Preflight Descriptions: More Than Merely ‘Check,’ Part 3

Wing leading edge
Deteriorated aerodynamic seals, especially those near the leading edge of the wing, cause a significant loss in the maximum lift of a wing as well as a decrease in the stall angle of attack.
Credit: Patrick Veillette
In Part 2, we discussed nose-strut inspection and bonding connections. Why should we worry about water in the underbelly? If your aircraft will remain overnight at a location with air temperatures that drop considerably below freezing, it is important to remove liquids that could freeze and burst...

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