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    05-19-2019, 12:41 AM
    n40ff replied to a thread Popping sound. in Cafe Supercub
    Thanks for the EDM post. I know of it but have never had it done before. There are a couple shops with it near here.
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    05-18-2019, 08:28 PM
    n40ff replied to a thread Popping sound. in Cafe Supercub
    Primer may be the issue. Been there/done that but overlooked it this time....... Worked almost 3 hours on the broken stud which is hard as glass....
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    05-18-2019, 06:36 AM
    n40ff replied to a thread Popping sound. in Cafe Supercub
    Primer is another possible issue. I did notice it wasn't working as well as usual on the last flight. I recall the J5A I use to fly had issues...
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    05-17-2019, 07:17 PM
    n40ff replied to a thread Popping sound. in Cafe Supercub
    May be an exhaust leak, really managed to blow the blow proof gasket? But intakes are problematic. #3 is custom made to fit "whatever" sump was used...
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    05-17-2019, 05:53 AM
    n40ff started a thread Popping sound. in Cafe Supercub
    Don't know what's going on with the Spezio/O290? I've noticed an occasional "popping" sound, like someone lightly tapping on maybe the exhaust...
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    05-09-2019, 08:57 PM
    n40ff replied to a thread Taxiway Blocked? in Cafe Supercub
    I'm with Bob. I fly slow airplanes and make only a 5 mile call. The last fly in at KCBE some gal in a C150 started making 5 mile calls from 50 miles...
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    05-03-2019, 04:02 AM
    n40ff replied to a thread My New Mantra in Cafe Supercub
    +1 The older I get(72) the more important it gets. Thanks, Jack
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    05-01-2019, 09:25 AM
    n40ff replied to a thread Wheel Landing a 180 in Cafe Supercub
    Bingo! There is indeed a difference between full stall and 3-point in many aircraft but in my experience mostly (if not only) in E-AB aircraft,...
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    04-30-2019, 06:55 AM
    n40ff replied to a thread Wheel Landing a 180 in Cafe Supercub
    3-points rule IMO but of coarse there are always exceptions such as landing on bolder fields and other conditions where tail wheel damage is an...
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    04-27-2019, 11:14 PM
    n40ff replied to a thread Wheel Landing a 180 in Cafe Supercub
    As far a wheel landings go I'm with dga and others on the dark side. My first tail wheel experience was in a O1D(L19) in a military flying club as a...
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About n40ff
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Retired Army civilian, BRL/APG, Md small arms range manager. Flying since 1971
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WV
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flying, guns, shooting
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retired
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Spezio Tu-holer N92JM, Acroduster2 N22JM
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1W3

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