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    Yesterday, 07:45 PM
    dgapilot replied to a thread Piper Logbooks in Cafe Supercub
    Yeah, Iíd love to see the Amateur Built Fabrication and assembly checklist for that PA-12 Amateur Built to show major portion. Sent from my...
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    Yesterday, 04:17 PM
    No matter what, the owner would need to purchase an STC for the engine and another STC for the engine, then get their IA to file 337s installing...
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    Yesterday, 04:12 PM
    Is that on an experimental or an LSA? If it is an S-LSA, you canít legally make those kinds of changes. If experimental, well, itís experimental, so...
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    Yesterday, 02:16 PM
    I used to teach in a 125 Pacer on 1650s. That made them work, and really made them aware of W&B. I was fortunate that it was on the Hudson, so miles...
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    Yesterday, 01:52 PM
    dgapilot replied to a thread Piper Logbooks in Cafe Supercub
    Just one more point, even if you were to convince Piper Aircraft Inc. to issue you a replacement data plate, that replacement still isn't any good as...
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    Yesterday, 01:33 PM
    dgapilot replied to a thread Piper Logbooks in Cafe Supercub
    Paul, you don't read very well. The Airworthiness Certificate is only in effect as long as the aircraft is maintained per 21, 43, and 91. The direct...
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    Yesterday, 11:43 AM
    dgapilot replied to a thread Piper Logbooks in Cafe Supercub
    If there is no airplane, the the registration is no longer in effect. As for the airworthiness certificate, read the terms and conditions, it is only...
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    Yesterday, 08:50 AM
    Add a Maule or Pacer or TriPacer as your budget allows. A 150 or 160 Pacer or TriPacer with the right prop will get in and out of most places with...
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    Yesterday, 08:40 AM
    When using the AWC portal, there are things that can trip you up. If you want a ferry permit, make sure you select "Special Flight Permit" NOT "New...
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    Yesterday, 08:20 AM
    If it will be registered in a different country, assuming it isnít experimental, be sure to get the Export C of A before disassembly. Without an...
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    07-25-2021, 07:40 PM
    dgapilot replied to a thread Piper Logbooks in Cafe Supercub
    Never said there was a regulation prohibiting selling log books, expired registrations or airworthiness certificates that are no longer in effect....
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    07-25-2021, 01:42 PM
    When I see lead bromide on spark plugs and wires, it is usually from the exhaust flange gasket. If thatís where itís coming from, continuing to run...
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    07-25-2021, 01:32 PM
    dgapilot replied to a thread Piper Logbooks in Cafe Supercub
    Yeah, unless you owned or flew that specific Cub, there is no value beyond sentimental value to logbooks for a non existing airplane, an expired...
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    07-25-2021, 08:34 AM
    dgapilot replied to a thread TSO Com? in Cafe Supercub
    Bob, without going through the entire thread, Iím curious, is this happening with multiple radios of the same make/model, or only one? Have you tried...
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    07-24-2021, 04:14 PM
    A65-a75 also changed pistons. I think all engines prior to -8 (-1,-3, -5)are up exhaust engines- the exhaust port is on the top of the cylinder...
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    07-24-2021, 08:34 AM
    No need to use a collar, just learn the indications for your airplane. Recognize the there may be significant errors in your system, just learn what...
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    07-24-2021, 08:31 AM
    A-50 is different from A-65 and A-75. Not sure off the top of my head, but there are differences. The A-65 can be converted to an A-75, and rumor has...
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    07-24-2021, 07:53 AM
    dgapilot replied to a thread O-550 in Cessna: C180/C182/C185
    I flew an A36 for years that had an IO-550. ROP it would burn 17-17.5. LOP it would do about 13.8 to 14.5. Forget offhand what power settings, I...
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    07-24-2021, 07:47 AM
    Something to check, most early PA-18s didnít have a static system. The ASI, ALT, and VSI if installed were just vented behind the panel. As such,...
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    07-22-2021, 03:49 PM
    After you torque them, go back the next day and torque them again! You will be surprised how much they loosen up overnight, Takes a while for the...
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    07-21-2021, 03:22 PM
    If Kroil doesn't do it, try some Hoppies #9. It's great for cleaning fuel injector nozzles as well.
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    07-21-2021, 03:20 PM
    When I had the Howard, I would do a good cleaning and waxing each spring. After each flight, wipe it down with mineral spirits to get the oil off,...
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    07-21-2021, 03:16 PM
    dgapilot replied to a thread TSO Com? in Cafe Supercub
    Bob, this falls right in there with API tailwheels. CAR 4 and CAR 3 have no requirements for a tailwheel to be "approved". I know of a lot of them...
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    07-21-2021, 03:01 PM
    dgapilot replied to a thread TSO Com? in Cafe Supercub
    Part 43 Appendix A is only part of the considerations for Major/Minor determination. You need the definition in Part 1 - Major alteration means an...
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    07-21-2021, 02:54 PM
    Don't eat gas station sushi, and don't trust aircraft fuel gages. Words to live by.
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    07-21-2021, 02:52 PM
    dgapilot replied to a thread Piper Logbooks in Cafe Supercub
    45.13(d) states that a data plate can't be removed except for maintenance. If you are selling a data plate, then you could be in trouble. If all you...
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    07-21-2021, 11:55 AM
    dgapilot replied to a thread TSO Com? in Cafe Supercub
    Only if you are calling it a Major Alteration. minor alterations need no approval. Again go to the regulations, ACs and Orders. I think you will find...
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    07-21-2021, 08:03 AM
    dgapilot replied to a thread TSO Com? in Cafe Supercub
    21.9 applies to the person that ďproducedĒ the part, not an installer or user. So it doesnít apply for to a radio already installed. 21.8 simply says...
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    07-19-2021, 12:12 PM
    I'm in the process of doing a deviation to STC SE00988CH to allow K2C cylinders and pistons to be installed on an O-235-C1. The STC is for a C2C, but...
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    07-18-2021, 06:48 AM
    dgapilot replied to a thread J3 float cork in Cafe Supercub
    The only real regulatory requirement is that when the tank is empty, the gage has to read empty. Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
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