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    If you get the FAA/PMA model you could do it with...

    If you get the FAA/PMA model you could do it with a log book entry if you got a model change at the same time.
  2. Thread: Hypothetical

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    Who produced the supplemental ID plate. It...

    Who produced the supplemental ID plate. It appears the FAA has allowed the IA to do this in the past but also required Piper to produce it in other circumstances.
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    I have posted the except of AC 45.2E that I have...

    I have posted the except of AC 45.2E that I have used to try to convince FSDO Airworthiness Inspectors the PA-18-135 in front of you is identical to a PA-18-150, and it can be easily proven, with...
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    This discussion reminds me of an issue in which I...

    This discussion reminds me of an issue in which I have discussed with several FSDO Inspectors over the years. That issue is a "model change". If one could change the model of the hypothetical...
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    I am very happy with the system. My fuel flow...

    I am very happy with the system. My fuel flow went from about 17 gph (could not get more than 100 degrees rich of peak egt on the leanest cylinder) with the carb, to 14.8 gph with over 125 rich of...
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    The injection system is in and operating. Took...

    The injection system is in and operating. Took way longer than expected as the annual inspection ran a little long with a couple issues that needed attention. After some initial engine driven fuel...
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    Hit a little snag with an amendment to the Flight...

    Hit a little snag with an amendment to the Flight Manual Supplement at the FAA shop. I think it's now working out. Presision Airmotive (owner of the RSA fuel injection system)recommends taking the...
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    What year airplane do you have? The o-470-50...

    What year airplane do you have? The o-470-50 can't exhale with that early dual exhaust. I went with a Leading Edge exhaust even before they had an STC. They modified their C-206 tuned exhaust, got it...
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    I got a 54. My bracket looks just like yours.

    I got a 54. My bracket looks just like yours.
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    Interesting read! ...

    Interesting read!

    https://forums.jetcareers.com/threads/tailwheel-endorsement.101435/
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    Great Question. My understanding this is the...

    Great Question. My understanding this is the current position of the entire office. It is not an official legal interpretation.
    The responses from everyone above pretty much validates the belief my...
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    OK. Now I think you guys are ready for the killer...

    OK. Now I think you guys are ready for the killer part of the story. My buddy, who was told a "tailwheel" airplane who's tailwheel has been replaced by a tail ski is no longer a tailwheel airplane,...
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    Another loosely related ski scenario pertaining...

    Another loosely related ski scenario pertaining to FAR 61.31 and required CFI logbook endorsements. A private pilot owns a Husky with a 180 hp engine with a constant speed propeller. He installs...
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    It's difficult to argue about what is safer,...

    It's difficult to argue about what is safer, better, or smarter, the question is what is LEGAL. My buddies son just got his private in a Cessna 150. He then goes out and buys a Champ on straight skis...
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    I got a "vanity N number" many years ago and...

    I got a "vanity N number" many years ago and decided to go back to the original N number when I repainted the airplane. One problem. The FAA re-issued the N number to a helicopter. Some things you...
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    The legal question is based on the wording of the...

    The legal question is based on the wording of the rule, FAR 61.31. Words matter (ask any lawyer). Nowhere in the rule does it use the words "conventional gear", it uses the word tailwheel. If the...
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    Certified Flight Instructors Opinons Wanted

    Can a Certified Flight Instructor legally give a tailwheel checkout in a conventional gear airplane on skls?
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    You flying that 180 Up here?

    You flying that 180 Up here?
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    I don't remember checking the mags at cruise. I...

    I don't remember checking the mags at cruise. I may have, just don't remember. Both mags and harness were all replaced with new at the overhaul. Mags check good at runup. Kinda too late now, the...
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    When I overhauled the engine I also installed the...

    When I overhauled the engine I also installed the EDM-900, so from the very beginning I was using brand new plugs. Now obviously brand new plugs don't mean you can't have a bad one but I think the...
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    Another little item I learned on my information...

    Another little item I learned on my information crusade on carbureted big bore Continentals. The gasket between the airbox and the carburetor is currently priced by Cessna at about $75.00. Most...
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    What are you seeing for fuel flow, at cruise (I...

    What are you seeing for fuel flow, at cruise (I run 2400/23), with your jetted carb to get that 200 degrees rich. I'm pumping about 17.5 gph into the engine at my cruise power setting and only have...
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    1954.Engine was a IO-520-D. What kind of carb...

    1954.Engine was a IO-520-D. What kind of carb work? One opinion I got was the Texas Skyway carb works better. No idea what, if any difference between the two. Also, do you have a six cylinder engine...
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    Great questions. Answers are two of the primary...

    Great questions. Answers are two of the primary "theories" as to why this engine does not run well carbureted. This engine is literally a IO-520-D that has had the fuel injection removed and a p.ponk...
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    JohnnyR, For whatever reason, or probably...

    JohnnyR,

    For whatever reason, or probably multiple reasons, the O-470-50 engine does not seem to run that well with a carburetor. Several owners validated they had similar issues with their...
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