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Old 22nd Oct 2017, 08:41
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Chuck Glider
 
Join Date: Nov 2016
Location: 57 North
Posts: 77
Originally Posted by Homsap View Post
...I have seen people hand swinging aircraft, when there is no occupant in the aircaft, utter maddness!
Other opinions are available. I do it all the time. It's even shown in the flight manual for my aircraft.

[edited to add]
Generally solo hand propping is done from behind the prop with the controls within reach.
It's still not a place to be careless in your movements but with reasonable care and attention it is quite safe.

Last edited by Chuck Glider; 23rd Oct 2017 at 08:00.
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