• mvivion's Avatar
    09-22-2020, 10:31 PM
    Yep, that be him. One of the funny things I recall was Craig had a huge thermos, and filled it with coffee, put it under his legs in the pilot seat....
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  • mvivion's Avatar
    09-22-2020, 10:27 PM
    Yeah, but you always live on the edge Tim :lol: MTV
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    09-22-2020, 10:26 PM
    Do a search on this site. There is at least one VERY long thread on that very subject. MTV
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  • mvivion's Avatar
    09-22-2020, 07:12 PM
    Yes, Bud was insistent that he control who did capture work in the helicopter. So it was him, Vern or Craig, at least back then. And all three of...
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  • mvivion's Avatar
    09-22-2020, 03:09 PM
    Wasn't Fish & Wildlife. Was probably ADF&G's Commercial Fish Division or their research folks. I don't recall anyone with a bad arm, but there were...
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  • mvivion's Avatar
    09-22-2020, 02:41 PM
    That is correct......in fact, virtually all pickup mounted GASOLINE tanks are not approved either. Look at the approvals on the commercial bed...
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  • mvivion's Avatar
    09-21-2020, 09:56 PM
    The engine could eat that O-Ring....or maybe something more important. MTV
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  • Bill Rusk's Avatar
    09-21-2020, 05:13 PM
    NoCub Empty weight on Wip 2100A amphibs is 1325 and gross is 2300. Thus useful load is 975. (Empty weight on 31" bush wheels is/was 1052) Gear...
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  • mvivion's Avatar
    09-21-2020, 08:54 AM
    mvivion replied to a thread 709 in Cafe Supercub
    Oh, decision making is the thing that is very difficult or impossible to evaluate, at least without turning the person loose on their own. They’ll...
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  • mvivion's Avatar
    09-21-2020, 08:43 AM
    This is a point I’ve made with Cub pilots for years. There are at least a half dozen approved fuel systems on these things. The accident that I...
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  • SteveE's Avatar
    09-20-2020, 09:55 PM
    And Hunter is getting married that weekend, in-laws and family will be here. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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  • SteveE's Avatar
    09-20-2020, 09:49 PM
    SteveE replied to a thread aarp cowboys in Supercub Gatherings
    Go plug in the first video I made up there. That song is on there with some fun shootin. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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  • mvivion's Avatar
    09-20-2020, 05:02 PM
    mvivion replied to a thread 709 in Cafe Supercub
    Gary, First, not all practical tests have a prerequisite written exam. SES or MEL add on for example. The CFI oral SHOULD be not so much a test...
    36 replies | 1904 view(s)
  • mvivion's Avatar
    09-20-2020, 04:51 PM
    Yes, the right tank was initially at least, an option in all -18s. And, your logic makes good sense. And, frankly, certification standards are...
    42 replies | 1534 view(s)
  • mvivion's Avatar
    09-20-2020, 02:44 PM
    mvivion replied to a thread 709 in Cafe Supercub
    Twenty years ago, the DPEs in Fairbanks were doing 6 hour orals for a SES add on.....ridiculous, and I told them so. They seemed to feel like they...
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  • mvivion's Avatar
    09-20-2020, 02:41 PM
    Steve, I'm not seeing that admonition in a copy I have here either. That verbiage was in the manual for the ~ 69 model I flew for years. I was...
    42 replies | 1534 view(s)
  • mvivion's Avatar
    09-19-2020, 01:58 PM
    mvivion replied to a thread 709 in Cafe Supercub
    The FAA isn't very motivated to authorize more DPEs, but the other problem is finding qualified people who actually WANT to do that job, and willing...
    36 replies | 1904 view(s)
  • mvivion's Avatar
    09-19-2020, 01:52 PM
    I would respectfully point out that Super Cubs have flown literally millions of hours with that right/left/off selector, and done so safely. If it...
    42 replies | 1534 view(s)
  • WindOnHisNose's Avatar
    09-18-2020, 01:42 PM
    Steve Eaton uses a USPS Priority mailer... Simply insert this between the right side of the cabin and the rudder cable. Works great. I put...
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  • mvivion's Avatar
    09-18-2020, 01:32 PM
    mvivion replied to a thread 709 in Cafe Supercub
    I was in Alaska at the time when what I discussed occurred. MTV
    36 replies | 1904 view(s)
  • mvivion's Avatar
    09-18-2020, 09:04 AM
    mvivion replied to a thread 709 in Cafe Supercub
    The Chief of the FSDO was the one who authorized me to conduct a 709. Depending on your situation, it might be good to go there. Or not..... ...
    36 replies | 1904 view(s)
  • mvivion's Avatar
    09-17-2020, 07:18 PM
    mvivion replied to a thread 709 in Cafe Supercub
    Dont need to formulate conspiracy theories. A 709 ride, by definition is supposed to be in a “similar” aircraft to the one in which the incident...
    36 replies | 1904 view(s)
  • mvivion's Avatar
    09-16-2020, 08:39 PM
    mvivion replied to a thread 709 in Cafe Supercub
    Yes, the FSDO can authorize a CFI or a DPE to conduct a 709 ride. I’ve done them at the request of a FSDO in past. MTV
    36 replies | 1904 view(s)
  • mvivion's Avatar
    09-16-2020, 01:35 PM
    Yep, back in 1970, you could rent a 90 hp J-3 out of HNL. Flew it over there, shut down the engine and surfed the cliffs over Dillingham for an...
    11 replies | 871 view(s)
  • mvivion's Avatar
    09-16-2020, 09:47 AM
    There is an AD on the stock Cub muffler that requires a wire bail be welded up inside the exhaust pipe to prevent broken baffle pieces from blocking...
    45 replies | 1991 view(s)
  • mvivion's Avatar
    09-16-2020, 09:43 AM
    My experience with the Lasar is similar. I just wanted to point out that if indeed higher CHTs is characteristic of all EI units, folks should take...
    34 replies | 1280 view(s)
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Born and raised on farm/ranch just north of Wichita, KS. Began flying after completing medical school, soloed 1983. Have two great kids, one a terrific motorcycle mechanic (Chris) and the other a terrific hospital administrator (Brianne). My son was just married after Thanksgiving, 2010, and I hope to be soon to my sweetheart, Julie. I am a physician, specializing in reproductive endocrinology and infertility...basically helping families conceive when they have been having difficulties. My rural roots take me to outreach clinics in MT, AK, ND, SD, MN, WI and MI, flying a great CT210 to the clinics on a regular basis. My main office and IVF lab is in Maple Grove, MN (www.mcrh.com). My FUN flying, though, is in my 1978 PA18. I am an AME, providing 2nd and 3rd Class FAA flight physicals in Park Rapids MN (KPKD). I have an interest in survival and wilderness medicine, and am a frequent speaker in a number of venues as they pertain to pilots.
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