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Reputable regional 2019
EME Aero is another joint venture engine MRO project by Lufthansa Technik, this time with MTU Aero Engines. Ian Harbison reports
Training today for tomorrow
With an industry shortage of qualified engineers, apprentice training is every bit as important as ongoing instruction. Paul E Eden takes a look at the training schemes of Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group, Monarch Aircraft Engineering Limited and SWISS-AS
Shaping the next generation
Parents, schools and industry need to join forces to put aviation maintenance on the radar of today’s youth, as Steve Staedler found out
Getting started
A shortage of new entrants into the MRO industry, especially young people, is a widespread problem. Mario Pierobon spoke to experts in Europe, the UK, and the US
Cutting edge
Airbus is using its Airbus A340-300 prototype to investigate laminar flow wing sections as part of the BLADE project. Ian Harbison reports from Tarbes
No magic answer
With the MRO industry facing labour shortages, recruiting young people is becoming ever more important but, says George Marsh, some obstacles still block the way
Fitting the bill
Finding suitable candidates for an MRO job should go beyond technical capabilities, says Mario Pierobon
All tooled up
The increasing demand for skilled aircraft maintenance technicians has put the spotlight back on training capabilities. Keith Mwanalushi examines how organisations are averting flying into a skills crisis
Class act
The George T. Baker Aviation Technical College is providing the US MRO industry with a steady stream of new talent. Ian Harbison reports from Miami
Learning online
Part-147 maintenance training organisations are continually looking to innovate their approach. Recently, this has included the emergence of online programmes that cover all 17 syllabus modules for the aircraft maintenance engineer licence. Mario Pierobon discovers more