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What is a Hot Section Inspection & Why It’s Important to PT6A Engine Longevity

The Pratt & Whitney PT6 engine has been in use since 1961 and has since logged more than 380 million flight hours, the equivalent of about 250,000 round-trips to the moon.   The most advanced PT6A engine family includes three power levels, “Small”, “Medium”, and “Large” that all have the advantage of turbine cooling, aerodynamic design, and advanced technologies in materials.  Keeping these engines running efficiently and safely wouldn’t be possible without a periodic Hot Section Inspection.

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Monthly Ministry Spotlight

Ministry Spotlight: Banyan Air Services & Top Aviation Executives Team up to Rebuild Nigerian Hospitals

In that light, we wanted to introduce a new monthly series we call “Ministry Spotlight” where we will feature some of the great work done by those in the aviation community in the name of Christ. This includes using time, effort, and the Word of God, to spread a message of love, hope, and redemption. In this first “Ministry Spotlight,” we will cover the rebuilding of a Nigerian hospital with the Banyan Air Services team. Continue reading Monthly Ministry Spotlight

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Aircraft Maintenance For Spring

Aircraft Maintenance For SpringYou may be familiar with the term “spring cleaning” for your home, your car, or your office, but this concept is just as important for your aircraft as well. In order to keep your aircraft and all of its components in safe working condition, there are some maintenance steps you should take during the tail end of winter and before the spring, and these are done in order to prepare your aircraft for safe flying in the seasons ahead. Continue reading Aircraft Maintenance For Spring

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Becoming An Aircraft Mechanic

Becoming An Aircraft MechanicFor aviation enthusiasts who own their own planes, becoming a licensed aircraft mechanic can be a very worthwhile investment when it comes to both time and money. An aircraft mechanic is able to check for, diagnose, and repair all problems associated with personal aircrafts, and this can provide you with the knowledge you need to continue safe and affordable flying. Rather than hiring an airline mechanic to inspect your plane in the beginning of the flying season, or waiting on one to make any necessary repairs before going on a flight, you can take care of these issues yourself as you learn more about your aircraft and your passion. Continue reading Becoming An Aircraft Mechanic

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Pratt & Whitney Developing New Services On Sensor Data And Analytics

Pratt & Whitney Developing New Services On Sensor Data And AnalyticsPassengers are more and more concerned about the collection of flight data and overall safety when they fly. After a series of catastrophic aerial accidents, many of which have taken place in Southeast Asia, the average consumer is demanding ever-higher standards.

In order to achieve a safer future for the aviation world, it will be necessary to develop a whole slew of technologies for recording, transmitting, and maintaining real-time data. However, the true resolution to the problem will take place in the maintenance world. Continue reading Pratt & Whitney Developing New Services On Sensor Data And Analytics

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Will New Airline Fees Hinder The U.S. Commercial Aviation Scene?

Will New Airline Fees Hinder The U.S. Commercial Aviation Scene?For more than a decade now, the commercial aviation industry in the United States has been even more competitive than ever imagined. Major fleets have found it difficult to increase their profit margins in a world where the price of fuel has consistently increased. Continue reading Will New Airline Fees Hinder The U.S. Commercial Aviation Scene?

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U.S. In Row With Europe Over Transatlantic Flight Rules

U.S. In Row With Europe Over Transatlantic Flight RulesAs anyone who has been involved in the management and maintenance of an air fleet knows, the regulations that drive the aviation industry are amazingly complex — and the average passenger has no idea just how complicated they can be!

Despite it all, though, aviation runs like a well-oiled machine most of the time. However, there are some cracks showing in the spirit of international solidarity that has made transatlantic travel so much easier in the last few years. Continue reading U.S. In Row With Europe Over Transatlantic Flight Rules

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Evaluating The Best Aircraft Engines For Sale

Evaluating The Best Aircraft Engines For SaleAre you in the market for aircraft engines? The aircraft’s engine is the most important part for determining its overall performance, so it’s important to take your time and really find the best available.

Naturally, the specifics of your craft will influence to a great extent what engine can offer you the best flight you can get. However, there are many options out there for purchasing engines and a large number of international brands. Continue reading Evaluating The Best Aircraft Engines For Sale

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What Is The True Cost Of A Grounded Agriculture Plane?

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It sure is fun to pull off to the side of the road and watch those agricultural planes do their work. These planes make a sweet sound as they swoop over country roads to spray a field. The lightweight plane is maneuverable and the pilot knows it. Going upside down, twists and turns are all part of the game. But most people don’t understand just how crucial the old “Ag plane” is to the business of farming crops. Continue reading What Is The True Cost Of A Grounded Agriculture Plane?

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Covington Aircraft Engine Repair, Sales and Service

Looking for reliable aircraft maintenance companies? Sometimes the fastest turnaround time to repair or overhaul of your engine isn’t fast enough to keep your business running. Covington Aircraft offers a solution that virtually eliminates downtime for overhaul and maintenance.

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