Repairs: 5 Reasons You're Wasting Money And May Not Know It

Repairs: 5 Reasons You're Wasting Money And May Not Know It

Aircraft maintenance is stressful. But who am I kidding, you know this, right?

It's where you spend a large chunk of your operating budget, and where 95% of your stress occurs.

Or maybe not...

[LIVE] 5 simple ways to land better financing for your aircraft part repairs

[LIVE] 5 simple ways to land better financing for your aircraft part repairs

Do you want better terms for your aircraft part repairs?

Of course you do. Me too.

The good news is, you don't need an MBA of finance degree to make it happen.  With a little will, a quality relationship and persistence, you can get it done.

5 EASY Ways To Get Better Financing For Your Aircraft Part Repairs

5 EASY Ways To Get Better Financing For Your Aircraft Part Repairs

Have you ever had a Repair Order not ship because your finance team didn't pay? Or was overdue?

Of course you have! And now you're stuck. Scrambling for a solution. You need your aircraft material. Your MRO needs their money. Now what?

Yet, it happens every day.

 I've been on a number of these calls. I get how stressful it is. 

CUT YOUR ROTABLE CYCLE TIMES IN HALF RIGHT NOW

CUT YOUR ROTABLE CYCLE TIMES IN HALF RIGHT NOW

You'll often hear small talk among your co-workers about how awful turn-around-times (TAT) are. They're a constant headache, almost as much as an AOG.

Believe me, you're not alone.

4 Shipping Tips To Cut Cost On Your Next Asset Repair

4 Shipping Tips To Cut Cost On Your Next Asset Repair

Let's face it, shipping aircraft parts to and from your facility is vital for your aircraft maintenance planning initiatives. But without a clear plan, money could be leaking out in unexpected places.

Who likes wasteful spending? Not me and I can bet you don't either.

Think about how much you spend and ask yourself how excited you would be if you could reduce this cost by 25%. Is that possible?

7 Ways Repair Management Can Simplify Your Life

7 Ways Repair Management Can Simplify Your Life

Dealing with the repair of your aircraft spare components can be in large, a waste of your time.

If you suffer from exhaustion because the communication between you and the 20+ repair shops you deal with is poor, you're not alone.

Manpower and time are scarce, so why go chasing the world for a simple update? You need communication, delegation, and deliberation. It's difficult to achieve this alone.

I have good news for you.

Repair management is one of the best

6 Quick Tips To Help You Choose The Right Repair Station

6 Quick Tips To Help You Choose The Right Repair Station

You have an aircraft part. You need it repaired. Despite your urgency, you dread having to send it to the MRO. 

They’re notorious for having high-cost work orders, their lead times are never right, and getting a reply from them is faster with a horse and carriage. 

You have hundreds of MRO options.

With a little bit of knowledge and a loan, your FAA repair station is off to the races. There are very little barriers to entry. 

When choosing a part 145 repair station it’s not just about the quality of their repairs, even though that’s important, it’s also about their business practices.

Purchasing is hard, memory alloys, freight costs, & autonomous tech - Skylink Brief for 11/03/2017

Purchasing is hard, memory alloys, freight costs, & autonomous tech - Skylink Brief for 11/03/2017

Here are the notes from the Skylink TV Weekly Brief broadcast for 11/03/17. (You can watch this on our Skylink TV).

1:1 Interview with the most outspoken CEO in aviation, Patee Sarasin

1:1 Interview with the most outspoken CEO in aviation, Patee Sarasin

“I am working on something very wild, in such a way that the world has not seen yet”  - Patee Sarasin

In this exclusive interview on “Ask An Expert”, we sit down with former CEO, and current Vice Chairman of Nok Air, Patee Sarasin.

In 2004, Patee never imagined his unique vision for marketing Thailand’s newest airline would land him the role as CEO. But after taking a leap of faith, this advertising executive and gifted musician met the challenge head-on.

3 Painful Reasons To Re-Evaluate Your Aircraft Component Repair Strategy

3 Painful Reasons To Re-Evaluate Your Aircraft Component Repair Strategy

We've all been there when the dreaded phone begins to ring. You anxiously wait as you look at the caller id.

A brief thought comes to mind, should I pick it up? Or should I let it go to voice-mail?

You ponder the thought of ignoring it.

Instead, you cautiously pick up the phone.

“Hello."

It’s your boss, the VP of Maintenance and Engineering, and he’s unhappy about the current spending.

He’s beginning to feel the pressure from your CFO.

Repair costs have doubled and they're now taking more time to process, meaning more people must get involved.