Webinar- Don't Shoot Yourself in the Foot
Mike Busch explores the various ways that aircraft owners inadvertently sabotage the maintenance of their aircraft by imposing inappropriate time constraints or financial pressures on their A&P mechanics.
In Maintenance and Inspection
Webinar- Post-Maintenance Checklist
The first flight after maintenance is by far the most likely time for something to go wrong with the aircraft. Mike Busch A&P/IA offers advice on what you should do before and during the first flight after an annual or other major maintenance.
Webinar- Tail Wheels 101: Inspection and Maintenance
Improperly maintained tail wheels can cause ground handling and potential loss of control issues. EAA Flight Training Manager and A&P/IA mechanic Joe Norris discusses commonly overlooked items and tips to inspect and maintain a tail wheel assembly.
Webinar- Annuals: Just an Inspection
When aircraft go in for their annual inspection, many A&P/IAs assume it's okay to repair any discrepancies they find in the course of the inspection. Mike Busch advises owners how to clearly explain to their IA what they are authorized to do.
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- 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- 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.