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Archive for October, 2014

King Air Pilot Wanted

Help! I need a good King Air contract pilot in the NY/PA area for a regular gig. E90 to be based in that area would also need some general oversight and management functions. Current and former students (only) email me. by

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On the new G1000 update, Pilots now have the flexibility to quickly build user-defined holding patterns. These holds may be created over an existing fix in the navigation database or over a user-defined waypoint. Unpublished holds or those assigned by air traffic control are easily created and displayed on the multi-function display (MFD), further simplifying […]

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What is sulfidation?

Jet fuel contains sulfur. When it is burned at high temperatures it creates a gas called sodium sulfate. This gas mixes with the engine‚Äôs intake air. The intake air is contaminated with pollution, salt, soot and other nasty particles. This corrosive mix is what eats away at the compressor turbine blades. This process is called […]

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