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    Yeah, Iíd love to see the Amateur Built...

    Yeah, Iíd love to see the Amateur Built Fabrication and assembly checklist for that PA-12 Amateur Built to show major portion.


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    No matter what, the owner would need to purchase...

    No matter what, the owner would need to purchase an STC for the engine and another STC for the engine, then get their IA to file 337s installing those STCs.

    Like was stated above, we would have...
  3. Is that on an experimental or an LSA? If it is an...

    Is that on an experimental or an LSA? If it is an S-LSA, you canít legally make those kinds of changes. If experimental, well, itís experimental, so experiment to your hearts content.


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    I used to teach in a 125 Pacer on 1650s. That...

    I used to teach in a 125 Pacer on 1650s. That made them work, and really made them aware of W&B. I was fortunate that it was on the Hudson, so miles of water for take off. It would get a little rough...
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    Just one more point, even if you were to convince...

    Just one more point, even if you were to convince Piper Aircraft Inc. to issue you a replacement data plate, that replacement still isn't any good as it does not comply with the certification basis...
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    Paul, you don't read very well. The Airworthiness...

    Paul, you don't read very well. The Airworthiness Certificate is only in effect as long as the aircraft is maintained per 21, 43, and 91. The direct quote is "Unless sooner surrendered, revoked, or a...
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    Piper Logbooks

    If there is no airplane, the the registration is no longer in effect. As for the airworthiness certificate, read the terms and conditions, it is only in effect as long as the aircraft is maintained...
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    Add a Maule or Pacer or TriPacer as your budget...

    Add a Maule or Pacer or TriPacer as your budget allows. A 150 or 160 Pacer or TriPacer with the right prop will get in and out of most places with only about 100' more ground run than a stock...
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    When using the AWC portal, there are things that...

    When using the AWC portal, there are things that can trip you up. If you want a ferry permit, make sure you select "Special Flight Permit" NOT "New Application"! The system only allows one...
  10. If it will be registered in a different country,...

    If it will be registered in a different country, assuming it isnít experimental, be sure to get the Export C of A before disassembly. Without an Export, depending on where itís going, it may not be...
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    Piper Logbooks

    Never said there was a regulation prohibiting selling log books, expired registrations or airworthiness certificates that are no longer in effect. Just that they have no value.

    Now, building an...
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    When I see lead bromide on spark plugs and wires,...

    When I see lead bromide on spark plugs and wires, it is usually from the exhaust flange gasket. If thatís where itís coming from, continuing to run the engine will erode the exhaust flange on the...
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    Yeah, unless you owned or flew that specific Cub,...

    Yeah, unless you owned or flew that specific Cub, there is no value beyond sentimental value to logbooks for a non existing airplane, an expired registration card, and an airworthiness certificate...
  14. Thread: TSO Com?

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    Bob, without going through the entire thread, Iím...

    Bob, without going through the entire thread, Iím curious, is this happening with multiple radios of the same make/model, or only one? Have you tried swapping different radios in the offending...
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    A65-a75 also changed pistons. I think all...

    A65-a75 also changed pistons.

    I think all engines prior to -8 (-1,-3, -5)are up exhaust engines- the exhaust port is on the top of the cylinder rather than below. -9 engines had provisions for a...
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    No need to use a collar, just learn the...

    No need to use a collar, just learn the indications for your airplane. Recognize the there may be significant errors in your system, just learn what they are, and fly by pitch more than by airspeed....
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    A-50 is different from A-65 and A-75. Not sure...

    A-50 is different from A-65 and A-75. Not sure off the top of my head, but there are differences. The A-65 can be converted to an A-75, and rumor has it that many later A-65s had all the A-75 parts...
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    I flew an A36 for years that had an IO-550. ROP...

    I flew an A36 for years that had an IO-550. ROP it would burn 17-17.5. LOP it would do about 13.8 to 14.5. Forget offhand what power settings, I think we just left the throttle wide open and pulled...
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    Something to check, most early PA-18s didnít have...

    Something to check, most early PA-18s didnít have a static system. The ASI, ALT, and VSI if installed were just vented behind the panel. As such, these instruments wonít provide a very accurate...
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    After you torque them, go back the next day and...

    After you torque them, go back the next day and torque them again! You will be surprised how much they loosen up overnight, Takes a while for the case and cylinders to settle in and hold torque.
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    If Kroil doesn't do it, try some Hoppies #9. It's...

    If Kroil doesn't do it, try some Hoppies #9. It's great for cleaning fuel injector nozzles as well.
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    When I had the Howard, I would do a good cleaning...

    When I had the Howard, I would do a good cleaning and waxing each spring. After each flight, wipe it down with mineral spirits to get the oil off, and lemon pledge to bring out the shine. Only...
  23. Thread: TSO Com?

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    Bob, this falls right in there with API...

    Bob, this falls right in there with API tailwheels. CAR 4 and CAR 3 have no requirements for a tailwheel to be "approved". I know of a lot of them that have been installed as minor alterations, and...
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    Part 43 Appendix A is only part of the...

    Part 43 Appendix A is only part of the considerations for Major/Minor determination. You need the definition in Part 1 - Major alteration means an alteration not listed in the aircraft, aircraft...
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    Don't eat gas station sushi, and don't trust...

    Don't eat gas station sushi, and don't trust aircraft fuel gages. Words to live by.
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