Features

December 2012 Issue

Engine Fires

Whether airborne or on the ground, prevent fuel from feeding an engine fire by following the manufacturer’s checklist. And carry a fire extinguisher.

I still have my airplane today. And I’m very lucky I do. After the most recent annual inspection was completed, my aircraft’s induction system caught fire. I found I was woefully unprepared for such an event. If I was unprepared, you probably are, too.

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