Yearly Archives: 2017

What is Back to Birth Traceability?

Back to birth traceability

Back to birth traceability (or BtB) is necessary to determine the correct life time of a components. Even though it sounds simple, in many cases creating a BtB trace can be quite challenging and many people struggle with a very

Posted in Airworthiness, Airworthiness Management, Airworthiness of Aircraft, Airworthiness of components, Maintenance, Maintenance of Aircraft, Maintenance of Components

Aircraft Maintenance Certification – Certifying Staff, License Categories and Internal Authorizations

Aircraft Maintenance Certification – License Categories and Internal Authorizations

Some time ago, after I have sent my first newsletter to all the subscribers (thank you all for signing up!), I have received an email from one of my readers, Mr. Adam Jenkins, asking whether I could write something about

Posted in Aircraft Engineers and Mechanics, Aircraft Maintenance Management, Aircraft Maintenance Regulations, Maintenance, Maintenance of Aircraft, Maintenance of Components

Line Maintenance – Management and Main Challenges

Line Maintenance Challenges

Line maintenance plays a key role in the airworthiness of aircraft. Unlike base maintenance, which is planned ahead and organized sometimes months in advance, line maintenance must be available at any time and deal with most unforeseen situations. Line maintenance

Posted in Aircraft Maintenance Management, Maintenance, Maintenance of Aircraft

How to Create an Approved Aircraft Maintenance Program

Approved Maintenance Program

It is not possible to talk about airworthiness of aircraft without mentioning the aircraft’s Approved Maintenance Program (or AMP). This document is the basis for airworthiness management, it has to be available for every aircraft and it needs to be

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

Compliance Management (Quality Management) in an Airline Environment

Aviation Compliance Management

Ever since the introduction of the Safety Management System (often referred to as the SMS), quality management in airlines and the aviation industry seems to have fallen second place with respect to safety assurance in general. It is now called

Posted in Aircraft Maintenance Management, Airline Business, Airline Operations Regulations, Airline Quality Audits, Airline Quality Reports, Airline Quality System, Airline Safety Management System, Airworthiness, Airworthiness Management, Airworthiness Regulations, Findings and Corrective Actions, Flight Operations, Maintenance, Quality and Safety
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