Aircraft Mechanic

Aircraft Mechanic Theme Song – “Everything Is Broken” Patty LaVette Cover

Aircraft Mechanic Theme Song – “Everything Is Broken” Patty LaVette Cover Bob Dylan wrote a timeless song called “Everything is Broken”  Patty LaVette  did a great cover on this song.  Every time I listen to this song I think about how hard Aircraft...
Ground Circuit Problem

Field Technical Supervisor Southwest Airlines Solves Ground Circuit Problem

Field Technical Supervisor at Southwest Airlines Solves Ground Circuit Problem I received an email from Matt Couture the Field Technical Supervisor at Southwest Airlines. While conducting an evaluation of the Bartol Mag-Probe to be used at Southwest Airlines Matt Couture...
Computer Drivers

Mag-Probe Offers No Load to Computer Drivers

Mag-Probe Offers No Load to Computer Drivers While conducting a test using a Mag-Probe a computer will not see a load.  This will not happen because the Mag-Probe detects the magnetic field generated by the device under test.  If a test instrument creates a load to computer...

How to Detect Damaged Jack Screws In Aircraft

Letter From the Author – Jack Screws Off the coast of California, in January 31, 2000, flight 261 experienced a catastrophic loss of pitch control which was caused by a damaged jack screws threads.  All 88 on board died instantly upon impact.  It was a very sad day.  The...
Purchase the Mag-Probe

Purchase the Mag-Probe

Purchase the Mag-Probe and Dramatically Lower Your Downtime You can purchase the Mag-Probe from any of the following vendors websites.  We have many companies that we sell to that already have accounts with the following vendors.   Please look at the list below to see if the...

Relay Test for Cockpit Lighting on Airbus 321

Relay Test for Cockpit Lighting on Airbus 321 The video below shows a relay test for the cockpit lighting on an Airbus 321 Relays on aircraft are typically bolted down to panels.  This makes it difficult to conduct a test.  In many cases the relay is removed from the panel and a...
Modern Relays

Testing Modern Relays Using a Mag-Probe

Testing Modern Relays Quickly & Effectively  We have had many questions pertaining to trusting the LED light on the new modern relays.  The following information explains a simple way to quickly test a relay with or without an LED indicator using a Mag-Probe.  You can trust...
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Mag-Probe Applications Organized by Industry

Bartol Mag-Probe Applications Organized  by Industry     We understand that in many industries there are overlapping Mag-Probe applications. In the aircraft industry there are airports, and airports have elevators and escalators that also have relays and solenoid valves...