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Article Aircraft Fuel Efficiency – II

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Aircraft Fuel Efficiency - What's In The Future? The consistent rise in fuel costs has spurred investment in new technologies that will increase aircraft fuel efficiency. These new technologies range from alternative fuels to new designs in various aircraft components. Alternative Fuels The rising fuel costs, energy supply, security and aviation emissions have created a need for a fresh look…

Article Aircraft Fuel Efficiency – I

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Aircraft Fuel Efficiency - Where Are We Now? The last two decades have not yielded much in the way of improved aircraft fuel efficiency. In fact, a recent study performed by the International Council on Clean Transportation stated commercial jet aircraft have not made continuous improvements over the last 20 years, citing the stability of jet fuel costs as one…

Tips on Pre-Purchase Inspection

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Purchasing an Aircraft Requires a Pre-Purchase Inspection with a Fuel Leak Check The days of purchasing an aircraft without a pre-purchase inspection are gone. Today's aircraft should be thoroughly inspected to ensure they meet all appropriate safety and mechanical requirements, particularly in light of the fact that many aircraft on the market have over 10,000 service hours. Coupled with the increased value…

Aircraft Fuel Tank Maintenace & Safety – Part II

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Aircraft Fuel Leak Detection & Repair Aircraft fuel leaks are serious problems. Beside the issue of wasting expensive aircraft fuel, a fuel leak can cause fuel starvation to your aircraft's engines while in flight. It is worth the time and effort to perform aircraft fuel leak detection and repair appropriately, rather than rushing through to get an aircraft in flight…

Aircraft Fuel Tank Maintenance & Safety – Part I

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Aircraft Fuel Tank Safety & Maintenance - Part I Aircraft service and maintenance are important functions to ensure safety of flight. After all, you do not want to have a maintenance issue while you are in flight. Every precaution must be taken while the aircraft is on the ground so that you arrive at your destination without incident. Proper inspection should…