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09.25.10 | 5:00 AM

SHELL Model is the foundation to understanding Human Factors in Aircraft Maintenance

Using models to explain complex systems are useful in giving a visual sense of how elements of these systems interact and affect one another.

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09.18.10 | 5:00 AM

NTSB report on maintenance related accidents in general aviation and "Personal Minimums" Checklist

A ten year NTSB study reports that during the last several decades, improvements in

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09.17.10 | 11:56 PM

The changing face of aircraft maintenance

Change is inevitable, but it’s not automatic. Change has to be initiated by someone or something.

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09.11.10 | 5:00 AM

Respecting the aircraft mechanic and shedding the grease monkey image

Aircraft mechanics, generally speaking, are a humble group. When someone discovers we work in aviation usually the first question is “Are you a pilot?”.

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09.06.10 | 2:26 PM

Shift\Task Turnover: The Operator's Manual for Human Factors in Aviation Maintenance

How important is a shift/task turnover in aircraft maintenance? Let's take a look at an historical accident investigation that helped change the safety culture in aircraft maintenance.

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08.03.10 | 11:09 PM

Coming of Age in Aircraft Maintenance

                Lessons from the Masters

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07.26.10 | 5:38 PM

Runway crossing procedure change for Mechanics

As an aircraft mechanic, if you taxi or tow an aircraft or drive a vehicle across a runway, including inactive or c

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