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Michael Tomschi


Member Since: Jun 23, 2021
Posts: 25
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Santa Rosa, CA
Trinidad TC s/n 1925
San Luis Obispo, CA
Trinidad s/n 1544
London, United Kingdom
Trinidad s/n 490
Vancouver, WA
Tampico s/n 1461
Hamburg, Germany
Tobago XL s/n 1439
Scharbeutz, Germany
Tobago XL s/n 1439
 

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This site is dedicated to providing information and support on Socata's TB range of general aviation aircraft.

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In His Own Words: Thomas Hudner

In this Living History video recorded before his death in 2017, Medal of Honor Recipient Thomas Hudner Jr. talks about his experiences during the Korean War, including his attempted rescue of his wingman, Ens. Jesse Brown, on Dec. 4, 1950. Hudner and Brown are the subject of a new movie released in 2022 called Devotion. The post In His Own Words: Thomas Hudner appeared first on AVweb.

Devotion: Made Like They Used to Make Them

As fall turns to winter, the honest and inspiring story of Jesse Brown is a welcome antidote to glitzier films. The post Devotion: Made Like They Used to Make Them appeared first on AVweb.

AD Addresses Potentially “Catastrophic” Button Mix-Up

The  FAA has issued an Emergency AD aimed at keeping A220 pilots from hitting the wrong button by forbidding them from hitting what they incorrectly think is the right button. The AD addresses an issue with the panel of the Bombardier-designed airliner that makes it possible to engage the autopilot when the intent is to […] The post AD Addresses Potentially “Catastrophic” Button Mix-Up appeared first on AVweb.

Top Letters And Comments, November 25, 2022

This week's letters brought comments from readers about traveling in entry-level airplanes, automation versus stick-and-rudder skills and the Artemis I/SLS launch. The post Top Letters And Comments, November 25, 2022 appeared first on AVweb.

Pilot Uninjured In Cirrus Jet CAPS Pull

A Florida pilot escaped with only wet feet after his Cirrus SF50 lost power shortly after takeoff from Indianapolis Regional Airport on Friday morning. Timothy Borrup, 54, told local authorities the plane's single jet engine faltered during the initial climbout and he pulled the CAPS handle. It turned out to be a textbook application of […] The post Pilot Uninjured In Cirrus Jet CAPS Pull appeared first on AVweb.

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Download The Full December 2022 Issue PDF

Editor's Log Unicom The Yellow Arc Circuit Breakers An Icing Encounter When You Miss I Know I'm Right, But.... Accident Probe NTSB Report Learning Experience To continue reading this article or issue you must be a paid subscriber. Sign in Subscribe Subscribe to Aviation Safety Start a subscription to Aviation Safety for just $18. And access all of our online content - over 5,000 articles - free of charge. Subscribe today and save 39. It's like getting 2 months FREE! Already Subscribed? Click Here to Sign In | Forgot your password? | Activate Web Access The post Download The Full December 2022 Issue PDF appeared first on Aviation Safety.

Unregulated

Beech C33A Debonair Shorted Voltage Regulator Overvoltage warning light illuminated. Installed a new voltage regulator (p/n R1530b), started engine, switched on electrical system, warning light came on. After troubleshooting with manufacturer's support, unit shorted internally. Manufacturer blamed faulty alternator and would not honor warranty. Unit will not work with this system no matter what manufacturer […] To continue reading this article or issue you must be a paid subscriber. Sign in Subscribe Subscribe to Aviation Safety Start a subscription to Aviation Safety for just $18. And access all of our online content - over 5,000 articles - free of charge. Subscribe today and save 39. It's like getting 2 months FREE! Already Subscribed? Click Here to Sign In | Forgot your password? | Activate Web Access The post Unregulated appeared first on Aviation Safety.

Who Did The Preflight?

I was tired of renting from the local FBO and needed a larger airplane, anyway, for the growing family, so I looked at a few flying clubs. One situation caught my eye, in which a long-time owner wasn't flying his big Cessna much and wanted to form a club around it. I was game, and met […] To continue reading this article or issue you must be a paid subscriber. Sign in Subscribe Subscribe to Aviation Safety Start a subscription to Aviation Safety for just $18. And access all of our online content - over 5,000 articles - free of charge. Subscribe today and save 39. It's like getting 2 months FREE! Already Subscribed? Click Here to Sign In | Forgot your password? | Activate Web Access The post Who Did The Preflight? appeared first on Aviation Safety.

NTSB Reports

September 1, 2022, Orlando, Fla. Diamond Aircraft DA42 NG Twin Star At about 1700 Eastern time, the airplane was substantially damaged when it flipped over in high winds and came to rest inverted. The private pilot was fatally injured and the flight instructor was seriously injured. Instrument conditions prevailed as the intended instructional flight waited […] To continue reading this article or issue you must be a paid subscriber. Sign in Subscribe Subscribe to Aviation Safety Start a subscription to Aviation Safety for just $18. And access all of our online content - over 5,000 articles - free of charge. Subscribe today and save 39. It's like getting 2 months FREE! Already Subscribed? Click Here to Sign In | Forgot your password? | Activate Web Access The post NTSB Reports appeared first on Aviation Safety.

Time In Type?

It's an article of faith in aviation and other endeavors that having more experience with a specific machine is less risky than having less. In aviation, we measure this by the number of hours accrued in a specific aircraft type. A corollary is that pilots with relatively few hours in-type are at greater risk of […] To continue reading this article or issue you must be a paid subscriber. Sign in Subscribe Subscribe to Aviation Safety Start a subscription to Aviation Safety for just $18. And access all of our online content - over 5,000 articles - free of charge. Subscribe today and save 39. It's like getting 2 months FREE! Already Subscribed? Click Here to Sign In | Forgot your password? | Activate Web Access The post Time In Type? appeared first on Aviation Safety.