Special Topics Pages http://aviationweek.com/taxonomy/term/31641/more en Will Automation Replace The Refueling Crew? http://aviationweek.com/future-services-airlines-digital-safe-efficient/will-automation-replace-refueling-crew <div class="field-byline"> Dave Turbide </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Aviation fuel providers could implement more automation now, but are relying on a system of checks and balances to assure safe and accurate delivery.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/future-services-airlines-digital-safe-efficient/will-automation-replace-refueling-crew" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/future-services-airlines-digital-safe-efficient/will-automation-replace-refueling-crew#comments Future of Services for Airlines: Digital, Safe, Efficient Global Thu, 13 Dec 2018 09:00:00 +0000 1894371 at http://aviationweek.com iStock Robotics In The Fuel Delivery Supply Chain http://aviationweek.com/future-services-airlines-digital-safe-efficient/robotics-fuel-delivery-supply-chain <div class="field-byline"> Dave Turbide </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The actual delivery of fuel into an aircraft’s tanks is the final link and one that is unlikely to be fully automated in the foreseeable future.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/future-services-airlines-digital-safe-efficient/robotics-fuel-delivery-supply-chain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/future-services-airlines-digital-safe-efficient/robotics-fuel-delivery-supply-chain#comments Future of Services for Airlines: Digital, Safe, Efficient Global Thu, 13 Dec 2018 09:00:00 +0000 1894311 at http://aviationweek.com iStock Gazprom Neft Reveals Concept Of Robotic Fuel Station http://aviationweek.com/future-services-airlines-digital-safe-efficient/gazprom-neft-reveals-concept-robotic-fuel-station <div class="node-body article-body">Gazprom Neft has presented the concept of a robotic system for loading petroleum products into a fuel tanker truck at the Sheremetyevo international airport. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/future-services-airlines-digital-safe-efficient/gazprom-neft-reveals-concept-robotic-fuel-station" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/future-services-airlines-digital-safe-efficient/gazprom-neft-reveals-concept-robotic-fuel-station#comments Future of Services for Airlines: Digital, Safe, Efficient Mon, 10 Dec 2018 14:30:00 +0000 1893061 at http://aviationweek.com Lessors Still Wary Of PMAs, Eager For Digitized Records http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/lessors-still-wary-pmas-eager-digitized-records <div class="node-body article-body">Lessors own about half of the commercial aviation aircraft fleet, so is it a surprise their influence on PMA and digitized records is increasing?</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/lessors-still-wary-pmas-eager-digitized-records" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/lessors-still-wary-pmas-eager-digitized-records#comments Optimizing Engines Through the Lifecycle AWIN_MRO Components MRO Top Stories Global AWST-MRO Thu, 06 Dec 2018 16:20:00 +0000 1891531 at http://aviationweek.com <p>SMBC Aviation Capital leased the first of two A320s to LaudaMotion in mid-November; the second is due in January.</p> SMBC Aviation Capital Learning LEAP http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/learning-leap <div class="field-deck"> Next-gen engines require next-level approaches to technical training </div> <div class="node-body article-body">GE and Safran Aircraft Engines' customer technical training teams are implementing newer digital methods to bring maintainers up to speed more quickly.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/learning-leap" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/learning-leap#comments Optimizing Engines Through the Lifecycle Mon, 03 Dec 2018 23:22:00 +0000 1890041 at http://aviationweek.com <p>The CFM LEAP-1B engine at the CTEC technical training center in Cincinnati, Ohio is mounted at the same height in this training bay as it would be on the aircraft to simulate more of a real-world line maintenance experience.</p> GE How Smart Contracts Provide Instant Refueling Transactions http://aviationweek.com/future-services-airlines-digital-safe-efficient/how-smart-contracts-provide-instant-refueling-transa <div class="field-byline"> Sponsored by Gazpromneft </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A smart contract is an algorithm based on blockchain technologies, which starts remotely under certain conditions.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/future-services-airlines-digital-safe-efficient/how-smart-contracts-provide-instant-refueling-transa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/future-services-airlines-digital-safe-efficient/how-smart-contracts-provide-instant-refueling-transa#comments Future of Services for Airlines: Digital, Safe, Efficient Mon, 03 Dec 2018 20:45:00 +0000 1888181 at http://aviationweek.com Fast 5: American Airlines Inducts First CFM56-5B, Plans Lower Turnaround Time http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/fast-5-american-airlines-inducts-first-cfm56-5b-plans-lower-tur <div class="node-body article-body">American Airlines’ director of engines, led a team of Tulsa-based employees who leveraged their CFM56-7 experience to plan what it would take to bring the -5B engine inhouse—including how to restructure the shop, optimize the floor, and evaluate tooling and workscopes. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/fast-5-american-airlines-inducts-first-cfm56-5b-plans-lower-tur" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/fast-5-american-airlines-inducts-first-cfm56-5b-plans-lower-tur#comments Optimizing Engines Through the Lifecycle Thu, 29 Nov 2018 11:59:00 +0000 1888441 at http://aviationweek.com What Does ‘Digitalization’ Mean In Aircraft Refueling? http://aviationweek.com/future-services-airlines-digital-safe-efficient/what-does-digitalization-mean-aircraft-refueling <div class="field-byline"> Dave Turbide </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Automating administrative and data-gathering tasks and digitizing records saves time and money and enhances accuracy and efficiency.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/future-services-airlines-digital-safe-efficient/what-does-digitalization-mean-aircraft-refueling" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/future-services-airlines-digital-safe-efficient/what-does-digitalization-mean-aircraft-refueling#comments Future of Services for Airlines: Digital, Safe, Efficient Global Tue, 27 Nov 2018 09:00:00 +0000 1886891 at http://aviationweek.com istock UK Hails Successful Initial F-35 Carrier Trials http://aviationweek.com/defense/uk-hails-successful-initial-f-35-carrier-trials <div class="node-body article-body">Initial trials bringing together the Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighter and Britain’s new HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier have exceeded expectations, senior officers say.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/uk-hails-successful-initial-f-35-carrier-trials" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/uk-hails-successful-initial-f-35-carrier-trials#comments Air Dominance Defense Defense Top Stories Programs Top Story - Home AWIN Europe North America Thu, 22 Nov 2018 15:52:00 +0000 1886411 at http://aviationweek.com Lockheed Martin Magnetic MRO Goes Paperless for Workshop Efficiency http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/magnetic-mro-goes-paperless-workshop-efficiency <div class="field-byline"> Lindsay Bjerregaard </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Magnetic MRO is aiming to become fully paperless with its latest technology adoptions.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/magnetic-mro-goes-paperless-workshop-efficiency" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/magnetic-mro-goes-paperless-workshop-efficiency#comments Optimizing Engines Through the Lifecycle AW.com MRO Top Stories Fri, 16 Nov 2018 03:44:00 +0000 1883231 at http://aviationweek.com