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    Thanks Bob Reason I ask is Iím being asked to...

    Thanks Bob

    Reason I ask is Iím being asked to give instruction in a J3 that has PA 18 struts on it and wanted to know what to look for, if anything, in the logs to document the installation. I...
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    PA18 Struts on a J3

    What approval (s) if any are needed to use Super Cub struts on a J3?

    Rich
  3. Thread: 1 Wire

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    I have trouble getting out of the front seat of a...

    I have trouble getting out of the front seat of a 12 when itís right side up on the ground. Kudos to the rescue guys.
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    Iíd wear that thing out! 😀

    Iíd wear that thing out! 😀
  5. The Sport Cub and the Legend are more like a...

    The Sport Cub and the Legend are more like a PA18-95, rather than a PA11 or J3. Plus the Sport Cub has flaps. Most of these SLSA planes from CC and Legend were built with heavier and more comfortable...
  6. Skywagon8a Yes, I agree you are correct. Missed...

    Skywagon8a
    Yes, I agree you are correct. Missed that one. Thanks

    Rich
  7. By the SLSA definition a 100 hp airplane must...

    By the SLSA definition a 100 hp airplane must have a minimum useful load of 430 pounds. That makes the EW no higher than 890 to stay under the 1320 GW. On wheels. On floats GW can be 1430. So, EW on...
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    Not trying to put words in Charlieís mouth but I...

    Not trying to put words in Charlieís mouth but I think he is asking what the operating limitations document says. Not the POH. If your CC is in the ELSA category, the EAB category or the SLSA...
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    In 1957 Ken Flaglor put a 220 continental on a...

    In 1957 Ken Flaglor put a 220 continental on a Fleet 16B and licensed it Experimental Amateur Built. He towed gliders with it for hire, after he took his commercial check ride from an FAA inspector...
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    Bob If youíre talking about the W670 220 hp...

    Bob

    If youíre talking about the W670 220 hp Continental, I have over 1000 hours flying behind those and never heard that. The Flaglor Hi Tow I owned for many years was a Fleet 16B with a 220 on it...
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    Jerry I was thinking of that exact thing but...

    Jerry

    I was thinking of that exact thing but couldnít remember the details. Learned that last year while helping on an O-200 rebuild for a Breezey. Or should I say almost learned it.

    Rich
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    I ran the 0-200A in my Legend for 700 hours since...

    I ran the 0-200A in my Legend for 700 hours since it was new. Always put 5 qts in at oil change. 25 hours later I would drain 4.5 qts out. NEVER saw it below 4.5. Similar results with my friendís...
  13. The standard Legend AL3 has split doors on both...

    The standard Legend AL3 has split doors on both sides. I usually only kept one side open but there was no issue with both open unless your friend in the back seat doesnít like the wind. Slips donít...
  14. All excellent advice. Especially that of buying a...

    All excellent advice. Especially that of buying a flying Cub. If you do go ahead, be ready to replace tubing in the fuselage. Aft of the cockpit is mild steel. Spars: wood or metal? Three out of four...
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    If everybody here on Long Island called approach...

    If everybody here on Long Island called approach when flying UNDER the Class C at KISP they would have to hire three more controllers. Bayport, 23N, is 3 miles from the center of KISP. There is a cut...
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    There was a celebration at our local airport...

    There was a celebration at our local airport today. Among the honored guests were a P51 pilot in his mid nineties and a 97 year old man who was on Omaha Beach. The AirPower Museum from FRG had their...
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    Skywagon8 I didn’t ask why at that time. I was...

    Skywagon8

    I didn’t ask why at that time. I was too busy being astounded by how fast the airplane builds speed in a spiral if you screw up. In any case, the airplane flys straight in normal cruise....
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    I currently own a V35B. I have done stall series...

    I currently own a V35B. I have done stall series with a Bonanza Society Instructor. I have owned and/or flown Cubs, Comanches, WACO’s and Stearman, C170, and a Great Lakes. They all stall and...
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    Gordon Thats what I have been doing and will...

    Gordon
    Thats what I have been doing and will continue to do.
    Thanks
    Rich.
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    Thanks. This plane has a separate selector for...

    Thanks. This plane has a separate selector for each tank, on or off.
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    PA12 take off fuel selector position

    Iím checking out a guy who just bought a stock PA12. He needs a TW endorsement and we are working on that. The airplane has two checklists in it. One says to take off on the fullest tank. The other...
  22. Weren’t there two? The other is in the Piper...

    Weren’t there two? The other is in the Piper Museum in Lockhaven, or is this the same one?

    Rich
  23. Thread: PA12 Birthday

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    PA12 Birthday

    About to start flying in a stock PA12 with the new owner who has no tailwheel time with the goal being to get him the endorsement and make sure he is safe. I haven’t flown a 12 in a while although I...
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    In 1969 I was setting banners advertising...

    In 1969 I was setting banners advertising Woodstock in return for time in the banner guys PA12.

    Turns out that that was a much better gig than going there.
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    Great pictures. All great calendar shot...

    Great pictures. All great calendar shot potential! Thanks.
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