QDM QDM QDM Request QDM

On July 10, 2010, in Aircraft Guides, Safety, by admin

Have you ever wondered what all that nonsense about QNH, QFE, QTM and so on are all about? I certainly did and I used to ask my pilot friends regularly. I was still a student then, but nobody answered me. I thought perhaps that QFE might stand for “Question for Field Elevation” and QNH might be “Question for Nautical Height” or some such nonsense.

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Engine Flooded Cessna 172 S

On March 24, 2009, in Aircraft Guides, by admin

In the nice warm weather you can have problems starting Cessna engines, I know I have. The last time I forgot this procedure I was reminded by the CFI what the approved procedure was and that three hands were required to carry it out properly. So as it says in the official Cessna POH “In […]

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