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    The other thing to consider, with the EarthX, do...

    The other thing to consider, with the EarthX, do you really want to be sitting on top of a Lithium battery? While the technology has improved, my EarthX EXT900 TSO will be forward of my firewall on...
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    Sutton exhaust saves about 6 lbs and gets rid of...

    Sutton exhaust saves about 6 lbs and gets rid of the muffler AD.


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    Not sure how it is in TX, but construction lumber...

    Not sure how it is in TX, but construction lumber around here has gone up about 5X in the past year to year and a half. Not sure what steel prices have done in the same time, but material choice may...
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    Or just cut the trailing edge off for the length...

    Or just cut the trailing edge off for the length that it would be under the wing tip. Notch it up about 1/2" to clear the tip trailing edge.
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    Don't know about anything for experimental...

    Don't know about anything for experimental market, but it is a modified AA5A exhaust for the O-320 and AA5B for the O-360. Not sure what was modified, but maybe if you find an old Grumman Tiger or...
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    Sutton holds the STC, and it is sold thru the web...

    Sutton holds the STC, and it is sold thru the web site above. They contract out building the exhaust. Used to be thru Dawley, I suppose no Aerospace welding.


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  7. Thread: Cub Jigs

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    Something else to consider, every time you heat a...

    Something else to consider, every time you heat a cluster to red, the tubes shrink almost 1/16”. It is surprising how much that 1/16” change can do especially if the same cluster has been repaired a...
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    Building an Experimental PA11

    You are likely looking at at least another 5 years before they change the Sport Pilot rules. It hasn’t been out as an NPRM yet, and they typically take about 3 years to adjudicate the comments.

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    Clyde (Cub Doctor) certainly knows better about...

    Clyde (Cub Doctor) certainly knows better about what went on in the Piper Factory, but from a regulation standpoint, CAR 3 Amendment 3-1 dated 7 Dec 1949 changed CAR 3.791 to read "Identification...
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    PA 18-95 Data Plate

    The early plates attached to the fuselage back in the tail were aluminum. They were attached with a piece of 1/16” welding wire tacked to the tube, then threaded through the holes of the plate and...
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    PC is the Production Certificate that the...

    PC is the Production Certificate that the aircraft was produced under. All aircraft produced in Lock Haven PA were produced under Production Certificate 7, so "7" would go in that field. All that...
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    I've been arguing with the FAA over these...

    I've been arguing with the FAA over these "replacement data plates". If you look, for all aircraft that were manufactured by Piper Aircraft Corp. they are incorrect!. It has the wrong manufacture (In...
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    EASA regulations are based largely on US...

    EASA regulations are based largely on US regulations, but in many cases are stricter. You may want to have a sit down with the shop that will be working on your airplane to see what their...
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    The data plate you show was used up until about...

    The data plate you show was used up until about October 1950. After that, they had to go to a Stainless fireproof data plate. I don’t have a drawing of what the later data plates looked like. I...
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    Not ALL single engine airplanes meet the spin...

    Not ALL single engine airplanes meet the spin requirements for certification. The Cirrus doesn’t meet it, but rather has an equivalent level of safety with the stupid parachute.

    Something to...
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    And from an instructors perspective, the student...

    And from an instructors perspective, the student has the best view for maintaining pitch attitude. Sitting in the back, you have the nose way out in front and any small pitch change is immediately...
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    Pm me or email n14ky@aol.com Sent from my...

    Pm me or email n14ky@aol.com


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  18. Thread: Ohhh Boy!

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    We got about 6” and still snowing in northern MD....

    We got about 6” and still snowing in northern MD. Only the second snow this season.


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    It can be done, either as a field approval, or as...

    It can be done, either as a field approval, or as a DER approval as a deviation to the STC. In any case, each STCis only applicable to the specific model or models if an AML STC, and in some cases,...
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    Initial certification can be either a MIDO or...

    Initial certification can be either a MIDO or FSDO. If using a DAR, no need to talk to the FAA first, just contact the DAR and get all the info from him. DAR-F is MIDO, DAR-T is FSDO. Keep in mind,...
  21. Yeah, I know what that SL says, but when you look...

    Yeah, I know what that SL says, but when you look at the manuals there is no “FAA approved”, and there is no provision in CAR 13, or 14CFR 33 for approving service documents. Likewise in the Type...
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    Comes up as invalid attachment!


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  23. Minor correction here, manufacturers parts...

    Minor correction here, manufacturers parts catalogs and overhaul manuals are not approved data, only accepted data. Remember, the overhaul of a non supercharged, non geared engine is only a minor...
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    Can’t argue with you on that, but I have to play...

    Can’t argue with you on that, but I have to play their game. I’ve been fortunate that my FAA advisor knows I know what I’m doing, and to date hasn’t denied a field approval request (except for gross...
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    Did they say anything about O-235 STC? Sent...

    Did they say anything about O-235 STC?


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