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  1. brcase replied to the thread Light Sport Instrument Rating tread again.

    I haven't done it before. I have worked with them within a Wave Window which is a VFR flight above 18,000 feet. I expect they would do...

    Jan 24, 2022 at 9:43 AM
  2. brcase replied to the thread Light Sport Instrument Rating tread again.

    For the most part there are only two reasons to fly IFR in a glider, with a third possible but not really practical 1. To fly in Class...

    Jan 23, 2022 at 10:56 PM
  3. brcase replied to the thread Need guidance/reality check.

    Agree best plan is get a rating to test the waters and educate yourself about what is involved before committing to a career change....

    Jan 23, 2022 at 10:07 PM
  4. brcase replied to the thread [NA]Anti-seize on lugnuts?.

    Agree especially if you have aluminum wheels (dissimilar metals) you may want anti seize between the wheel and hub as well. I have...

    Jan 22, 2022 at 3:46 PM
  5. brcase replied to the thread Any Pilots Open to Interview?.

    The problem with “fixing the cryptic TAF/Metar” system is that if you start using them every day you will likely find you prefer the...

    Jan 20, 2022 at 7:07 AM
  6. brcase replied to the thread Getting to a cold FBO to get a heater.

    I tend to agree with this, if it has ran within the last 24hrs and is warm enough to start I doubt it will cause much engine wear,...

    Jan 19, 2022 at 3:50 PM
  7. brcase attached a file to the thread Lost Engine- when to pitch for Airspeed.

    If you look at the actual performance numbers you will find that typically it doesn't matter much if you slow down to Vg or not. Also...

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  8. brcase liked Dan Thomas's post in the thread When to pull throttle idle on landing..

    There are documented accidents right after takeoff due to carb ice that accumulated during taxi and hold short and so on. Even in...

    Jan 18, 2022 at 6:32 PM
  9. brcase replied to the thread Downwind - Tailwind Landings.

    I always try to do a downwind approach to almost touchdown and then a go around with students. Mostly what I want to demonstrate is how...

    Jan 18, 2022 at 11:46 AM
  10. brcase replied to the thread When to pull throttle idle on landing..

    My worst carb Ice event occurred at about 400 feet after take off, engine started running rough and lost about 200 rpm. Was a 1st test...

    Jan 17, 2022
  11. brcase replied to the thread When to pull throttle idle on landing..

    :yeahthat: Exactly,

    Jan 17, 2022
  12. brcase attached a file to the thread When to pull throttle idle on landing..

    Wrong reason to stay within gliding range of the runway or make power off approaches or normal approach. Your most likely time to have a...

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  13. brcase replied to the thread When to pull throttle idle on landing..

    If you want to take the heebie jeebies out of a power off approach in a 182, 1st don’t insist on full flap landings unless you need...

    Jan 17, 2022