Among airlines, manufacturers and the finance community, news of yet another mid-life aircraft being harvested for parts will rekindle the debate about adjusting the useful life of an airframe. In the aftermarket world, however, word of a part-out brings near-universal agreement on a different industry trend: the growing influence of surplus parts on MRO strategies. As recently as a decade or so ago, sourcing serviceable parts was neither complicated nor efficient. It did not have to be. ...


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