Aviation Maintenance Management by Harry A. Kinnison and Tariq Siddiqui
Aviation Maintenance Management is a comprehensive guide to managing aircraft maintenance programs, written by instructors from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. The book covers topics such as aircraft maintenance fundamentals, aviation safety, technical services, material support, oversight functions, and reliability standards. The book also explains how to comply with FAA regulations, minimize service interruptions, reduce maintenance costs, and improve quality assurance. The second edition of the book has been updated to reflect the latest changes and developments in the aviation industry.
The book is available in both print and digital formats. You can download the epub version of the book from the Internet Archive[^2^], or you can buy the print version from Google Books[^1^]. The book is suitable for students, instructors, managers, and professionals in the field of aviation maintenance.The book is divided into 19 chapters that cover various aspects of aviation maintenance management. The first chapter introduces the concept of maintenance and its importance for safety and efficiency. The second chapter traces the historical development of maintenance programs and their evolution over time. The third chapter defines the goals and objectives of maintenance programs and how they are measured. The fourth chapter reviews the certification requirements for aviation industry and FAA regulations. The fifth chapter discusses the documentation for maintenance activities and how to ensure accuracy and completeness. The sixth chapter describes the requirements for a maintenance program and how to design and implement it.
The next six chapters focus on the different functions and departments involved in aviation maintenance management. The seventh chapter explains the structure and roles of the maintenance and engineering organization. The eighth chapter covers the engineering function and its responsibilities for aircraft design, modification, analysis, and testing. The ninth chapter deals with the production and planning control function and its tasks for scheduling, forecasting, budgeting, and coordinating maintenance activities. The tenth chapter examines the technical publication function and its role in producing, updating, and distributing maintenance manuals and other documents. The eleventh chapter explores the technical training function and its role in providing education and certification for maintenance personnel. The twelfth chapter analyzes the aircraft maintenance management function and its role in overseeing, evaluating, and improving maintenance performance.
The next three chapters focus on the different types of maintenance activities and how to manage them effectively. The thirteenth chapter describes the line maintenance activities that are performed on a daily basis at airports or other locations. The fourteenth chapter describes the hangar maintenance activities that are performed periodically at maintenance bases or facilities. The fifteenth chapter describes the materiel support activities that are performed to provide parts, tools, equipment, and services for maintenance operations.
The last four chapters focus on the quality and safety aspects of aviation maintenance management. The sixteenth chapter explains the quality assurance function and its role in ensuring compliance with standards, regulations, and procedures. The seventeenth chapter explains the quality control function and its role in inspecting, testing, and verifying maintenance work. The eighteenth chapter explains the reliability function and its role in monitoring, analyzing, and improving maintenance performance. The nineteenth chapter explains the maintenance safety function and its role in preventing, reporting, and investigating accidents and incidents. aa16f39245