only intended for the airlines and military applications. On the...
Part 2: Additional casting processes
By George Genevro
Almost 100 years ago this ancient process helped mankind enter the era of powered, heavier-than-air flight when it was used to make the complex cast-aluminum crankcase and cylinder block...
Basic theory and operation
By Joe Escobar
Turbine engines power many of today's aircraft. The power that is generated by these engines relies on the expanding gas that is the result of combustion in the combustion section. In order to...
Beware of the TSA
The new deal
Stephen P. Prentice
Just in case you have not heard yet, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is now the government agency you will likely deal with in any dispute over termination of your...
This year's 2003 FAA AMT Awards Program contest has less than six months to run so you'd better get a move on if you want to win some great prizes.
Major or Minor?
That is the question
A repair is maintenance that takes place to restore a typecertificated product to "condition for safe operation." And, an alteration is maintenance that is performed that adds to and/or...
To Advertise or Not to Advertise: There's only one choice for the business owner There's only one choice for the business owner
By Emily Refermat
With the economy in a lull and a slow, unpredictable aviation market, you, the small business...
What is the Future of Aerospace?
From the Commission on the Future of the U.S. Aerospace Industry
By Fred Workley
Fred Workley The Commission on the Future of the Aerospace Industry has issued a final report. The report outlines...
Calling all AMTs
By Emily Refermat
On Sept. 11, 2001, the perception of airplanes and airports changed for many people. To some, planes became potential weapons and airports - launch pads. As a result, the tightening of security and...
100 years of aviation By Emily Refermat
You, the men and women who repair or alter aircraft in aviation go by many names, A&Ps, AMTs, aircraft mechanics, etc. And the problems you face today run deeper than the slow economy and...