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The following is a post by Bob Martens of the “Pilot Workshop tip of the week”.
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“What should you do if you encounter any kind of flight control problem in-flight (aileron, rudder, etc.)?” Mike R.
“Any flight control issues are VERY serious. Don’t hesitate to declare an emergency with ATC. They can help you a lot!
Ideally, they are discovered on the ground, which leads me to my first key point. […]
Cessna preflight exterior inspection
NOTE**the following information is a general inspection tool. You should use the POH preflight inspection check list that is issued by the aircraft manufacture for the aircraft in which you are flying.
Visually inspect the aircraft for general condition during the walk around.
In cold weather, remove even small accumulations of frost, ice or snow from wing, tail and control surfaces.
Also be sure all control surfaces contain no internal accumulations of ice or debris.
If night flight is planned, check […]