Monthly Archives: September 2016

Aviation Maintenance Squawks

Taken from here. After every flight, pilots fill out a form, called a gripe sheet which tells mechanics about problems with the aircraft. The mechanics correct the problems, document their repairs on the form, and then pilots review the gripe … Continue reading

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Ham Radio Fests!!!!

Ham Radio Fests!!!! HAMFEST/CONVENTION 09/24/2016 | SMARTSFEST 2016 Location: Henderson, MN Type: ARRL Hamfest Sponsor: SERT Radio Club & SMARTS Club Learn More HAMFEST/CONVENTION 10/01/2016 | Last Chance Tailgate Location: Plymouth, MN Type: ARRL Hamfest Sponsor: Twin City FM Club … Continue reading

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Combing the internet and this fell out:.. trust but verify, folks. GENERAL AVIATION RULES OF THUMB Standard Pressure, Temperature, and Lapse Rate Sea level standard pressure = 29.92″ hg Standard lapse rate = -1″ hg. for each 1000′ increase in … Continue reading

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When can I fly…

When can I fly? Is this an easy question or a difficult one? The answer is both. If you suspect you are creating a risk by flying then choose your alternative… Don’t fly. The rules state to follow guidelines, but … Continue reading

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