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Safety in the Skies Relies on Maintenance on the Ground

January 1, 2018 | Author: | Posted in Repairs

Last year, there were over 15 million flights in the United States. At any given time, there may be up to 5,000 aircraft in the skies over North America. With a global commercial passenger fleet of approximately 20,000 jets, and thousands of another military, cargo, and private planes, aircraft maintenance is a high priority to …

Aircraft – Change-outs Get Easier with Precision Bootstraps

December 26, 2017 | Author: | Posted in Automotive

Contrary to Hollywood horror plots, most modern twin-engine passenger aircraft can continue to fly in the event of a catastrophic failure of one of the engines. Today’s power plants are designed to produce more thrust, and multiple redundancy safety protocols ensure that whether the aircraft suffers a mechanical failure or an engine fire, the problem …

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