If you’re not using your aircraft’s engine for a while, we recommend taking several simple but effective steps to keep it in pristine condition while it’s sitting idle. The ultimate goal is to minimize the risk of engine deterioration.
Too much salt is bad for your health. The same goes for your aircraft engine. Salt and other contaminants can react with compressor components to cause corrosion. In the long term, this will affect their performance.
Operating in harsh conditions, such as flying over hot desert terrain on a search-and-rescue mission, can be tough on an aircraft. Some of the main culprits are particles. Discover what they can do to your engine—and what you can do about it.