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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 ...

Inspection of General Aviation Aircraft Exhaust Systems

Exhaust system failure has caused a number of serious accidents in the past. Some of the problems that can arise out of an exhaust system failure are carbon monoxide poisoning, partial or complete loss of engine power, and fire. With these hazards, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has released Advisory Circular (AC) No. 91-59A in July 2007, canceling its 1982 predecessor, AC No. 91-59. AC 91-59A focuses on the hazards that a poorly maintained aircraft exhaust system can pose to safety. It further provides the problems that should be expected as it recommends the pilots and the mechanics to perform ...

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