The airspeed indicator (ASI) is a standard flight instrument of aircraft that enables pilots to monitor their airspeed in the form of knots, kilometers per hour, miles per hour, or meters per second. Determining forward speed is crucial for many flight procedures such as maintaining a set speed for optimal fuel burning or ensuring speed is safely reduced for a turn or landing. As the airspeed indicator is paramount for the safe operation of an aircraft, having a basic understanding of its functionality and how to read one is important for any pilot or aircraft engineer.


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An internal combustion engine (ICE) is a type of heat engine in which the combustion of a fuel occurs with an oxidizer, typically air, in a combustion chamber that is an integral part of the working fluid flow circuit. In an ICE, the expansion of the high-temperature and high-pressure gases produced by combustion applies direct force to some component of the engine. ICEs are highly efficient and easy to start & disengage. There are five main parts of an ICE: the fuel system, lubrication system, air intake system, exhaust system, and electrical system. In this blog, we will discuss each part and its functions.


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Prior to the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the electronics market was experiencing steady growth around the world. However, following the pandemic, the global electronics market has seen two major impacts. For one, the production facilities of electronics have been halted due to the logistical stoppages and lack of available workforce across the globe. Second, the majority of e-commerce companies around the world have limited the delivery of non-essential items (among which are electronics), effectively bringing the industry to a standstill. In this blog, we will take a deep look at the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the electronics industry.


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When constructing an aircraft and installing the various airframe components needed for performance, safety, and stability, rigging serves as the installation and adjustment method for such components. Whether attaching wings, tail surfaces, ailerons, or similar airframe structures, a number of procedures are carried out to ensure proper travel stops, cable tension, and more. Beyond airframe components, rigging and rigging gear can also be used for the attachment of flight deck controls, landing gear, engine controls, and other such components.


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While electricity has highly benefited our endeavors as a society, it remains a volatile force that must be controlled for the safety of sensitive appliances and the individuals operating them. To control the forces of electricity and minimize its presented hazards, insulating materials are used to provide Resistance Assembly. Depending on the type of electrical insulators and insulating materials that are used within an electronic assembly, current may be slowed down or stopped completely as needed.


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An electrical cable is an assembly of one or more wires running side by side or in a bundle used to carry electric current. The composition of one or more electrical cables and their corresponding connectors is known as a cable assembly. While a cable assembly is not necessarily suitable for connecting two devices, it can be a partial product. For example, a cable assembly can be soldered onto a printed circuit board with a connector mounted to the housing. Cable assemblies are also able to take the form of a cable tree or cable harness, when needed to connect many terminals together. For their myriad applications, there is a broad range of types of electrical cables. This blog will cover some of the most common types and provide details about each.


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Aircraft refueling is one of the most crucial facets of flight operations, ensuring that there is always enough fuel for reaching a destination safely. Typically conducted at the gate of an airport or outside of an aircraft hanger, refueling is carried out by aviation refueler mechanics who are specifically trained in the process. As there are multiple hazards and dangers to aviation refueling, it is important that personnel enact rigorous safety management and proper procedures while carrying out the process. In this blog, we will discuss the steps of aircraft refueling, allowing you to better understand the role that aviation refueler mechanics play for flight operations.


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