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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

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

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.

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

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
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