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    I had to replace my starter adapter last year. ...

    I had to replace my starter adapter last year. No fun! After talking to Niagara, I did two things. One, installed a new Tempest starter. Two, I quit running camguard. I had a Hartzell M Drive...
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    I haven't had many carb ice issues in my 54...

    I haven't had many carb ice issues in my 54 Pponk. Several years ago (when i still had a J engine) I was flying with another 54 (also with a J engine). His was running so rough, he thought he was...
  3. Great news Lance! We're praying for strength for...

    Great news Lance! We're praying for strength for you and Amy and a full recovery for Reid.

    Chris Keating
  4. This individual hand delivered video tape to the...

    This individual hand delivered video tape to the fsdo and complained about a friend of mine making a few overhead approaches while giving rides a couple weeks ago. I don't know why people feel the...
  5. Lance, We're praying for your son and your...

    Lance,

    We're praying for your son and your family.

    Chris & Kathryn Keating
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    Seems safe?? You wouldn't strap a baby to the...

    Seems safe?? You wouldn't strap a baby to the front of mom in a car...why do it in an airplane? If you crash, the baby probably won't survive in anything other than a car seat.
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    I got a flyer from a guy in Pilot Point that does...

    I got a flyer from a guy in Pilot Point that does Tops and Overhauls. Don't know anything about him, but you could call him. Worked for American Airlines for 30 yrs. Leland Davenport...
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    She is 23. C-90 Cub is correct, it was at night...

    She is 23.
    C-90 Cub is correct, it was at night and that probably contributed to her not seeing the prop.(Hanger lights shining down illuminating the ramp) As someone else mentioned, it is a good...
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    Prop Accident - Injured Girl

    Friday night a young woman was seriously injured at my airport after getting out of a Husky. She exited the airplane and was struck by the spinning prop. The prop got her face, shoulder, and...
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    There is no problem with the J engine. I had one...

    There is no problem with the J engine. I had one on my 54 and had no issues. The A and J have smaller jugs, different baffling, 2 bolt flanges..... If you ever upgrade, you'll have to replace all...
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    There are many STC's and after market parts that...

    There are many STC's and after market parts that are not made for the 53-55's. Plus, they have either the A or J engine; like the above comment, go with a K or later 470. (the U engine seems...
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    Bought his book after meeting him in Reno a...

    Bought his book after meeting him in Reno a couple years ago. Pretty amazing stories. Don't know how he lived through everything. A testament to his flying skills, which he doesn't seem to brag...
  13. Cool video! I gotta get one of those cameras.

    Cool video! I gotta get one of those cameras.
  14. Thread: Valdez stol?

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    Results can be found here. ...

    Results can be found here.

    http://valdezalaska.org/events/flyIn/flyIn.html
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    Don't think any of us have the right to second...

    Don't think any of us have the right to second guess another pilot in that situation! If I lost an engine in an unfamiliar, isolated place....I'd probably do the same thing.

    I'll second the fact...
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    Looking Good! Tell Scott hello.

    Looking Good! Tell Scott hello.
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    Glad to hear it! We were waiting for an update.

    Glad to hear it! We were waiting for an update.
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    We talked to the folks at TAT, they were very...

    We talked to the folks at TAT, they were very friendly. Weather wasn't quite good enough to get our money's worth out of it today. Walked around Talkeetna and had lunch. One of these days I'm...
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    Everything still frozen here. It's about 5000...

    Everything still frozen here. It's about 5000 overcast so not sure how well a McKinley tour would be today. May clear a little later though.

    Chris
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    Talkeetna / McKinley Tours

    Just got to Talkeetna, looking for something to do. Any recommendations for flightseeing tours?
  21. Thread: Sad news!

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    What a shame! Great pilot, Great guy! He will be...

    What a shame! Great pilot, Great guy! He will be missed.
  22. His parents just told him they were moving to...

    His parents just told him they were moving to Oklahoma. The reaction is understandable.
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    Nice work Cal! Looking forward to seeing it fly.

    Nice work Cal! Looking forward to seeing it fly.
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    Andrew, looking forward to seeing you guys again....

    Andrew, looking forward to seeing you guys again.

    Phillip, looking forward to hearing this year's story.

    Chris
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    Pierce, Let me know if you need a hand. I'm off...

    Pierce,
    Let me know if you need a hand. I'm off all week.

    Chris
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