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Tornado Alley Turbo Normalizing System – In service difficulties and suggestions for continued safe operation.
The Tornado Alley Turbo Normalizing system adds additional utility and performance to an already great aircraft. Whether it is a system that was factory installed at Cirrus during production or an aftermarket kit obtained directly from TATI (Tornado Alley Turbo, … Continue reading
The lowly spark plug is one of those aircraft parts we all take for granted. It’s not exciting like a new glass panel, and it doesn’t have the ramp appeal of a new four-blade prop. But when a spark plug … Continue reading
Nose wheel vibration is a common complaint on any airplane. Here’s how to tell what’s ailing your plane, and what kinds of repairs are needed. Nose wheel shimmy occurs when the wheel assembly oscillates from side-to-side, due to loose or … Continue reading
At Platinum Aviation, instructors are often asked to assist clients in flight planning to the Bahamas. Although the Islands of the Bahamas are just a short hop to the southeast, US Customs procedures and international flight planning may appear overwhelming … Continue reading
If the instructor that checked you out in a Cirrus didn’t tell you, don’t kneel on the seats or put your weight on them other than by simply sitting on them or you will damage the seat. The seats of … Continue reading