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What Does it Take to Become a Pilot?

Becoming a pilot is no easy task. It takes thousands of hours of intensive training and flying time before an aspiring student becomes an official pilot. Pilot training is considered as one of the most elite professional training. Depending on the students' choice, he/she can be a private pilot...

History of Mooney Aircraft

Knisley Welding caters to the aircraft exhaust systems of some of Mooney International Corporation’s aircrafts. Let’s take a look into the brief history of Mooney and how it has come about, how it has contributed to the aircraft industry, and how it is doing now.

Mooney Aircraft: Its Foundation

Mooney started out...

How Does an Aircraft Exhaust System Affect Engine Performance? 

For the most part, any engine-- piston or jet-- is really just an air pump. By "air pump" we mean it takes air in and compresses it. With the addition of fuel and a subsequent ignition, the expanding air pushes down a piston or is perhaps jetted...

Which Materials are Used for Making an Aircraft Exhaust Nozzle?

In most modern aircraft, gas turbine engines are generally used. These engines are located either under the wings or the tail of the aircraft. It is the part responsible for propelling the aircraft forward. Because of the tremendous amount of energy these parts have to endure, the...

How Does an Aircraft’s Exhaust Gases Affect the Environment?

The Air Transport Action Group (ATAG) reported that in 2014, there had been 37.4 million flights scheduled that year-- which is a little more than 100,000 flights up in the air each day.    With so many planes in flight at any given time, one might wonder, “how...

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