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    That data is interesting. Do they give any clues...

    That data is interesting. Do they give any clues as to the applicability of the different positions?

    As Stewart has noted, the Whirlwind on my Cub's IO-360B also is indexed at 9-3. Totally useless...
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    Someone doesn't understand bearing and shear...

    Someone doesn't understand bearing and shear loads.
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    What's the story behind the bushing which is not...

    What's the story behind the bushing which is not seated properly?
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    All true, but how do you sign off that the...

    All true, but how do you sign off that the cooling in the new location will be as good as the original location? How do you document that part of the "minor" alteration?
    I've participated in oil...
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    Install a flat baffle tight against the back of...

    Install a flat baffle tight against the back of the cylinder extending high with a bent forward lip. This will funnel cool air into the cylinder and also allow cool air to pass over the top into the...
  6. 8) I see the FAA's flight test department hasn't...

    8) I see the FAA's flight test department hasn't changed much over the years! :evil: We could spend many hours telling FAA test pilot stories around the campfire. The very first one I had dealings...
  7. How about an airways use tax bill from a South...

    How about an airways use tax bill from a South American country?
    Or a sales tax bill from California and another from Florida?
    Or a fuel bill from St Louis for jet A?

    All of the above for an...
  8. I guess I'll have to stop flying under bridges?...

    I guess I'll have to stop flying under bridges? :wink:
  9. Is this why the repairs were needed?

    Is this why the repairs were needed?
  10. Thread: Island Bob

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    How sad, I've been looking forward to another...

    How sad, I've been looking forward to another visit.
  11. You are covered in order to take your check ride....

    You are covered in order to take your check ride. After you are finished, get your ignition system tuned up. When an engine is operated at the described Limits, it is very inefficient.
  12. 10- 1/2 feet clearance should do it, providing...

    10- 1/2 feet clearance should do it, providing your ramp is level with the floor. If the ramp slopes down hill put the plane in nose first. Depending upon the ramp slope, going in tail first can...
  13. Your magneto's internal timing needs attention....

    Your magneto's internal timing needs attention. The points opening is not correct.
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    The IO-550 in my 185 had a built-in screw on...

    The IO-550 in my 185 had a built-in screw on adapter for the filter. It wasn't vertical, but close.
  15. Now if you could only reverse the "never had an...

    Now if you could only reverse the "never had an electrical system installed" requirement, your airspace use wouldn't be so restricted.
  16. The people in your neighborhood think that you...

    The people in your neighborhood think that you are just one of the local wildlife out for their evening romp. :wink:
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    I've never had an issue with using just the...

    I've never had an issue with using just the screen. I've had total engine failure caused by an installed filter on a O-360.

    Just check your screen regularly. it will talk to you.
  18. This is a copy of STC SA 1765GL Notice it is...

    This is a copy of STC SA 1765GL Notice it is for the engine mount only.

    https://rgl.faa.gov/Regulatory_and_Guidance_Library/rgstc.nsf/0/f9e002b4096456c38625705800762b67/$FILE/SA1765GL.pdf

    "1....
  19. Exactly, perhaps this had something to do with...

    Exactly, perhaps this had something to do with his leaving his term of office early?
  20. Sorry Bill, You keep saying the Montanas have...

    Sorry Bill, You keep saying the Montanas have rounded tops. They do not, they are flat. Outboard of the walking space they do have curved sides which does provide better in flight stability...
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    Montana Floats

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    Excellent performance on the water...
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    POSITION LIGHTS § 3.700 Type. If position lights...

    POSITION LIGHTS
    § 3.700 Type. If position lights are installed, they shall be of a type certificated in accordance with Part 15 of this chapter, or shall comply with the pertinent provisions of that...
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    I understand Mike, just like the T-craft I owned...

    I understand Mike, just like the T-craft I owned long ago. The OP mentioned tightening BELTS. The only BELTS I am aware of are the seat/safety belts.
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    Depending on where you need the extra length,...

    Depending on where you need the extra length, just changing the dimensions of the fitting may work. 61039
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    There is lacing which holds seat slings in place...

    There is lacing which holds seat slings in place and there are safety belts which holds the pilot in place. What did you re-thread which you are calling belts? Seat slings can be very comfortable if...
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