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.
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.
Growing opportunity for startups in the Global Aviation MRO Software industry
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