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How Does It Work: Auxiliary Power Unit
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How Does It Work: Auxiliary Power Unit

An Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) is a component found in fixed-wing aircraft, near the rear of the fuselage. It functions as an additional energy source, used to start up one of the main engines. It can be found in many medium to large jets – and some turboprops – while smaller civilian jets do not...

June 23, 2021June 23, 2021
5 Must-Haves to Include in Your AME/Technician Resume
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5 Must-Haves to Include in Your AME/Technician Resume

Source Whether you’re currently looking for a job, or you’ve already got a job, it’s important to always keep your resume updated. Reviewing your resume at least once every six to twelve months will ensure that you have the best possible version – after all, this is what stands between you and the job you...

June 23, 2021June 23, 2021
A Breakdown of the Aircraft Teardown Process
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A Breakdown of the Aircraft Teardown Process

When an aircraft reaches the end-of-life stage, a common next course of action is teardown. What exactly is an aircraft teardown? Briefly put, a teardown is the disassembly and removal of aircraft parts for disposal or recycling. Years ago, teardowns were simply seen as a way to end an aircraft’s operating life. However, recent times...

February 7, 2021February 8, 2021
‘I’m an AME Contracted Overseas: Lockdown in a Foreign Country’
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‘I’m an AME Contracted Overseas: Lockdown in a Foreign Country’

As a contractor with Dviation’s recruitment unit, D’Agency, for more than four years, I want to share my experience during this pandemic that has hit our beloved aviation industry globally. I am Sonny Raymundo from the Philippines, and here is my story. Sonny (right) and Joselito.  Currently, I am assigned here in Vientiane, Laos, to...

June 26, 2020June 26, 2020
A Day in the Life: Aircraft Maintenance Crew During Covid-19
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A Day in the Life: Aircraft Maintenance Crew During Covid-19

Around the world, life is not the same. Many countries are in lockdown or have imposed some form of restricted movement order. For those in the aviation industry, the biggest challenge at the moment is probably the dozens of borders that are closed – resulting in flight cancellations, grounded aircraft and suspended operations. Here in...

April 22, 2020April 22, 2020
Here’s How Airlines Can Prevent Millions of Dollars in Losses
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Here’s How Airlines Can Prevent Millions of Dollars in Losses

Want to read a brief overview of Continuing Airworthiness Management Organisations (CAMOs) first? Check out the 5 Basics You Should Know About CAMOs, or read Part 1 of this article here!   Airline Losses Source When we think of airline losses, we might think of low load factor, unprofitable routes, or even failed marketing campaigns....

December 19, 2019December 19, 2019
This Trend Could Help Airlines Save Up To Millions!
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This Trend Could Help Airlines Save Up To Millions!

You may have already heard of a Continuing Airworthiness Management Organization (CAMO) and its role in the aviation industry. If you haven’t, don’t worry – get up to speed with our various CAMO-related articles here! Source Today, it is becoming increasingly popular for airlines to outsource Continuing Airworthiness Management activities to an indendent (also referred...

December 19, 2019December 19, 2019
Do You Have What It Takes to Be an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer?
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Do You Have What It Takes to Be an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer?

*For the purpose of this article, Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME) and Licensed Aircraft Engineer (LAE) are interchangeable. Source A Licensed Aircraft Engineer (LAE) is a person who is certified to perform maintenance tasks on aircraft (including airplanes and helicopters, depending on the license certification). Their role is to ensure the safe and proper operation of...

December 3, 2019December 3, 2019
The Other Side of Aircraft Maintenance Nobody Talks About
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The Other Side of Aircraft Maintenance Nobody Talks About

The life of a Licensed Aircraft Engineer (LAE) or aircraft maintenance technician is amazing, to say the least – which such a cool job, nobody can disagree! Working amongst manmade marvels is truly an experience like no other, and the fact that they get to admire magnificent aircraft all day is just so rewarding! Source...

August 30, 2019August 30, 2019
5 Basics You Should Know About Continuing Airworthiness Management Organisations (CAMOs)
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5 Basics You Should Know About Continuing Airworthiness Management Organisations (CAMOs)

A Continuing Airworthiness Management Organisation (CAMO) is an independent organisation, or a branch within an airline, that is responsible for all continuing airworthiness activities. Often, there is not much talk surrounding this sector of the aviation industry. Yet, CAMOs play an extremely vital role in aircraft maintenance. Here are five things everyone should know about...

August 30, 2019September 2, 2019