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
Charles Taylor has been known as the “Unsung Hero of Aviation”. He was an integral part of the first flight, he created the engine used to power the Wright Flyer. Charles Taylor also enabled completion of the first transcontinental flight and was the first airport manager. He was the first aircraft mechanic. Early Career Charles
One of the new features for April’s MRO Americas 2017 event is the GSE Pavilion, also known as the GSE Zone. This is a welcome addition to the show, as emphasis on ground support equipment maintenance is greater than ever. Many MRO’s and FBO’s are realizing that one of the easiest ways to reduce costs
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