Moving Toward Digital Maintenance Instruction

Moving Toward Digital Maintenance Instruction

The process starts off with managing OEM digital data, which can be aircraft maintenance manuals, maintenance planning documents, component maintenance manuals or illustrated part catalogues, received in SGML or XML formats. The module then creates a draft revision and task...
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What’s Hot In Airline Avionics Upgrades

What’s Hot In Airline Avionics Upgrades

Upgrades tend to be specific to the needs of each carrier and depend on the age and type of aircraft. They also reflect national regulators’ decisions on which avionics equipment will be rewarded with eased operational rules for specific aircraft...
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QANTAS GROUNDS THREE BOEING 737-800S AFTER CRACKS FOUND IN “PICKLE FORK”

QANTAS GROUNDS THREE BOEING 737-800S AFTER CRACKS FOUND IN “PICKLE FORK”

On October 3 2019, the United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued an airworthiness directive (AD) calling on operators of 737 Next Generation aircraft (737NG) to conduct inspections of the aircraft’s “pickle fork” that are part of the win...
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FAA Completes Runway Status Lights Rollout

FAA Completes Runway Status Lights Rollout

All 20 airports slated to receive the FAA’s Runway Status Lights program are fully operational, says the agency.The RWSL is made up of lights embedded in the tarmac across runway crossings as well as at the departure hold zone; they...
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Will Drones Finally Be Permitted To Do Inspections?

Will Drones Finally Be Permitted To Do Inspections?

AAR will also perform manual inspections to check the drone’s work and confirm its accuracy for what is hoped to be an eventual FAA certification. Some other drone tests have ended, while other are ongoing. Carvajal says the major hurdles...
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British Airways trials green driverless vehicles

British Airways trials green driverless vehicles

As part of its ongoing £6.5bn investment for customers, British Airways is trialling autonomous, emissions-free baggage vehicles at its home at Heathrow, to help the airline further improve punctuality and depart every flight on time. Chris Garton, Chief Oper...
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MTU Predicts Record Year After Strong Q3

MTU Predicts Record Year After Strong Q3

MTU Aero Engines recorded higher profit for its maintenance business despite broadly flat revenue in the first nine months of the year. Commercial maintenance earnings before interest and tax (EBIT) were up 11.6% to €187 million for the nine months...
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Final report: Lion Air MAX crash caused by combination of failures

Final report: Lion Air MAX crash caused by combination of failures

Indonesian investigators have concluded that a series of factors, primarily the design of the Boeing 737 MAX 8’s flight-control system and inadequacies in pilot training and maintenance practices, combined to cause the crash of Lion Air flight 610 a yea...
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EasyJet Taps Inertia-Sensor Data to Monitor Turnaround Times

EasyJet Taps Inertia-Sensor Data to Monitor Turnaround Times

UK low-cost carrier easyJet is looking to further-streamline its aircraft turnaround performance, by using aircraft inertia sensors to detect the exact timings of boarding and disembarkation. The sensor data reveals subtle changes in aircraft pitch as passenge...
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Maintenance cost prediction for aging residential buildings based on case-based reasoning and genetic algorithm

Maintenance cost prediction for aging residential buildings based on case-based reasoning and genetic algorithm

This research developed a model adopting case-based reasoning and a genetic algorithm to predict the maintenance cost. The predicted maintenance cost was validated with 20 validation datasets. This research contributes to knowledge of building maintenance by n...
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