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Do You Speak the Aircraft Language?

Aircraft personnel like pilots, ground staff, and cabin crew have their own way of communicating. Their codes, protocols, and rules may sound funny, scary, or intimidating to us but these systems keep everything in motion. So, for you to not get lost in the translation of these codes and jargons flying around during your 16-hour long haul flight, allow us to give you a bit of a glossary to understand the situation. Here are the most common words spoken, feared, and mentioned during your flights: Let’s begin with the funny ones. BLUE JUICE When someone offers you this drink, ...

The Leader in Aircraft Exhaust Maintenance

Aircraft exhaust maintenance is one of the trickiest parts of keeping a vintage plane in top shape. The fact that its components are hard to come by, has made maintenance even more difficult. Since private aircrafts or air taxis has a specific target market, there are not a lot of mechanics who can service such vehicles. Here at Knisley Exhaust, we pride ourselves for having a complete inventory of parts and employing only the most skilled aircraft mechanics in the industry. Our experience and capacity has led us to handle and service the known big brands of the aircraft industry ...

Other Career Paths for Pilots

SOURCES: https://www.thebalancecareers.com/cool-pilot-jobs-3960706 https://epicflightacademy.com/pilot-careers/ https://www.flightdeckfriend.com/pilot-aviation-jobs-not-flying https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/future-pilot-career-fabrizio-poli/ People expect students to fly aircrafts as soon as they finish aviation. However, a lot of factors come into play after graduation and some of the students do not actually land at the cockpit. For some, it is an end of the road, but the aviation industry is more than just planes taking off and landing at the tarmac. The aviation industry is a continuously developing business all around the globe and pilots are just few of the many ...

A step-by-step guide on maintaining your aircraft’s exhaust

A lot of aircraft owners spend a fortune to keep the seat covers glossy or the exterior paints flawless. Some make sure that the engines are properly maintained and are on top of its game. However, very few take time to check on their exhaust. Exhausts have to be maintained regularly like the rest of the aircraft because it has a huge impact on the overall safety of the plane and its passengers. Should an exhaust fail, problems like engine fiasco, carbon monoxide poisoning, or fire can happen. A little terrifying, right? Others, meanwhile, are too confident of the manufacturer’...

Important things to check before you use your aircraft

Air travel is one of the most reliable modes of transportation because it is safe, fast, and accidents rarely happen. According to the article “2017 Was The Safest Year In The History Of Commercial Air Travel”, published by Forbes last January 2018, not counting acts of suicide, hijacking, or sabotage, there were only 14 accidents worldwide that resulted in 59 fatalities. This is an improvement from 2016 figures which recorded 258 deaths in 17 accidents. However, these scenarios can always be prevented and still be improved, especially if you’re the type who loves flying solo. So here are our two cents of advice to help keep ...

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