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I had sold an aircraft to Europe that was to be shipped in a container, so the other day I went up to a small airport with a small crew to pick up the aircraft, as well as its floats and some other accessories that were to go with it.
Coast Dog Aviation, a well-known western Canadian maintenance organization, recently announced that a Transport Canada supplemental type certificate (ST) had been issued for the installation of a Cessna 206 cargo door modification, which provides a significant increase in safety.
The TransCanada Highway crossed below me as I glanced at the Cav's airspeed read out. We eased up through 80 mph with the RPM good and the plane climbing strongly. I smiled to myself and thought for the tenth time that evening how much I love my airplane.
Aviation lore abounds with stories of pilots summarily losing their flight privileges after running afoul of seemingly arbitrary, mysterious medical requirements. And yet, in my opinion, this usually wasn’t really the case.
What do we see from above? What do pilots see that no one else does?