Perform aircraft maintenance


Carry out inspection and maintenance on aircraft parts according to the maintenance procedures and documentation, and perform repair work to remedy functional and deterioration problems.

Alternative labels

perform the maintenance of aircrafts
perform aeroplane maintenance
perform helicopter repairs
perform aircraft repairs
perform helicopter maintenance
perform airplane maintenance
conduct aircraft maintenance

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Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Perform aircraft maintenance is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Second officer: Second officers are responsible for monitoring and controlling various aircraft systems including fixed-wing and rotary wing. They work in close coordination with the two pilots during all phases of flight. They make pre-flight, inflight, and post flight inspections, adjustments, and minor repairs. They verify parameters such as passenger and cargo distribution, the amount of fuel, aircraft performance, and appropriate engine speed according to instructions of pilots.

Optional skill

Perform aircraft maintenance is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Air traffic safety technician: Air traffic safety technicians provide technical support regarding the safety of air traffic control and navigation systems. They design, maintain, install and operate these systems both in the airport and on board the aeroplane according to regulations.
Aircraft assembler: Aircraft assemblers use hand tools, power tools and other equipment such as CNC machines or robots to construct, fit and install prefabricated parts to manufacture fixed or rotary wing aircrafts and aircraft subassemblies such as flight controls, aircraft skins, rigging and other mechanical systems etc. They read and interpret blueprints. They operate control systems to determine functional performance of the assemblies and adjust accordingly.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022