Originally Posted by Wonderboy
No special skills required other than rolling to a stop, assuming little to no braking conditions. Use that rudder thingy. Pick a day without cross winds and don't fall down while exiting the plane. Take it real slow into parking. I just nose it into a space, then rotate it by hand, after shutting down. If you misjudge the landing and go long, or bounce, it's a non-event to do a go around.
All good info, glare ice is really the only thing you want to avoid. Usually the ice will have some roughness or a small accumulation of snow which will provide ample braking. Regarding ice thickness, they are using NH DOT trucks to do the plowing at Alton Bay, I would bet those trucks weigh 25K+
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