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When do you use an aircraft maintenance engineers’ logbook?

Jun 19 2016 | Comments (38)

The aircraft maintenance engineers’ logbook has been around for years, but in what ways do the engineers’ use their logboo...

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Virgin 747 gear jammed after actuator fitted upsidedown

Nov 01 2015 | Comments (26)

Maintenance personnel installed a Boeing 747-400 main landing-gear actuator upside-down before the aircraft suffered an un...

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Jet Collapses During Routine Maintenance Check

Oct 18 2015 | Comments (6)

A Singapore Airlines jet face-planted when its forward landing gear retracted on the tarmac at Singapore's Changi Airport ...

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A Just Culture – The Foundation of Any Successful Safety Management System

Sep 21 2015 | Comments (3)

by Gordon Dupont – With permission from D.O.M. Director of Maintenance magazine Every industry has its own culture and ...

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EASA issues recommendations to prevent loss of fan cowl doors on A320 Lost cowlings on a BA A319 in May 2013 (AAIB)

Sep 06 2015 | Comments (18)

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) issued a Safety Information Bulletin, recommending operators of A320 aircraft t...

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Could this Maintenance Accident Happen to You? - John Goglia

Aug 22 2015 | Comments (14)

Some of you may remember the British Airways Airbus 319 aircraft that lost the fan cowl doors from both engines on take-of...

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Fatigue 'probably contributed' to Heathrow A319 engine incident

Aug 08 2015 | Comments (47)

The Air Accident Investigation Branch (AAIB) has published its report into the A319 engine cowl incident which occurred at...

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Because as a professional you must stand up for what you know is right...

Jul 26 2015 | Comments (0)

Norms – Unwritten rules that are dictated and followed by the majority of a group Submitted by Gordon Dupont With pe...

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Ops Manual for Human Factors in Aviation Maintenance

Jul 25 2015 | Comments (0)

The Ops Manual for Human Factors in Aviation Maintenance is availabe for free download  This manual recognizes that rea...

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Pilots and Mechanics Must Communicate after Critical Maintenance

Jul 16 2015 | Comments (2)

If you missed the NTSB’s safety alerts this past month, three were targeted at general aviation pilots and one at GA mecha...

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In Night Shift Workers, Insomnia Linked to Impaired Work Performance

Jul 16 2015 | Comments (29)

A new study of night shift workers suggests that overnight occupational and cognitive impairment is more strongly correlat...

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