Problems of modern aircraft maintenance

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The paper presents a comparison of the legal framework and the legal work carried out in the USSR, the European Union and in the post-Soviet period in Russia. The current state of the Russian civil aviation fleet, the systems of aircraft maintenance and the main problems of civil aviation development in Russia are considered. From this consideration it follows that the number of aircraft in Russia is increasing every year, alongside with the need for their maintenance. However, the construction of maintenance systems in accordance with outdated rules and regulations makes them unviable. On the basis of the analysis, a conclusion is made that it is necessary to search for optimal models of industrial structures of cost-effective aircraft maintenance organizations and the feasibility of using mathematical modeling methods for these purposes.

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M. A. Kovalev

Samara National Research University

Author for correspondence.

Doctor of Science (Engineering), Associate Professor
Head of Aircraft Maintenance Department

Russian Federation

I. V. Poddubniy

Airline Company Ural Airlines


Deputy Director General for Engineering Support, Director of Aircraft Engineering and Maintenance Center

Russian Federation


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