aircraft tires

Aviation Interest

FAA Issues SAFO on Tire Safety

For pilots, the phrase “kick the tires, and light the fires” is a familiar one.  It refers to the important task of checking your aircraft’s tires before you fly.  Although some may revert to a cursory kick, as the phrase states, fulfilling this critical preflight check involves much more than a perfunctory punt of your tires.

Aviation Interest

FAA Issues SAFO on Tire Safety

For pilots, the phrase “kick the tires, and light the fires” is a familiar one.  It refers to the important task of checking your aircraft’s tires before you fly.  Although some may revert to a cursory kick, as the phrase states, fulfilling this critical preflight check involves much more than a perfunctory punt of your tires.