The pinchhitters’ course is designed for the “significant other” who sits in the right seat. He/she is given four hours of ground instruction and 4 hours of air time in the plane in which (s)he will be the passenger. The result is that the passenger will be more comfortable with all those dials and digits […]
In the coming month we’ll have factory installed upgrades on the electric doors of “C”, “D”, and the red hangars, a total of 34 units. The upgrade will have double chains rather than the single chain which initially were installed. This will make them much safer and more reliable.
by Chief Pilot John Bastan Atmosphere composition The atmosphere is composed of 78% Nitrogen, 21% Oxygen, and 1% other gases, such as Argon or helium. As some of these elements are heavier than others, there is a natural tendency of these elements, such as Oxygen, to settle to the surface of the earth, while the […]
Assistant Chief Pilot Pete A. Rafle I still read and hear stories about fuel management errors that lead to an aircraft incident. If you fly a Cessna high wing aircraft then your goal is to not run out of fuel. Leave the fuel selector in both and keep track of the fuel usage during the […]
Princeton Airport Flying Tigers sponsoring the Meet ‘N Greet with coffee & bagels Saturday, July 7th, 2012 -10:00 – noon Join pilots, new and long time, as well as students to do some real “hangar flying”. With coffee and bagels, the stories really are interesting. Bring a friend and enjoy.
Last year at this time there was a large crew from Trinity Solar working in over 100 degree weather on the roofs of the T-hangars. It was a big and costly project. However, these sunny days certainly have reduced our ever increasing electric bills. Here are some of the facts since going online in August, […]