The other day, I was sitting in O’Hare International when I learned my plane was delayed. To take my mind off the prospect of arriving later than I’d planned, I watched the mechanics that were crawling over the plane outside the window. I wondered, has the plane been burning oil? If a warning light is not working, when was the last time it failed? How recently were the hydraulics checked? Since the American Super 80’s that I was looking at are older than many of the passengers who were waiting to board, I suspected there was a rich history on this particular airplane. Do you suppose that in the front of the plane somewhere, there is a file folder with this wealth of maintenance information enshrined within? If there is, what are the odds that all the mechanics who worked […]
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