Aircraft Maintenance Technology

JUN-JUL 2018

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C O V E R S T O R Y CONTENTS: JUNE/JULY 2018 BUSINESS AVIATION 26 Inspiring Future Aviators By Ronald Donner SAFET Y MAT TERS 36 Four Ways to Champion a Positive Safety and Quality Culture By Marc Szepan PROFESSIONALISM 40 2018 AMC Award Winners By Barb Zuehlke ON THE COVER: An Elliott Aviation installed Garmin G5000 in a Hawker 400XP. CREDIT: ELLIOTT AVIATION BUSINESS AVIATION 30 THE 11 TH HOUR OF THE ADSB-OUT MANDATE: SCHEDULE THEM NOW It appears that ADSB-Out installs have picked up substantially since 2017 and some installation centers report a current scheduling backlog of six to nine months. When it gets down to the third quarter of 2019 it's going to get ugly. We will likely see some level of ADS-B Out installs throughout the year 2020. If you don't have your aircra or fleet equipped yet and it needs to be, get it done now! Make an equipment selection and schedule the airplane. There's not going to be much if any capacity in 2019. By Ronald Donner F E A T U R E S INDUSTRY OUTLOOK 6 Electrification and E-Flight Part 4: Boeing Is on the Way to a More Electric Future By Marino Boric FROM THE FA A 12 Another Look at the Aircraft Maintenance Personnel Shortage and the Solutions By Dr. Bill Johnson INDUSTRY OUTLOOK 18 How Are Schools Facing Today's Workforce Challenges? By Barb Zuehlke GENER AL AVIATION AERO 2018 Showcases Passion and Innovation AIRLINE ILA 2018 Shows Positive Signals from Berlin By Marino Boric O N L I N E E X C L U S I V E 18 SPARTAN COLLEGE OF AERONAUTICS AND TECHNOLOGY C O L U M N S EDITOR'S VIEWPOINT 4 The Education Dilemma By Ronald Donner GAMA INSIGHT 44 Mission: Find a Solution to Workforce Shortage By Pete Bunce ATEC INSIGHT 45 Industry Still Awaiting Aviation Maintenance Curriculum Modernization By Crystal Maguire ARSA INSIGHT 50 From the Outside In By Brett Levanto D E P A R T M E N T S 46 TOOLS & EQUIPMENT 47 INDUSTRY NEWS 49 ADVERTISERS' INDE X 3

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