Today, MROs are faced with an unprecedented numbers of aircraft, which means that servicing the entire aviation industry has become more challenging than ever. As a result, wearable technologies have recently started to become essential components for the future of MRO. The availability of Android watches and Google Glass, despite them being commercial flops, allowed technologists to experiment with use cases and form factors. However, it’s the launch of next-generation devices in that – although not guaranteed to be any more commercially successful – points to a more interesting wearable market future…and more headache for the training providers.
FL Technics Training, a global provider of aviation technical training services, is delighted to announce further extension of its online EASA-compliant training platform. From now on, the company’s corporate and individual customers can order a Fuel Tank Safety (Phase 2) specialized training, dedicated to personnel involved directly in the aircraft and fuel tank maintenance works. Accessible instantly from any location in the world in the world, the course takes just about 5 hours and will be available already this week.
FL Technics, a global provider of tailor-made aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul services, has been selected to act as an exclusive representative of Aviointeriors, one of the top world leaders in the aircraft passenger seat market segment. As of June 2015, the company shall represent the supplier in multiple in Russia, CIS, the Baltic States and several European states, including Slovakia, Hungary and Bulgaria.
With the ever-growing requirements for maintenance of the global aviation fleet, appropriate and timely maintenance training remains one of the most pressing issues uniting the minds of aviation industry around the globe. On the one hand, the so-called millennials, or Generation Y, currently making up around a third of the global workforce, might make the industry’s adaption to new technologies easier, as they have more experience using computers than wrenches. On the other hand, however, as they usually expect to stay in a job for less than three years, retaining the new workforce might appear to be the real challenge.
Despite multi-billion investments into new aircraft technologies and sophisticated equipment, the aviation industry remains quite conservative when it comes to day-to-day operations. This is particularly topical for the aircraft maintenance segment, where many players have reported struggling with un-LEAN processes and, surprisingly, the IT software which is specifically designed to facilitate these processes. Why are half of all software implementation projects in the aviation industry doomed to failure? What do MRO executives commonly miss when selecting MRO software? What kills the best IT implementation projects?