The first commercial air passenger flight occurred in 1914. It was a mere 23 minute journey from St. Petersburg, Florida to the neighboring city of Tampa. Since this flight, the commercial aviation industry has taken huge leaps in terms of technology and safety, in addition to its financial boom. Today, aviation is one of the safest modes of transportation. Despite this, many people are weary of flying during inclement weather, especially a lightning storm. However, aircraft are designed to be prepared for conditions like this. In this blog, we will discuss how aircraft are prepared for a lightning strike, how they are protected, and how they prevent damage.


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The new normal is a phrase that has cropped up numerous times this year and in the current COVID 19 climate, it’s no surprise to anyone. The new normal is a phrase that describes a world with a new set of commonalities. Masks is the best example of this, but so are things like ventilators and respirators. These words are being used several times a day in teh news and in some sectors, every language. If you’re not familiar with what a ventilator or a respirator are, read on below. In this article we will discuss the two and describe their similarities and their differences.


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Pressure transducer, pressure transmitter, and pressure sensor are often used interchangeably. This is not entirely correct. First, let’s look at the differences between pressure transducers and transmitters. In its most basic form, a transducer is a device used to measure pressure, load, force, or other factors, and convert the reading into an electronic signal. A transmitter also converts a reading into an electrical signal, but subsequently amplifies, modifies, and sends the signal to another receiver.


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Aviation maintenance technicians rely on a wide range of hand tools in the course of their work. What tools are used depends heavily on the aircraft; a large commercial jet will have different maintenance requirements than a small general aviation aircraft, which will be different from that of a cargo helicopter. Across the industry however, there are some pieces of equipment that will be welcome in any workshop.


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Keeping the engine in any aircraft cool is a critical part of maintaining performance and safety. For piston-powered aircraft, this means using a system of baffles and baffle seals to regulate airflow through the engine compartment.


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A temperature sensor is a device used to measure temperature through an electrical signal that requires a thermocouple. This electronic device consists of two dissimilar conductors (different types of metals) joined together at one end, which form electrical junctions at varying temperatures. When the junction of the conductors is heated or cooled, it emits a temperature dependent voltage formed by a thermoelectric effect, which can be used to measure temperature.


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The Aerospace Industry has a new star in the Asian-Pacific— South Korea’s first MRO station, Korea Aviation Engineering and Maintenance Service (KAEMS). As of this month, the station has successfully completed its first “C-Check” on a Boeing 737 jet from Jeju Air and has another in progress on a B737 from Eastar Jet. This MRO station is a notable achievement for the aviation industry in South Korea.


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