Pelican's Perch #84: Don't Set Mixture with CHT By John Deakin Some pilots think the ''new wave'' in engine management is not to use EGT to set the mixture but instead to keep the CHTs under some generic maximum. Their engines won't last very long.
Pelican's Perch #82: The Dreaded Three-Engine 747 By John Deakin With 27 years as a worldwide 747 captain, five as a worldwide Gulfstream IV captain, and lots of overwater time in a host of piston aircraft (including singles), AVweb's John Deakin has some pretty strong opinions about overwater flying in general, and about the recent flight of a British Airways 747 from Los Angeles to England with one engine inoperative. As usual, he seems to be in the minority.
Pelican's Perch #81: It's a Jungle Down There By John Deakin Brazil's courts held two U.S. bizjet pilots for two months without charges, seemingly on the assumption they were at fault for a mid-air collision with a 737. AVweb's John Deakin has flown into Brazil many times and he thinks otherwise.