January/February 2023

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Borescopes & Videoscopes

Borescopes, an Inside View

Sept. 5, 2023
Borescopes provide an inside look at areas of an aircraft too small to otherwise see. But knowing what kind of borescope and what features it needs to get the job done can take...
WAAG
Moveable deck slats allow for precise stand-to-plane fitting and keep employees safe.
Man Lifts, Platforms & Work Stands

One WAAG Windshield Repair Stand Can Serve Multiple Narrow- or Wide-body Aircraft

Feb. 9, 2023
Aircraft maintenance stands aren’t typically “one size fits all.” But, for about a year now, WAAG has offered stands to access windshields of either all narrow bodies or all wide...
Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance
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Lubricants

Engine Oil Impacts

Feb. 9, 2023
The peculiarities of aviation oils are many. They must be able to withstand high temperatures, and they must be compatible with seals, paint, and composite materials.
Maintenance Providers

New Year, New Offerings

Feb. 9, 2023
It’s a new year and with it, comes the sense of a fresh start. The trials and tribulations of 2022 are in the rearview and just what the year ahead has in store for the industry...
Abaris
Taper scarfing on actual (scrap) aircraft part.
Composite Training

Composite's Continual Growth

Feb. 9, 2023
Composite materials are evolving and technological advances are seeing more parts of the aircraft being made of composites.

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Education & Training

First of Its Kind

Feb. 9, 2023
Last August, I used my space in AMT Magazine to celebrate the year’s 40 Under 40 honorees by urging us all to think expansively about the ages at which individuals enter aviation...
Snap-on Industrial
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Trade Associations & Events

Technicians Demonstrate Knowledge, Skill and Integrity at the Aviation Maintenance Competition Presented by Snap-on

Feb. 9, 2023
Now in its 10th year, the Aerospace Maintenance Competition (AMC) Presented by Snap-on is back, this time in Atlanta from April 17-20, 2023, with the competition and camaraderie...
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Fire Extinguishing Systems

NFPA 409 and Fire Suppression in 2023

Feb. 9, 2023
Last year, a new edition of NFPA 409 was published, and with it a revision to foam fire suppression systems for aircraft hangars. AMT asks the experts what this revision means...
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Business & General Aviation

Business Aviation Maintenance Outlook Report

Feb. 9, 2023
Thought leaders from around the business aviation industry forecast what struggles and successes the industry can expect out of the year ahead.
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Record Keeping

Electronic Recordkeeping – It’s a Safety Issue

Feb. 9, 2023
What do we say about an industry that creates and operates aircraft that fly faster, travel further, and operate more efficiently than ever before; yet still conducts business...
Aircraft

NTSB Publishes Additional Comments on Ethiopia’s Final Report on 737 MAX 8 Accident

Although the NTSB agrees with the overall finding related to the role the Maneuvering Characteristics Augmentation System and related systems played in the accident, the EAIB’...
Boeing
NASA has selected Boeing and its industry team to lead the development and flight testing of a full-scale Transonic Truss-Braced Wing (TTBW) demonstrator airplane.
Commercial/Airline

Boeing Awarded NASA Sustainable Flight Demonstrator Contract

Jan. 19, 2023
NASA, Boeing and partners aim to cut fuel use and emissions up to 30% in single-aisle airplanes.
Clyde Machines
15 F 3510 Radome Stand
Man Lifts, Platforms & Work Stands

Radome Maintenance Stand

Jan. 13, 2023
Model 15F3510 Radome Maintenance Stand is designed to safely access the crown of all narrow-body aircraft. Its hydraulically adjustable cage is contoured to match narrow-body ...
AERO Specialties
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Man Lifts, Platforms & Work Stands

AERO Low-Level Twin Folding Maintenance Stand

Jan. 12, 2023
The AERO Specialties low-level twin folding maintenance stand provides safe and easy transport access for aircraft maintenance and rolling stock inspection. Featuring an incredibly...
Airbus
Airbus
Commercial/Airline

Airbus Tests New Technologies to Enhance Pilot Assistance

Jan. 12, 2023
Airbus UpNext, a wholly owned subsidiary of Airbus, has started testing new, on ground and in-flight, pilot assistance technologies on an A350-1000 test aircraft.
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Man Lifts, Platforms & Work Stands

Aircraft Maintenance Access Stair

Jan. 5, 2023
Fixed aircraft access stairs from Wilcox GSE offer a lightweight fully aluminum structural design. The stairs have non-slip knurled extruded steps and platforms. The stairs are...
Sikorsky
Sikorsky employees building CH-53K aircraft utilizing 3-D work instructions, new titanium machining centers with multi-floor ergonomic platforms.
Defense

U.S. Navy Approves Full-Rate Production for Sikorsky CH-53K Helicopter

Dec. 28, 2022
The U.S. Navy declared full rate production of the Sikorsky CH-53K helicopter, a decision that is expected to increase production to more than 20 helicopters annually in the coming...
Pratt & Whitney
Raytheon Technologies’ regional hybrid-electric flight demonstrator combines a highly efficient Pratt & Whitney engine, with a 1 MW electric motor, developed by Collins Aerospace, as part of an integrated propulsion system.
Aircraft

Raytheon Technologies Completes First Engine Run of Regional Hybrid-Electric Flight Demonstrator

Dec. 20, 2022
Raytheon Technologies announced the successful first engine run of the company's regional hybrid-electric flight demonstrator, marking a key milestone towards flight testing, ...
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Man Lifts, Platforms & Work Stands

Wi-Fi Access Stands

Dec. 19, 2022
Simpson Aerospace offers Wi-Fi access stands for narrow- and wide-body planes with unparalleled levels of safety and efficiency. Crew members work within a completely enclosed...
JLG
E18 Vertical Mast Lift
Man Lifts, Platforms & Work Stands

E18 Vertical Mast Lifts

Dec. 16, 2022
JLG Industries, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company and a leading global manufacturer of mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) and telehandlers, introduces an all-new vertical...
Engines & Components

Avio Aero, Part of GE Aerospace, Launches Hybrid Electric Technology Demonstration Program in Europe

Dec. 15, 2022
The demonstrator’s electric motor will be powered by hydrogen fuel cells.
Easy Access Industrial Design
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Man Lifts, Platforms & Work Stands

Mobile Sturdy Deck Work Platform Systems

Easy Access Industrial Design introduces adjustable height Mobile Sturdy Deck Work Platform Systems for aircraft servicing. The systems are all aluminum designed, welded and assembled...
LockNClimb
6LNCAFRAME
Man Lifts, Platforms & Work Stands

6LNCAFRAME

Oct. 4, 2022
Aircraft technicians talked, LockNClimb listened and built one of the world’s most advanced A-frame ladders in 4-, 6-, 8-, 10 and- 12-foot heights. Features include sturdier lightweight...
Stinar
Mhl 316
Man Lifts, Platforms & Work Stands

Model MHL-316 Maintenance High Lift Truck

April 1, 2022
The Stinar Model MHL-316 Maintenance High Lift Truck is designed and built to provide maintenance service to aircraft but is adaptable and can function across many industries....
Liftsafe
Aircraft Maintenance and Engine Access Stands
Man Lifts, Platforms & Work Stands

Aircraft Maintenance and Engine Stand

These units are both designed and in use on Boeing and Airbus wide-body aircraft, in addition to the B757. The line of aircraft maintenance and engine access stands facilitate...
Pettibone As1932 E
Man Lifts, Platforms & Work Stands

AS1932E Scissor Lift

Oct. 22, 2021
Pettibone’s AS1932E electric scissor lift offers a work height of 25.6 feet (780 cm). The ANSI A92.20 compliant mobile elevating work platform provides personnel with a reliable...
Bailey Specialty Cranes & Aerials
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Man Lifts, Platforms & Work Stands

Explosion Proof Scissor or Boom Lifts

These explosion proof scissor or boom lifts have technology that is less expensive to maintain and is compliant to the ANSI regulations along with more standard features never...
S.A.F.E. Structure Designs, LLC
Safe1
Man Lifts, Platforms & Work Stands

Leonardo AW119 Maintenance Stand

These stands offer left and right side access for maintenance on the engine, transmission and rotor assemblies. The stands are OSHA compliant and offer a host of ergonomic safety...
Usld
Man Lifts, Platforms & Work Stands

Universal Scissor Lift Dolly

Oct. 21, 2020
The USLD ultimately assists the technician in performing their task in a safe and highly efficient manner, minimizing the total handling time. The USLD can be used for the installation...
Semmco
P6040006 (small)
Man Lifts, Platforms & Work Stands

General Access Platform

Aug. 14, 2019
Designed for line maintenance access and mounted on a lightweight towable chassis, the platform provides a height adjustment of the top working platform from 7.2’ – 10.5’.
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Man Lifts, Platforms & Work Stands

Customized Aircraft Maintenance Stands

JETechnology Solutions, Inc. customized aircraft maintenance stands offer unparalleled combinations of maneuverability, fall protection and storage for a wide variety of rotary...
NMC-Wollard Inc.
Model TML-704H Lift extends to 30 foot height.
Man Lifts, Platforms & Work Stands

Mobile Lifts TML-704 and TML-704H

Models TML-704 and TML-704H lift up to 2,000 lbs. (909 kg) distributed loads and up to 500 lbs. (227 kg) concentrated loads. Hydraulic stabilizers allow full capacity at maximum...