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A New Method for Aircraft Maintainability Allocation

Davut Yılmaz, İbrahim Özkol
2017 International Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Robotics Research  
Development of a civil aircraft maintenance program during early design stage has been carried out by Maintenance Steering Group, which is a team of manufacturer, authority and customers, according to  ...  Aircraft maintainability allocation which is a process to identify the allowable maximum task time for each aircraft component or system is based on mostly experience and out of design office's control  ...  Chen and Chai [22] reported a new and convenient tool for Design for Maintenance and proposed a methodology, Vector Projection Method, to evaluate the maintainability of the mechanical systems.  ... 
doi:10.18178/ijmerr.7.1.93-99 fatcat:pxjde4z5g5fw3jjxuwtlw7hi34

Development of a Maintenance and Spare Parts Distribution Model for Increasing Aircraft Efficiency

Sergio Gallego-García, Javier Gejo-García, Manuel García-García
2021 Applied Sciences  
A simulation model was developed by applying the conceptual model for the aviation industry considering an aircraft fleet over its whole life cycle.  ...  In this study, we analyzed the impact of the distribution network design for spare parts management and the fixed and dynamic planned maintenance intervals on the overall efficiency of an aircraft fleet  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest. Appl. Sci. 2021, 11, 1333  ... 
doi:10.3390/app11031333 fatcat:lzdnxwwi4vb2jj5yhsao6ehjeu

Aircraft Preventive Maintenance Data Evaluation Applied in Integrated Product Development Process

Fabiana Cristina Cardoso Gonçalves, Luís Gonzaga Trabasso
2018 Journal of Aerospace Technology and Management  
Even when engineering judgment is based on certifi cation process, structural design, components intrinsic reliability and so on, the analysts responsible for maintenance tasks defi nitions tend to choose  ...  This article presents a method to optimize preventive maintenance tasks intervals and use structured data based on interval optimization process to defi ne maintenance intervals to those of similar systems  ...  interval to be adopted in a similar system under development, it is necessary to perform an evaluation of the project characteristics related to: • Function: evaluate if the new system under development  ... 
doi:10.5028/jatm.v10.706 fatcat:o3f6b57s2vbr5ifl2geze5wzvq

The Application of Reliability Methods for Aircraft Design Project Management

Darli Rodrigues Vieira, Mohamed-Larbi Rebaiaia, Milena Chang Chain
2016 American Journal of Industrial and Business Management  
In aircraft project management, reliability and maintainability are fundamental for ensuring system safety, for optimizing the manufacturing process and for improving assembly/disassembly operations when  ...  This paper discusses various concepts such as design for reliability and risk assessment analysis for improving aircraft safety and reliability at the deployment stages.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to acknowledge the support of the Research Chair in Management of Aeronautical Projects of the University of Quebec at Trois-Rivières.  ... 
doi:10.4236/ajibm.2016.69094 fatcat:et3ws65o7je5hhme7o3gmdeixm

A Strategy for the Development of a Web-Based Tool to Reduce Aviation Maintenance Errors

Kunal Kapoor, Pallavi Dharwada, Nikhil Iyengar, Joel S. Greenstein, Anand K. Gramopadhye
2004 Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting  
There is a lack of standardization in the assessment of maintenance errors across the maintenance industry.  ...  The safety and reliability of air transportation depends on minimizing inspection and maintenance errors that occur in the aircraft maintenance system.  ...  The opinions, findings, conclusions and recommendations presented in this paper are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of Federal Aviation Administration.  ... 
doi:10.1177/154193120404800143 fatcat:hcga32djcva5jdchlokrdzoila

Application of reliability technologies in civil aviation: Lessons learnt and perspectives

Enrico ZIO, Mengfei FAN, Zhiguo ZENG, Rui KANG
2018 Chinese Journal of Aeronautics  
in the equipment design and development phase), quality assurance (which typically enters in the manufacturing phase), and fault diagnosis and prognosis and maintenance (which are connected to the operation  ...  We covered the entire lifecycle of the equipment, including reliability requirement identification, reliability analysis and design, verification and validation of reliability requirements (typically involved  ...  Acknowledgements This research is supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Nos. 61573043, 71671009 and 71601010).  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.cja.2018.05.014 fatcat:xwf35d2fx5gfvmxktigtdbazle

Designing Fixed-Base Operations Utilizing Systems Engineering Principles

Ross L Stephenson, David A Carroll
2016 Journal of Aviation Technology and Engineering  
The goal of the current paper is to describe the major systems inherent in fixed-base operations design and apply systems engineering principles to develop and document a set of requirements and identify  ...  Requirements from the industry should be met by a customer-oriented, environmentally friendly operation that meets the ever-changing demands of clientele and the market.  ...  The SPADE methodology addresses the identity and requirements of the stakeholders, frames the problem, develops alternatives, chooses a course of action, and evaluates the outcome of activities continuously  ... 
doi:10.7771/2159-6670.1136 fatcat:ts7hfxa67vfehpnaidvt7ycfve

Preparing the Aircraft Maintenance Technician for Tomorrow: Assessment of the New AMT Curriculum

Doyle Arnold, Anand K. Gramopadhye, Jamie Bingham, Reena Master, Nitin Quadros
2000 Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting  
The aviation maintenance technician (AMT) is a critical component in ensuring the safety and reliability of the aircraft maintenance operations.  ...  Realizing this, a newly integrated curriculum for student AMT's was developed.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This research was funded by a grant to Mr. Doyle Arnold and Dr. Anand Gramopadhye through the Office of Aviation Medicine, Federal Aviation Administration,  ... 
doi:10.1177/154193120004402276 fatcat:ha3rxv3pdbbmdig2zsj2zakatm

Joint Special Issue on PHM for Aerospace Systems

Chetan S Kulkarni, Kai Goebel
2021 International Journal of Prognostics and Health Management  
Prognostics and health management (PHM) is becoming one of the most popular topics for research and development in the aviation industry.  ...  processes, assessment of retrofit solutions for particular aircraft systems, PHM informed decision-making for safe operations of autonomous aerial systems, impact of noise on prognostic performance, and  ...  service life of a commercial aircraft, the development of an effective PHM system could provide significant benefits to fleet operators and aircraft maintenance.  ... 
doi:10.36001/ijphm.2021.v12i3.2941 fatcat:azvzve46nndrbjappgwyevzgfi

Role of Aircraft Feedback Information in Developing Maintainability Allocation Index

W. M. S. Wan Husain
2015 International Journal of Materials Mechanics and Manufacturing  
The first element is to present different types of Aircraft feedback information and the second element is a methodology in developing the processes of maintainability allocation.  ...  The study shows that the aircraft maintenance related feedback information systems analyses were very useful for deciding maintainability effectiveness; these include planning, organising maintenance and  ...  INTRODUCTION One of the value drivers in civil aircraft industry is aircraft maintenance.  ... 
doi:10.18178/ijmmm.2016.4.4.275 fatcat:jt5j35fzvvdzrbapyiwco4y2xq

Regional jet retrofitting through multidisciplinary aircraft design

M. Mandorino, P. Della Vecchia, F. Nicolosi, G. Cerino
2021 Zenodo  
Starting from a reference existing aircraft, the impacts of retrofitting process have been carefully evaluated on capital costs and revenues at industrial level through a developed methodology.  ...  Multidisciplinary collaborative aircraft design is applied to a 90 passengers regional jet aircraft highlighting the impact on costs and performance.  ...  Acknowledgments The research presented in this paper has been performed in the framework of the AGILE 4.0 project (Towards Cyber-physical Collaborative Aircraft Development) and has received funding from  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5741755 fatcat:jbro5ce2pbcihjji24iy7z3wqm


Lisa Whittaker
2018 The Journal of Air Transport Studies (JATS)  
The goal was to develop a system of evaluation for scheduled maintenance by using decision logic. This was MSG-1. As theory evolved, MSG-2 brought process orientation and failure modes analysis.  ...  This is the SSP or State Safety Program. The goal is to provide support for continued evolution of a proactive strategy to improve safety performance (ICAO Safety Management, n.d.).  ...  During the design phase of a new aircraft, working groups are formed with engineers for the manufacturers, airlines and regulators for each system on the aircraft.  ... 
doi:10.38008/jats.v9i1.28 fatcat:ithoubj7nna7pdr2qwlzmohhfa

Integrated Logistics System for Indigenous Fighter Aircraft Development Program

Sanjay Kumar Shukla, Satish Kumar, P. Selvaraj, V Subba Rao
2014 Procedia Engineering  
The integrated approach, also termed as Integrated Logistics Support (ILS), helped to define the performance and reliability objectives in the early stages of the program for the development of a maintenance  ...  Logistics Support plays an important role during development and utilization of a fighter aircraft.  ...  The intent of PBL is to form a long-term partnership between industry and the government early in the development of a system or product that is focused on enhancing fighter aircraft capability over the  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.proeng.2014.12.468 fatcat:2ghgrua4ufbfxhsew6hukhqsdq

Electric Training Aircraft in Colombia: A Review of Design, Manufacture and Feasibility

Pirateque Germán Wedge Rodríguez, Sanabria Yeinson Alfonso Castellanos
2020 International Journal of Astronautics and Aeronautical Engineering  
For this, it is analyzed the possible challenges about the configurations and design requirements, systems and subsystems required, sensitivity studies, preliminary sizing and the services and capabilities  ...  In the general aviation, the uses of the electrically powered engines allow the manufacture of new aircraft types with large benefits, such: More efficiency, low emission, easy maintenance, high reliability  ...  On the other hand, Brooks and Salgueiro evaluate the acquisition, maintenance, operation and lifecycle costs of a small electrically-powered aircraft and a current piston-powered aircraft.  ... 
doi:10.35840/2631-5009/7536 fatcat:xnafpcqky5c6zkndd6dcszngtu

Automated generic integration of flight logbook data into aircraft maintenance systems

Oliver Hunte, Carsten Kleiner, Uwe Koch, Arne Koschel, Björn Koschel, Marc Herbstritt
2011 Networked Systems  
It has been developed within a joint industry and applied research project. The architecture has already been successfully evaluated in a prototypical implementation.  ...  The automated transfer of flight logbook information from aircrafts into aircraft maintenance systems leads to reduced ground and maintenance time and is thus desirable from an economical point of view  ...  In a joint industry and research cooperation (Verbundprojekt) the eLog system has been designed and prototypically implemented by the University of Applied Sciences Hannover in cooperation with Lufthansa  ... 
doi:10.4230/oasics.kivs.2011.201 dblp:conf/kivs/HunteKKKK11 fatcat:o2zn7dsgdbds7paggpj6zrqtra
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