Despite several jet and rocket-powered ᴀɪʀᴄʀᴀғᴛ appearing during the second World War, turbo fans didn’t become the preferred method of propulsion until the 1970s.
Now these air breathing ᴊᴇᴛs are incredibly advanced which subsequently means they require regular maintenance by highly trained technicians.
From the first test to the last flight, these ᴊᴇᴛ engines are always under close supervision. Both commercial airliners and military ᴊᴇᴛs have engine maintenance schedules. In most cases, this is determined by the number of flight hours. It undergoes varying passengers or cargo from one place to another.
When an engine reaches its maintenance threshold, it is generally switched out for a newly repaired model. This process usually takes place at special maintenance hangers owned by major airlines such as Southwest. Discover more at video below: