Summer Flying: 7 Pieces of Gear You Need to Beat the Heat in the Cockpit

Summer Flying: 7 Pieces of Gear You Need to Beat the Heat in the Cockpit

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Sunny summer days look inviting, and it’s true that you can enjoy a cross-country excursion on a warm day, but hot weather flying takes a little extra forethought and preparation. A plane that’s sitting out on the tarmac baking in the sun can quickly become swelteringly hot. The same is true in the air for a low-wing aircraft with lots of windows.

What Shoes Should Pilots Wear?

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Here's a loaded question; What shoes should pilots wear? Throw that one out at your local aero club and see what comes back. There definitely won't be an agreement, and there isn't an easy answer, because no pilot is ever just a pilot. The community is made up of very specific pilots. Just ask us, we will tell you.

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