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Landing of seaplanes.

Herbert Wagner

Landing of seaplanes.

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Published by National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics in Washington, DC .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesTechnical memorandum / National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics -- no.622
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20931584M

  I made a smooth landing, pushed the power up to 2, rpm and made a step turn toward the seaplane base. Taxiing in I felt a sense of relief that the check ride was nearly over. All that was left. Seaborne Airlines Tirri Building (Caribbean Airports Facilities, Inc.) Box 15 Carr. Sector Central Carolina, PR 1 Clean. CLEAN off visible aquatic plants, animals, and mud from pontoons, cross members, steps, transom, rudders, chine, wheel wells, mooring ropes, wires, and cables. Scrub off any floats with a stiff brush. Rinse landing gear with high-pressure hot water, when possible. Landing in marine waters, if moving between freshwater bodies, can be an effective method of killing freshwater .


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