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.
Avoid it by effective detection and treatment practices
By Eric M. Smyth
The aircraft that we maintain on a daily basis are not getting any younger. In fact, many airframes are now older than the technicians who...
By Jim Sparks
The term avionics is often associated with flight deck displays, navigation systems, auto flight systems, and communication devices. In fact the direct and most...
Superior’s Vantage Engine receives FAA type certification
By Joe Escobar
On April 15 at the EAA’s Sun-N-Fun air show in Lakeland, Florida, Superior Air Parts Inc. held a press conference at which the FAA...
Taking a focused approach to fixing discrepancies
By Joe Escobar
Good troubleshooting techniques are essential to being a top-notch mechanic. A mechanic who knows how to effectively troubleshoot a problem is a...
Control it before it controls you continued
By Brandon Battles
Whether you want it or not, some amount of inventory is necessary for every maintenance organization. The purpose of the first article of...
In-flight cockpit and cabin fires
By Stephen P. Prentice
Many of you may have received or seen a copy of this Advisory Circular dated Jan. 8, 2004. I am wondering if your impressions after reading it were...
I am a bureaucrat. Someone has to do it.
Around The Hangar
Back to the Basics
By Joe Hertzler
I continue to receive questions and concerns from readers about the recording of maintenance and the rules governing the responsibilities shared by the...
AMT Day Passed
The process start to finish
By Emily Refermat
The man who started the call to mechanics for a state to state and nationwide AMT Day - honoring not only Charles Taylor, but the men and women working as...
Why and how it can affect your performance
By Barb Zuehlke
You’re working second shift, trying to complete some do-it-yourself projects around the house, and attempting to spend quality time with your spouse and...
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...
Cleaning Up Your Act
Choose environmentally safe cleaning materials and check the MSDS
By Fred Workley
For the last five weeks I have spoken at an Aviation Maintenance Safety Symposium five times. I keep...
A day to honor and celebrate
by Emily Refermat
Is your calendar marked on May 24th for Charles Taylor’s birthday — AMT Day in 23 states?
“The importance of this day being Charles Taylor’s birthday is...