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How Welding Extends the Life of Aircraft Parts 

19 July, 21 10:21 am · Leave a comment · reddarc

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How Welding Extends the Life of Aircraft Parts

Aircraft repair is a huge business: in 2018, the global economic impact for global aircraft maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) was over $75 billion (USD), with an estimated compounded annual growth rate of 4.7% through 2025. The commercial air travel industry’s near-term growth outlook is 6.5%, with 20-year traffic growth projected at 4.0%. Welding is a standard maintenance practice in aircraft repair and described in the FAA Advisory Circular 43.13-1B. As welding processes and procedures have improved, parts that were once non-repairable assets can now be repaired using welding. (more…)

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