Tag Archives: Pete Schoeninger

Ask Pete!

by Pete Schoeninger Email your questions to Pete@Flymilwaukee.com Q: My nine-year-old airplane suffered a major repair after a hangar collapsed on it. Will this affect its value? A: Yes. I recently sold a 10-year-old, low-time Cessna 182, which had the … Continue reading

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Ask Pete!

by Pete Schoeninger Email your questions to Pete@Flymilwaukee.com Q: Last Winter when I pulled my airplane out of a heated hangar, it immediately was covered with frost on a couple of occasions. How can I prevent this? A: If the … Continue reading

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Letter From Pete Schoeninger

Dave: Your comments on why students do not complete their private pilot training are, sadly, mostly correct. There has always been a high dropout rate of students, often just after solo, or just after their first cross-country flight. Perhaps the … Continue reading

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by Pete Schoeninger Email your questions to Pete.Harriet@gmail.com Dear Dave: After several hours of flying with an instructor, I successfully completed my flight review, 25 years after my last set of touch and goes. The thrill is back and it … Continue reading

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ASK PETE

by Pete Schoeninger Dear Pete: I own a fixed-gear aircraft with wheel pants and live in the Snowbelt. Do you recommend that I remove the wheel pants during the winter? It is such a hassle. Fixed-Gear Aircraft Owner Lansing, Michigan … Continue reading

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ASK PETE

by Pete Schoeninger Q: I have a Cherokee 180, and would like to move up to a 1970s Cherokee Six or Cessna 206. Which would you recommend? Rick in Iowa A: Rick: They are both good airplanes, and most shops … Continue reading

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Ask Pete!

by Pete Schoeninger Email your questions Pete.Harriet@gmail.com Q:  A friend mentioned that his six-seat airplane has a “zero fuel weight” of such and such pounds. What is that? A: For structural reasons, the engineers who design airplanes calculate the maximum cabin load … Continue reading

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