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    10-11-2019, 09:33 AM
    Hey, I’ll be first to say I don’t know mike, but I’ve gotten quite a lot of advice and lots of pm for guys that want the work. I just dont do well...
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    10-09-2019, 10:56 PM
    Don’t worry yourself Mike I can tell it’s already above your abilities. You remind me of a local electrician we have around here, he always says how...
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    10-09-2019, 09:39 PM
    Funny, In 1978 my uncle and my father replaced the lower longerons on a pa18a recovered it and rebuilt the engine in two months. But now under three...
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    10-08-2019, 09:41 AM
    Farmer Ted replied to a thread 737 Max in Cafe Supercub
    In all the 737 I flew if you pulled/pushed against runaway trim this engaged the stab brake. You then reached over and then placed the cutout switch...
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    10-08-2019, 08:59 AM
    Farmer Ted replied to a thread 737 Max in Cafe Supercub
    Charlie, you have to remember at the time even the USA based crews (I have a friend at American that was furious. When your check airman don’t know...
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    10-08-2019, 08:08 AM
    Farmer Ted replied to a thread 737 Max in Cafe Supercub
    Then we might as well all ride in drones and hope the Chinese get the electronics right. I reject that reality! The reason the max has this problem...
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    10-07-2019, 09:49 PM
    Our batteries plus store here will put new batteries packs in old tools. Iíve got small Mikita I had done because itís so useful due to its small...
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    10-05-2019, 09:37 AM
    I like how the chart says “water rubbers” that must be something new for floats.
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    10-04-2019, 09:14 PM
    Farmer Ted replied to a thread Javron Cub in Experimental Cubs
    Even the planter is clean! I can’t tell you the last 4 row planter I’ve seen. I only dream my shop that clean, every time it gets clean someone drags...
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    10-03-2019, 10:00 PM
    Pretty rare air there, nice side by side seating. If I remember right my uncle flew them and said heavy controls and bad in crosswinds. But the plus...
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    09-27-2019, 05:38 PM
    Farmer Ted replied to a thread 737 Max in Cafe Supercub
    I saw a great special on Quantas 72 an Airbus A330 on the Smithsonian channel. Check it out if you get a chance. Kevin Sullivan, the capt of that...
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    09-26-2019, 09:19 PM
    Thanks so much to all that replied, I’m going to make a few calls next week after I study all the replies and I do some leg work checking these...
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    09-26-2019, 01:43 PM
    Well I hoping to get opinions on where you’d have a cub redone? First I don’t want to wait a year to get in. Second I don’t want someone that takes...
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    09-26-2019, 12:37 PM
    Farmer Ted replied to a thread 737 Max in Cafe Supercub
    It got some good guys fired back in the late 80s, some of those guys coming of the 727 and Dc9 that had never dealt with fms had quite a hard time...
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    09-25-2019, 09:53 PM
    Some where around here I’ve got a picture of my uncles crop duster a 1956 pa18a it had flat back and no rear controls and yes the flat back was...
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    09-25-2019, 05:56 PM
    Farmer Ted replied to a thread 737 Max in Cafe Supercub
    Bob, I will say there is rarely a week that goes by that I don’t miss hand flying the Dc9, with all the Boeing (72,73,74) I flew it was always my...
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    09-25-2019, 05:38 PM
    Wayne, this is the only thing that does give me hope! If more people (adults) were less self absorbed and taught and spend time with their children I...
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    09-23-2019, 12:23 PM
    Farmer Ted replied to a thread 737 Max in Cafe Supercub
    Regularly I drive a tractor here on the farm my father bought new when I was younger. Itís a 1964 John Deere 4020 and even if the battery is dead we...
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    09-21-2019, 09:54 AM
    Farmer Ted replied to a thread 737 Max in Cafe Supercub
    Now Thatís funny! But so so true!
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    09-20-2019, 07:46 PM
    Farmer Ted replied to a thread 737 Max in Cafe Supercub
    Well I guess we will have to agree to disagree. I’ll stick with the old school. I flew a lot of 30-40 year old aircraft and those old Boeing and...
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    09-19-2019, 10:13 PM
    Farmer Ted replied to a thread 737 Max in Cafe Supercub
    Bob, I agree completely. My brother once asked after I retired what is the jet i wanted to fly but didn’t....it’s the 757. It’s performance always...
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    09-19-2019, 09:19 PM
    Farmer Ted replied to a thread 737 Max in Cafe Supercub
    Gee bee, does have a point I cannot argue with. The 737-700 probably should have been the apex of the line. I saw one of my first 757 years ago land...
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    09-19-2019, 01:41 PM
    Farmer Ted replied to a thread 737 Max in Cafe Supercub
    Gary, that’s been my contention all along! MCAS is the problem! It’s a system put on the aircraft without knowledge or training for the pilots that...
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    09-19-2019, 11:55 AM
    Farmer Ted replied to a thread 737 Max in Cafe Supercub
    First I never flew the max, but I was a capt on the 737-100,200,300,500,700,800,900. While not my favorite, they are good aircraft! My understanding...
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    09-19-2019, 11:43 AM
    Farmer Ted replied to a thread 737 Max in Cafe Supercub
    I couldn’t agree more! I’m my opinion the average pilot we saw at the end of my career wasn’t the pilots that I started with. While immensely...
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    09-19-2019, 07:20 AM
    Farmer Ted replied to a thread 737 Max in Cafe Supercub
    Gary, while you maybe joking I take great offense to the comment. Having graduated second in my class where there were 1200 applicants and they only...
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