Engine overhauls have evolved into an extremely specialized operation, as most mechanics do not prefer doing an entire engine overhaul or rebuild on their own. Usually, the engine is taken out and sent for an inspection. Keep reading to find out everything you need to know about aircraft engine overhauls, including the cost of an overhaul vs. that of a rebuild, what overhauls are, and why they’re so important in modern aviation.
Consumer focused air transportation has changed the world by facilitating national, regional, and global connectivity. When you’re flying you may just wonder how exactly modern aircraft keep you safe and transport hundreds of thousands of people daily. You may be thinking only about your seating quality but there are thousands of incredibly well engineered aircraft parts and strict engineering standards behind every flight. Their parts and the materials that comprise these complex systems enable them to fly long distances reliably with very rare mechanical issues.