May 312012

The Four-Legged Stool

Ray Valeika writes in Aviation Week on the evolving role of MROs and the need for aircraft data exchange among operators, OEMS, regulators--and MROs.

Ray Valeika, retired from Delta as senior vice president of technical operations, is an internationally recognized aviation operations executive. He advises airlines, OEMs, private equity firms and lessors on MRO. He has won several awards, including the A4A Nuts & Bolts award and an Aviation Week Laurel.

AirVault is a repository for aviation maintenance records, which, at the operator's sole discretion, are shared fluidly among these "four legs" of the aircraft maintenance stool, as Mr. Valeika writes. 

Read his interesting article here.