Tag: preflight

Poor Chuck. He actually tried to do everything right and still didn’t win. Attention to detail is quite important in aviation, and Chuck only missed one this time. Sometimes, missing that one detail might be the one that “gets you”. …

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What Chuck is demonstrating here so beautifully is, that it might pay off to show up early for your flight, and even more so, prepared. While this might not happen in a Cessna 172 in exactly an hour (not sure …

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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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Over many years in the aviation industry, I have seen many issues and damage due to neglected brakes and/or brake checks. I’ve seen aircraft roll straight into obstacles while everyone is outside, run off the runway, and so on, you …

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