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    Nice PA16 for sale over here in the UK ...

    Nice PA16 for sale over here in the UK

    www.planecheck.com?ent=da&id=41805


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    The e mail that I once used was aamalat (at)...

    The e mail that I once used was aamalat (at) wanadoo.fr but in searching for the info on my type I can’t find the reply in my inbox - somewhere I printed the reply so hopefully I can resurrect the...
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    I don’t have the logs of my L18C when it served...

    I don’t have the logs of my L18C when it served in the French ALAT but a researcher knew what bases it served in - mainly artillery spotting school and ski ops.


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    Put another way Mr Foy’s aircraft is around 106...

    Put another way Mr Foy’s aircraft is around 106 Lbs above the advertised bare bones 180H which is probably about as close to bare bones you might get


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    How light can a 185B with the simple fuel system...

    How light can a 185B with the simple fuel system be got down to? Would it beat Mr Foy’s excellent result?


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  6. I find the C-90-8F likes to be flown at 70% plus,...

    I find the C-90-8F likes to be flown at 70% plus, it can sip fuel but prefers to be ridden hard - well at 90 ponies that’s all relative


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    Inertia reel four point harness Sent from...

    Inertia reel four point harness


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    Mine is 902 lbs empty, no electrics (12v battery...

    Mine is 902 lbs empty, no electrics (12v battery and trig com/txp ), two 18 gallon tanks, BAS, so can carry two 200lb crew and five hours of AvGas.

    Cruise is 92 mph indicated, it flies fine two up...
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    Have flown the -90 and the -150, and unless you...

    Have flown the -90 and the -150, and unless you are flying at MAUW I find the -90 more pleasant.


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    Most have the 90-8F which is an ‘armstrong’...

    Most have the 90-8F which is an ‘armstrong’ starter, the -12F and -200 (modified with STC) have the accessory case for a starter.


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    The 182C is reputedly the fastest, with tailplane...

    The 182C is reputedly the fastest, with tailplane trim and 185 fuselage. In Europe the Reims 182Q is sought after, having the leading edge cuff and very high build quality (factory corrosion...
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    A FedEx is on the clip - am I correct that the...

    A FedEx is on the clip - am I correct that the SOP for this operator was that the crew briefed the go around at different gates on the approach - and would proceed if, and only, all conditions were...
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    After a long time and being lucky to fly many...

    After a long time and being lucky to fly many types, drum roll...the venerable PA18!

    The Pitts is a contender but am happier in the Super Cub, although a good many years would be required to be a...
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    You might want to check in with Aeroclub Bahía...

    You might want to check in with Aeroclub Bahía Blanca a couple of members took a Cessna 140 along the Andes all the way to Oshkosh.


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  15. Thread: Empty CG

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    Empty CG

    My PA18-95 has an empty CG of 19 in with a CG range of 11.5 in to 21 in. Given it is a no electric, no gyro, C90-8F the empty starting CG seems somewhat close to the aft limit. It also has a Maule...
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    My unmolested 18C with greenhouse two tanks no...

    My unmolested 18C with greenhouse two tanks no electric metal prop is allegedly 902 lbs - would be interested in empty cg inches - I need to watch the rear CG limit when carrying any passenger above...
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    Phil am down in Enstone, but occasionally visit...

    Phil am down in Enstone, but occasionally visit God’s own country landing at Pocklington


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    Good to see that PA-12 in the air, remember it...

    Good to see that PA-12 in the air, remember it when it was based at Spanhoe. The speeds sound about right for a Cruiser on the original type engine. Around 5 mph more than a 90HP SC :)


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    Flying a Pitts makes you love your Super Cub...

    Flying a Pitts makes you love your Super Cub more!


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  20. Thread: Bella Ciao!

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    Bellísima-what engine, not the original 125HP...

    Bellísima-what engine, not the original 125HP Lycoming?


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  21. In a distant land a mystery early no gyro PA18...

    In a distant land a mystery early no gyro PA18 got caught by some winter icy clouds - the nameless pilot apparently navigated for a good ten minutes in the winter clag on the pseudo panel with a GPS...
  22. Mine is pushing 68 :) Sent from my iPad...

    Mine is pushing 68 :)


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  23. Did Piper ever get the PA18 certified for IFR? ...

    Did Piper ever get the PA18 certified for IFR?


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    Effect of a Scott 3200 tailwheel on CG

    Have now received my ABI 3200 tailwheel, beautiful piece of engineering but two pauses for thought:

    It weighs around 4kg, so I estimate around 2kg more than the Maule solid rubber wheel I have at...
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    Skywagon the rate of descent is feet per minute...

    Skywagon the rate of descent is feet per minute not feet per turn. My main experience is in either aerobatic spins, which are either one turn, one and a quarter or one and a half - or as an Upset...
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