Tag: instruments

Have you ever lost power to all of your electronic instruments? I think we’ve been over this before but in my job we have become so dependent on the iPad that it is a minor disaster if it fails. How …

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Flying and working on the Coast of Southern California we used to joke about how easy navigating was around here. Mountains to the right and water to the left, you’re going north. Water to the right and mountains to the …

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Pfew, I tried to come up with a short description of the pitot-static system, to explain to everybody who’s confused about today’s strip what “alternate static air” really means. But during writing I found that I would either have to …

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I think you don’t have to be an aircraft mechanic to sympathize with Julio in this strip. I think everybody had to open something in their lives, some kind of gear, device, or only just some packaging, where they had …

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