Apr 4, 2022
227 My Near-Fatal Icing Incident + GA News
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227 Max talks about a near-fatal icing incident he had 30 years ago in a C182, while flying his first long trip from Scottsdale, AZ to Palo Alto, CA. He flew into a strong storm he wasn’t expecting and encountered icing. He describes three pieces of luck that saved him. He also talks about two fatal accidents involving pilots who failed to get weather briefings before launching on long trips.
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