BLRT and BLTU FAQs

Widget BLTU FAQs

We’re growing this BLRT and BLTU FAQs article – it’s still very new and looking a bit bare! Please get in touch with us with your BLRT and BLTU questions and we can help make this article a useful source of information for the future. How do I login to the BLTU or BLTU4? Once…

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OEM requirements for bond and loop testing

OEM requirements

Identifying the right tool for aircraft OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer)  bond and loop testing requirements can be complex. As an MRO, your first point of call should be the AMM (maintenance manual).  However, some OEMs are more prescriptive than others.  And with a broad range of similar tools available on the marketing all claiming to comply…

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How to choose a loop resistance tester

how to choose a loop resistance tester

Modern loop resistance tester tools have several features designed to make prescribed testing easier and faster than ever before. This article is a quick guide on the top features to look for when you’re sourcing an LRT. OEM approval Is the tool specified for use by the aircraft manufacturer?  It goes without saying that to…

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What is a loop resistance test?

What is a loop resistance test?

A loop resistance test is carried out during aircraft manufacture or maintenance to check that it will be safe in the event of being struck by lightning. Why are loop resistance tests needed? Planes are struck by lightning about once a year*, based on data from the US Federal Aviation Authority (FAA). That’s surprisingly often…

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