Winter Flying Tips

There's no reason to stay away from the airport in cold weather, but you may want to plan differently. And don't forget to preheat your engines.

When compared against the opposite extreme—summer—flying in winter has a lot to recommend it. Because the air is cooler and therefore denser, aircraft performance is better. For the same reason—cooler air—flying in winter can be more comfortable than in the summer, thanks to the lack of air conditioning aboard the overwhelming majority of personal aircraft. […]
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