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Old 21st Dec 2017, 17:35
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Join Date: Sep 2001
Location: Toronto
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No Christmas Propstrikes Please

Batteries and starters are challenged in the cold.

Fuel does not vaporise that well in the cold.

Spark plugs ice up.

FBO staff is scarce; so no preheat or battery boost available.

It all ends up with hand propping.

Best to arrange ahead of time for preheat equipment to be available.
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