Airplane Inspector


An aircraft inspector (according to is responsible for determining the airworthiness of an aircraft and knowing what remedies must be applied if the aircraft isn't ready to leave the ground. Aircraft inspectors also do regular maintenance inspections and maintain inspection logs.

Job Prospect


Work Environment

Airline Inspectors must be comfortable with heights and small places, as they will need to assess the safety of parts all over airplanes, including their exteriors and crawl spaces. While much of aircraft inspectors' time is spent completing evaluations, they also work in an office setting to draw up reports and recommendations.

General and Personal Skills Required

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Cost of Training

Recommended Level of Education


Professional Skills / Tools Required

Associated Disciplines

Avionics, aviation technology, aviation maintenance management