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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

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 | 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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Prognostics, Technology | 2 min read

Listen to Your Engine’s Health With New Tools

Trend monitoring that’s built right into your engine allows you to have a conversation with your aircraft and its powerplant. Powerful new diagnostics, prognostics and health management (DPHM) tools are making your engine health monitoring even easier.

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Inspections, Maintenance | 2 min read

Preserving Your Engine During a Period of Inactivity

If you’re not using your aircraft’s engine for a while, we recommend taking several simple but effective steps to keep it in pristine condition while it’s sitting idle. The ultimate goal is to minimize the risk of engine deterioration.

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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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Propeller Balancing For Your PW100 Engine

Regular propeller balancing is crucial to the health and performance of your PW100 aircraft engine, much like performing a wheel alignment on your car. Maintain a balanced propeller and limit costly engine removals by keeping the following in mind.

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Maintenance, PT6A | 2 min read

Fuel Nozzle Maintenance: What to Watch Out For

Did you know the opening at the tip of each fuel nozzle in a PT6A engine is as small as a pin hole in diameter? It doesn’t take much to obstruct one. Make sure the fuel continues flowing freely and correctly in your engine.

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