Section II: Flying Techniques

Part I, Introduction: Skis

"Think Snow" says the bumper sticker, and soon the flakes are falling and covering our bush strips and it becomes necessary to lighten our loads to compensate for the drag on takeoff. Eventually, the snow gets too deep to operate on wheels, and the time has come to switch to skis.

While I've said little in this book about float operations, with the exception of a short discussion in Section I, both forms of landing gear share many attributes. Some of these are:

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