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How significant is a simple aircraft equipment/computer reset ?
technical 10 April 2021
  How significant is a simple aircraft equipment/computer reset?   Why reset has become a part of certain AMM (Aircraft Maintenance Manual) ...
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What is a PDA or TOFA
technical 09 April 2021
What is a PDA or TOFA A PDA (Parts Departing from Aircraft), also called TFOA ( Things Falling-Off Aircraft ) is any piece of equipment fall...
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 damage on New generation Composite aircrafts
technical 08 April 2021
  damage on New generation Composite aircrafts Though composite structure aircraft brings many advantages to airlines, maintenance of them c...
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Radial Engines
technical 08 April 2021
Radial Engines The radial engine consists of a row, or rows, of cylinders, arranged radially about a central crankcase. This type of engine ...
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 Valve Construction
technical 07 April 2021
  Valve Construction The valves in the cylinders of an aircraft engine are subjected to high temperatures, corrosion, and operating stresses...
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Turbofan Engine Inlet Sections
technical 05 April 2021
Turbofan Engine Inlet Sections High-bypass turbofan engines are usually constructed with the fan at the forward end of the compressor. A typ...
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technical 05 April 2021
Mounts for Turbofan Engines The engine mounts on most turbofan engines perform the same basic functions of supporting the engine and transmi...
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Torque Reaction
technical 03 April 2021
Torque Reaction Torque reaction involves Newton’s Third Law of Physics— for every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction.   As appl...
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Corkscrew Effect
technical 02 April 2021
  Corkscrew Effect The high-speed rotation of an aircraft propeller gives a corkscrew or spiraling rotation to the slipstream. At high prope...
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Visual Approach Slope Indicator (VASI)
technical 01 April 2021
Visual Approach Slope Indicator (VASI) VASI installations are the most common visual glide path systems in use. The VASI provides obstructio...
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Airport Lighting
technical 31 March 2021
  Airport Lighting The majority of airports have some type of lighting for night operations. The variety and type of lighting systems depend...
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Radio Magnetic Indicator (RMI)
technical 30 March 2021
  Radio Magnetic Indicator (RMI) The RMI   a navigational aid providing aircraft magnetic or directional gyro heading and very high frequenc...
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Automatic Direction Finder (ADF)
technical 29 March 2021
  Automatic Direction Finder (ADF) Many general aviation-type aircraft are equipped with ADF radio receiving equipment. To navigate using th...
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The can-type combustion chamber
technical 27 March 2021
The can-type combustion chamber The can-type combustion chamber is typical of the type used on turboshaft and APUs. Each of the can-type com...
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Accessory Section of the gas turbine engine
technical 27 March 2021
  Accessory Section of the gas turbine engine The accessory section of the gas turbine engine has various functions. The primary function is...
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Lycoming 0-233 Series Light-Sport Aircraft Engine
technical 25 March 2021
  Lycoming 0-233 Series Light-Sport Aircraft Engine Lycoming Engines, a Textron Inc. company, produces an experimental non-certified version...
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Teledyne Continental 0-200 Engine
technical 24 March 2021
Teledyne Continental 0-200 Engine The 0-200 Series engine has become a popular engine for use in light-sport aircraft. The 0-200-A/B is a fo...
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Carburetor Air Temperature (CAT) Indicator
technical 24 March 2021
  Carburetor Air Temperature (CAT) Indicator Measured at the carburetor entrance, carburetor air temperature (CAT) is regarded by many as an...
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Engine Mounts
technical 23 March 2021
Engine Mounts Mounts for Reciprocating Engines Most aircraft equipped with reciprocating engines use an engine mount structure made of welde...
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Reduction Gear Assembly
technical 22 March 2021
Reduction Gear Assembly The function of the reduction gear assembly is to reduce the high rpm from the engine to a propeller rpm that can be...
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