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Cessna gets away from a (short) pilot (who forgot to adjust the seat)

General Aviation News will often reprint excerpts from US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) accident reports, including one from January 2011 that involved a Cessna 182 which got away from a (short) pilot in Meeker (Colorado). According to the accident report, the pilot was attempting to taxi to the runway. However, the Cessna began to […]

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GA flight from Sydney to London on a fuel made from plastics

Few pilots are probably also readers of Plastics & Rubber Weekly or BusinessGreen but both publications have articles about Pilot Jeremy Rowsell who intends to fly from Sydney to London in a Cessna 182 powered from a fuel made out of plastic waste. Specifically, Jeremy’s “On Wings of Waste” project will attempt to break two […]

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Don’t forget to tighten the fuel cap

General Aviation News regularly reprints summaries of accident reports from the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) in the USA and this recently mentioned report involving a Cessna 182 dating from August 2008 is well worth repeating. The crash near Caldwell Texas resulted in two serious injuries and substantial damage to the aircraft involved. According to […]

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Dual Alternator Kits Available for Cessna 182s. General Aviation News has noted that Kelly Aerospace Thermal Systems now has an STC- approved dual 95 amp alternator kit available for Lycoming-powered Cessna 182 and Turbo 182 aircraft. The complete kits are available from Cessna Parts Distribution (CPD II) and other major general aviation wholesale distributors. For […]

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Reassembling a Cessna 182RG video

Max Trescott recently posted this video of a Cessna 182RG being reassembled after its landing gear was damaged in an accident. The video actually consists of several thousand photos taken over several weeks and these photos were put together into a two minute video to help viewers appreciate the amount of effort that goes into […]

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