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How do I appropriately choose the power settings on a C172 for cruise?

While the choice of altitude and power is indeed at your discretion, you should be able to explain why you made the choice you did. Best Speed Assuming range isn’t a problem, you typically want to get ...
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C172N Skyhawk II fuel drain handle operation for people < 180cm

Four seconds is a long time, but if the fuel is still good you can put it back in the tank. It's a bit of an annoyance, yes, but the reason is to make absolutely sure the fuel line is clean. Unless ...
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C172N Skyhawk II fuel drain handle operation for people < 180cm

If they can't reach with a cup, they shouldn't be letting it run onto the ground. If on grass it burns out the grass, and if on asphalt it damages the asphalt (by dissolving the tar component). Plus ...
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