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    Look at the details in the 8900.1 in...

    Look at the details in the 8900.1 in certification of airmen. I did the experience route and had the 4800hrs of required experience. I did it because I own a maintenance business. It’s not for the...
  2. I’d advise not strapping anything to the v-brace,...

    I’d advise not strapping anything to the v-brace, they aren’t that heavy duty when pulled in that direction. I changed my vbrace last week. I PROMISE you don’t want to have to do it....
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    Surprised no one else mentioned it.... fly more....

    Surprised no one else mentioned it.... fly more. 100 hrs a year isn’t bad, but at my maintenance shop the more an engine flys the less problems we see. At 100hrs a year your engine would calendar...
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    I tend to agree, having a well tuned flight idle...

    I tend to agree, having a well tuned flight idle with a prop that will flatten out when power is at idle would be a hell of a machine, I have a few thousand hours in turboprops and turbine...
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    I looked at this once. I believe the last time I...

    I looked at this once. I believe the last time I looked at the engine it was 175k + accessories. With that much horsepower it will likely burn 25-30gph at cruise. For comparison we burn 22-24gph at...
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    I believe on the o-360 you must use premium,...

    I believe on the o-360 you must use premium, however these days it is about the only ethanol free fuel you can get in the states.
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    Yeah the GPS rollover is a problem for some...

    Yeah the GPS rollover is a problem for some aircraft. It’s Y2K all over again. Our jet has universal FMS is that are supposedly going to lose Approach capability. However most GPS that I’ve come...
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    Still not mature enough for motorcycle on road,...

    Still not mature enough for motorcycle on road, but will occasionally ride off-road. However completely enamoured with wind power. Have a Prindle 17 for use in the Adks, annually bareboat on a larger...
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    It’s true the market has completely changed in...

    It’s true the market has completely changed in the last few months due to a lot of large losses in the past 2 years. Unfortunately this the new norm for now. We insure about 10 aircraft from cubs to...
  10. I’ll be down there Sept 8-9 if you haven’t found...

    I’ll be down there Sept 8-9 if you haven’t found someone to do it by then let me know! Might be able to do it sooner if needed. Feel free to email. Mike @ go-aviation.com
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    We Moore our seaplanes, we use a homemade harness...

    We Moore our seaplanes, we use a homemade harness to hook up the the prop as primary anchor backed up to the cleats. Works well, plane swings with the winds and big wind pulls the nose down and kills...
  12. Yes I agree with MTV as well, just because it's...

    Yes I agree with MTV as well, just because it's legal doesn't mean it's a good idea!
  13. Yes 100%, skis isn't a category. The only...

    Yes 100%, skis isn't a category. The only requirements for tailwheel endorsement come under
    61.31 (i), shown below. It calls for a tailwheel airplane, all the training tasks can be completed on...
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    I'd be happy to, multiple crossings in lots of...

    I'd be happy to, multiple crossings in lots of planes including supercubs. Lots of hours and bring my own insurance.
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    That's the way weather goes in SLK. Nice...

    That's the way weather goes in SLK. Nice everywhere else blizzard in SLK. My 3 year old daughter was at the ice castle as you guys arrived. Apparently she implessed the crowd by point out that there...
  16. Thread: Nice

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    Tom we need our planes back....

    Tom we need our planes back....
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    I can confirm it was cold as *u%# at slk this...

    I can confirm it was cold as *u%# at slk this morning. Got to the hangar before dawn and took off just at sunrise. The bonanza sure jumped off the runway! Unfortunately the heat was barely up to the...
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    I'm heading in this afternoon. See you all soon.

    I'm heading in this afternoon. See you all soon.
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    Geez don't you fu#*^%s ever have to work. Took my...

    Geez don't you fu#*^%s ever have to work. Took my daughter out to my ADK blueberry patch then to the beach for a swim, saving up for WAD and HSF. Also working on getting us an old ADK airstrip...
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    Twin Comanche and pa-18 here. Two of pipers best....

    Twin Comanche and pa-18 here. Two of pipers best. The twin Comanche really is one of the best light twins out there. I've got nearly 1400hrs in mine.
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    Truely a tragedy. Aside from the loss of life...

    Truely a tragedy. Aside from the loss of life which must be devastating for their company, families, and friends (may they RIP), this company showed such promise to help a stagnant section of...
  22. Thread: Edo 2000

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    deetz Not sure I understand your question.... But...

    deetz Not sure I understand your question.... But It's my understanding the -12 rigging will only work on the -12 and the -18 on the -18. I have the rigging for both a pa-12 and a pa-18 (old and...
  23. It's a crap shoot,had the run to tbo after...

    It's a crap shoot,had the run to tbo after inactivity. Most don't and will require $$$!
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    Snows great in the adks! Almost getting too deep,...

    Snows great in the adks! Almost getting too deep, hit a dozen or so spots today. I doubt I can get a hall pass this weekend but maybe....
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    Big wheels look good Peter! We had a great day...

    Big wheels look good Peter! We had a great day with Glen, Ken, Dan and some other friends up at Norridgewock, had to be 100 + snowmobiles up there. Pics to follow.
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