Rule of Thumb

FLYING AN AIRPLANE

If you’re low on fuel, two actions are essential: One, throttle back; two, mixture back until the engine barely continues ...

If you’re low on fuel, two actions are essential: One, throttle back; two, mixture back until the engine barely continues to run smoothly. These actions will double, maybe even triple, the amount of time you can stay airborne. — Kevin Garrison

11/30/15