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    Yes, part of the issue is the CC-18-180 is a Part...

    Yes, part of the issue is the CC-18-180 is a Part 23 airplane, not a CAR 3 airplane.

    Did they ever figure out how to stop the engine from quitting in cold weather when pushing the throttle up from...
  2. Add one more thing to consider, if instructing in...

    Add one more thing to consider, if instructing in someone else's plane:

    Inspect the aircraft AND it's logbooks, and perform a weight and balance.

    I know of a VERY experienced flight...
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    From the POH: 2.13MAXIMUM PASSENGER SEATING...

    From the POH:

    2.13MAXIMUM PASSENGER SEATING CONFIGURATION

    The CC18-180 is approved to carry one passenger, seated behind the pilot.

    Main baggage is placarded at 180 lbs, aft baggage...
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    As Steve advised: Use the correct springs. I...

    As Steve advised: Use the correct springs. I would NOT use compression springs....period. Stiffer isn’t the whole story. Those springs can do some damage.

    And, don’t ever use that dumb a$&...
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    Dang, I never thought of that! We could have...

    Dang, I never thought of that! We could have spooled up production if I’d thought of that....

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    If he doesnt care about cost, buy a set of 29...

    If he doesnt care about cost, buy a set of 29 inch Airstreaks. If you’re gonna make a statement, go big.

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    Steve, there are no seat belt attach points in...

    Steve, there are no seat belt attach points in the baggage compartment, and the POH doesn’t suggest three seats, but the main baggage is listed at 180 pounds, so I assume the reinforcements are...
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    It was a rhetorical question, Stewart, not a...

    It was a rhetorical question, Stewart, not a challenge,

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    Yep, that’s the story I was told as well. MTV

    Yep, that’s the story I was told as well.

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    That’s what I thought when I read this thread as...

    That’s what I thought when I read this thread as well: the 11 struts are different from the J 3 struts

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    Do you have access to natural gas? MTV

    Do you have access to natural gas?

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    I dunno, I’ve landed in winds I couldn’t safely...

    I dunno, I’ve landed in winds I couldn’t safely taxi in, while running “oversized” tires (not 35 inch Bushwheels). Not fun, but mostly it’s an exercise in reducing the crosswind component, whether...
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    Bob, who said anything about landing both tires...

    Bob, who said anything about landing both tires simultaneously in a crosswind? What you’re describing is initial spool up of the tire on the upwind side. That’s a very momentary force, and is...
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    Dave, It's a fire position, so an applicant has...

    Dave,
    It's a fire position, so an applicant has to show substantial fire fighting experience. I'm not too sure how anal the evaluators get about that, but.....combine that with Comm/Instrument,...
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    I'm not sure why that is the case, Bob. ...

    I'm not sure why that is the case, Bob. Personally, I much prefer Bushwheels in crosswinds, because they STICK where you plant them. It's really easy to put one tire down, and work the airplane...
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    That argument was tried a while back, and FAA...

    That argument was tried a while back, and FAA said nope, or Catto said not really, or? But anyway, the idea was shot down.

    But, seemed logical to me.

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    Ah so, I’d forgotten about the wood propellers,...

    Ah so, I’d forgotten about the wood propellers, thanks.

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    For clarification, are you saying the ferry pilot...

    For clarification, are you saying the ferry pilot removed the steering springs and reconnected with a solid cable? That’s a uniquely bad idea if so. As Steve says, get a set of decent springs.
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    A 76 inch prop on a PA-11? Field approval, STC...

    A 76 inch prop on a PA-11? Field approval, STC or ???

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    Snowed ten inches plus here on Saturday, and -10F...

    Snowed ten inches plus here on Saturday, and -10F this morning. I think I can put the lawn mower away....

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    I guess if all I did was fly in Bravo airspace, I...

    I guess if all I did was fly in Bravo airspace, I might not care about compass accuracy. :rolleyes::rolleyes:

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    Yukon Flats taught me the value of a good compass...

    Yukon Flats taught me the value of a good compass as well.

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    b Buy a SIRS compass and mount it high in the...

    b

    Buy a SIRS compass and mount it high in the windshield. Contrary to popular legend, it is possible to get an accurate compass in a Cub.

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    Try using that in 2 miles or less...

    Try using that in 2 miles or less visibility.....or in North Dakota, where section lines provide a straight line.....cept they run both North/South and East/West....

    I have no idea why some people...
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    Well, flying does seem to get kinda sporty...

    Well, flying does seem to get kinda sporty occasionally, at least based on a quick review of Youtube....

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