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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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Uh-oh. Increased Oil Consumption


Upon landing after my last flight home from Michigan to Florida, I noticed I had gone through an inordinate amount of engine oil during the trip. The oil dipstick showed only 6 quarts remaining after starting out with 9½ quarts. But … Continue reading

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