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Exploring Aircraft Lifespans and Retirement Decisions

The lifespan of an aircraft is a crucial consideration for airlines, manufacturers, and aviation enthusiasts alike.
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Defense Aviation Expects Growth as Global Military Spending Soars

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Defense aviation is expected to soar as it rides the coattails of global military spending which has hit an all-time high according to recen...
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Summer Squeeze: Airlines Need Planes to Meet Record Demand

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Airlines executives are expecting record demand this summer, despite persistent inflation and safety concerns, putting pressure on productio...
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How Advanced Technologies are Revolutionizing Aircraft Maintenance

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The aviation industry has always been an early adopter of emerging technologies – after all, the autopilot was around before World War I whe...
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Addressing Challenges in Aging Aircraft Maintenance: Strategies and Best Practices

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The aviation industry is a marvel of modern engineering, connecting people and destinations across the globe. However, even the most well-bu...
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Post-COVID Evolution of Aircraft Sales and Fleet Management: More Planes, More Flying, More MRO

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Aircraft sales and fleet management have always been closely tied together and both have overcome numerous obstacles over the past several y...
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MRO Industry Takes Note as Airships Take to the Skies Once Again

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Airships, those lumbering, hulking dirigibles from the Zeppelins of black-and-white newsreels to the Goodyear blimps floating over sporting ...
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What Is Predictive Maintenance in Aviation?

Predictive Maintenance on the Mechanism of Metal Gears.
Predictive maintenance in aviation uses data to predict when maintenance is needed. This helps airlines plan maintenance and improve the eff...
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Inflation Can’t Ground American Travel Plans as Air Traffic Soars

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Persistent inflation is no match for Americans' desire to resume travel as air traffic has soared in 2023 and is now globally at 95.7 percen...
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Commercial MRO vs. Defense MRO: Key Differences

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Maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) is the backbone of the aviation industry, ensuring the safety, efficiency, and reliability of aircra...
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