Accession Number:

AD0901474

Title:

Methods of Acquiring and Maintaining Aircraft Engines.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT INST BETHESDA MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1972-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

249.0

Abstract:

The main purpose of this study was to provide information that will facilitate decisions concerned with improving engine life and reducing the overall costs of engine procurement and maintenance. A secondary purpose was to analyze and document the methods used by the Department of Defense and selected commercial airlines for acquiring and maintaining engines. Conclusions and recommendations are made in the following areas of engine acquisition and maintenance 1 Specification, design and demonstration of maintenance performance 2 Development of maintenance performance 3 Spare engine requirements 4 Warranties 5 Maintenance planning and 6 Overhaul. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering and Control of Production Systems
  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies
  • Jet and Gas Turbine Engines
  • Reciprocating and Rotating Engines

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE