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A,B,C,D Checks  
User currently offlineScaredflyer21 From United States of America, joined Oct 2000, 355 posts, RR: 0
Posted (13 years 9 months 2 weeks 1 hour ago) and read 1128 times:

Could someone please explain what they actually do in A,B,C,and D checks?
Thanks!

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User currently offlineIainhol From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (13 years 9 months 2 weeks 1 hour ago) and read 1108 times:

Well it is generally done in Pre-School, you sit infront of a teacher, who has pieces of paper with different letter on them. She holds them up (and as you wiggle around as you are so young) you tell her what letter they are. You have to pass this test before you go onto words and spelling. A side note, every pilot I have spoken too has passed this test, so if you want to career as a pilot I would take it very seriously!
Iain


User currently offlineNKP S2 From United States of America, joined exactly 15 years ago today! , 1714 posts, RR: 5
Reply 2, posted (13 years 9 months 2 weeks ago) and read 1092 times:

Go to the tech/ops forum and do a search, using variations of of your topic. This is a very often repeated question with long answers, and there are reams enough data to keep you scrolling and reading for nearly an hour.

User currently offlineDash8tech From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 732 posts, RR: 5
Reply 3, posted (13 years 9 months 1 week 6 days 17 hours ago) and read 1062 times:

Here's a nutshell answer for you...

An A-Check is done somewhere around 400 flight hours and consists of routine op-checks and minor a/c inspection.

A B-Check is a more in depth A check, similar stuff.

A C-Check is a really heavy check usually done around 5000 flight hours and takes a few weeks to complete. The a/c is torn apart and inspected for corrosion, NDT etc. Then routine op-checks etc are done. Test flights upon completion...etc.

A D-Check is the mother of all checks!! See C-Check and double it!

Cheers.


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