The nature of the corrosion process. Corrosive attack is the result of chemical reaction at the interface between the material and the associated environment. At its simplest it can be regarded in terms of a normal bulk reaction, with the free energy for the reaction, and the thermodynamic activity (i.e. effective concentration) of the reactants [...]
Aircraft Component Repair, Inc.
Aircraft Component Repair, Inc. (ACR) is an FAA Approved and EASA Accepted Repair Station and a leading subcontractor to the airline industry developing and performing unique piece-part repairs on aircraft components.
ACR is an Engineering Company/Machine Shop owned and operated by Engineers specializing in standard OHM repairs and ACR-Developed repairs as well as reclamation repairs.
The major aircraft structures are wings, fuselage, and empennage. The primary flight control surfaces, located on the wings and empennage, are ailerons, elevators, and rudder. These parts are connected by seams, called joints. All joints constructed using rivets, bolts, or special fasteners are lap joints. Fasteners cannot be used on joints in which the materials [...]
The first legal guidelines were passed in the United states to regulate civil aviation in the 1920′s. Of specific importance was the Air Commerce Act 1926, which required pilots and aircraft to be analyzed and licensed, for problems to be properly investigated, and for the establishment of safety principles and navigation aids, under the Aeronautics [...]
The last two decades have not yielded much in the way of improved aircraft fuel efficiency. In fact, a recent study performed by the International Council on Clean Transportation stated commercial jet aircraft have not made continuous improvements over the last 20 years, citing the stability of jet fuel costs as one of the factors. [...]
String of electrical system issues dates back to June 2012.
Company executives saw opportunity in starting stand-alone operation
Will revert to more flexible view that management and unions accept
Buying some engine maintenance, repair and overhaul assets of insolvent Canadian company
Sepang Aircraft Engineering is part-owned by EADS