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Fuel Contamination

It is essential that that fuel that is put in your aircraft is not contaminated in any way. A contaminated aircraft poses a lot of hazards which include, but are not limited to, the following: Corrosion in the fuel system Clogging in the fuel filtration components Failure in the instrumentation of aircraft fuel systems Stoppage in the supply of fuel to the engines These hazards would yield to more dangerous events this is why it is important that the fuel you put into your aircraft is free from contamination. Common Fuel Contaminants The most common contaminants mixed with fuel are ...

Engine Cooling and Exhaust Systems

It has always been a wonder how we have attained flight through the help of the aircraft. But in an effort to keep us soaring through the sky, aircraft produce so much heat - especially in its engine. The powerful engine that makes flight possible needs to be cooled in order to prevent it from burning. Liquid Cooling and Air Cooling  There are two ways to keep aircraft engines from overheating: liquid cooling and air cooling. In the process of liquid cooling, fluids run through the aircraft’s engine and regulates the temperature at comfortable levels. Aside from water, some ...

Tips For Inspecting Aircraft Exhaust Systems

Knisley Welding would like to share some tips on how to inspect your aircraft exhaust systems to ensure that they are running at their optimal performance. Related: Inspection of Aircraft Exhaust Systems - ederal Aviation Administration (FAA) has released Advisory Circular (AC) No. 91-59A Knisley Welding understands how significant inspection is in keeping your aircraft exhaust at peak condition. Maintenance would do no good if the inspection conducted before it would not be able to provide an intensive appraisal of the aircraft exhaust system. With proper inspection, you will have a complete picture of how your aircraft exhaust system ...

5 Best Aviation Bloggers You Should Be Following

The exciting world of aviation has for years attracted a dedicated group of people who are in one way or another involved in the expansive field of aviation, and whether these aviation lovers are pilots, travel agents, flight attendants or simply plane enthusiasts, everyone within this unique field has useful information to share! As an industry that operates on a global scale, the news and latest innovations in technology move at a rapid pace, which means that there really is no limit to all that you can learn and enjoy in aviation. So if you are researching possible careers for ...

Repairing Aircraft Exhaust System Parts

Once inspection has been done, you should get one of three results: the system is okay or it needs repairs or part replacement, or the system is not fit for use anymore. We try to avoid the last one but since it is inevitable, we make sure to do immediate repairs or part replacements as soon as we find cracks or other defects to the exhaust system. Knisley Exhaust believes that doing timely remedies lengthens the life span of your aircraft exhaust systems, and makes sure that safety is never compromised. When cracks, defects, or other problems are seen in ...

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