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    bob turner replied to a thread TSO Com? in Cafe Supercub
    Last week I had to acknowledge the pilots bill of rights. This week I was informed that a non-TSO radio voids the airworthiness certificate, and...
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    07-26-2021, 06:03 PM
    bob turner replied to a thread TSO Com? in Cafe Supercub
    Yeah, and then they find some reason to haul you through the coals. Never again - I shall let others point out problem areas to the feds. I...
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    07-26-2021, 05:58 PM
    Vast difference between home built and kit built, and even more difference between, say, an RV where you actually have to do stuff, and a Legend with...
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    07-26-2021, 10:03 AM
    I doubt he's gonna be able to find the single 108-5 that was produced, even if he can the 180 Franklin doesn't really seem like a a viable choice...
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    07-26-2021, 09:57 AM
    bob turner replied to a thread TSO Com? in Cafe Supercub
    Ten radios, including one GTR-200B. Two installed by FAA repair stations. All with RF Squelch set at 10 (max). Only on 125.7, and only when both...
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    07-25-2021, 08:00 PM
    bob turner replied to a thread TSO Com? in Cafe Supercub
    Set at 10. All of them. Do we call the difference frequency a "harmonic?"
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    07-25-2021, 07:58 PM
    bob turner replied to a thread Piper Logbooks in Cafe Supercub
    I have a set of logbooks that are quite valuable. Sold an Arrow for $35 grand, out of license and no logs. Had the buyer sign a document saying...
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    07-25-2021, 07:53 PM
    I think that is the best idea. I have had two Stinsons, and have logged enough 180 time that the local flying club made me the primary 180...
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    07-25-2021, 11:07 AM
    bob turner replied to a thread TSO Com? in Cafe Supercub
    Web is correct, of course. The radio itself has an inadequate squelch range. It would have cost nothing for Garmin to use the SL-40 squelch...
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    07-24-2021, 07:43 PM
    bob turner replied to a thread TSO Com? in Cafe Supercub
    That seems to say the radio has a narrow bandwidth. The possibility of broadening the difference signal, coupled with an inadequate squelch range,...
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    07-22-2021, 11:22 AM
    bob turner replied to a thread TSO Com? in Cafe Supercub
    I am delighted with that post. If I get this sorted out, I will ask them about that. As it is, it seems that asking stuff like this just pisses...
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    07-21-2021, 10:41 PM
    bob turner replied to a thread Piper Logbooks in Cafe Supercub
    I think you can sell pretty much anything you want, except certain drugs and weapons. You can sell logs, data tags, airworthiness certificates - I...
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    07-21-2021, 12:04 PM
    bob turner replied to a thread TSO Com? in Cafe Supercub
    Did I mention that the GTR-200B is TSO if used in conjunction with a G-750 or something? Only difference - 200B has Bluetooth. Dave - I agree...
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    07-21-2021, 11:22 AM
    bob turner replied to a thread TSO Com? in Cafe Supercub
    Yes - I will report back. I did point out the KX 170. Inspector shrugged it off. I will point out the above. Web's CAR 4a post is quite helpful....
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    07-20-2021, 10:36 PM
    bob turner replied to a thread TSO Com? in Cafe Supercub
    Wilco!
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    07-20-2021, 10:15 PM
    Agree. If really hazy, and dope finish, try to find some #7 polishing compound. Used to be DuPont.
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    07-20-2021, 10:13 PM
    bob turner replied to a thread TSO Com? in Cafe Supercub
    They say TSO only. And the little Cubs are CAR 4a. If they force the issue, is there a way to appeal it? While we use handhelds?
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    07-20-2021, 06:33 PM
    bob turner replied to a thread TSO Com? in Cafe Supercub
    In response to the "what areas" query above, the interference is local to KMYF. I just flew the length of California and back using the 200. ...
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    07-20-2021, 06:30 PM
    bob turner replied to a thread TSO Com? in Cafe Supercub
    Got a call today - FAA wants me to remove all the GTR-200s, because unapproved parts are not allowed in standard certificated airplanes. They cite...
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    07-20-2021, 11:18 AM
    I wonder what the insurance premiums are for an operation that does instruction in an amphib? I bet it works out to $200/hr just to cover insurance.
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    07-15-2021, 09:43 AM
    bob turner replied to a thread TSO Com? in Cafe Supercub
    I will try it next week. Off to Trinity today.
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    07-15-2021, 01:57 AM
    bob turner replied to a thread TSO Com? in Cafe Supercub
    True, but you have to see how great the memory circuits and display are on this thing, and experience the intercom in a Stearman to truly appreciate...
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    07-14-2021, 11:05 PM
    bob turner replied to a thread TSO Com? in Cafe Supercub
    As of today the FAA wants me to read the “pilots bill of rights,” now two pages long, give them a complete parts list for each installation, and a...
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    07-11-2021, 07:42 PM
    bob turner replied to a thread Advice on Oil in Cafe Supercub
    I think the only bad thing is throwing detergent or dispersant at an engine that has operated extensively on non-detergent oil. Apparently all the...
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    07-11-2021, 07:39 PM
    bob turner replied to a thread Black airplane? in Cafe Supercub
    Hafta chime back in here. Web, you really should have. We could have gone off topic in a hurry. Local Stearman is all black, with strobes. Only...
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    07-10-2021, 02:04 PM
    bob turner replied to a thread Black airplane? in Cafe Supercub
    At least he won’t get hit from behind. That 170, however - a Cirrus driver could corkscrew right in to his black . . .
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    07-09-2021, 07:01 PM
    bob turner replied to a thread Black airplane? in Cafe Supercub
    We have a new flight school with butt-ugly Cherokees. Truly ugly paint scheme, blue and white. But by golly you can spot them miles out! Hard to...
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    07-09-2021, 06:54 PM
    bob turner replied to a thread A Plug for EarthX in Cafe Supercub
    We pulled the one in the Stearman and replaced it. Then the owners sent it to Florida to be fixed. Then they eBayed it. You and I made a much...
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    07-09-2021, 02:05 PM
    bob turner replied to a thread A Plug for EarthX in Cafe Supercub
    Yes, we ordered the OptiMate with the 680C, and I expect it to arrive today. The Schauer didn’t seem to hurt. The battery is back in the J4. ...
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    07-09-2021, 11:25 AM
    bob turner replied to a thread Black airplane? in Cafe Supercub
    I HATE BLACK AIRCRAFT! Sorry for shouting. We have a fleet of black Cessnas and Cherokees, and three or four black helicopters based at MYF. ...
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