Category Archives: Aviation Facts & Questions

How Cold Weather Helps Your Planes Fly Better

It's no secret that planes are most comfortable flying in warm air. But did you know that colder air can actually help your aircraft fly better?   With our reliable machining capabilities and state-of-the-art welding equipment, we can make repairs quickly to get you back up in the air as soon as possible. Contact Knisley Welding Aircraft Exhaust System at sales@knisleyexhaust.com or call us at (800) 522-6990 (toll-free).   In this post, we'll talk about how the temperature of the air affects a plane's performance and why cold weather can actually be a good thing for pilots.   A ...

Factors to Determine What Aircraft Welding to Use

In the welding industry, there are many different types of welding. The type of welding you use depends on the material you are welding and the purpose of the welded part.  Get your aircraft in tip-top shape at all times with the Knisley Welding Aircraft Exhaust System. Contact us at sales@knisleyexhaust.com or call us at (800) 522-6990 (toll-free)! In this article, we will go over some factors to consider when choosing your aviation welding method to ensure you get the best results possible. Material Type One of the first things you should determine when choosing an aviation welding process ...

How Expansion and Contraction of Metals Affect Aviation Welding Process

Aviation welding is a specialized type of welding used to assemble aircraft. This type of welding has unique challenges because it must adhere to strict safety regulations and requirements. In this article, we'll discuss how expansion and contraction can affect the quality of aviation welding and what you can do about it. Read more of our BLOGS here: https://knisleyexhaust.com/blog/  What Is Aviation Welding? Aviation welding refers to a process of joining or repairing metal parts using heat, fusion, and pressure. The procedure applies to various metals such as aluminum, magnesium, titanium, and steel.   In aviation welding, ...

Top 5 Aircraft Engine Myths

Aircraft Engine Myths within any technological field are not uncommon, although some aren’t technically myths but rather a difference of opinion. So let’s take a look at a few of the old wives’ tales involving the aircraft engine.  (Note: Visit Knisley Welding Inc. if you need FAA- and PMA-approved aircraft exhaust parts and service repair.)   You may also like: Do You Speak the Aircraft Language?   Myth 1: You can save money by buying and restoring a fixer-upper aircraft. This is a downright myth unless the aircraft engine’s TBO is still a long way to go, the ...

What Happens During an Aircraft Exhaust System Inspection?

As an aircraft owner (How Important is Your First Airplane?), you need to ensure that your exhaust system regularly undergoes a detailed inspection and maintenance performed by a licensed mechanic. Remember, the system and its components are prone to cracks and leaks due to the highly corrosive environment in which they operate.  Visit Knisley Welding Inc. if you need PMA- and FAA-approved exhaust parts for Cessna, Beech, Piper, Partenavia, Helio, Bell, and Mooney. We also offer quality service repair and maintenance to aircraft owners and operators.    What happens if you don't inspect & maintain your exhaust system? Failure to ...

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