Tag Archives: Cessna 182

When Things Go Wrong…

by Woody Minar Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2017 In my 16 years and 8,000 flight hours, I’ve had more than my share of things go wrong in at least a dozen airplanes; on average, about one every 200 … Continue reading

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Ask Pete!

by Pete Schoeninger Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2017 issue Q: Pete, I saw a picture of an Ercoupe on skis. I have NEVER seen an Ercoupe on skis, so are skis approved for Ercoupes? A: If you do … Continue reading

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Ask Pete!

by Pete Schoeninger Q: Why is it that I have 40-gallon fuel tanks in each wing of my Cessna 182 for a total of 80 gallons of fuel, but the manufacturer says that only 75 gallons are useable? Is it … Continue reading

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Ask Pete!

by Pete Schoeninger Email your questions to Pete@Flymilwaukee.com Q: In your opinion, what are the “best” models of the major airframe manufacturers? A: Each manufacturer has made models for very different applications. No model is real good at everything. For … Continue reading

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Wipaire Announces New Approvals For Cessna 182 Modifications

SOUTH ST. PAUL, MINN. – Wipaire, Inc. has received approval for performance- and utility-enhancing modifications for the Cessna 182 Skylane. These modifications currently include the Lycoming IO-580 engine conversion and a gross weight increase to 3,500 lbs (1,587 kg) when … Continue reading

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Newest Product Developments At Wipaire

SOUTH ST. PAUL, MINN. – Wipaire, Inc. has announced that its “Wipline 1450” floats for light sport aircraft have entered their final phase of testing. The float has gone through its final nose gear drop tests for amphibious versions, and … Continue reading

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Do Tailwheel-Trained Pilots Make Better Tri-Cycle Gear Pilots?

by John Chmiel A pilot writes, “a very prominent flight instructor used to comment to me while getting proficiency training in my Cessna 182, that he could tell that I had “tailwheel” experience because I knew how to land an airplane … Continue reading

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