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    08-01-2021, 07:58 PM
    Easy there. Best thing is to just ask an insurer or broker. Liability is usually cheap. Hull, not so much. I went 20 years without any insurance...
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    07-31-2021, 09:49 PM
    Only watched one. Assuming standard runway markings, a J3 can do that well. It does look good.
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    07-31-2021, 10:18 AM
    bob turner replied to a thread Insurance changes in In The News
    We ran into that. $7500 for a Cub on Wips, no open pilot warranty. Just to get me "named" would have been an additional $800.
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    07-29-2021, 07:09 PM
    Yes, but those "known disqualifying conditions" are less onerous. As I understand it, you can fly LSA or BasicMed with prostate cancer, but any...
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    07-28-2021, 10:02 PM
    bob turner replied to a thread Insurance changes in In The News
    Not really. It is spreading the cost of injury to a few folks over a very wide group. We could do the same thing by eliminating tort litigation and...
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    07-28-2021, 07:00 PM
    bob turner replied to a thread TSO Com? in Cafe Supercub
    Yeah, and for Part 23 airplanes!
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    07-28-2021, 11:17 AM
    bob turner replied to a thread TSO Com? in Cafe Supercub
    Oh, hot digs! I just found AC 20-67B. I will post it when I get to the big computer. It is a single page, and paragraph 5 says "An acceptable...
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    07-27-2021, 08:28 PM
    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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