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    Talking Point

    In the early 2000s a new concept called equalised maintenance was developed by SR Technics in cooperation with Airbus and easyJet, whose A320 fleet the Swiss MRO had just won a long-term, $1bn, full-support contract for.

    Also known as “E-checks”, the concept combines the tasks of A- and C-checks into a schedule of 36 work packages – usually performed overnight – intended to cut A320 downtime by 17 days over six years.

    Unfortunately, as easyJet’s fleet aged it became trickier to stick to a rigid schedule of short, frequent checks, and last year there were reports that the...

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    Alex Derber
    27/04/2015 - 12:12

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    Sarah-Jayne Russell
    24/04/2015 - 09:41
    Miami heat focused on technology

    It will come as no surprise to our seasoned readers to hear that the hottest topic at the MRO Americas event last week was not the 30°C temperatures outside, but the impact of new technologies on the provision of aircraft maintenance.

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