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NEWS | Dec. 8, 2023

All Aircraft: Cold Weather Knowledge Will Keep Aircraft Flying

BLUF:  Flightfax 5 has important questions about cold weather; knowing the answers will help protect your aircraft.

Chinook training for cold weather conditions.
Photo by Staff Sgt. Diana Cossaboom

Mechanics, of all the four seasons, winter can be particularly harsh on aircraft. Snow, ice, freezing temperatures and cold weather extremes make helicopter maintenance difficult. In the November Flightfax 5, titled Cold WX (in other words, cold weather), there are questions you need to know the answers to before your helicopters take off.
You can view the Flightfax 5 quiz HERE to see how much you know about the impact of cold weather on helicopters. The references (training circular, etc.) for each answer are also provided.

Make a note of them and refer to them regularly whenever Old Man Winter comes knocking at your hangar door.
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