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Common Aircraft Exhaust Problems and How to Fix Them

Unlike car exhaust systems, whose only purpose is to reduce noise and take gases away from the engine, aircraft exhaust has more complicated functions such as supplying cabin and carburetor heat.  Because the aircraft exhaust systems (stacks and muffler) are exposed to extreme conditions and temperatures, they...

How Important is Your First Airplane?

After passing your first 100 hours of flying within a year, you might want to ask this question to yourself: Am I ready for my first plane Aside from passing 100 hours of flying, another rule of thumb when buying your first plane...

All About Cessna 182: Its History and How it Holds Up Today

In 1956, Cessna Aircraft Company introduced  Cessna 182, a 1,202 kg four-seat light aircraft with a fixed landing gear that was popular among Civil Air Patrol (CAP). Over the years, it has been modified and improved to accommodate more passengers and to cover longer distances.  Related...

Why Should You Join a Flying Club?

One great advantage to joining a flying club is getting more flying time without breaking the bank. Flying clubs are nonprofit organizations that give its members many perks and benefits. Both pilots and aircraft owners are encouraged to find and join flying clubs because they help you save...

2020’s Top Aviation News Stories

2020 was a weird year for everyone but it was a particularly hard year for the aviation industry. Despite this, there were still some lighter moments to remember. Here’s the rundown:

  1. One of the airports in Alaska became the busiest one in the world

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