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June 05, 2020

An aircraft’s flight depends on several factors, like the pilot’s professionalism and experience and the maintenance of the aircraft, and that’s the result of the dedicated work of aircraft maintenance workers. Out of these workers, aviation welders hold a very important position as they’re the ones that make sure the aircraft doesn’t have any cracks, defects, or leaks.

Aircraft’s fuel economy

If there’s a leak in the fuel tank of an aircraft and it hasn’t been repaired properly, it can cause the fuel to spill during flight. The leaking fuel can dent the fuel economy of the aircraft. It can also result in a crash due to the aircraft running out of fuel mid-air. This sort of disaster can be avoided by making sure that there is no negligence shown during the inspection of the aircraft including the fuel tank and relevant components.

Avoid fire in the aircraft

If the fuel of an aircraft is leaking, it can also result in serious outcomes such as a fire. It raises the stakes for the welding professionals. There must not be any ignorance shown towards the fuel tank and fuel pipes inspection and their repair. It requires true professionalism, care, and dedication from the welding experts to make sure no crack or defect is missed under their inspection. They must realize that they’re responsible for the safety of the aircraft, the pilots, and the passengers.

Smooth flight with no vibration

If aviation welders have done their job perfectly and fix the engine mount or any other component of an aircraft, a smooth flight can become true for the pilot and the passengers. If the engine mount is not welded properly and accurately, it can result in jerky, unsafe, and unstable flight. A loosely welded joint may break during the flight. Scary.

When a weld is left with a slight defect, considering the pressure it faces, it can turn into a big crack and can result in a dangerous outcome. Aviation welders have a very serious responsibility of making sure the aircraft gets airborne and lands safely.

The cabin can fill with carbon monoxide

Another serious consequence that can be faced due to the inaccurate execution of aviation welding is that the flight cabin can get filled with poisonous carbon monoxide coming out of the exhaust system of the aircraft.

If the exhaust system of an aircraft has a crack or a leakage in it, the gases can get mixed with the heating system that’s meant to heat up the pilot’s cabin. In this way, the heat entering the cabin can carry those gases and fill the cabin with them. It will cause the pilot to faint or even die and the plane will most certainly crash. This is how important it is to make sure there are no welding errors left. The exhaust system must be welded perfectly in order to secure the life of the pilot and the aircraft.

About Acorn Welding

Acorn Welding has vast experience in the field of aviation welding and other services. The staff members and welding technicians we hire are not only the best but most responsible and technically equipped to predict the errors and defects in the aircraft exhaust system, engine mounts, and other metal parts. This makes us the best in the market. Visit our website and you can also get in touch with us by clicking contact us.