Watch a simulation of what happens to the internal components of a VG206D vertical gyro if dropped from a height of more than two inches—or even as little as ½ of an inch.
Due to a small number of turbine blade separations related to stress ruptures, Honeywell issued SB TFE731-72-3494 to significantly increase the reliability of the turbine blades and reduce the risk of sudden inflight failures and the maintenance costs associated with them.
Although a Cockpit Voice Recorder is not relevant for safe flight, it is a required piece of equipment for safety and could ground an aircraft if it fails. Keep reading to learn common squawks for both a tape CVR and digital CVR.
Task card 57-00-00-210-801 has just been revised to clarify and provide less restrictive instructions for inspecting the outboard slats for overheat.
The tires and brakes on a business aircraft wear the most while taxiing. Proper operation and preventative maintenance are simple and have a marginal cost, but pay huge dividends to extending the useful life of both tires and brakes.
For many aircraft owners, choosing which aircraft systems require upgrade can be a real challenge. The Duncan Aviation Avionics Catalog provides a common sense non-aviation explanation of what a modification actually does for you the owner.