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    O-200 been sitting a while. Opinions?

    Suppose you came across a nice Cessna 150 with an O-200A thatís been sitting in a dry, heated hangar for over 10 years. The engine has 250 hours since a comprehensive major and got those hours over...
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    My solution when ferrying a Stearman up and down...

    My solution when ferrying a Stearman up and down the east coast was two identical sectionals for each area. No flipping over. I also ferried a WACO UBA a few times. That is a side by side open...
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    I owned a modified Fleet 16B, known as the...

    I owned a modified Fleet 16B, known as the Flaglor Hi Tow. Ken Flaglor built it up in 1957 and covered it with Irish Linen. Around 1980 or later the wings failed the punch test Next year the fuselage...
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    I agree with Bob. In fact the check list that...

    I agree with Bob. In fact the check list that Legend requires for the annual condition inspection says inspect for cracks etc. etc. No punch test.


    Rich
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    Tim Thanks. I owned an old 172 like that once...

    Tim

    Thanks. I owned an old 172 like that once and I know it works, but I was curious. I’m probably going to end up with a nice 170B that has everything it needs for IFR but has Venturi, no vacuum...
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    IFR airplane requirements

    Can an airplane with no vacuum pump which uses a Venturi to provide vacuum to the AI and DG be IFR certified, assuming all other requirements are met? I think it would be crazy to do it but I canít...
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    Got my package already. Fantastic. Rich

    Got my package already. Fantastic.

    Rich
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    I believe the cross country hours can count for...

    I believe the cross country hours can count for his solo cross country hours. He had a certificate (Sport Pilot) Just like PPL flying cross country to get the hours needed for commercial.

    I like...
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    I think you can do all those things but the one...

    I think you can do all those things but the one Iím not sure of since I have not done it in years is, does the 3 hrs in 60 day endorsement require an equipment type and if so is the fact that you...
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    Thanks Bob Reason I ask is Iím being asked to...

    Thanks Bob

    Reason I ask is Iím being asked to give instruction in a J3 that has PA 18 struts on it and wanted to know what to look for, if anything, in the logs to document the installation. I...
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    PA18 Struts on a J3

    What approval (s) if any are needed to use Super Cub struts on a J3?

    Rich
  12. Thread: 1 Wire

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    I have trouble getting out of the front seat of a...

    I have trouble getting out of the front seat of a 12 when itís right side up on the ground. Kudos to the rescue guys.
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    Iíd wear that thing out! 😀

    Iíd wear that thing out! 😀
  14. The Sport Cub and the Legend are more like a...

    The Sport Cub and the Legend are more like a PA18-95, rather than a PA11 or J3. Plus the Sport Cub has flaps. Most of these SLSA planes from CC and Legend were built with heavier and more comfortable...
  15. Skywagon8a Yes, I agree you are correct. Missed...

    Skywagon8a
    Yes, I agree you are correct. Missed that one. Thanks

    Rich
  16. By the SLSA definition a 100 hp airplane must...

    By the SLSA definition a 100 hp airplane must have a minimum useful load of 430 pounds. That makes the EW no higher than 890 to stay under the 1320 GW. On wheels. On floats GW can be 1430. So, EW on...
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    Not trying to put words in Charlieís mouth but I...

    Not trying to put words in Charlieís mouth but I think he is asking what the operating limitations document says. Not the POH. If your CC is in the ELSA category, the EAB category or the SLSA...
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    In 1957 Ken Flaglor put a 220 continental on a...

    In 1957 Ken Flaglor put a 220 continental on a Fleet 16B and licensed it Experimental Amateur Built. He towed gliders with it for hire, after he took his commercial check ride from an FAA inspector...
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    Bob If youíre talking about the W670 220 hp...

    Bob

    If youíre talking about the W670 220 hp Continental, I have over 1000 hours flying behind those and never heard that. The Flaglor Hi Tow I owned for many years was a Fleet 16B with a 220 on it...
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    Jerry I was thinking of that exact thing but...

    Jerry

    I was thinking of that exact thing but couldnít remember the details. Learned that last year while helping on an O-200 rebuild for a Breezey. Or should I say almost learned it.

    Rich
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    I ran the 0-200A in my Legend for 700 hours since...

    I ran the 0-200A in my Legend for 700 hours since it was new. Always put 5 qts in at oil change. 25 hours later I would drain 4.5 qts out. NEVER saw it below 4.5. Similar results with my friendís...
  22. The standard Legend AL3 has split doors on both...

    The standard Legend AL3 has split doors on both sides. I usually only kept one side open but there was no issue with both open unless your friend in the back seat doesnít like the wind. Slips donít...
  23. All excellent advice. Especially that of buying a...

    All excellent advice. Especially that of buying a flying Cub. If you do go ahead, be ready to replace tubing in the fuselage. Aft of the cockpit is mild steel. Spars: wood or metal? Three out of four...
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    If everybody here on Long Island called approach...

    If everybody here on Long Island called approach when flying UNDER the Class C at KISP they would have to hire three more controllers. Bayport, 23N, is 3 miles from the center of KISP. There is a cut...
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    There was a celebration at our local airport...

    There was a celebration at our local airport today. Among the honored guests were a P51 pilot in his mid nineties and a 97 year old man who was on Omaha Beach. The AirPower Museum from FRG had their...
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