Mike is very busy with this year’s fire season, so I have to write this blog, even though he would be way more qualified to talk about the issue of refueling aircraft. As far as I know, there was quite …

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This nagging feeling of having forgotten something can be a blessing or a curse, depending on the overall reliability of your memory. Personally, when I get this feeling, I rack my brain for a certain amount of time and, if …

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I know we have talked about checklists before. And the last time there were some quite strong feelings on the topic. Of course, we recommend to always use a checklist, no matter how small your aircraft is. Do NOT do …

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Considering that airspeed is basically the net speed at which you move through the surrounding air or vice versa, the surrounding air around you, I can safely say that I have achieved quite significant airspeeds just by standing in my …

Airspeed dropping to zero Read More »

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