Blew a Gasket

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Written by Phil Thorpe
Friday, May 15, 2015

Photo of Phil Thorpe.We flew this morning, and when we brought the plane in for an oil change, discovered a leaking engine-driven fuel pump gasket. Of course, as is typical in aviation, it also happens to be the Friday before the Canadian long May weekend. So, the part we need will arrive Tuesday, and then the work of getting it replaced—along with all the accessories that they took out to reach the fuel pump. We hope to get a leak check done on Wednesday afternoon and possibly get back on the survey Thursday.