The One Way Any Operator Can Easily Source Aircraft Part Repairs

The One Way Any Operator Can Easily Source Aircraft Part Repairs

Does sourcing aircraft part repairs make you want to scream?

Source. Process. Chase. Repeat.

Hundreds of part numbers. A dozen ATA chapters. And an overabundance of possible MROs, all over the world.

Being connected to many executives for large operators, I hear about this problem constantly.

4 Shipping Tips To Save You Money On Aircraft Maintenance Planning

4 Shipping Tips To Save You Money On Aircraft Maintenance Planning

If you could start saving 25% of your maintenance costs right now, don’t you think you’d implement a change to make that happen?

Well, look no further, because I have a solution for you to reduce your wasteful spending around your aircraft maintenance planning initiatives.

The One Aircraft Maintenance Check Problem That Makes You Want To Scream

The One Aircraft Maintenance Check Problem That Makes You Want To Scream

You clench your fists. You squeeze your lips, and you...

POP!

Why is it on every aircraft maintenance check project you’re involved with, there’s always an issue?

Always the last minute rush.

It happens to every airline. Every aircraft maintenance facility. Unforeseen issues and problems.

Just between you and me, it happens here at Skylink as well.

It's a key reason we’ve built in “be willing to accept and solve problems” as one of our living core values.

A Simple Guide To Managing Aircraft Component Repairs

A Simple Guide To Managing Aircraft Component Repairs

How often do aircraft part repairs cause your belly to ache and your heart to burst?

Stress.

One minute you have a repair requirement, and the next you have 20 repair orders to ship, follow-up on, and approve.

It's the constant source, process, chase, trace and ultimately, MRO babysit doom and gloom.

5 Types of Maintenance Kits That Will Change Your Life

5 Types of Maintenance Kits That Will Change Your Life

Maintenance kits. Your best kept secret. They were put on this earth for one reason…

To help you keep your sanity. But you may be all too familiar with this approach instead... We had 3 c-checks needing completion. It was a rush. A mad dash to crazy land (remember what I said about sanity?). Us, our client, and everyone in between were in a mass scramble to have the parts they needed, where they needed them. Everything was last minute. And by everything...I mean everything. 

Fleets Need $4,059,422,121 Worth of Aircraft APUs: Here’s How To Buy Your Next One

Fleets Need $4,059,422,121 Worth of Aircraft APUs: Here’s How To Buy Your Next One

You’re leaving time and money on the table if you only focus on the technical details and price, here’s why…

If you have an aircraft or do maintenance on one, there’s one thing for sure; you’ll need an APU.

According to Aviation Week, the world fleets will need $4,059,422,121 worth of total MRO demand for all APUs in 2018.

That’s a 4 with a B. Billion!

At Skylink, we’ve seen an increase in aircraft APU replacement and repairs for our clients. Maybe you too have an upcoming APU need.

Why Operators Spend 1.5% Of Their Total MRO Demand On Hydraulics & What You Can Do About It

Why Operators Spend 1.5% Of Their Total MRO Demand On Hydraulics & What You Can Do About It

A simple way to improve your aircraft hydraulic maintenance costs in less than 30 days. Do you know how much your operation spends on ATA29? If not, I’ll give you the answer. The total world MRO demand for 2018 and 2019 is $184 billion. Of that $184 billion, ATA29 takes up $2.9 billion. That’s 1.57% of the total world demand!

Quick Relief For Aircraft Hydraulic Leaks

Quick Relief For Aircraft Hydraulic Leaks

Don’t let leaks waste your time or money. Do this instead. Hydraulic leaks.They’re a pesky issue that happens to the best of us. The worst part about them? The unknown! You can’t predict where the leak will occur. What areas it’ll effect and when it’ll happen. The unknown is scary. Costly!

Here’s How Much Your B737 C-Check Costs Per Flight Hour (Plus How You Can Reduce The Maintenance Cost)

Here’s How Much Your B737 C-Check Costs Per Flight Hour (Plus How You Can Reduce The Maintenance Cost)

A good material game plan will have you reaping the rewards. Here’s how…

The average Boeing 737 c-check costs $32.18 per flight hour, according to Aviation Week benchmarks.

Keep in mind; there’s a wide cost range between models. Older models are nearly double the costs at $52.82 per flight hour.

With an average annual aircraft utilization of 2,742, the math is simple.

The Number One Reason Purchasers Fail When Buying Aircraft Material

The Number One Reason Purchasers Fail When Buying Aircraft Material

If the price is your only game, it’s a shame. Here's why.

Do you purchase aircraft material on a daily basis? 

If so, you may have a habit costing you hundreds of hours of your own personal time and thousands of your operations dollars every single year. 

This habit is what I call price over cost syndrome.