Diamond DA20

Maintaining Your Aircraft This Summer

Summer is upon us and that means lots of flying! Many of your Cirrus airplanes have air conditioning systems, and if you feel like yours isn’t quite doing the job,… Read more »

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Springtime Aircraft Preparation

Flying is more than a hobby or career — it’s a lifestyle. And when spring comes around, it’s the perfect time to prep your Cirrus for warm weather flying. At… Read more »

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Preparing Your Aircraft for Winter

Winter is coming. Now is a good time to make sure your airplane is ready for the cold. At Sweet Aviation, your safety and satisfaction are our top priority, and… Read more »

Mechanic

Preventive Maintenance Dos and Don’ts

Pilots and aircraft owners are allowed to perform quite a few maintenance tasks on the aircraft they fly. A full list of what the FAA allows can be found in… Read more »

Brakes – Safety Check

Though performing a thorough preflight inspection is critical to the safety of every flight, there are some items that are especially important to check before settling into the cockpit for… Read more »

Blue Skies and Blue Gas: A Pilot’s Favorite Scenario

A pilot is enticed to fly by clear, blue skies. What else about the color blue is important to a pilot? Before each flight, pilots check to ensure their aircraft… Read more »

Seatbelts: Safely Connected, Ready to Fly!

Does it get any better than climbing into an aircraft, clicking your seatbelt together, and settling into the cockpit for another extraordinary flying experience? Although the seatbelt portion may seem… Read more »

Carbureted vs Fuel Injected

Starting In carbureted engines, the fuel/air mixture meets in the carburetor. The mixture then goes to each cylinder through the air intakes. In the fuel injected engine, the fuel and… Read more »

A Frosty Situation

Here we are, on the edge of another season change. The air is cooling, the nights are crisp, and the leaves are starting to turn. Now is the time to… Read more »

Heating It Up

While the recent drop in temperatures may be a welcome change for some, the cooler weather does present some unique challenges to flying. The most evident of these challenges is… Read more »