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Aircraft Technical Log

Aircraft technical log also know as techlog or log book.   The aircraft technical log is the primary source for technical and operational data on each flight that occurs on an aircraft. This data includes defects and malfunctions, block times and fuel consumption. It also records all maintenance carried out on an aircraft between scheduled…

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Certificate of Airworthiness and how do you maintain it?

What is  C of A ( certificate of Airworthiness)? and how do you maintain it? C of A is a legal document issued by the Airworthiness authority of the country where the Aircraft is resgistered in on the basis that the specific aircraft conform to the requirement of the authority. Flight manual is a part…

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Line replaceable unit LRU

LRU Also known as. line-replaceable unit (LRU). lower line-replaceable unit(LLRU). line-replaceable component (LRC).line-replaceable item (LRI). Definition An LRU is an essential support item which is removed and replaced at the field level to restore the end item to an operational ready condition. Conversely, a non-LRU is a part, component, or assembly used in the repair of an…

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Aircraft Base maintenance

The definition of base maintenance is simple – it is all maintenance which does not fall under the line maintenance category. In practice, this will be mainly heavy checks such as C and D checks. During those checks major and minor aircraft systems are being evaluated together with complex and time consuming tasks such as…

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Aircraft maintenance checks

Aircraft maintenance checks are periodic inspections that have to be done on all commercial/civil aircraft after a certain amount of time or usage. (military aircraft normally follow specific maintenance programmes which may or may not be similar to those of commercial/civil operators). Airlines and other commercial operators of large or turbine-powered aircraft follow a continuous…

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Pitot-static system

A pitot-static system is a system of pressure-sensitive instruments that is used on aircraft to determine an Aircrafts airspeed, Mach number, altitude, and altitude trend. A pitot-static system generally consists of a pitot tube, a static port, and the pitot-static instruments.This equipment is used to measure the forces acting on a vehicle as a function…