Archive | Misc Docs

This is for misc club documents (help, tips, etc). It’s up to the member to determine if the document should be public or private.

Wrong Surface Landings

In September 1995 a Northwest Airlines flight departed Detroit, destination Frankfurt.  They landed at the wrong airport – Brussels.  How is this possible?  Like almost all aviation incidents, there was a series of cascading events.  This was an “antique” by today’s standards – a DC-10 with no GPS and no magenta line or “moving map”, […]

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Learn to Turn

Simple question:  “What is the primary control surface you use when turning an airplane?”  Ailerons, Rudder, or Elevator…  If you answered anything other than Elevator, then this is worth the read (and don’t feel bad – 86% of pilots do). Credit goes to Ron Joffe for suggesting this article.  He read an article in “AOPA […]

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Pre-Heating in Winter Weather

Blue Sky policy on pre-heating the Cessnas is to pre-heat the engine any time the temperature has been 20F or below within the two hours prior to flight. For the Diamond, the temperature threshold is 32F. Pre-heating is very important to the life of the engine; please protect your asset. The Pre-Heater lives in the shed […]

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Website Tips

The following Website Tips document, was written to help our members understand the basics of content publishing on our new website. Click the following to download http://www.blueskyaa.com/docs/bsaa-website-tips.pdf

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