Not following maintenance manuals, task cards or procedures still account for most MRO mistakes.
The quest for aviation safety over the last 15 years has focused intensely on upgrading aircraft and systems, and improving pilot performance and situational awareness. The years of hard work have paid off: Worldwide, airlines have cut fatal accident rates almost in half since the early 1990s. Accident rates have declined steadily for jets and more erratically for turboprops. The safety focus now is intensifying on maintenance shops and everything that goes on in and around them. The new ...
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