De-Icing and Anti-Icing Systems

ICING OVERVIEW The effects of icing on an aircraft are cumulative and negative. Some of the effects of ice buildup include: Increases drag Increases weight…

Pressurization Systems

PRESSURIZATION OVERVIEW Human beings need oxygen to survive. Our cells, tissues, and organs all depend on oxygen in order to function, and especially our brain.…

Air Conditioning Packs

AIR CONDITIONING PACKAGES Air Conditioning Packages (Packs) are magical devices that take the hot bleed air from the engine or APU and cool it down…

Bleed Air Basics

Bleed Air Basics Recall from the turbine engine theory course, that bleed air comes from the compressor section of the engine, or the compressor section…

Pneumatics Intro

General This course contains 1 hr 29 minutes of video. 30 Pages of textual content Resources   Image Credits