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Is There Potential in Aftermarket Parts Post-COVID?
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Is There Potential in Aftermarket Parts Post-COVID?

The Aftermarket Parts market is comprised of new and used rotable parts that are available as spares for aircraft components. The term ‘Aftermarket Parts’ is a blanket term, classified by the aircraft type (wide-body, narrow-body, regional), and further segmented by component and parts type (e.g., whether it is MRO Parts or Rotable Replacement Parts). Asia...

June 23, 2021June 23, 2021
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
End-of-Life: Do Aircraft Ever Really “Die”?
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End-of-Life: Do Aircraft Ever Really “Die”?

Aircraft are built to withstand high speeds, adverse weather and demanding missions. But are these majestic metal birds built to withstand the ultimate test: time? In this write-up, we’ll be taking a look at the life cycle of a typical passenger aircraft, particularly as it nears the end of its life. Source The Aircraft Life...

February 7, 2021February 7, 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
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
How to Bounce Back in Your Aviation Career After Covid-19!
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How to Bounce Back in Your Aviation Career After Covid-19!

Source The past few months have been tough. By now, you would’ve known the extent of the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. Our world as we know it has been disrupted by a wave of unprecedented health, economic, and social impacts. The aviation industry is one of the many industries that have suffered great losses...

April 3, 2020April 3, 2020
COVID-19: The Extent of Impact on the Aviation Industry
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COVID-19: The Extent of Impact on the Aviation Industry

An empty waiting hall. A non-existent queue at the check-in counter. A lone bag circling the baggage carousel. This is the effect of COVID-19 on some airports in affected regions. Source In light of the recent COVID-19 outbreak, many businesses are experiencing massive decline. Dun & Bradstreet researchers predict that over five million businesses across...

February 26, 2020February 26, 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
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