ME161-WEB A Review of Hard-Time and On-Condition Engines

Webinar Description

This webinar will provide a detailed review of aviation gas turbine-powered engines and inspection thresholds, including requirements for continued airworthiness. Participants will review the differences between hard-time and on-condition engines, examine the variances between OEM requirements for these engines, and investigate corrosion as it relates to gas turbine engines.

Learning Outcomes

Upon webinar completion, the participant will be able to:

  • Review gas turbine engine inspection thresholds;
  • Differentiate hard-time versus on-condition engines;
  • Evaluate corrosion as it relates to gas turbine engines;
  • Examine OEM engine maintenance requirements; and
  • Evaluate requirements for continued airworthiness.

Webinar Audience

ASA-accredited appraisers with ME discipline performing aircraft, engine or inventory appraisals. In addition, brokers, directors of maintenance, aircraft lenders, and aircraft insurers.

Instructor Information

George Kleros, ASA | Strategic Management & Fleet Support

Mr. Kleros is responsible for large fleet support and strategic planning within Technical Services and Advisory Services at JSSI. He has over 30 years of aviation maintenance experience in areas including management, field support services and appraisals for business jet aircraft. Mr. Kleros was previously Eastern Region Customer Service Manager for Rolls-Royce North America and, prior to that position, was the Technical Support Manager with JSSI for almost a decade. Mr. Kleros has also held a field support position with Textron Flight Services and was the Director of Maintenance for an air carrier fleet. He also held the position of President for an aircraft maintenance company with multiple satellite facilities supporting charter operations, flight schools, and retail maintenance. Mr. Kleros currently serves on the maintenance airworthiness committee for the General Aviation Manufacturers Association, is a board member of the Westchester Aircraft Maintenance Association, and serves on the Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Aviation Maintenance Science Industry Advisory Board. Mr. Kleros holds an FAA rating for Powerplant and Airframe, with additional privileges as a holder of an Inspectors Authorization. He is an accredited Senior Appraiser through the American Society of Appraisers in the Machinery and Technical Specialties discipline with a specialty in aviation.


Hard-Time and On-Condition Engines
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Webinar Course Certificate
2.40 CE credits  |  Certificate available
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