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  1. Thread: 1976 c180j

    by L18C-95
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    FS: That is a Primo Cessna 180 Sent from my iPad...

    That is a Primo Cessna 180


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    54674 A nice DHC-2 UK resident Sent from...

    54674

    A nice DHC-2 UK resident


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    A Broussard is a nice mil-spec DHC-2 substitute ...

    A Broussard is a nice mil-spec DHC-2 substitute

    https://www.planecheck.com?ent=da&id=48515


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    Around 400 hours behind a C90 but my advice is...

    Around 400 hours behind a C90 but my advice is fly top of the green (2350RPM) this kept valves and plugs happy and produced a reliable 90 mph IAS


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  5. I sold my Super Cub in one day - convinced me...

    I sold my Super Cub in one day - convinced me that the Super Cub even in these times is as liquid as an S&P500 stock :)



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    The problem with best range speed may be sticking...

    The problem with best range speed may be sticking valves - these engines are happiest at 65% -75%


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  7. We also have a glide slope check, usually at a...

    We also have a glide slope check, usually at a DME range identified on the approach plate - but it is treated as a gross error check that we have not captured a false lobe on the glide slope, or the...
  8. In effect yes. In addition to a superior pitot...

    In effect yes. In addition to a superior pitot static system a transport category aircraft will also have a radar altimeter which will allow the use of CAT1 system minima, ie 200 feet OCH.

    Recall...
  9. Position Error Correction Altimeter and ILS minima

    I realise somewhat removed from the usual Super Cub topic.

    In UK Australia if the POH does not publish a PEC for the pitot/static system we have the practice to add 50 foot to a precision ILS...
  10. While Beggs Mueller is excellent in the Pitts...

    While Beggs Mueller is excellent in the Pitts there are certain types where it doesn’t help!

    The Zlin 242 tends to suck the elevator in the up position in an upright stable spin. Letting go of the...
  11. Alan Cassidy in his excellent book Better...

    Alan Cassidy in his excellent book Better Aerobatics dedicates a section in the chapter on competition spins on managing the threat of a changeover spin. This chapter and section merit careful...
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    I was interested in the claim that the nose wheel...

    I was interested in the claim that the nose wheel configuration made it faster, and produced better STOL performance. I have to believe a Pacer out runs the venerable Tri-Pacer.


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  13. Thank you for posting. Learned a new concept...

    Thank you for posting. Learned a new concept ‘cognitive ease’. While reducing power in spin recovery is a normal technique, and probably became institutional from controlling gyro forces on early...
  14. Not wanting to minimise the importance of the SB,...

    Not wanting to minimise the importance of the SB, but have there being many airframe structural failures on strut wing Cessnas? Perhaps some lost to VMC into IMC spiral dives, or severe turbulence...
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    In South America there is plenty of off airport,...

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    This folder has a good reputation, wonder how...

    This folder has a good reputation, wonder how easily it might or might not fit in the baggage area of a Super Cub


    https://airnimal.co


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  17. Thread: What is this?

    by L18C-95
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    It is an Auster, basically the British took the...

    It is an Auster, basically the British took the Taylorcraft and applied steroids to build mil spec artillery spotters. Brit mil spec meant these aircraft have empty weight in the 1,500 lb plus range....
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    Looking for any Pirep on a straight tail 182 with...

    Looking for any Pirep on a straight tail 182 with a 470-R using a 3 blade HARTZELL HC-82VF-1DB/V8433-2.

    Hartzell website claims lower noise and better prop clearance, and improved take off and...
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    A Pitts might change the tail spring every six...

    A Pitts might change the tail spring every six months[emoji3]


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    @Penguin beautiful L4, and I see it served in the...

    @Penguin beautiful L4, and I see it served in the 9th!

    Do you have The Fighting Grasshoppers also by Wakefield?


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  21. Suggest you also try a Pacer. The UK is not...

    Suggest you also try a Pacer.

    The UK is not that off airport friendly but it does have thousands of farm strips which can be used with owner permission. Landing off airport on private land with...
  22. Welcome Jedi am just across the Severn and run a...

    Welcome Jedi am just across the Severn and run a baby 90HP SC. Some of these are on permit, but mine is CofA. I believe all -150 SC are CofA.

    You need an N reg for STC that boost gross weight, the...
  23. What a well put together podcast-have sent it to...

    What a well put together podcast-have sent it to a colleague who lived many years on the North Slope.

    What is the range with reserves on Bill’s Javron Super Cub ? 350nm?


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    Err the spell check strikes it is Lt Col Robert M...

    Err the spell check strikes it is Lt Col Robert M Leich


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    Ken Wakefield The other Ninth AF

    This is a nicely put together book which sets in context and prints LtCol Leigh’s war diaries.

    In one entry on March 8 1945 he shares all the nicknames given to the L4H

    Puddlejumper,...
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