Aircraft Maintenance Technology

OCT 2018

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Page 2 of 63 3 CONTENTS: OCTOBER 2018 BUSINESS AVIATION 24 Pimp Your Plane As owners scramble to meet the looming ADS-B mandate, many are seizing the opportunity to deck out their planes with discretionary upgrades By Ronnie Wendt F E A T U R E S INDUSTRY OUTLOOK 6 Connecting the Data BUSINESS AVIATION 14 Gear Up for Larger Jets By Curt Castagna COMMERCIAL MRO 16 Commercial Aviation Aftermarket Heats Up By James Elliott AIRLINE 18 Get The SAP Out By Ronnie Wendt SAFET Y MAT TERS 34 Steady On: Working at Height By Stuart McOnie GENER AL AVIATION 40 Aerostars: Love to Fly By Barb Zuehlke FROM THE FA A 44 Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, and Plain Old Reality for Maintenance Training By Dr. Bill Johnson PROFESSIONALISM 48 Leadership for Today's Challenges By Bob Hobbi TECH TIPS 50 The Relationship Between Compatibility and Conversion Effectiveness By Gary Dudley INDUSTRY OUTLOOK 52 Combat Insider Threats: How Technology Offers a Balanced Approach By Chris McLaughlin C O L U M N S EDITOR'S VIEWPOINT 4 Love to Fly By Ronald Donner ARSA INSIGHT 62 A Repair Station Security Refresher By Christian A. Klein D E P A R T M E N T S 57 INDUSTRY NEWS 61 ADVERTISERS' INDE X 48 34 44 C O V E R S T O R Y ON THE COVER: With the pressure of the looming ADS-B mandate aircraft owners are also looking into other aircraft interior updates. WESTERN AIRCRAFT

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