The Future of Aircraft Feedback Information: Maintainability Allocation Methodology

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In this paper, the author looks at certain areas of maintainability prediction process where missteps or misapplications most commonly occur. This research attempts to utilise the aircraft maintenance historical data and information (i.e. feedback information systems). Aircraft feedback information such as Service Difficulty Reporting System (SDRS) and Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) contains various types of information that could be used for future improvement rather than just the failure elements, as well as to help identify the critical and sensitive components that need more attention for further improvement. The study shows that the aircraft maintenance related feedback information systems analyses are very useful for deciding the maintainability effectiveness; these include planning, organizing maintenance and design improvement. There is no doubt that historical data information has the ability to contribute an important role in design activities. The results also show that maintainability is an importance measure that can be used as a guideline for managing efforts made for the improvement of aircraft components.

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R. Varatharajoo, F.I. Romli, K.A. Ahmad, D.L. Majid and F. Mustapha

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225-230

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W. M. S. Wan Husain, "The Future of Aircraft Feedback Information: Maintainability Allocation Methodology", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vol. 629, pp. 225-230, 2014

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October 2014

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