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Aviation Maintenance

2 in the can

After a long hard day of brain crunching problem solving, and lots of custom wood working, we have 2 small airplanes inside a 40 foot container.

2 in the can

All bolted / strapped down and ready for a long journey to the other side of the planet. Tetris round complete.

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Aiming For Accuracy Part 2

Part 2 is some simple pumpkin shooting fun in the snow and cold.

This was an improvised exercise due to the low visibility caused by the heavy snow and cold.

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Aviation Maintenance

Nylon Wins

Here’s a great example of some chafing wear that has deemed this engine frame useless. A nylon tie wrap was used to hold some cables in place directly against the engine frame. Over the course of time, the engine vibration caused this wear mark which was deep enough into the metal to easily feel with your finger. The nylon tie wrap was undamaged in this area, only the paint and steel frame where damaged.

Nylon Wins

People often underestimate the abrasive qualities of plastics. But remember that nylon is very abrasion resistant, which is another way of saying…its abrasive.