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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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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 …

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The small GA airport in the town Stefan and I grew up in had this tire testing center right next to it. In addition to a circular track and a sort of race track layout, it also had a long …

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Many years back, I translated one of our books into German, because many people kept asking me for a German version. So I gave it a try! Like with almost all of my projects, private or business related, I thought …

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