More People In The U.S. Will Be Taking To The Skies In 2015

More People In The U.S. Will Be Taking To The Skies In 2015It’s been a long, slow time in the world of commercial aviation over the last few years. Aviation as a whole has been recovering from a number of factors that put a drag on growth — and more than one small fleet has been grounded as a result.

If you’re still flying, though, there’s good news — the big turnaround may be on its way. Continue reading

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Don’t Let The Holiday Rush Reduce Your Maintenance Readiness

Don’t Let The Holiday Rush Reduce Your Maintenance ReadinessThe holidays can be a tough time for people in any industry — especially when your “Christmas list” includes aircraft engines for sale and other high-level aviation technology.

Maintenance teams often find themselves facing some morale issues during the holidays. Teams can be stretched thin, and it’s not always possible for everyone to take time off. Continue reading

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Things Are Looking Up For Young People Who Consider An Aviation Career

Things Are Looking Up For Young People Who Consider An Aviation CareerIt was not that long ago when the United States was slogging through one of the longest and deepest recessions in the whole history of the nation.

One of the most potent parts of the recession was the lack of job growth and difficulty that people faced in finding new opportunities, even if they aggressively “retrained” for other fields of work. Continue reading

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Pratt & Whitney Wins Major New Department Of Defense Contract

Pratt & Whitney Wins Major New Department Of Defense ContractAs you can imagine, the process of getting and keeping a Department of Defense contract is a very complex one. So, the news that Pratt & Whitney has won a modification to amend its existing F-35 Lightning II contract to a whopping $1.05 billion stands out in aviation news.

Under the new agreement with the U.S. Air Force, Pratt & Whitney will not only be providing dozens of aircraft propulsion systems, but will also offer its unparalleled expertise in the areas of program management and aircraft engineering support. Continue reading

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U.S. In Row With Europe Over Transatlantic Flight Rules

U.S. In Row With Europe Over Transatlantic Flight RulesAs anyone who has been involved in the management and maintenance of an air fleet knows, the regulations that drive the aviation industry are amazingly complex — and the average passenger has no idea just how complicated they can be!

Despite it all, though, aviation runs like a well-oiled machine most of the time. However, there are some cracks showing in the spirit of international solidarity that has made transatlantic travel so much easier in the last few years. Continue reading

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Is 2015 The Right Time To Expand Your Commercial Air Fleet?

Is 2015 The Right Time To Expand Your Commercial Air Fleet?While 2014 had a number of challenges for air fleets large and small, 2015 is shaping up to be one of the most interesting years in modern aerial history in a number of ways.

Conventional market wisdom about oil — and jet fuel — is changing. Will this major fixed cost of running a fleet continue to decline as new production technologies are brought to bear? Continue reading

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The Importance Of Continued Education For Aircraft Mechanics

The Importance Of Continued Education For Aircraft Mechanics An aircraft mechanic has an undoubtedly important job, as working on aircraft engines and performing inspections properly is important to making sure the craft remains safe. With the ever changing nature of technology today, even in the field of aviation, this may require aircraft mechanics to pursue continued education in order to stay on top of the up and coming technologies in their field. Having a formal education on these new technologies is the best way to get acquainted with, as well as master, each and every component of the latest engine or the newest inspection method, and this will allow today’s professionals to stay in the know when it comes to the changes in their field. Continue reading

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What Kind Of Environment Does An Aviation Mechanic Work In?

What Kind Of Environment Does An Aviation Mechanic Work In?What kind of job environment can an aviation mechanic expect? As more and more people look toward science and technology fields for a life-long career or for a new direction, questions like these are being asked more frequently.

The work of an aviation mechanic is a bit more demanding than some other forms of technical work. However, the overall environment that one will deal with in aircraft engine maintenance is a rewarding one. Continue reading

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What Is The Job Outlook Over The Next Ten Years For Aircraft Mechanics?


What Is The Job Outlook Over The Next Ten Years For Aircraft Mechanics?
Whenever there’s a lot of interest in any career field, it’s natural to ask yourself: What does the job outlook for this position look like for the next few years? After all, there’s no point in putting forth all the effort to change careers if the opportunities will dry up quickly.

The job outlook for aircraft mechanics is positive, and there’s good reason to believe that there’s plenty of time for people who would like to transition into this role to establish themselves in their new career. Continue reading

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