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Metal or Plastic -- Portable Fueling for Airplanes

In the flurry of messages that came in the wake of the story on fuel tank explosions during fueling, one of our readers had a really good question. Mark asked what type of containers would be best to fuel his plane at remote locations -- metal or plastic cans. The answer depends a lot on when the plane is fueled, but lets look at the factors involved.

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Medically Speaking

The primary privilege of holding a pilot's certificate is the ability to act as Pilot in Command of an aircraft, but that certificate is useless without a current medical certificate to go along with it.

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Manifold Pressure—What it Tells Us, What it Doesn’t

Move up from most training airplanes into high performance aircraft and you’ll confront a number of new gauges and devices. One of these, so very basic yet commonly misunderstood, is the manifold pressure gauge. Let’s look at what the manifold pressure tells us—and what it doesn’t.

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Making A Grand Entrance

ATC is trying to keep things as orderly as possible and when they ask a pilot to fly a holding pattern, the pattern itself is only part of the problem.

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