Bjorn’s Corner: Keeping airliners operational. Part 9.

June 16, 2017, ©. Leeham Co: This week we finish our analysis how an operator would keep our tentative airline operational. By now we know the maintenance of the fleet is a critical part of running an airline. If… Read More

Bjorn’s Corner: Keeping airliners operational. Part 7

June 02, 2017, ©. Leeham Co: We last week got an understanding of the maintenance task types that a Maintenance Planning Document (MPD) for the Airbus A320 contains. We now use this knowledge to build an operator’s maintenance program for… Read More

Bjorn’s Corner: Keeping airliners operational. Part 6

May 26, 2017, ©. Leeham Co: Last week we looked at a maintenance plan for a common aircraft, the Airbus A320. We learned how typical maintenance tasks were described in the aircraft’s Maintenance Planning Document (MPD). It’s the central… Read More

Bjorn’s Corner: Keeping airliners operational. Part 5

May 19, 2017, ©. Leeham Co: Last week we described the different working groups and review committees and boards involved in defining a new airliner’s maintenance requirements. We now continue with describing a practical maintenance task from the maintenance… Read More

Bjorn’s Corner: Keeping airliners operational

April 20, 2017, ©. Leeham Co: We expect our flights to depart on time and with 100% safety. At the same time, the aircraft is used up to 14 hours and flies up to 5-6 missions a day. This… Read More