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By Heather McNevin
Faastema Lead Safety Rep 

Prep for Cold Weather Flying

 

December 1, 2020



With the unseasonably warm weather, many of you likely took advantage to get in some flying. With cold weather on the forecast, we now have to prep for flying in cold. That might include making sure we have adequate cold weather gear in the aircraft in the event of mechanical problems. That can include an off airport landing or an issue on the ground during taxi. Murphys law states it will happen on the furthest taxiway from the nice warm FBO. Do you have enough warm clothing to safely walk to where you can get assistance?

In addition to having warm gear for yourself and your passeng...



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