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    Aviation red and aviation white are ok for anti...

    Aviation red and aviation white are ok for anti collision lights. There are pretty specific color requirements based on the Certification basis for the airplane as a web pointed out.

    There is...
  2. For antique airplanes, cars, trucks, motorcycles,...

    For antique airplanes, cars, trucks, motorcycles, and boats- buy the very best one you can afford because if you buy a project, you will have more invested when you are done than if you started with...
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    When you build up an engine, check torque on...

    When you build up an engine, check torque on every fastener, then re-check the next day! Itís amazing how much the torque will relax overnight after setting the torque the previous day.


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    You guys need to copyright your photos, then...

    You guys need to copyright your photos, then charge the news outlets when they use them!


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    All well and good to be able to see ADSB out...

    All well and good to be able to see ADSB out equipped aircraft, but how about the thousands of non transponder equipped aircraft that fly in the NAS everyday?


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    Years ago, while doing major repairs on a Mooney,...

    Years ago, while doing major repairs on a Mooney, I plotted out airfoil templates for various wing stations to ensure our new skins conformed to the correct airfoil. Nothing wanted to line up right...
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    If this worked, there should be a pdf file with...

    If this worked, there should be a pdf file with the regulatory history of data plate requirements from 1926 to present
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    The regulations about what info has to be shown...

    The regulations about what info has to be shown on the data plate has changed over the years as has the material requirements, so there are at least3 or 4 versions of Piper data plates.

    Should you...
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    Stalls in Bonanzas of any variety are a non...

    Stalls in Bonanzas of any variety are a non issue. Remember, the E33C and F33C are aerobatic airplanes!


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  10. I believe it was late March, early April Ď46. ...

    I believe it was late March, early April Ď46.


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    O-470-50?


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    But clearly a violation of the STC limitations...

    But clearly a violation of the STC limitations unless they got some other engineering approval.


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    I recall a 206 that I put together years ago....

    I recall a 206 that I put together years ago. That airplane had well over 35 STCs and several Field Approvals for deviations to STCs. Each one was evaluated for comparability and there were no...
  14. I may be wrong, but I donít recall any O-520...

    I may be wrong, but I donít recall any O-520 engines, arenít they all IO-520? If so, it shouldnít have carb heat. Maybe alternate air, but not carb heat.


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    By all means, donít carry in the communist...

    By all means, donít carry in the communist republic of Maryland!


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    Letís the smoke out! Sent from my iPhone...

    Letís the smoke out!


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    Make a couple runs at speed with the trailer only...

    Make a couple runs at speed with the trailer only to see how it behaves without the Cub on it. That will at least give some idea how it will behave once the Cub lifts off.


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    The biggest problem with obtaining the data from...

    The biggest problem with obtaining the data from FAA is they are supposed to protect ďproprietary propertyĒ which all STC and TC data is. Order 8110.120 is the result of a SCOTUS case to obtain such...
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    Canít say Iíve seen the fixturing, but Iíve seen...

    Canít say Iíve seen the fixturing, but Iíve seen several props with the extra holes.


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    The big thing with STCs, especially engine...

    The big thing with STCs, especially engine changes, is knowing the installation is correct. Had this issue years ago with a 172 with Avcon 180 STC. Aircraft had a prop strike but no installation...
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    But are they the same depth. Another possibility...

    But are they the same depth. Another possibility would be fixturing for the machining operations


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    Balancing


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    PA-12 Engine Upgrade STC SA2-159

    To be honest, if you canít tell the difference do you really think someone in the FAA or an Insurance company could? I think you are digging deeper than you need. You have done due diligence, and I...
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    Having the original STC would be nice, but you...

    Having the original STC would be nice, but you would be conforming it back to the stock PA-12 data. No real need to have the STC. Not sure whatís available on the -12 as far as drawings and parts...
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    Corn is a terrible source for ethanol. Much...

    Corn is a terrible source for ethanol. Much better to use hemp. Easier to grow and refine, doesnít take near as much acreage for the same quantity of ethanol.


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