Tag: engine

Mixtures, props, throttles – full forward! Flaps up, gear up, boost pumps. Identify, verify, secure… Everybody remember their engine failure training? These engines sure like to “fail” every year during flight reviews and currency checks, don’t they?! Is it just …

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Boy, another strip about an oil change! Not yet enough data points to call it a trend, but we’ll see what next week brings. Boy did I put my foot in it with last week’s strip. For those of you …

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When I was a young buck taking my first couple of flight lessons here in the States, I also had a young brand-new flight instructor. I was pretty much her first student for a stuck-wing private pilot rating. One day …

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Welding is one of those skills, I wish I could use more often. And with “more often” I mean at all. I learned different welding techniques in school, and it was really fun! But, due to a lack of opportunity, …

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