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    This thread was a highjack on the Supercub forum,...

    This thread was a highjack on the Supercub forum, however I did say I’d give a shout when all my initial post-delivery issues were resolved and I’m very happy to now be in a position to do so.
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    I’m seeing a steady TAS of 70 knots (80 MPH) in...

    I’m seeing a steady TAS of 70 knots (80 MPH) in the cruise Cooley. You could go a little faster but the drag curve is steep. Relax on the 115 VNE if you have slats and big wheels, you will never see...
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    You guys have sweet aircraft; courierguy’s S-7S...

    You guys have sweet aircraft; courierguy’s S-7S sounds amazing!

    i don’t know where Selvaoscura gets his gen but he’s right on the money; I took a lot of options and they all weigh sumpin and I...
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    Guys please don’t start arguing on my behalf;...

    Guys please don’t start arguing on my behalf; chill. Horses for courses; we all have different desires and requirements or we’d all be chasing the same goals. I’m very happy with what I have - it...
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    Thanks for your very detailed advice courierguy -...

    Thanks for your very detailed advice courierguy - you’ve gone to a lot of effort but I am so technically challenged there is no way I could follow that grand advice. Luckily the protractor is in the...
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    Affirm 75” inch Kiev prop. Very happy with this...

    Affirm 75” inch Kiev prop. Very happy with this prop; nearly didn’t happen as a result of a fall-out between supplier and Zlin but we resolved the issue and it is a great combination. As a result of...
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    I love the combination between the Zlin Shock Cub...

    I love the combination between the Zlin Shock Cub and the 914.

    I need to revise an earlier statement - I said the aircraft was “around 1,000 lbs empty weight.” This was inaccurate and I did not...
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    The 914 in the Shock Cub is a great compromise in...

    The 914 in the Shock Cub is a great compromise in terms of weight, performance, fuel efficiency and cost. You really wouldn’t want to have an engine with less power than the 914 in a Shock. The 850...
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    Temperatures were around 95 F when we were...

    Temperatures were around 95 F when we were conducting the initial test flights.

    The oil cooler and coolant plumbing modifications have resolved all over-heating issues; temperatures now very...
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    Yup - surprised to see the cowling still...

    Yup - surprised to see the cowling still occluding part of the oil cooler.

    Here was the original cowling

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    The outline in red indicates the approximate size of the cooler.

    Here’s...
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    Agreed. No indication yet that the 915 will be...

    Agreed. No indication yet that the 915 will be available with a fixed-pitch prop - current requirement adamantly requires a constant-speed prop with the 915.

    There is an recent exciting...
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    Thanks Jetcat. We’ll work through these issues -...

    Thanks Jetcat. We’ll work through these issues - I wish I was more technically inclined that I could do it myself.

    My take on the Ultra is only go there if you absolutely need that category of...
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    Just come across this thread. Am a new Zlin Shock...

    Just come across this thread. Am a new Zlin Shock Cub owner. Waited ages (over a year) for the 915 and finally went for the 914; very satisfied with the decision. Desser Aero Classic 31” (more like...
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