It's a well-known scientific fact. Most light plane mechanical problems occur between Friday night and Sunday afternoon when you're hundreds of miles from home. The difference between a minor annoyance and a major disruption can hinge on whether you brought along an adequate tool kit. Here are some thoughts about what you should carry with you. As you'll see, there's more to it than meets the eye.
By Mike Busch
, This article originally appeared in THE AVIATION CONSUMER and is reprinted here by permission. | July 30, 1995