life-limited part

life-limited part

An aircraft part that has a limited in-service life in terms of hours, operating cycles or time-period in use (called calendar life. After the completion of this life, the component must be discarded or overhauled.
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Contract notice: The contract is the overhaul of two pratt & whitney pt6a-60a model, specifications, status of life-limited parts and service bulletins implemented listed in annex i of the special technical specification and the provision of a motor of the same make, model and specification, alternately replace each of the engines during overhaul them.
a wholly owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company, has entered into an exclusive worldwide aftermarket distribution agreement with GE Aviation for unique spare parts, excluding life-limited parts and flow path hardware, for CF6-80C2/80E engines that power a wide variety of civilian airliners.
A final rule to be published tomorrow calls on US operators of some 2,450 CF34 engines to replace the original 4-step air balance piston seals with 8-step seals at the next life-limited parts replacement interval, a relatively inexpensive modification expected to take five hours per engine.
According to the Cincinnati Business Courier, included in the agreement are fixed-price life-limited parts shop visits, turn-around time and performance guarantees as well as spare engine availability, on-wing support and remote diagnostics.
The Aloha Engine Department is also able to closely track all life-limited parts on the engines, thereby reducing unscheduled delays.
The AW169 is designed with inherent ease of maintenance, for reliable, intensive utilisation in the most demanding conditions with high time between overhauls (TBO) and minimal life-limited parts.
18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- AIR SHOW CHINA -- Pratt & Whitney announced today that it received Validation of Supplemental Type Certificate (VSTC) approval from the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) for its Global Material Solution (GMS) life-limited parts for the CFM56-3 engine.
Pratt & Whitney earlier this year announced plans to design and certify 55 replacement parts for the CFM56, including 19 life-limited parts.
This amendment is prompted by findings that life-limited parts, with forged and inaccurate records, have been introduced into the field and might be installed on the affected engines.
The next phase, due to be completed in December, involves the installation of Mxi's configuration tracking capabilities, as well as tools to track task scheduling on life-limited parts.
ADR Advisors' Jim Del Rossi, Boeing's Ken Porad, Susan Jordan and Daryl Remily, and Sun Microsystems' Chris Meier and Andy Brown provide a brief context of RFID in the aerospace and defense sector, as well as the specifics of Spec 2000 and the requirements and tests unique to RFID usage in that industry, with an emphasis on testing and qualification of passive RFID tags for parts tracking, and the implications of life-limited parts.
Technology features an engine-centric dashboard, life-limited parts forecasting and utilization tracking.