Fuel and Fuel Tanks In Parked Aircraft Face Additional Inspections

Credit: Conidia
Fuel microbes thrive in heat and humidity. At a time when thousands of aircraft are parked, and not spending time at altitude where it’s much colder, the chance of contamination is higher than normal. If fuel becomes contaminated it can corrode fuel tanks and cause wing structure damage. This means...

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