To combat FOD and safety risks OEMs and MROs are increasingly using vacuum capture of composite dust and particulate matter at the source. MRO Network learns how GE Aviation and Associated Painters are using the equipment.
Two years on from the battery fires that grounded the entire 787-8 fleet, James Pozzi asks whether design and regulatory changes have had any impact on industry attitudes towards lithium-ion technologies.
ATE&M talks to airBaltic’s senior vice-president of technical operations Andris Vaivads about maintenance activities at the Latvian flag carrier as it prepares to expand its fleet and take delivery of 13 CS300s.
3D printing or ‘additive manufacturing’ is increasingly stepping forward to meet the demand for efficient MRO in civil aviation. Brendan Viggers, product and sales - aerospace & defence at IFS, looks at the implications production, supply chains...