Aircraft inspections are the most recurrent procedure to assess the condition of the aircraft and its parts. Did you know that over 80 percent of inspections on large transport aircraft are visual? Here is an overview of aircraft visual inspections in aviation maintenance, repair & overhaul (MRO).
Aircraft visual inspections are the fastest method of assessing the overall condition of an aircraft and its components. Over 80 percent of inspections on large transport aircraft are visual. As the most recurrent procedure in aviation maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO), it can range from a casual walk around to a detailed visual inspection. Here…
Lightning strikes are a daily occurrence on planet Earth and aircraft are not immune to it. Over the last months, how many times have you heard about aircraft that have experienced lightning strikes? Despite making to the news, none of these events usually lead to major accidents. However, aircraft may still sustain lightning strike damage,…
Believe it or not, the lightning frequency is such that every commercial aircraft is struck once or twice a year. While modern aircraft are protected from the occurrence, the post lightning strike inspection can still cause costly delays and service interruptions. With that in mind, areas of the aircraft more susceptible to a lightning strike…
On average, every commercial aircraft is struck by lightning once or twice a year. Did you know that, in most of the cases, lightning strikes are triggered by the aircraft itself? If not, the statistics about aircraft and lightning strikes we are about to present are definitely for you.
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