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Old 01-12-2020, 11:20 AM
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riseric riseric is offline
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Location: Québec, CNV9
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I had the same issue with a slight incline and a small "step".
I say had because now I just taxi straight in.

Almost idle power is sufficient to bring the nose and main gear in.

Before, I pushed, huffed and puffed to enter (a C72R) tail first.
Never mind in winter when the asphalt is frozen and lightly covered in ice or snow.

I even installed an electric winch powered by batteries to pull it in by the tail attach loop. Too long and complicated.

I understand pushing an airplane backwards when a mule is used.
But our light airplanes?

When it's time to exit, then I push backwards, easy...
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