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Aircraft maintenance: Proper engine preheating

Aircraft Maintenance | Mar 10, 2014

Preheating is about far more than just oil temperature. Proper preheating involves heating the entire engine, so that all critical engine parts can be brought into the ‘safe’ temperature range.

Aircraft maintenance: Myths, realities of engine preheating

Aircraft Maintenance | Feb 27, 2014

The engine heater and a small cabin heater have been keeping the aircraft warm and ready to go for almost two weeks. Heresy, you say? Leaving a preheater on for this long will corrode the engine, you say? Not necessarily.

Five apps for maintenance tracking, reference

Apps of the week | Feb 21, 2014

Owners, fleet operators, and mechanics may want to try out these five apps that handle tasks from tracking fasteners to tracking maintenance schedules.

Question of the Month

Article | Feb 15, 2014

Where does a club with no clubhouse keep the keys?

Aircraft maintenance: Listen to your airplane

Aircraft Maintenance | Jan 22, 2014

Aircraft do not heal themselves. That sounds obvious, perhaps, but if you sincerely want to protect yourself, your family and your aircraft, read that sentence again and take it to heart.

Maintenance: Spark plug gapping and replacement

Aircraft Maintenance | Jan 08, 2014

Learn how to save money by doing your own spark plug maintenance. A&P Jeff Simon explains how to clean, gap, and reinstall spark plugs on your aircraft.

Chandelle Flying Club touts convenient, economical flying

Article | Jan 03, 2014

The Chandelle Flying Club was created to offer members convenient, economical flying.

Roll up your sleeves for spark plug inspections

Aircraft Maintenance | Dec 17, 2013

Roll up your sleeves and get into the how-to of maintaining your aircraft's spark plugs yourself.

Milestones: The PT6 at 50

Pilot Magazine | Nov 20, 2013

Fifty years ago this month, Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) developed the first production units of its legendary PT6 series of turboprop engines.