Year 2020, Volume 01 , Issue 01, Pages 22 - 29 2020-09-10

Aircraft maintenance activities are one of the most important criteria for the safe and effective execution of aviation operations., In aircraft accidents and incidents, maintenance factor is vital for the development of safety for organizations, authorities, and countries in the aviation field. Effective maintenance activities will also contribute to the costs of organizations by ensuring the safe operations of aircraft with people. Maintenance activities are carried out by maintenance technicians in areas such as hangars or aprons. Aircraft maintenance technicians' performance in performing maintenance activities directly impacts flight safety and technician safety, which in turn has a positive or negative impact on organizations. Improving technician competency assessment processes can reduce maintenance errors, improve technician performance, create positive impacts on safe and efficient flight operations, reduce maintenance costs and benefit of the entire aviation industry. Technician competency should be considered in performance evaluations and assignments by assessing at all levels with the compatibility of widely used human resources management methods. In this study, technician competency assessment processes are mentioned, the effects of these processes on aviation safety are explained and solutions are proposed to develop and apply the assessment processes.
Aircraft maintenance, aircraft maintenance technician competency, competency assessment, human factors
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Primary Language en
Subjects Engineering, Aerospace
Journal Section Research Articles
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0003-3098-7654
Author: Tarık GÜNEŞ (Primary Author)
Institution: Eskişehir Teknik Üniversitesi
Country: Turkey


Author: Uğur TURHAN
Institution: Eskişehir Teknik Üniversitesi
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0002-6067-5697
Author: Birsen AÇIKEL
Institution: KASTAMONU ÜNİVERSİTESİ
Country: Turkey


Dates

Application Date : March 3, 2020
Acceptance Date : July 9, 2020
Publication Date : September 10, 2020

Bibtex @research article { ijast697998, journal = {International Journal of Aviation Science and Technology}, issn = {}, eissn = {2687-525X}, address = {Eskişehir Teknik Üniversitesi / Havacılık ve Uzay Bilimleri Fakültesi}, publisher = {Sürdürülebilir Havacılık Araştırma Derneği}, year = {2020}, volume = {01}, pages = {22 - 29}, doi = {}, title = {AN ASSESSMENT OF AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN COMPETENCY}, key = {cite}, author = {Güneş, Tarık and Turhan, Uğur and Açıkel, Birsen} }
APA Güneş, T , Turhan, U , Açıkel, B . (2020). AN ASSESSMENT OF AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN COMPETENCY . International Journal of Aviation Science and Technology , 01 (01) , 22-29 . Retrieved from https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/ijast/issue/56753/697998
MLA Güneş, T , Turhan, U , Açıkel, B . "AN ASSESSMENT OF AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN COMPETENCY" . International Journal of Aviation Science and Technology 01 (2020 ): 22-29 <https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/ijast/issue/56753/697998>
Chicago Güneş, T , Turhan, U , Açıkel, B . "AN ASSESSMENT OF AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN COMPETENCY". International Journal of Aviation Science and Technology 01 (2020 ): 22-29
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ISNAD Güneş, Tarık , Turhan, Uğur , Açıkel, Birsen . "AN ASSESSMENT OF AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN COMPETENCY". International Journal of Aviation Science and Technology 01 / 01 (September 2020): 22-29 .
AMA Güneş T , Turhan U , Açıkel B . AN ASSESSMENT OF AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN COMPETENCY. IJAST. 2020; 01(01): 22-29.
Vancouver Güneş T , Turhan U , Açıkel B . AN ASSESSMENT OF AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN COMPETENCY. International Journal of Aviation Science and Technology. 2020; 01(01): 22-29.