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  1. Adam Weiss replied to the thread Close Call.

    Agreed.

    Mar 28, 2020 at 1:11 PM
  2. Adam Weiss liked chemgeek's post in the thread Close Call.

    Sounds like you were reasonably well prepared for an electrical emergency. If the battery was at 12.0 V it was actually at almost zero...

    Mar 28, 2020 at 10:52 AM
  3. Adam Weiss liked luvflyin's post in the thread Close Call.

    Thanks for confessing and sharing. Reminded me of the time a few years ago I did something similar. Night, weather. Carb heat check...

    Mar 27, 2020 at 10:08 PM
  4. Adam Weiss replied to the thread Close Call.

    All good questions, and I reflected on all of them. I have a handheld...in my hangar. It did me no good. Now it’s in my plane. I had...

    Mar 27, 2020 at 8:24 PM
  5. Adam Weiss liked Larry in TN's post in the thread Close Call.

    You can test your alternator, on many airplanes, by starting with only the battery switch on then watching the volt meter, and ammeter...

    Mar 27, 2020 at 8:20 PM
  6. Adam Weiss liked Dan Thomas's post in the thread Close Call.

    I am constantly amazed at the frequency of alternator failures and the causes thereof. It's so totally unnecessary. So many mechanics...

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  7. Adam Weiss replied to the thread Close Call.

    I don’t.

    Mar 27, 2020 at 7:11 PM
  8. Adam Weiss replied to the thread Seat cushions to improve vision over console.

    Get one of those broken tailbone cushions. They don’t compress too much.

    Mar 27, 2020 at 6:04 PM
  9. Adam Weiss liked PeterNSteinmetz's post in the thread Close Call.

    In my view a handheld is absolutely required for IFR flight, especially at night. I prefer to avoid single points of failure ending in a...

    Mar 27, 2020 at 6:00 PM
  10. Adam Weiss liked Let'sgoflying!'s post in the thread Close Call.

    An interesting exercise is to think about what your backup plan would be, had you not gotten below the clouds as the last electron...

    Mar 27, 2020 at 6:00 PM
  11. Adam Weiss liked kyleb's post in the thread Close Call.

    I had exactly the same failure 6 weeks ago. I was sitting in a nearby FBO talking with a friend who was complaining that the only...

    Mar 27, 2020 at 6:00 PM
  12. Adam Weiss liked smv's post in the thread Close Call.

    Which brings up a point I try to drive home I try to drive home with students. Every checklist item should be answered with the desired...

    Mar 27, 2020 at 5:26 PM
  13. Adam Weiss liked DGlaeser's post in the thread Close Call.

    I highly recommend an active Low Voltage annunciator - especially for IFR aircraft! There are devices you can buy that plug into the...

    Mar 27, 2020 at 5:26 PM
  14. Adam Weiss liked Ghery's post in the thread Close Call.

    I was climbing out of KPUW a number of years ago when the high voltage light in the panel of the club's 182 flashed, followed by the...

    Mar 27, 2020 at 5:17 PM
  15. Adam Weiss liked PaulS's post in the thread Close Call.

    Only mistake I see is not realizing that 12V is no Bueno with the engine running and alternator on. You'll never make that mistake...

    Mar 27, 2020 at 5:17 PM