The Disturbing Truth About How Airplanes Are Maintained Today

Posted by UncommonSense 3 years, 11 months ago to News
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This is important information for anyone who is a frequent flyer on public airlines. (The common person). However, if you are fortunate enough to fly privately (think Lear Jet-type, not Piper, Aeronca, Veri-Eze, etc) then you won't have to worry about it.

However, I believe this article applies to at least 95% of us here. This is a result of NAFTA and TPP, in my opinion. It is engineered (politically) for a reason.
SOURCE URL: http://www.vanityfair.com/news/2015/11/airplane-maintenance-disturbing-truth


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  • Posted by Abaco 3 years, 11 months ago
    I worked for many years as an aircraft structures engineer. First job was at Boeing. Other engineers, even, have no idea the complexity of designing just a structural repair to an airliner airframe. There have been numerous cases of such repairs being done wrong and not holding up. Bulkheads blow out, hydraulics with them, airplanes go boom...
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