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    Like with pre-STC Bushwheels!

    Like with pre-STC Bushwheels!
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    Nice. I don't watch 95% of flying videos but I...

    Nice. I don't watch 95% of flying videos but I always watch yours. Well done! Did you ski it?
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    The tightest snow turn I saw was when my neighbor...

    The tightest snow turn I saw was when my neighbor asked to to be a human dead-man anchor on the left strut so he could power the plane around in deep snow. In the glimpses I got of the skis amidst...
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    Turns depend on snow (or ice) conditions and...

    Turns depend on snow (or ice) conditions and airplane load. I spend much of my ski time on a creek too narrow to do a 180 turn so I hook a rope on the tail spring and pull it around. Walking back...
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    He had a lyrical way of speaking. Similar to Jay...

    He had a lyrical way of speaking. Similar to Jay Hammond in that respect. My fav Tom story was about icing up all 4 engines on a DC-6 somewhere near Juneau, and riding it down into warmer air to get...
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    A friend’s wife always stuck to a rule. Nobody in...

    A friend’s wife always stuck to a rule. Nobody in her family was allowed to fly with anyone that had fewer than 500 hours. Smart lady. Crawl before you walk, walk before you run.
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    To learn to fly. Landing is an itty bitty part of...

    To learn to fly. Landing is an itty bitty part of that. Forget the internet hype that taildraggers are some badge that you’re cool. Airplanes are tools. Choose the tool that makes the best sense for...
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    For a low time guy? Buy a 172 and learn to fly....

    For a low time guy? Buy a 172 and learn to fly. Get a couple hundred hours and then you’ll know better what you want and need. And for a low time pilot a 172 is plenty capable of off airport where a...
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    Maybe insurer's prefer certificated. Aviat's...

    Maybe insurer's prefer certificated. Aviat's raising the bar!

    https://aviataircraft.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/AviatAircraftSpecSheet_N40LL_9_23_20_Stu.pdf
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    I thought it was interesting that he was so...

    I thought it was interesting that he was so concerned with drying while preheating. If I'm preheating I'm fixing to fly. Moisture isn't a concern at that point.
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    Bending Carbon Cubs isn't exclusive to airline...

    Bending Carbon Cubs isn't exclusive to airline pilots.
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    FWIW, the two friends I use for BFRs and other...

    FWIW, the two friends I use for BFRs and other recurrent instruction are both jet pilots. One's a senior 737 captain and the other a corporate guy whose current gig is a Gulfstream. Both have landed...
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    Full plex on both sides makes the rear seater...

    Full plex on both sides makes the rear seater much more comfortable but in truth my wife prefers the 180 over a Cub. I’m fortunate that she’s supportive of keeping both. I think she sees them as his...
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    I promise it will. My first flight was at...

    I promise it will. My first flight was at Birchwood, so lots of space to get it off the ground and test controls with runway ahead of me. Short takeoff wasn't the priority but the plane leaped into...
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    Why not buy a Cessna or Maule? The magic of a Cub...

    Why not buy a Cessna or Maule? The magic of a Cub is enhanced by piloting it from the center.
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    Not unlike the canvas curtain in my Cub. It keeps...

    Not unlike the canvas curtain in my Cub. It keeps survival stuff partitioned off so it can't slide forward. Forward of that we put in floor anchors (Mike's custom made) for Ancra quick release rings....
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    12% of value per year. YIKES!

    12% of value per year. YIKES!
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    Mountain Wave in Washington. Fine Line Interiors...

    Mountain Wave in Washington. Fine Line Interiors in Anchorage.
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    Watching how my Skytec survived a kick-back that...

    Watching how my Skytec survived a kick-back that destroyed a ring gear earned my respect.

    If I had repetitive failures (that would be 2) I'd switch to a B&C to see if it lasted longer.
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    Ladd Gardner in Dallas. AOPA (that's never been...

    Ladd Gardner in Dallas.
    AOPA (that's never been a viable option in AK but I've heard pireps from guys in the lower 48 that are good)
    Falcon
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    That machine cycles automatically, right? Did...

    That machine cycles automatically, right? Did your cycle time change when you enclosed it? Or is it just cycled by a timer?
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    If he doesn't have required documentation he...

    If he doesn't have required documentation he should call his mechanic and fire him.
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    When I talked to Charly about -12 mods he had a...

    When I talked to Charly about -12 mods he had a relationship with Micro and used slightly larger than normal Micro VGs. I don't recall anything about a strake. He does have the STC for the beefed-up...
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    So 25# lighter than my constant speed. Nice. So...

    So 25# lighter than my constant speed. Nice. So is 2350 your target or is that set course for break-in?

    One of my prop specification head-scratcher questions will be answered soon. If your fixed...
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    This thread is totally off track. Carbon Cubs...

    This thread is totally off track. Carbon Cubs aren't the problem. It's that damn legacy gear that causes accidents. I read it on the internet! :)

    So how about a genuine question? For an...
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