Maintainability is Evident in Many Varying Degrees 710377
The role the FAA plays in promoting maintainability as an inherent characteristic of design is discussed. Some of the parameters used by FAA maintenance specialists in evaluating new designs are accessibility, inspectability, serviceability, replaceability, and reliability. Manufacturer's servicing and maintenance manuals are also reviewed.
Advances in computer technology will bring about changes in maintenance concepts regarding business aircraft. Benefits derived will affect cost, reliability, and safety.