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    Find a good Cub, the floats can go on anytime....

    Find a good Cub, the floats can go on anytime. Easy job.
  2. Those guys never looked out their windows even...

    Those guys never looked out their windows even prior to ADSB.
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    Remember, just because a manufacturer makes a...

    Remember, just because a manufacturer makes a change, it may not change the performance or handling at all. The change may be done for marketing purposes or just to be able to call it a different...
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    I saw that orange beast years ago at Birchwood....

    I saw that orange beast years ago at Birchwood. I'll let someone else give an up to date report on those.
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    Flew it loaded today in smooth air. 1924 lbs @...

    Flew it loaded today in smooth air. 1924 lbs @ 17.6". This is a widebody injected 180 hp, Whirlwind 200G prop, -18 clone on floats with two different sets of wing extensions and 110" flaps. The...
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    http://sarasotaavionics.com/images/productimages/M...

    http://sarasotaavionics.com/images/productimages/M475VAA.jpg

    Just a note, the airspeed at which the battery amps changes from - to + and back again is 50 mph IAS. Though on take off the prop...
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    Was this a noticeable difference or could he land...

    Was this a noticeable difference or could he land slow before the modification? Do you know of any cruise or climb differences?
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    Can you recall, what if any difference they made?

    Can you recall, what if any difference they made?
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    Is that a Pietenpol fuselage hanging from the...

    Is that a Pietenpol fuselage hanging from the rafters?
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    Where is the oil coming out? The breather? The...

    Where is the oil coming out? The breather? The exhaust? A compression test will not show a bad oil control ring.
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    This:...

    This: https://sportcraftantennas.wordpress.com/2010/09/17/vor/ from your link doesn't seem to recommend the installation between two metal spars in a Cub.
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    If you can find one of these you'll get all the...

    If you can find one of these you'll get all the heat you'll ever need. Just be careful, I burned the generator belt off one of my planes with one. There is a long flexible steel tube which connects...
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    I've seen the regular rabbit ears mounted on the...

    I've seen the regular rabbit ears mounted on the outside of the belly. Can't tell you anything about the quality of the reception though.
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    DJ, In my view the aileron gap fairings do...

    DJ,
    In my view the aileron gap fairings do nothing. At least on my plane. Your best improvement for altitude performance would be more wing span. My current span is 41' 8". You could copy my wing...
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    Looking for what? It climbs like a homesick angel...

    Looking for what? It climbs like a homesick angel depending upon the prop pitch setting.
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    The feet were both flat on the floor and on the...

    The feet were both flat on the floor and on the rudders. It was done on one wing in order to determine whether there was any more or less lift created. It was loaded lightly. I'll fly it again fully...
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    I believe the airfoil shape and size is identical...

    I believe the airfoil shape and size is identical to Piper's. I don't have access to a Piper -18 to make a direct comparison of the gap and wing trailing edge cove shape. The performance and handling...
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    Here is a test aileron gap fairing installed on...

    Here is a test aileron gap fairing installed on the right aileron.

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    This is the right wing with the gap fairing. 62933
    This is the left wing without an aileron gap fairing. 62934 ...
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    Sticky: Cranberry picking season begins. 62929 62930

    Cranberry picking season begins.

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  20. I can't answer that question as it isn't...

    I can't answer that question as it isn't addressed in my 1994 catalog.
  21. From an old Cleveland Product catalog: Piper J-3...

    From an old Cleveland Product catalog: Piper J-3 Kit # 199-71 or -71A, wheel #40-60 or -60A, disc #164-06700, Brake assy #30-60A, Lining #066-10600
    Installation by Field Approval.
  22. They were used to tow logs to the East outlet...

    They were used to tow logs to the East outlet where they were sluiced downstream to the mills. I can remember seeing one of the last of these tows. ...
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    In DENNY's example it is the right one. In...

    In DENNY's example it is the right one. In reality you could use either position. The side with the longer mounting studs gets the impulse and the spacer. You could use two impulse mags if you so...
  24. Unusable fuel is determined during flight testing...

    Unusable fuel is determined during flight testing when the airplane is placed in unusual attitudes while simulating rough air. The amount remaining when the engine begins to run rough is declared to...
  25. EDO lists the model 338-2200 for the 175. The...

    EDO lists the model 338-2200 for the 175. The 172XP used the 248B2440. Both airplanes are approved on the same TC.

    The model 175 rudder travel was reduced from 16* on wheels to 12* on floats....
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