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  1. Thread: Ski Springs

    by mvivion
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    Just call Atlee, DER cryin out loud. Springs...

    Just call Atlee, DER cryin out loud. Springs rule, especially you are flying in cold weather. That’s when there’s a - sign before the temp.

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    yeah, but that means flying with RAVN..... MTV

    yeah, but that means flying with RAVN.....

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    More information on the Dutch Harbor accident:...

    More information on the Dutch Harbor accident: https://www.adn.com/alaska-news/aviation/2019/11/15/commercial-airline-flights-resume-between-anchorage-and-unalaska-after-crash/

    Looks like it’s...
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    If they are near perfect in all regards, they...

    If they are near perfect in all regards, they MIGHT bring $10K. But that’d have to be the right buyer on the right day.....

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    That works for a true AOA system. I’d be very...

    That works for a true AOA system. I’d be very careful trusting one of the general aviation units out there. They are quite different from airliner/military AOA systems.

    And MOST light general...
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    if on a SC, yes. Cub Crafters has an STC that...

    if on a SC, yes. Cub Crafters has an STC that covers 8.50s and 26 inch Goodyears

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    Wipline straight and amphibious floats are both...

    Wipline straight and amphibious floats are both approved on the CC-18-180 aircraft. Don't look for much help from the manufacturer of the airplane on this, the TC now resided in China, I'm told.
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    Randy, The answer to your question really...

    Randy,

    The answer to your question really depends on what your mission is between the departure from that Kentucky grass strip and your return. Oh, yeah, and how much you want to spend.

    Are...
  9. Great job, Bill and Steve! I enjoyed this session...

    Great job, Bill and Steve! I enjoyed this session immensely. Bill is, of course, mistaken about Kodiak, but.....we all know about opinions....

    Anyway, thanks to both of you two for all you've...
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    Randy, This gent wouldn't by chance be from...

    Randy,

    This gent wouldn't by chance be from near White Sulpher Springs, Montana?

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    Maybe he just needs to actually calculate a...

    Maybe he just needs to actually calculate a weight and balance once. Cause 830 is a fairy tale, and I’ll bet the paperwork doesn’t agree with that number.

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    Thats quite a record, for sure. It always amazes...

    Thats quite a record, for sure. It always amazes me that these kinds of statistics don’t seem to effect passenger loads, even in villages where there are clearly other options.

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    Well, you’re right about consulting your POH or...

    Well, you’re right about consulting your POH or Flight Manual Supplement. Many if not most early Cessnas (170, 172, 175) with O-360 conversions are equipped with engine driven and electric pumps. ...
  14. Alex, No experience in these aircraft, but if...

    Alex,

    No experience in these aircraft, but if you go this route, you are going to have to do a couple things:

    1. Ask for ACTUAL weights of every prospective customer.

    2. Turn down a...
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    And that would suggest that the electric pump...

    And that would suggest that the electric pump needs to be on for takeoff and landing, in case the engine driven pump fails, not just for prime to start.

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    moist, so why did Cessna and the military feel a...

    moist, so why did Cessna and the military feel a pump was necessary?

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    Why is it equipped with an electric fuel pump? ...

    Why is it equipped with an electric fuel pump? In most cases, it’s because if your engine driven pump were to fail at a critical time, the electric backup pump might save your airplane and maybe...
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    It doesn’t count unless the pilots are in the...

    It doesn’t count unless the pilots are in the back drinking a cocktail during the landing......:lol:

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    “I am a TrickAir fan. I've raced another...

    “I am a TrickAir fan. I've raced another identical plane to mine but they had hydraulic skies. He has accidentally landed on pavement twice with his hydraulics (costly & lots of sparks) and thats...
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    and, what does that photo have to do with the...

    and, what does that photo have to do with the accident, other than aircraft make?

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    I feel really bad for Orin. He put his heart and...

    I feel really bad for Orin. He put his heart and soul into that company. I remember winter of 77 (?) he bought the Reeve Goose operation out of Cold Bay, which included the mail contracts for all...
  22. Thread: Stick Cover

    by mvivion
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    With access to a sheet metal brake, you can make...

    With access to a sheet metal brake, you can make a stick cover that looks "professional" in a short time. It's just a box. Fix the bottom of the box to the floor, and make a lid that slides on and...
  23. Atlee’s web site has weights for various gear...

    Atlee’s web site has weights for various gear legs.

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  24. Thread: Stick Cover

    by mvivion
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    Build a square box with a bottom flange and screw...

    Build a square box with a bottom flange and screw it to the floor, or install nut plates, or? The old shooting style in the day had the box permanently installed. Top of box just above top of stick...
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    Yeah, they started doing some “different” stuff...

    Yeah, they started doing some “different” stuff after RCR passed. I was (thankfully) well north of that country by then.

    Lots of sketchy stuff happened at Dutch. Orin Seybert and I watched a guy...
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