“If you stick to a reactive approach, you could miss opportunities.” Andy Clifton, Rolls-Royce's manager of sustainable development in design, was referring to integrating end-of-life aircraft planning into initial product design when he said these words at the Aviation Suppliers Association's conference in July. But these words apply to almost every aspect of the aftermarket. For instance, as airlines ask MROs and suppliers to take on more risk sharing, they present partnership ...


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