Aircraft Systems

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All aircraft have a requirement for essential systems such as the engine, propeller, induction, ignition systems as well as the fuel, lubrication, cooling, electrical, landing gear, and environmental control systems to support flight. Understanding the aircraft systems of the aircraft being flown is critical to its safe operation and proper maintenance. Consult the AFM/POH for specific information pertaining to the aircraft being flown. Various manufacturer and owners group websites can also be a valuable source of additional information.

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