1987-11-13

Maintenance and Airline Safety 872443

The Federal Aviation Act of 1958 (FA Act), as amended, provides the regulatory statute for safety regulation of civil aeronautics in the United States. The Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR), in turn, implement the FA Act by specifying the responsibilities of the air carriers and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) relative to certification and maintenance of aircraft and airlines. This paper presents e brief review of these responsibilities, provides empirical data on the maintenance performance of airlines, the critical link between proper maintenance and airline safety and, finally, actions underway by the airline industry and the FAA to ensure proper maintenance and airline safety.

SAE MOBILUS

Subscribers can view annotate, and download all of SAE's content. Learn More »

Access SAE MOBILUS »

Members save up to 43% off list price.
Login to see discount.
Special Offer: With TechSelect, you decide what SAE Technical Papers you need, when you need them, and how much you want to pay.
X