Monthly Archives: March 2019

Why Maintaining Your Plane is Cheaper in the Long Run

Owning a small plane may be more costly than owning a car, but it gets you to places faster than a four-wheeled vehicle or to areas the roadster can't reach. And when it comes to cross-country flying, small airplanes can also provide you recreation opportunities and more convenience than commercial planes. It gives you freedom as it opens up the world to you at your command, in a fraction of time and at the comfort of your plane. But like anything with engines, owning an aircraft is accompanied by a long list of expenses—such as repairs, storage fees, insurance, loan payments, gas, and...

Knowing Your Plane’s Exhaust

For a lot of people or plane owners, a plane's exhaust is just a component of the aircraft that lets out smoke from the engine. Others feel like it’s a part of the aircraft that causes the weird noises a plane makes, allowing people to think of it as an old, and possibly damaged vehicle. These myths often change the way we look at aircraft, their parts and each of its functions. Mufflers are more than a metal hose-looking component that is used to let out some steam from the engine. It is a vital part of the aircraft engine...

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