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What is the best way to deal with a stuck throttle?

There is no single right answer to this, it depends on the airplane, the number of engines, and the power level of the stuck throttle. Most light singles have no hydraulics to power and your ...
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What is the best way to deal with a stuck throttle?

Some WWI pilots had to deal with exactly that as normal operation, because the La Rhone rotary engine didn't have a throttle and you controlled the engine with ignition to taxi, descend, and land etc. ...
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What is the best way to deal with a stuck throttle?

The "correct" course of action in any emergency situation is whichever course of action you deem to be most likely to result in the lowest chance of damage to people and property. If I were ...
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What are the reasons for this radial piston engine shut down procedure?

No Sir, radials do not get run at 1950 RPM before shutdown. That is a higher power setting than a good runup. But it is true that the idle RPM is brought up to around 1000 RPM for a while and the ...
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What are the reasons for this radial piston engine shut down procedure?

It could also be to remove lead deposits from the spark plugs. Some avgas has an agent added to remove lead deposits, this only works above a certain temperature which is achieved above a certain RPM. ...
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Purpose of CHT drop in piston engine shutdown procedures?

According to this document, this is to allow the engine to cool and level the oil temperature: CHT Drop- Wait two minutes or until you can clearly see the H on Cyl Hd Temp. This is to allow the ...
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