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The entries are in alphabetical order by magazine name and then in chronological sequence.
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Looking for trouble. Advice on making a thorough preflight inspection on homebuilt aircraft.
KITPLANES Nov 1992 (v.9#11) pg. 84

Advice for the homebuilder when performing the annual inspection of an aircraft engine.
KITPLANES Jan 1999 (v.16#1) pg. 96

Common-sense control inspection tips.
LIGHT PLANE MAINTENANCE Mar 1991 (v.13#3) pg. 7

Preflight control inspection tips. How to give your aircraft a thorough flight control inspection which looks at trim-tab free play, cable tension, control deflection, rod ends, etc.
LIGHT PLANE MAINTENANCE Aug 1991 (v.13#8) pg. 16

Gear inspection tips. How to inspect a retractable landing gear without having to jack the airplane or disassemble a single part.
LIGHT PLANE MAINTENANCE Sep 1991 (v.13#9) pg. 10

Doing your own annual inspection is a good learning experience and helps an owner understand the "high" costs involved.
LIGHT PLANE MAINTENANCE Jan 1992 (v.14#1) pg. 8

Crack detection made easy. Using a simple dye penetrant or Zyglo inspection to help detect surface cracks before the get out of hand.
LIGHT PLANE MAINTENANCE Jan 1992 (v.14#1) pg. 14
Correction LIGHT PLANE MAINTENANCE Mar 1992 (v.14#3) pg. 4

The $0.25 engine inspection. A monthly inspection routine that can save you trouble and cash.
LIGHT PLANE MAINTENANCE Aug 1992 (v.14#8) pg. 11

Elevator trim tab inspections.
LIGHT PLANE MAINTENANCE Sep 1992 (v.14#9) pg. 18

Ground-run inspections can tell you an awful lot about the health of your aircraft without leaving the cockpit.
LIGHT PLANE MAINTENANCE Oct 1992 (v.14#10) pg. 16

Shake your tail. How to perform a thorough inspection on the tail assembly of an aircraft.
LIGHT PLANE MAINTENANCE Apr 1993 (v.15#4) pg. 18

The mid-life crisis avoidance inspection. How to perform a detailed inspection of an aircraft engine that goes beyond the normal annual inspection.
LIGHT PLANE MAINTENANCE May 1993 (v.15#5) pg. 21

Advice on annualing a complex homebuilt aircraft.
LIGHT PLANE MAINTENANCE Aug 1993 (v.15#8) pg. 9

Inspecting the wood aircraft. Some tips.
SPORT AVIATION Nov 1991 (v.40#11) pg. 92

Tip on modifying the recessed (concave) type of inspection cover which makes it easy to remove without scratching paint or breaking inspection rings.
SPORT AVIATION Feb 1998 (v.47#2) pg. 116

Flaws, cracks and the perfect airplane. An introduction to various nondestructive testing techniques to locate cracks in metal.
VINTAGE AIRPLANE Mar 1991 (v.19#3) pg. 27

Tip on inspecting the metal tubing for corrosion in the area of the door frame of an Aeronca 7AC fuselage.
VINTAGE AIRPLANE Jan 1995 (v.23#1) pg. 12