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Arms race

Arms race

Arms race

One-upmanship never happens in aviation, right?! How many hours you had and which models you have flown already seemed very important in the beginning of one’s flying career. At least that has been my experience. And I remember counting every

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Blinker fluid

Blinker fluid

Blinker fluid

We’ve all heard at least of one of these items. Rotor-Wash, Blinker Fluid, Muffler Bearings … The names and places of this practical joke story getting way out of hand will be altered to protect the innocent. This one time,

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Cleanup

Cleanup

Cleanup

A pilot asking for a sponge or mop is never a good thing. They were probably the words I dreaded the most back when I was working as a mechanic full time. I can deal with people spilling oil or

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Unidentified aircraft

What we are learning from this strip is that you should always have a backup registration number handy for when you get yourself in trouble with ATC. But be smarter than Chuck and Jason here and use a less high

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