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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.

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Aviation Maintenance Real Life

Large Scale Tetris

My latest problem at work comes in the style of Tetris played with airplanes. My company sold 2 airplanes and needs to ship them across the ocean. So we need to fit said airplanes into a 40 foot shipping container. Sounds simple at first, but this is a very delicate job that needs complete disassembly of the aircraft and then some serious planning to pack it all in…without damage here or during transport. I am learning as I go with this one, and there’s a deadline of Nov 12 to ship out or the container will miss the sailing date. Pressure is on and I can hear that Tetris music playing in my head already. Tomorrow the real fun begins.