Tag: maintenance

The phrase “Don’t worry!” and “I’ve got this!” used to make me cringe back when I was a mechanic at the flight school where Chicken Wings was invented, especially if used in the same breath. Students who have spent all …

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Admittedly, this actually happened to me. I was helping with some work on the Chinook crawling around in the nose compartment of the aircraft helping to look for a part number. I can’t exactly remember what magic black box we …

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I was working on a fire in Montana when the topic of switch labeling came up in casual conversation since we had just been through a USFS audit. We were joking about labeling the left cyclic stick “FWD rotor” and …

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First off: We’ve launched a Patreon Page last week to fund our ambitions of going animated! You may have noticed the not-so-subtle button underneath the comic strip. Thank you to all the generous people who have already subscribed as Patrons! …

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