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Maintenance, Mechanics | 2 min read

3 Tips to Prevent Damage to Your Engine in a Cold Environment

Your engine is designed for the cold. Like aircraft that fly at sub-zero, high-altitude temperatures, engines are also built to handle cold weather operations. Harsh, icy conditions can cause some difficulties for aircraft operators. Prepare the engine for cold can help.

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Maintenance, Mechanics | 4 min read

Essentials for Your Engine Oil Analysis

In an aircraft engine, oil is much more than just a lubricant. It plays a number of other important roles, including cooling, cleaning and noise reduction. It’s therefore vital to monitor and analyze oil to ensure it’s doing its job properly.

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Maintenance, Mechanics | 2 min read

5 Tips for Servicing Your Oil System

To maintain a high level of engine performance, you need to monitor and service your oil system properly. Follow these 5 best practices to get a clear picture of your oil status and optimize your engine’s condition.

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Maintenance, Mechanics | 2 min read

Desalination Washes: Keep Your Engine Salt-Free

Too much salt is bad for your health. The same goes for your aircraft engine. Salt and other contaminants can react with compressor components to cause corrosion. In the long term, this will affect their performance.

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Helicopters, Mechanics | 3 min read

Protecting Your Turboshaft Engine from Particles

Operating in harsh conditions, such as flying over hot desert terrain on a search-and-rescue mission, can be tough on an aircraft. Some of the main culprits are particles. Discover what they can do to your engine—and what you can do about it.

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Maintenance, Mechanics | 2 min read

Protecting Your Engine Against Sulfidation

Sulfidation can do serious damage to engines; however, there are actions you can take to minimize it. Here’s a quick overview of what it is and what you can do.

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Cleaning Your Engine to Lower Operating Cost

One of the most cost-effective and beneficial ways to maintain your PW100 or PW150 aircraft engine is to wash it regularly, both inside and outside. Consider these important factors to ensure effective washing and optimal engine performance.

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