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Women in aviation maintenance

In 2021 the society has made a lot of progress in many fields but women's involvement in technical fields is still at a really low level. The latest researches about gender in technical fields are showing us that the number of women in the field is only a bit less than 20%. But if we go further deep in the research, their presence in aircraft maintenance is less than 5%. After more than a century of aviation, we are still looking at a really low involvement of the female gender. As rarely known, women were present in this field from the very beginning.…

MRO Supply world

Maintenance of aircraft is highly dependable from parts and materials procurement. This area takes the biggest percentage of the market and therefore it requires deep analyses. The predictive maintenance cost of parts and maintenance could be cut up to 20%. This is the reason why companies are taking a lot of time on finding the best solutions for their needs. In the industry of aircraft parts and materials, supply time plays an equivalent role as the price of wanted goods. Since the beginning of the last decade and aviation industry growth acceleration, all connected industries got high demand for growth.…

How to become an aircraft licensed engineer

Aviation is a beautiful industry and everyone would like to become a pilot but it’s rarely known that the safety of aviation is powered by other people, Aircraft maintenance mechanics, and engineers. These heroes are not only responsible for the lives of passengers and crew, but for their comfort as well. There is a new urban quote “Aircraft mechanic – Because pilots need heroes too“ There are various types of maintenance stuff dependable on what are they responsible for. There are mechanics, avionics, engineers, NDT technicians, component technicians, etc. and all of them are assuring aviation is in the first…

Does Covid-19 Attacks or Heals MRO market?

Coronavirus has shown in China at the end of 2019th and reduced its air traffic by 5% in the first month. Two months later it aggressively attacked Europe and at first closed Italy, after that Spain and France and the rest of Europe. At the beginning of March, the USA stopped most of its overseas flights headed to Europe. All of this strongly affected the aviation industry. It means the MRO industry got a big strike but it’s still unclear is it positive or negative. What is the impact of Covid-19 on MRO? At first, many companies were found surprised…

What will Boeing 737MAX recertification mean for the MRO market?

After a long period of Boeing 737 MAX on the ground, it seems that Boing and FAA are close to finding a solution for this innovative new bird to be found flying again. That means a lot of work and upgrading for all connected industries. This will affect the MRO market a lot in a positive manner. What happened? “The Boeing 737 MAX is the fourth generation of the Boeing 737, a narrow-body airliner manufactured by Boeing. It is an upgrade from Boeing 737 Next Generation (NG). It is based on earlier 737 designs, re-engined with more efficient CFM International…

Leading problems in aircraft parts and materials market

Aviation as a massively growing industry faces a lot of problems and as we have already written in the previous post about Lack of Manpower in aircraft maintenance, we will face another problem now. Aircraft parts and materials market is worth around 23 billion dollars annually and it’s growing by 10% every year. The highest part of the market is taken by parts for the engines but others are not far behind it. Due to the high demand in this area and the speed of growing it is hard to catch up with all the problems that came by. when…

Lack of manpower in aircraft maintenance

During the last few years, the aviation MRO industry was affected by a huge lack of manpower. That trend is continuing and becoming worse every day. It’s not only that the problem is in finding people willing to work, even bigger problem is to find highly skilled professionals. What is going on? In the last 10 years aviation industry was growing much faster than ever and the need for new positions as well. The number of aircraft has raised by 50% and their usage has also raised for 30%, so the need for its maintenance almost doubled. As standard in…