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I Don’t Fly Enough

It’s not how much we fly that matters, it’s how much we don’t The average owner-flown GA airplane flies less than 100 hours a year. I fly my Cessna 310 more than that, at least 120 hours a year. But I don’t fly it enough. Take 2017 for example: In April, I flew to San ...
Aircraft ownership and maintenance

‘They all do that’

Years ago, I used to travel throughout the country putting on technical seminars for the Cessna Pilots Association. Whenever we got to the segment about landing gear, we made a point of asking the 20 or 30 assembled Cessna owners attending the seminar for a show of hands: “How many of you have had a ...
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