Tag: maintenance

Originally, we had a bunch of “Moments in Aviation History” comics scheduled for you together with blogs about us going to AERO this year. But the virus messed all that up unfortunately. And speaking of the virus, we received a …

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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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