Monthly Archives: December 2011

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This past week I needed to make a business trip to South Florida and return in the same day. The choice was to either get up really early and drive 4.5 hours each way on the Florida Turnpike, or make … Continue reading

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When Your Aircraft Speaks, Be Sure to Listen Closely


On my trip back from Naples, I sensed there was a just a touch of vibration during cruise flight. It was almost imperceptible. Was it just my imagination? I tried different mixture settings and power settings, and then different RPM’s. … Continue reading

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Ramp Checked!


Last week I flew to Naples, FL (KAPF) from my home base. Because it’s the beginning of snowbird season, the airspace and ramp were quite busy with a mix of corporate jets and 172’s. Not a big deal, but everyone needs … Continue reading

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