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Boeing 707: Modern Commercial Aviation Successfully Takes Flight

Modern commercial aviation was in a post-World War II holding pattern after structural problems with the first commercial jet, the de Havilland Comet, led to catastrophic accidents. It would take a gamble by Boeing, leading to the developme...
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Global Aviation Engine MRO Expected to Grow at 6% Pace Through 2026

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A report released earlier this month estimates that the global aviation engine maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) market will grow at a...
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Aviation Regulatory Updates for 2022

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Some aviation regulations will continue to be affected by the COVID-19 pandemic into 2022, and other new FAA regulations concern the increas...
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Speaking the Language: Common Aviation MRO Terms

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The aviation MRO industry can feel like it has its own language with terms and acronyms that might seem foreign to outsiders.
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Commercial Aviation Mechanic Pipeline: Project 12,000 Mechanics Shortfall by 2041

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The commercial aviation mechanic pipeline is facing a shortage of some 12,000 mechanics in the next 20 years according to a new report from ...
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Clear Skies Ahead? Boeing Sees Services Recovery by 2025

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Boeing is forecasting a $3.2 trillion market opportunity for its aviation services with commercial, business, and general aviation services ...
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Fanciful Flights: Creative Uses of Retired Aircraft

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Retired aircraft around the world are avoiding the airplane boneyard after their final flight thanks to outside of the box thinking which ha...
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COVID-19 Pandemic Leads to Early Retirement for Iconic Aircraft

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Last summer almost 70 percent of the world’s commercial aircraft were parked at some point during the unfurling COVID-19 pandemic, and more ...
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Commercial Aftermarket MRO Forecasted to Regain Momentum

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The COVID-19 pandemic has created turbulence for the aviation industry the past 18 months, but a new report forecasts clearer skies for the ...
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Understanding the MSG-3 Aviation Maintenance Approach

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The evolution of aviation maintenance to a top-down approach with programs planned around individual tasks has proven to be cost-effective w...
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