Prep and Color Your airplane
Mechanic Mike is preparing the airplane for
your next airmail delivery run. On the checklist he has noted
all the necessary steps to make sure your airplane's parts
are in top-running condition. Mechanic Mike's work helps
all pilots have safe and successful flights.
Review Mechanic Mike's checklist for your airplane.
the connecting wires must be secure.
Servicing a airplane at an emergency field.
||Oil the hinges on
the rudder so the flap will work smoothly.
|| Tighten the propeller's
fit to the engine shaft, and clean, polish and check
the wooden propeller for splinters.
||Patch any holes.
||Check the oil level,
fill the radiator with the proper amount of water, and
fill the gas tank.
Inspect the axle and the condition of the rubber tires.
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Objectives, Subjects & Age Level.