October 19, 2023

2 TIRE FLAT SPOT HARD BRAKE APPLICATION

Even The Maintenance Experts Do Not Understand Aircraft Tires, Brakes, and Usage

The following is a quote from the FAA. I do not know what it is going to take to teach pilots how to handle braking because even Mike Busch, listed as a maintenance expert, does not understand how to brake an aircraft. There are so many factors in stopping an aircraft. These factors are weight, …

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Spalling Lifters On The Big Bore Continental Engines

I Need A Lift – The History And Problems Of The Spalling Lifters On The Big Bore Continental Engines.

If you fly a “big bore” Continental engines you have a problems waiting inside. These engines are notorious for lifter failure. This is a problem due to “spalling.” So, what is spalling and what causes it on metal lifters. Spalling is defined as: “Metal spalling is a process of metallic surface failure in which the …

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