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What Should I Expect When Doing Aircraft Maintenance and Spring Cleaning?

It is the responsibility of every plane owner to think about routine aircraft maintenance and the occasional spring cleaning. Aircraft maintenance is important because it not only extends the life of your aircraft, it is also necessary for making sure that your aircraft will perform safely for the expected period ...

What Should I Look for in an Airplane Mechanic?

Here’s a list of things you should look for in an airplane mechanic, especially when it comes to aviation certifications and skills. Your aircraft needs regular maintenance and inspections in order to fly safely. Aircraft have a lot of sensitive parts-- avionics, an exhaust system, flight controls, and so ...

Pilot Instructor Tests Microsoft Flight Simulator

Pilot instructor Stephen Maltz tested one of Microsoft’s recent video games, a flight simulator that claims to be the next best thing to real flying.   Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020: What Is It? It is currently the most popular flight simulator game on the market today thanks to its highly ...

How Faulty Aircraft Mufflers Can Pose a Serious Danger

Unlike vehicle aircraft mufflers that are mainly used to reduce the noise from a combustion engine, aircraft mufflers play a more crucial role: They don't just reduce the noise but also keep the exhaust gases away from the engine and fuselage and supply cabin heat and carburetor.  The aircraft muffler's ...

Piper J3 Cub

The prototype of Piper J3 Cub was built in 1937, and a year later, it was sold on the market until 1947. Meanwhile, this light aircraft has a high rectangular wing, a conventional landing gear, a 40 hp (30 kW) flat-4 piston engine, and a fuselage with a welded steel frame wrapped in fabric.  ...

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