Tag Archives: Pete Schoeninger

Wisconsin Aviation Welcomes Wisconsin Aviation Conference To Madison

MADISON, WIS. – One of Wisconsin’s largest fixed base operations, Wisconsin Aviation, Inc. (WisconsinAviation.com) with locations at Madison, Juneau and Watertown, will be welcoming participants of the Wisconsin Aviation Conference (wiama.org) to Madison, April 29 – May 1. The 58th … Continue reading

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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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