Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Aircraft Maintenance Technology - Management; Operations; Insight. AMT is written for aircraft maintenance professionals of any level. Editorial is focused on the latest technology and maintenance best practices, as well as business trends and outlooks. Issues include regular coverage of the entire aviation industry including: airline, business aviation, general aviation, military, commercial MRO, and rotorcraft. Additional articles include AMTSociety Update, From the FAA, and Industry Insight columns from leading industry organizations like ARSA, ATEC, GAMA, and a regular aviation focused insurance column. AMT reaches more than 42,000 aircraft maintenance professionals with our print and digital circulation and has digital products including a daily newsletter and website, AviationPros.com.
A classic metalworking tool with staying power
By Ron Fournier
During the 1930s and ’40s a useful, air-powered metal working tool called a planishing hammer came into common use and became quite popular. Once adopted...
Take the Elevator to Success
Communicate the details and key benefits
By Fred Workley
The problem is “failure to communicate.” Some time ago, I was in a repair station doing an audit and got into a discussion with...
By Joe Escobar
The TFE 731 engine is installed on many corporate aircraft airframes. In this article we will take a look at the fuel control system of one of the engines in that family — the TFE 731-2.
Technician with amp clamp and scope meter. Sometimes you have to check multiple values at the same time.
Back to Basics
by Jim Sparks
Like it or not, aircraft of today are becoming more and more electric. At one time...
New technology boosts productivity in aircraft maintenance
By Barb Zuehlke
How can aircraft maintenance be done more efficiently, in less time, and more accurately? New technology in the form of wearable computers is one...
Think about it
By Emily Refermat
There are many things to consider when working on an aircraft. You have to determine what needs to be done, how you are going to do it, what regulations and ADs apply, and the necessary...
Tips for obtaining good results when working with these paints
By Joe Escobar
In the area of aircraft painting, high solids paints are being used more and more frequently. Some facilities are already using these...
Progress made by one manufacturer on certifying a diesel engine
By Joe Escobar
Help wanted — diesel mechanics needed for aircraft repair facility. It is possible you may be seeing an ad like this within a few...
It is the start of the spring allergy season! So my first sneeze is my reminder to give everyone a heads up
Approved Maintenance Training
An essential step toward assuring safe aviation growth
By Brian Finnegan, President, Professional Aviation Maintenance Association
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has ruled that pilots...
Control it before it controls you
By Brandon Battles
How do you react when you hear the word, inventory? Does it send shivers down your spine when you think of all of the headaches it can cause? Does it...
Certificate Enforcement Review
How to avoid a suspension
By Stephen P. Prentice
Every year I feel compelled to repeat what I have preached for many years about the Aviation Safety Reporting System, (AC-00-46D, FAR 91.25, form...
Around The Hangar
It’s never the wrong time
to do the right thing
By Joe Hertzler
We’ve all heard it before, “First rate customer service;” “Customer-driven organizations;” “The customer is part of the...