Yearly Archives: 2016

Approved Aircraft Modifications

Approved Aircraft Modifications

When an aircraft is originally delivered from its manufacturer, it is in full compliance with its type certificate. This means that the configuration of the aircraft fully complies with the design specifications and the aircraft itself is airworthy in that

Posted in Aircraft Maintenance Management, Aircraft Maintenance Regulations, Airworthiness, Airworthiness Management, Airworthiness of Aircraft, Airworthiness Regulations, Maintenance, Maintenance of Aircraft

Airworthiness Directives – what, why and how?

Airworthiness Directives

I’m sure you have come across the concept of airworthiness directives. Among all the various maintenance requirements for aircraft, airworthiness directives – or ADs, as they are often referred to – seem somehow most important. Many CAA inspectors or leasing

Posted in Airline Operations Regulations, Airworthiness, Airworthiness Management, Airworthiness of Aircraft, Airworthiness of components, Airworthiness Regulations, Flight Operations, Quality and Safety

What is ACMI leasing?

What is ACMI leasing

ACMI is something everyone, who deals with airline business, has come across at some point or another. It is a form of aircraft leasing. It helps airlines in distress but is also the most expensive and least cost effective form

Posted in Airline Business, Airline Business Models, Airline Business Plan, Airline Cost Analysis, Airline Operations Regulations, Flight Operations

Aviation Glossary – Acronyms and Abbreviations

Aviation Glossary

“AD c/w @ EOL w/ 12564:34 a/c FH and 8457 FC, TLB# 245372” – that and similar uses of aviation acronyms and abbreviations are pretty common in the technical aviation business. People who deal with aircraft transitions and airworthiness management

Posted in Aircraft Engineers and Mechanics, Aircraft Maintenance Management, Aircraft Maintenance Regulations, Airline Business, Airline Business Models, Airline Business Plan, Airline Cost Analysis, Airline Income Predictions, Airline Market Research, Airline Marketing Strategy, Airline Operations Regulations, Airline OPS Department, Airline OPS Software, Airline Pilot Training, Airline Quality Audits, Airline Quality Reports, Airline Quality Software, Airline Quality System, Airline Safety Management System, Airworthiness, Airworthiness Management, Airworthiness of Aircraft, Airworthiness of components, Airworthiness Regulations, Aiworthiness Software Systems, Cabin Crew Training, Engineering Careers, Findings and Corrective Actions, Flight Attendant Careers, Flight Operations, Flight Planning and Rostering, Ground Operations, Ground Ops Management, Ground Ops Requirements, Jobs and Training, Maintenance, Maintenance of Aircraft, Maintenance of Components, Maintenance Software Systems, Pilot Careers, Quality and Safety, Sales, SMS as a Management Tool, SMS Calculations, SMS Manuals and Procedures, SMS Requirements, SMS Software, Special Maintenance - NDT, etc.

Aircraft Documents INFOGRAPHIC

Aviation documents

“It’s papers that fly, not an aircraft” is what I used to hear during my early days with a small, regional airline struggling to make a living out of a few 18 seater turboprops. While this may not be entirely

Posted in Aircraft Maintenance Management, Airline Operations Regulations, Airworthiness, Airworthiness of Aircraft, Airworthiness Regulations, Flight Operations, Maintenance, Maintenance of Aircraft, Quality and Safety

Brexit in Aviation – will the UK leave EASA? 3 significant topics to consider

Causes of Brexit in Aviation

Brexit is now a fact. At least theoretically, as the separation from the EU still needs to take place. Does that imply that the UK will leave EASA? What implication on the airline industry and aviation in general will this

Posted in Aircraft Maintenance Management, Aircraft Maintenance Regulations, Airline Business, Airline Business Plan, Airline Market Research, Airworthiness, Airworthiness Management, Airworthiness of Aircraft, Airworthiness of components, Airworthiness Regulations, Maintenance, Maintenance of Aircraft

The definition of an aviation MRO

Definition of an aviation MRO

An MRO is a Maintenance and Repair Organization. Therefore, naturally, an aviation or aircraft MRO is a company which specializes in performing maintenance actions on aircraft and their components, such as jet engines and landing gear. In this brief article

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Posted in Aircraft Maintenance Management, Aircraft Maintenance Regulations, Airline Business, Airworthiness, Airworthiness Regulations, Maintenance, Maintenance of Aircraft, Maintenance of Components, Special Maintenance - NDT, etc.

How to Become a Pilot – 5 Crucial Steps

How to become a pilot

Almost every boy’s childhood dream – to become a pilot. To fly those big machines through the sky, face danger and wear that slick uniform. And be called a captain. Yes, I think many of us had that dream at

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Posted in Airline Pilot Training, Flight Operations, Jobs and Training, Pilot Careers
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