From the moment it rolls out of its completion hangar, an aircraft is under nearly constant assault from the elements, those of nature and those assembled by the humans who operate it. An aircraft can serve well and cost-effectively for decades, but keeping it healthy enough to reach its golden years can depend upon the rigor with which those elements are confronted on a regular basis; that is, how well and often it is cleaned, lubricated, protected and inspected. The work is ...


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