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Accident Investigation, In-depth Feature, Maintenance Matters
The NTSB cites a wiring problem and malfunctioning antiskid system in a Saab SA-2000’s runway overrun, which killed one passenger.
by Linda Werfelman
Accident Investigation, Maintenance Matters, News
The NTSB says it found significant wear in parts of the engine of a Bell 407 involved in a fatal Gulf of Mexico crash.
Maintenance Matters, News
Researchers want to learn more about how augmented reality might be used in aviation maintenance.
Accident/Incident Investigation, Maintenance Matters, News
The removable tip of a screwdriver, left in an A320’s engine after maintenance, prompted a rejected takeoff, the ATSB says.
Disbonding in a Cessna 441’s emergency exit door led to rapid depressurization over Western Australia and an emergency descent, the ATSB says.
Unclear maintenance procedures led to an excessive treatment of an A321’s fuel system with biocide, an AAIB report says.
COVID-19, Maintenance Matters, News
Airlines are being warned of blocked air pressure measurement systems in airplanes that return to service after pandemic groundings.
by FSF Editorial Staff
Fatigue, Aviation Medicine, Maintenance Matters
Older aviation maintenance technicians face age-related workplace health concerns.
Maintenance Matters, Risk Management
FAA maintenance inspectors will be trained to favor well-reasoned risk mitigations, if possible, instead of grounding aircraft fleets.
by Wayne Rosenkrans
Flight tests are measuring the value of on-board sensors in detecting fatigue cracks.