If you are an aviation maintenance professional (AMT) in Ohio, you don’t want to miss the 2017 Ohio Aviation Maintenance Symposium. The event takes place at the Columbus State Conference Center. The goals of the symposium are teaching aviation maintenance best practices, discussion of new technologies, and networking between AMT students and professionals. As of
The average traveler knows that there are pre-flight operations that need to be carried out for safety. One such activity is aircraft de-icing. Many people are very confused about the necessity and frequency of this process, which creates unnecessary worry. Keep reading to dispel aircraft de-icing myths. Icy Conditions Aircraft de-icing doesn’t only occur in
When using any type of calibrated tool or equipment, accuracy is important. A reading can dictate how much torque should be used on a bolt, how long a piece of metal is cut, or whether a part should be rejected. Technicians use these readings to ensure that the work they are performing is meeting standards.
A top honor in aviation maintenance is the Charles E. Taylor Master Mechanic Award. The award is named after the first aircraft mechanic, Charles Taylor. Charles Taylor worked with the Wright Brothers. He was originally hired to work in the bicycle shop, but was welcomed into the fold during early glider experiments. He created the
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