As airlines get ready for new electronic aircraft like the Boeing 787 and Airbus A350, MRO managers face another digital challenge. How do they bring older birds up to even the current standards for health monitoring data set by the Airbus A320 and Boeing 777? There are nuggets of financial and downtime savings in making these senior jets talk better, but mining that ore is not easy. “Back in the in the late 1980s, when we got our first A320, mechanics did not know what to do with all ...

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