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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

Aircraft Component Maintenance – Main Issues

Aircraft Component Maintenance

The maintenance of aircraft components is a story of its own, and in this introductory post, I will try to go through some of the basics and the general idea of what an aircraft component actually is and who can

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Aircraft Maintenance – Line, Base and Defects

Line and Base Maintenance

In general, aircraft maintenance seems simple enough – a plane brakes and mechanics need to fix it, right? Well, nothing is all that easy in aviation! In most general terms, aircraft maintenance can be divided into three categories (as defined

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Posted in Maintenance, Maintenance of Aircraft

Aircraft Maintenance Management – Main Challenges

Aircraft Maintenance Management

I am starting the aircraft maintenance management series of articles with a general view on what maintenance management is all about, how it differs from airworthiness management and how the two complement each other to make for safe flight for

Posted in Aircraft Maintenance Management, Maintenance

EASA Part M Airworthiness Regulations

Part M Regulations

I will begin the overview of the airworthiness regulations by a quick look at the European laws as created by EASA and put in force by the European Commission. The result of this process is European Commission Regulation EC No.

Posted in Airworthiness, Airworthiness Regulations

Top Ten Features of Airworthiness Software

Features of Airworthiness Software

In all my posts in the airworthiness section I try to explain what airworthiness is all about, why it is necessary and how to make sure that the aircraft in your fleet remain airworthy while operating. Naturally, in the 21st

Posted in Airworthiness, Aiworthiness Software Systems

Airworthiness of Components – the Basics

Airworthiness of Components

After having described the overall concept of airworthiness and the general concepts of the airworthiness of aircraft it is certainly time to get into the airworthiness of aircraft components. Only airworthy components (parts) make for an airworthy aircraft, so let’s

Posted in Airworthiness, Airworthiness of components

Airworthiness of Aircraft – the Basics

Airworthiness of Aircraft

In a previous post, I explained the very basic concept of airworthiness in general. In this article, I will focus specifically on the airworthiness of aircraft and I’ll try to go through the most important airworthiness data that is required

Posted in Airworthiness, Airworthiness of Aircraft
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