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Unsung Heroes: 5 Ways In Which Maintenance Engineers Keep An Airline's Fleet Moving

Maintenance engineers work tirelessly both on the ground and in closed hangers to keep aircraft in the air.

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Why Do Airlines Apply 'Speed Tape' To Their Planes?

A maintenance procedure that accidentally leaves many passengers concerned.

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How Often Do Airliners Have Their Tires Changed?

Aircraft tires are exposed to enormous forces and stress. After how many flight cycles do they need changing?

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Explained: The Different Kinds Of Engineers In The Aviation Industry

Almost all kinds of engineers work in the aviation industry.

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Southwest Airlines Mechanics Approve Collective Bargaining Agreement

The contract raises workers' wages above the 'big three' US legacy carriers.

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Five Essential Aspects Of Aircraft Maintenance

Irrespective of the scope of work, the essential aspects of aircraft maintenance must be fulfilled.

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Airline Bosses Are Losing Sleep Over The Next Meltdown: How Predictive Maintenance Could Help

Emerging technology can improve safety and help airlines run more efficiently.

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A Day In The Life Of An Aircraft Maintenance Engineer

Inspections, troubleshooting, and documentation are essential responsibilities of aircraft maintenance engineers.

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How Do Aircraft Cope In Hot And High Environments?

The aircraft must cope at the structural level as well as the thrust performance level.

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Which Qualifications Do Aircraft Engineers Require?

A range of regulatory licenses and certifications may be required after a university degree.

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Court Allows Go First Lessors To Inspect Grounded Aircraft

Lessors can access the aircraft to perform maintenance and conduct inspections at least twice a month.

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How Boeing's Insight Accelerator Is Helping Minimize Maintenance Costs

Boeing's Insight Accelerator provides improved operational efficiency, increased schedule reliability, and a reduction in maintenance costs.

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Maintaining Private Jets: How Much Does It Cost?

Depending on the type and size of the private jet, maintenance can cost upwards of a million dollars.

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CAE Says 1.3 Million New Aviation Professionals Needed By 2032

Demand for aircraft and passenger traffic is expected to grow in the next ten years

A Jetstar Airbus A330 undergoing maintenance in a hangar at Sydney Airport. 1
The Ultimate Aircraft Maintenance Guide: Best Practices & Procedures

Aircraft operators must ensure necessary maintenance is done to keep airworthiness certificates valid.

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Turkish Airlines Considering MRO Facility In Serbia

If it goes ahead, Turkish Technic's MRO facility in Belgrade could lead to greater cooperation between Turkish Airlines and Air Serbia.

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West Los Angeles Community College Launches Avionics Bachelor’s Degree Program

An affordable four-year program in avionics maintenance.

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Aviation Maintenance Technician Day: What Is It & Why Does It Matter?

Thank you to all the engineers ensuring tens of thousands of daily flights go without incident!

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Some British Airways Staff Are Now Wearing The Airline's New Uniform

Ground, maintenance, and engineering teams at British Airways will begin wearing the airline's new uniforms today.

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What Qualifications Do Aircraft Mechanics & Engineers Require?

Qualified and licensed mechanics must complete periodic training required by the aviation regulatory authority.