Protect yourself and your plane by always getting a sample whenever you suspect a problem with the fuel.
Don’t let the idea of a failed attempt sideline you. After all, when we do a go-around, we don’t just throw our hands up and say, “forget it”. We try again.
Perhaps aviation is a bit more inclined to adapt to changing and challenging threats than most businesses.
The best advice? Look for a different aircraft.
Want to feel like a millionaire without actually being one? Become a pilot.
Today is not my day to get airborne. I’m too emotionally distracted by the plight of our Lola to focus on the task of piloting an aircraft today.
On a normally aspirated engine, with a carburetor, the fuel distribution between all of the cylinders is not equal.
There's lots of tricks to increase speed: Adding power, reducing drag, changing aerodynamics, and reducing weight.
The short answer: No. In fact, it's your patriotic duty to continue flying.
I imagine Jack calling 800-COVID-19 over and over again, hoping for a much improved forecast. One that would allow for AirVenture 2020 to takeoff as planned.