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I saw something not long ago while changing an aircraft tire, and it startled me for a bit, until one of my co-workers helped me remove the danger.

Here’s what I saw:

The picture above might look fairly normal, until you notice the bulge up near the brake disc. Take a closer look in the next picture:

There’s a chunk missing from the edge of the wheel! After carefully removing the valve core and letting the pressure out of the tire, I was able to take a close look:

I’ve never seen an airplane wheel quite like that, and I hope I never see one again.

I also included a few other items in this episode, including some information about ICA (Instructions for Continued Airworthiness,) and some information about ferry permits.

Stay in touch: you can email me dean{at}airplaneownermaintenance{dot}com

Or, leave me a voice message by clicking the tab, recording a message, and send it to me. I always love to hear from you guys!

Have a great week!

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