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.
The danger in assuming
By Emily Refermat
In April of 1997 a New York helicopter operated by the Colgate-Palmolive Company crashed into the East River, killing one passenger and seriously injuring another. The cause...
Operation and maintenance issues of these often overlooked accessories
By Joe Escobar
Don't drink the water. Many commercial airlines post this warning in their lavatories over the water faucet. But what about water that is meant for...
Back to basics
By Joe Escobar
Compression testing can be an effective tool for monitoring engine condition. Despite the apparent simplicity of the test, it can be a valuable resource to determine engine wear and...
PMA Parts Marking and Approval
A look at the regulations
By Fred Workley
In today's cost-conscious environment the use of PMA parts is growing. But there are standards and regulations that have to be met. The following article will take a...
Getting Rid Of Older Aircraft
Buybacks or lawsuits by owners?
By Stephen P. Prentice
In case you missed it, Cessna has quietly added a huge SID (Supplementary Inspection Document) to its Maintenance/Service Manual for the 400 Series...
PAMA's Strategy for 2004
What's ahead for the association and the industry
By Brian Finnegan, A&P
Greetings and welcome to a new brand of Professional Aviation Maintenance Association (PAMA) communications. Through our very supportive...
The Torn Manager
It's tough being the middleman
By Terri Levine
Managers often find themselves playing the role of middleman because that is what they are . . . in the middle - the go-between for higher management and the workers. You can see...
WX system will transmit microwave energy
By Jim Sparks
The prime mission
of airborne weather radar is the detection, processing, and display of weather phenomena with the objective of generating advance warning of potentially threatening...
A Profitable Synergy
Higher education and industrial training
By Dr. J. Robert Mueller
In the competitive world of today, many businesses have found it desirable, if not necessary, to implement rigorous employee training programs in a variety...
Engine Thrust Hazards in the
The high levels of thrust generated by today's commercial engines provide
for safe takeoff, flight, and landing over a wide range of temperatures, altitudes, gross weights, and payload conditions...
The Anatomy of an AD
Does it apply? Is it signed off?
By Joe Hertzler
Determining whether an airworthiness directive (AD) applies to your aircraft or not seems pretty straightforward in most cases. However, what we have found is that...
Well we finished another year and are starting to take on a brand new one.
By Emily Refermat
Ever wonder about the heat at your job? You're probably more concerned about what you're doing on the job. Heat is an invisible amenity until the day you come to work and it's as cold inside as out. Maintenance buildings are...