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    • ISSN: 1793-8198 (Print)
    • Abbreviated Title: Int. J. Mater. Mech. Manuf.
    • Frequency: Bimonthly
    • DOI: 10.18178/IJMMM
    • Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Ian McAndrew
    • Co-editor-in-Chief: Prof. K. M. Gupta
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Prof. Ian McAndrew
Capitol Technology University, USA
It is my honor to be the editor-in-chief of IJMMM. I will do my best to work with the editorial team and help make this journal better.

IJMMM 2016 Vol.4(4): 299-302 ISSN: 1793-8198
DOI: 10.18178/ijmmm.2016.4.4.275

Role of Aircraft Feedback Information in Developing Maintainability Allocation Index

W. M. S. Wan Husain
Abstract—This paper present attempt to utilise aircraft maintenance historical data and information and author termed as Aircraft feedback information systems. Aircraft feedback information contains various types of information that could be used for future improvement rather than just the failure elements. Literature shows that feedback information reports have helped to identify the critical and sensitive components that need more attention for further improvement. This paper consists of two elements. The first element is to present different types of Aircraft feedback information and the second element is a methodology in developing the processes of maintainability allocation. The study shows that the aircraft maintenance related feedback information systems analyses were very useful for deciding maintainability effectiveness; these include planning, organising maintenance and design improvement. There is no doubt that the combinations between the historical data information and maintainability allocation have 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.

Index Terms—Aircraft maintenance, aircraft information systems, historical data, maintainability allocation.

W. M. S. Wan Husain is with the Aerospace Section, Universiti Kuala Lumpur, Malaysian Institute of Aviation Technology (UniKL MIAT), 43800 Dengkil. Selangor. Malaysia (e-mail: sufian@unikl.edu.my).


Cite: W. M. S. Wan Husain, "Role of Aircraft Feedback Information in Developing Maintainability Allocation Index," International Journal of Materials, Mechanics and Manufacturing vol. 4, no. 4, pp. 299-302, 2016.

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