Until recently, only 6RE was equipped with Flightstream. Now all three of our planes have this wonderful tool. I’ve resurrected and edited Tom’s previous “cheat sheet” and posted it here. It should be easy enough to download onto your tablet to use if you need a reminder. Flightstream Connection
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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 […]
This PowerPoint was originally put together by an officer of the Civil Air Patrol (credits on last page). Tom found it and he and I have adapted/edited it for our use. It covers all the normal operating procedures with the KAP-140. If you’re not sure of all the details of this autopilot, the PPT should […]
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 […]
Here’s a brief video on the use of the new battery-powered tug to move the DA-40. Similar to the pre-heater, the tug will live in the shed and its battery will remain charging with a small solar panel. The tug has a front end (the fork) and a rear end (the wheel frame, battery, and […]
Here’s a 1 minute video on a leaning technique with the VM-1000.