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Aviation Maintenance Management

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ISBN-10: 007142251X

ISBN-13: 9780071422512

Edition: 2004

Authors: Harry A. Kinnison

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This unique resource covers aircraft maintenance program development and operations from a managerial as well as technical perspective. Readers will learn how to save money by minimizing aircraft downtime and slashing maintenance and repair costs. * Plan and control maintenance * Coordinate activities of the various work centers * Establish an initial maintenance program * Develop a systems concept of maintenance * Identify and monitor maintenance problems and trends
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Book details

List price: $62.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 5/25/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.452
Language: English

List of Figures
List of Tables
Fundamentals of Maintenance
Why We Have to Do Maintenance
Thermodynamics Revisited
A Saw Blade Has Width
The Role of the Engineer
The Role of the Mechanic
Two Types of Maintenance
Failure Rate Patterns
Other Maintenance Considerations
Establishing a Maintenance Program
Development of Maintenance Programs
The Maintenance Steering Group (MSG) Approach
Process-Oriented Maintenance
Task-Oriented Maintenance
The Current MSG Process--MSG-3
The Maintenance Program Documents
Maintenance Intervals Defined
Changing Basic Maintenance Intervals
Definitions, Goals, and Objectives
Definitions of Important Terms
Inherent Reliability
Mechanics, Technicians, Maintainers, Engineers
Word Pairs Used in Aviation
Goals and Objectives of Maintenance
Maintenance Program Content
Discussion of the Five Objectives
Aviation Industry Certification Requirements
Aircraft Certification
Delivery Inspection
Operator Certification
Certification of Personnel
Aviation Industry Interaction
Documentation for Maintenance
Types of Documentation
Manufacturer's Documentation
Regulatory Documentation
Airline Generated Documentation
ATA Document Standards
A Closer Look at the TPPM
Requirements for a Maintenance Program
Objectives of a Maintenance Program
Aviation Maintenance Program Outlined (AC 120-16D)
Summary of FAA Requirements
Additional Maintenance Program Requirements
The Maintenance and Engineering Organization
Organization of Maintenance and Engineering
Organizational Structure
The M&E Organizational Chart
General Groupings
Manager Level Functions--Technical Services Directorate
Manager Level Functions--Aircraft Maintenance Directorate
Manager Level Functions--Overhaul Shops Directorate
Manager Level Functions--Materiel Directorate
Manager Level Functions--Maintenance Program Evaluation Directorate
Summary of Management Levels
Organizational Structure and the TPPM
Variations from the Typical Organization
Technical Services
Makeup of Engineering
Mechanics and Engineers
Engineering Department Functions
Engineering Order Preparation
Production Planning and Control
Production Planning
Production Control
Feedback for Planning
Organization of PP&C
Technical Publications
Functions of Technical Publications
Airline Libraries
Control of Publications
Document Distribution
Technical Training
Training for Aviation Maintenance
Maintenance Resources Management
Airframe Manufacturer's Training Courses
Other Airline Training Courses
Computer Support
What Is a Computer?
Airline Uses of Computers
Computer Program Modules
Selecting a Computer System
Maintenance and Material Support
Line Maintenance (on-Aircraft)
Makeup of Line Maintenance
Functions that Control Maintenance
Maintenance Control Center Responsibilities
Line Maintenance Operations--General
Aircraft Logbook
Ramp and Terminal Operations
Other Line Maintenance Activities
Line Station Activities
Maintenance Crew Skill Requirements
Morning Meeting
Hangar Maintenance (on-Aircraft)
Organization of Hangar Maintenance
Problem Areas in Hangar Maintenance
Maintenance Support Shops
Ground Support Equipment
Hangar Maintenance Activity--A Typical "C" Check
Maintenance Overhaul Shops (off-Aircraft)
Organization of Overhaul Shops
Types of Shops
Operation of Overhaul Shops
Shop Data Collection
Material Support
Organization and Function of Material
The Materiel Directorate
M&E Support Functions of Materiel
Other Materiel Functions
Oversight Functions
Quality Assurance
Requirement for Quality Assurance (QA)
Quality Audits
ISO 9000 Quality Standard
Technical Records
Other Functions of QA
Quality Control
Quality Control Organization
FAA and JAA Differences
QC Inspector Qualifications
Basic Inspection Policies
Other QC Activities
Types of Reliability
A Definition of Reliability
A Reliability Program
Elements of a Reliability Program
Other Functions of the Reliability Program
Administration and Management of the Reliability Program
Maintenance Safety
Industrial Safety
Safety Regulations
Maintenance Safety Program
General Responsibilities for Safety
General Safety Rules
Accident and Injury Reporting
Systems Engineering
Systematic versus Systems Approach
Systems Engineering
System Interface Control
System Optimization
An Example of a System--The "Onion Layered" Structure
Human Factors in Maintenance
Basic Definitions
Human Factors and Systems Engineering
Goals of the System versus Goals of the User
Designing for the Human Interface
Human Factors in Maintenance
Human Factors Responsibilities
The Art and Science of Troubleshooting
Three Levels of Troubleshooting
Knowledge of Malfunctions
Knowledge is Power
Building Your Own Knowledge Base
Understanding the Sequence of Events
Eight Basic Concepts of Troubleshooting
Investigation of Reliability Alerts
A Review of Reliability
Alert Investigation--A Cross-Functional Activity
Zeroing in on the Problem
About the Alert Analysis Flow Charts
Extended Range Operations (ETOPS)
Deviation from the 60-Minute Rule
ETOPS Maintenance versus Conventional Maintenance
ETOPS for non-ETOPS Airplanes