Sunday, August 05, 2012

Canada In Winter: Trying To Start A Cold Cessna 172N Engine & Flat Oleo

July 27, 2012 by AlexErik82 
"This is what happens when you don't properly plug in your oil pan heater and try and start the aircraft in the morning. I had an instructional flight booking so my instructing decided to give it a go anyway after 30 mins of attempted heating. Temperature was down to approximately -25C."

 July 27, 2012 by AlexErik82 
"A Cessna 172N flat oleo caused by leaking fluid through seals affected by the extreme cold weather."

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