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Engine Beat

Exhaust systems do more than just get air into and out of aircraft engines. Exhaust system design, in terms of exhaust pipe length, diameter and tuning, affect the efficiency and performance of the engine, for better or worse.

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Pioneer Mechanics in Aviation

A book by Giacinta Bradley Koontz covering the history of early and notable A&P mechanics. Reviewed

Editor’s Log

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Kit Stuff

Drawing on experience; by cartoonist Robrucha.

SCAT Tubing Cut

Be careful when routing SCAT tubing close to metal structures like engine mounts. The hard...