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    No tailwheel and no wing struts.

    No tailwheel and no wing struts.
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    When the gear approaches the end of it's travel...

    When the gear approaches the end of it's travel the electrical loads go way up. With a battery only powering the gear, you may find insufficient power available without having a generator in the...
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    I made my fittings from wood initially, since I...

    I made my fittings from wood initially, since I expected there may be some changes. Then once I was certain everything was as I wanted it, they were made just once from aluminum. Changes were made....
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    When a pilot goes up to practice stalls and...

    When a pilot goes up to practice stalls and approaches to stalls he is expecting a wing or nose to drop. So he knows in advance what he is going to do in order to recover. How many of you know...
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    I agree, it appears in the video that he was just...

    I agree, it appears in the video that he was just slowing behind an airplane which was able to fly very slow and then just misjudged an approach to stall which he was not able to correct in a timely...
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    Pay attention for any condensation buildup in...

    Pay attention for any condensation buildup in this compartment. Moisture and electric components don't mix. EDO's 2700 amphib floats had electric motors in the floats to operate the landing gear....
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    And when you run the power to that remote...

    And when you run the power to that remote fluxgate, run the ground back twisted around the power several feet to eliminate any inductance from the power wire.
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    Did you open your fresh air inlet? The heat works...

    Did you open your fresh air inlet? The heat works best when you mix both the fresh air and the heat.
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    "61.123(h) Hold at least a private pilot...

    "61.123(h) Hold at least a private pilot certificate issued under this part or meet the requirements of 61.73;"

    The applicant is not required to hold the Private pilot certificate. Granted most...
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    That may be true. However it doesn't make them...

    That may be true. However it doesn't make them legal if the crank came from an engine as defined by the AD. Just because "everyone does it" doesn't make it legal. And as Mike points out, it can lead...
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    Tom said it was a TSIO-520-P.

    Tom said it was a TSIO-520-P.
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    Not true stewart, I'm passing on the information...

    Not true stewart, I'm passing on the information I've learned from the FAA after attending their IA meetings for almost 60 years. When you have an FAA ticket with authorization to approve something,...
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    Stewart, If you ever get the opportunity you...

    Stewart, If you ever get the opportunity you should attend an IA renewal meeting when the FAA lawyers give a talk.

    Tom can sign off the annual with a letter of non compliance describing the...
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    When the AD specifies the following, yes. (f)...

    When the AD specifies the following, yes.

    (f) The actions required by this AD shall be done in accordance with the following TCM service documents:



    Document No.


    Pages
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    Look at this on page one stewart, ...

    Look at this on page one stewart,

    http://www.tcmlink.com/pdf2/CSB96-8.pdf

    "DO NOT USE NON-VAR CRANKSHAFTS IN ANY ENGINE NOT AFFECTED BY THIS SERVICE BULLETIN UNLESS IT CAN BE SUBSTANTIATED THAT...
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    If the engine was originally one of the...

    If the engine was originally one of the applicable engines and it can be proven, should something happen which can be traced to the crankshaft then the last IA or A&P who signed the log book is...
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    If the engine was originally one of the...

    If the engine was originally one of the applicable engines then the AD does apply. The fact that it now isn't doesn't make it a grey area. The guy on the phone is passing the buck.
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    Found it. "Note 1: This airworthiness...

    Found it.

    "Note 1: This airworthiness directive (AD) applies to each engine identified in the preceding applicability provision, regardless of whether it has been modified, altered, or repaired in...
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    I looked up AD 97-26-17 and got this "No results...

    I looked up AD 97-26-17 and got this "No results were found; try another search."

    Based upon what you said, that engine was an TSIO-520 when the crank was removed. So the AD would apply.

    Now if...
  20. Thread: Garmin 695

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    Garmin 695

    The Garmin 695 fills the bill for my use. This spring when it came out of it's winter mothballs for it's first flight, it was a big blank .. nothing. WTF it worked great last fall. Turned off and on...
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    That data is interesting. Do they give any clues...

    That data is interesting. Do they give any clues as to the applicability of the different positions?

    As Stewart has noted, the Whirlwind on my Cub's IO-360B also is indexed at 9-3. Totally useless...
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    Someone doesn't understand bearing and shear...

    Someone doesn't understand bearing and shear loads.
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    What's the story behind the bushing which is not...

    What's the story behind the bushing which is not seated properly?
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    All true, but how do you sign off that the...

    All true, but how do you sign off that the cooling in the new location will be as good as the original location? How do you document that part of the "minor" alteration?
    I've participated in oil...
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    Install a flat baffle tight against the back of...

    Install a flat baffle tight against the back of the cylinder extending high with a bent forward lip. This will funnel cool air into the cylinder and also allow cool air to pass over the top into the...
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