Whether you have a downpipe that is blowing on your EV97 Eurostar aircraft that needs repair or any other Microlight aircraft or Vintage light aircraft – we can help.
Repairing an exhaust to a high standard can save you a small fortune.
The exhaust system and downpipes are more than just metal tubes and chambers; they are crucial components.
The Role of Exhaust Systems and Downpipes
The exhaust system of an aircraft performs several critical functions:
It muffles the sound of the engine’s exhaust gases being expelled.
The system includes components like the catalytic converter, which reduce harmful emissions.
Properly functioning exhaust systems and downpipes ensure optimal engine performance and fuel efficiency.
Common Issues with Exhaust Systems and Downpipes
Several signs indicate the need for exhaust or downpipe repair:
A noticeable increase in engine noise, especially a rumbling sound, can indicate a hole or crack in the exhaust system.
Reduced Fuel Efficiency
A damaged exhaust system can lead to a noticeable decrease in fuel efficiency.
Visible Rust or Damage
Rust or physical damage to the exhaust system or downpipes is a clear sign that repairs are needed.
A bad odor coming from the exhaust could indicate a problem within the system.
The Repair Process
Repairing an exhaust system or downpipe usually involves several steps:
A thorough inspection is conducted to identify the exact issue.
Removal of Damaged Parts
Damaged components are removed and replaced with new parts.
Welding and Sealing
Any cracks or holes are welded shut, and seals are checked for leaks.
After repairs, the system is tested to ensure it functions correctly and efficiently.
For help or information about our fast turnaround aircraft downpipe and exhaust repair service, call today for a competitive quote.