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...
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...
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...
A look into this unique process
By Joe Escobar
The company jet is sitting on the ramp tied down. The pilots are waiting for a storm to pass before taking off to their final destination. All of the sudden, the storm intensifies and the...
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...
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...
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...