Tag: helicopter

This one may seem like Roost-Air shenanigans, but I have used the helicopter many times to blow things away from where they are not supposed to be. We did clear a road of leaves once for a friend. It was …

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I think we’ve all experienced situations where we had to go the extra mile and e.g. work or study through the night. And coffee, energy drinks and loud music are definitely good resources to support such endeavors. When you’re young …

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When I was working for the flight school back in the day, some of my customers, who own their own aircraft, always gave me a hard time for doing way too detailed of a preflight. They called it “a mechanic’s …

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Remember when MythBusters did the segment to see if an airplane still would take off, even if it’s on a belt that is running the opposite direction at the airplane’s takeoff speed? As a pilot with an engineering degree, I …

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