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If alternator fails and I'm running on battery power, what equipment can I turn off to conserve power?

I experienced this once in a night IFR training flight in VMC. The aircraft was a Cessna 172RG Cutlass. I was on an ILS when I noticed the low voltage light on. I decided to wait until missed approach ...
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If alternator fails and I'm running on battery power, what equipment can I turn off to conserve power?

Any advice you get is situational and what is discussed could not be the best advice in a different scenario. There is an emergency procedure in the PA28 checklist that covers electrical failures. I ...
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How do GA aircraft flaps stay in place?

The total flap movement during extension is relatively small. This means there will be a significant gearing-down of the electric motor rotations between the motor shaft and the flap actuation axis. ...
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