Webinar- Borescope Ascendancy
The compression check has been a mainstay of aviation maintenance, but it's a crude and inaccurate method of assessing cylinder health. Mike Busch discusses why using a borescope to inspect inside cylinders is vastly more informative and reliable.
In Engines and Firewall Forward
Webinar- What's Changed, What Hasn't
Mike Busch, A&P mechanic with inspection authorization, looks back over the more than 50 years that he's owned piston GA airplanes and explores what has changed in piston powerplant technology over that time and what hasn't changed.
Webinar- Breaking Good
Mike Busch, A&P mechanic with inspection authorization discusses how to break in new engine cylinders. Just one, two, or after a top or major overhaul. Mike cuts thru conflicting information, and reviews the principles of how to do it right.
Webinar- An IA's Dilemma
When performing an annual inspection, what should an IA do when they find something in the aircraft's maintenance records that conflicts with what the aircraft owner says? Maintenance expert and A&P/IA Mike Busch explores this issue.
Webinar- Operating Oversquare
Many pilots of constant speed prop airplanes have been cautioned never to operate oversquare, with manifold pressure (in inches) above rpm (divided by 100), to avoid damaging the engine. This is dead wrong according to engine guru Mike Busch.
Webinar- Rotax 912: Outside the Box?
The Rotax 912 family of engines powers 80 percent of the special light-sport aircraft fleet, as well as lots of experimental light-sport, experimental amateur-built, and other light planes. Mike Busch takes you on a guided tour of the engine.
Webinar- Turbocharging Systems
The job of a turbocharging system is to fool the engine into thinking it's at sea level even when you're flying at flight level 180. Mike Busch explains how turbo-systems work and explores their pros and cons.