Minimum Equipment List (MEL) Best Practices
The Minimum Equipment List (MEL) is a document and method aircraft operators use to obtain relief from Federal Aviation Regulations requiring that all equipment installed on the aircraft be operative at the time of flight. It is aircraft-specific and spells out which pieces of equipment may be allowed to be ...
What is an Auxiliary Power Unit (APU)?
The auxiliary power unit or APU is a small gas turbine engine, fitted to aircraft and can provide electric power, pneumatic pressure for air conditioning and engine starting purposes, and hydraulic pressure.
Understanding rebuilt vs overhauled
The life of an aircraft engine is measured in hours of operation since some major service was done to it. When looking at ads for planes there are three regulatory terms that you'll see in engine descriptions.
GUIDE TO AIRCRAFT INSPECTIONS
In order to provide a reasonable assurance that aircraft are functioning properly, the FAA requires a series of aircraft inspections; somewhat similar to the many currency requirements for airman. This report outlines the basic inspection requirements for aircraft.
EON Reality Releases A/R Solution for Aircraft Maintenance
A trainee can approach a plane and perform an inspection without danger through Virtual Reality to guarantee mastery.
Aeyrium to Compete in Lufthansa Blockchain Competition
SAP and Lufthansa are seeking ideas from entrepreneurs for blockchain-based solutions in three areas: the passenger experience, airline operations and processes, and maintenance and the aviation supply chain.
Amazon Prime for Aircraft Parts?
The Airborne Maintenance & Engineering Services (AMES) takeover of PEMCO World Air Services was generally considered to be related to its owner’s involvement with Amazon Prime. Ian Harbison takes a closer look
What is Power By the Hour Leasing?
Power by the hour leasing is a form of operating lease wherein the Lessor retains ownership of the engine and provides the engine to the Lessee on a fixed cost basis. Power by the hour eliminates the requirement for the Lessee to pay hourly maintenance reserves for the use of the engine in addition to a fixed monthly lease fee.
4 Types of Engine Leases
An engine lease is a negotiated transaction agreement in which the owner of the engine, provides the Asset for use to a third party for compensation in the form of periodic rentals for an agreed period of time. Learn more about the different types of engine leases available.
Growing opportunity for startups in the Global Aviation MRO Software industry
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