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Readying MRO Capacity

MRO Podcast

Release Date: 03/27/2021

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Aviation maintenance training was forced to embrace digital learning during the pandemic. As the industry recovers and restrictions loosen on travel and group settings, will remote learning remain popular? Will the industry embrace investment into new technologies for training? Which focus areas will be crucial for technician training and reskilling as fleets change post-pandemic?

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Collins Aerospace’s Aftermarket Plans show art Collins Aerospace’s Aftermarket Plans

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Will the COVID-19 crisis lead to a different aftermarket for OEMs looking to grow their presence? Collins Aerospace’s Colin Mahoney talks about how the landscape may alter post-crisis.

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Air Works Plans Recovery In India And Beyond show art Air Works Plans Recovery In India And Beyond

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Adversely effected by COVID-19, India’s ambitious MRO industry is planning a long-term recovery. Anand Bhaskar, CEO of Air Works, one of its largest aftermarket players, discusses how it is looking to do this both domestically and overseas.

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Cyber Threats on Aviation: Know The Vulnerabilities show art Cyber Threats on Aviation: Know The Vulnerabilities

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Understand the internal and external cybersecurity threats to aviation companies—as well as the weakest links. Nirav Shah, Republic Airways’ VP information technology, and John Janachowski, AAR’s chief information security officer and VP IT security, talk with Aviation Week’s Lee Ann Shay about these very real concerns.

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Etihad’s Maintenance Plans show art Etihad’s Maintenance Plans

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With a near 50-50 split of in-house fleet and third-party maintenance work, Etihad Airways Engineering reassessed its strategy to navigate the COVID-19 crisis. Frederic Dupont, vice president technical sales and customer service, talks about how the MRO is coming out of the pandemic and how it will approach the market recovery.

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Readying MRO Capacity show art Readying MRO Capacity

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While demand for many maintenance services has been greatly impacted by the COVID-19 crisis, companies are readying themselves for better days. In a move boosting its capacity, Lithuanian MRO Aviatic recently entered into an agreement with Israel Aerospace Industries for a new facility covering services such as base maintenance and passenger to freighter conversion work from 2022 in Siauliai. Povilas Padaiga, CEO of Aviatic and Aurelija Kuezada, director at Siauliai Airport, discuss the need for greater capacity and how resurgent cargo activity is factoring into its plans.  

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Why Delta Is Testing Airplane Structural Monitoring Sensors show art Why Delta Is Testing Airplane Structural Monitoring Sensors

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Delta Air Lines installed sensors on the WiFi antenna area of an aircraft to test structural health monitoring. Could this be a step toward moving airframe MRO to a more predictive maintenance model, similar to that used by engines? David Piotrowski, Delta TechOps’ senior principal engineer, talks with Aviation Week’s Lee Ann Shay about how aircraft mainteannce could shift to data diven, tail-specific maintenance.

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Building Aftermarket and Infrastructure for Advanced Air Mobility show art Building Aftermarket and Infrastructure for Advanced Air Mobility

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As advanced air mobility gets closer to becoming a reality, aviation is turning its focus toward building up the ecosystem needed to operate and maintain eVTOLs. In this MRO podcast, the CEOs of Eve and Skyports talk to Aviation Week editors about what vertiport networks will look like and how maintenance wil l fit into the equation.

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How Will The Line Maintenance Segment Recover Post-Crisis? show art How Will The Line Maintenance Segment Recover Post-Crisis?

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Line maintenance across the world was immediately impacted following the outbreak of COVID-19 but the market could start to recover this year. In this MRO podcast, Jacco Klerk, CEO of Direct Maintenance, talks about the prospect of aircraft returning to service and ramping up operations to meet MRO demand.

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Boeing Perspective on Outlook for Aftermarket show art Boeing Perspective on Outlook for Aftermarket

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As the aviation industry tracks fleet status daily for signs of recovery, Wendy Sowers, Boeing’s director, commercial market forecasting and analysis, talks with Aviation Week’s Lee Ann Shay about commercial aviation trends, what aftermarket segments should recover first (and last) and predictions for what the MRO market could look like post-pandemic.

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While demand for many maintenance services has been greatly impacted by the COVID-19 crisis, companies are readying themselves for better days. In a move boosting its capacity, Lithuanian MRO Aviatic recently entered into an agreement with Israel Aerospace Industries for a new facility covering services such as base maintenance and passenger to freighter conversion work from 2022 in Siauliai. Povilas Padaiga, CEO of Aviatic and Aurelija Kuezada, director at Siauliai Airport, discuss the need for greater capacity and how resurgent cargo activity is factoring into its plans.