Printed headline: The People Factor

 

When you hear that robots are increasingly being used in MRO, what does your gut instinct say? Most likely, it is a reaction similar to that when you hear artificial intelligence could be used increasingly to predict how long an aircraft will be down for a maintenance issue or to diagnose aircraft problems faster. 

There is a natural hesitancy, right? It is not that we are all Luddites, but often people fear new technologies will encroach on the way they do their jobs, which can be disconcerting.