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Nice To Know Information
2010-03-18

Nice To Know Information
  • Multiply horsepower by .09 to give gallons per hour consumption with safety factor.
  • Most aircraft performance is 50% less at 7000' when compared with sea level.
  • A 10 knot tail wind doubles the required landing distances.
  • Wet or icy fields can increase landing ground roll 100%.
  • A slightly rolling wheel provides more braking than a skidding wheel.
  • The most dangerous time to fly a plane is just after a mechanic has worked on it.
  • Right comes in several different forms.
  • All tower clearances are only permissive.
  • Vertigo sensations cannot be prevented, they can be ignored.
  • You will never be ready for an emergency landing.
  • Less experienced pilots are most susceptible to accidents.
  • Accidents are the result of avoidable or preventable situations. (Stay in bed)
  • One of the safest times to fly is while learning.
  • Courtesy is a most effective flying lubricant.
  • Men are more likely to fail to pay attention or make bad decisions.
  • Women are more likely to mishandle the aircraft.
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