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  1. Thread: J-3 strutsn

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    Be careful taking credit for anything that was...

    Be careful taking credit for anything that was used even on an Experimental Amateur Built. I had a guy that purchased a home Built that the builder removed the data plate and turned in the...
  2. Thread: J-3 strutsn

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    Suggest you start here to document the 51%. Your...

    Suggest you start here to document the 51%. Your DAR will likely want that when you are done, might as well start with it? ...
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    Depending on the age of the airplane, there may...

    Depending on the age of the airplane, there may be a Kind of Operation listing. Day VFR, Night VFR, IFR, ICING. If the airplane was certified based on a Kind of Operations list, then there are...
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    That's why I said get further approval, either a...

    That's why I said get further approval, either a Field Approval or DER approval.
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    3.700 position lights must be certified in...

    3.700 position lights must be certified in accordance with Part 15 (Part 15 is the predecessor to our current TSO), so to answer your question, no it doesn’t comply with CAR3 unless you get some...
  6. There is an extra piece available fro WA that...

    There is an extra piece available fro WA that drops the back end of the air box down so the opening stays centered in the cowl. It also allows room for the bottom of the accelerator pump. With the...
  7. Not sure about a Piper installation, but I just...

    Not sure about a Piper installation, but I just did a Champ and it required changes to the air box.


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    Not certified for installation on a Standard...

    Not certified for installation on a Standard Category aircraft, you would need an additional approval to be legal. Ok for home builds though.


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    I use a PPG auto paint place. Most of the time I...

    I use a PPG auto paint place. Most of the time I use Deltron for sheet metal. It a 2 part acrylic lacquer.


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    Not sure if it is still the case, but I used to...

    Not sure if it is still the case, but I used to buy “new” Hartzell props from one of the local prop shops. They were overhauled props with 0 time in service. It was cheaper for him to buy all the...
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    91.417(a)(2)(I) requires total time for airframe,...

    91.417(a)(2)(I) requires total time for airframe, engine and prop. That said, there are no life limits or required inspections/overhauled on fixed pitch props. No requirement for a prop to have a...
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    I can't approve them per se, but if they have...

    I can't approve them per se, but if they have evidence that they meet AC20-30B, I'll give them night, and if requested IFR.
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    Bob, the only way to Zero time an aircraft...

    Bob, the only way to Zero time an aircraft component is to “Rebuild” it. Per 43.3(j), only the manufacturer can rebuild an item. Based on that, an overhaul does not zero time it, only time forward.
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    And have the proper color and field of view. ...

    And have the proper color and field of view.


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    Part 15 certified of the old CARs is the same as...

    Part 15 certified of the old CARs is the same as TSO today


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    Going all the way back to CAR 4, every group of...

    Going all the way back to CAR 4, every group of regulations require “certified” position lights if they are installed. So your choices are TSO light installation, or STC, or certified some other way...
  17. Thread: Locking a Cub

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    Yup, worked for Pete Billow at Trinca for several...

    Yup, worked for Pete Billow at Trinca for several years.


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    The aircraft always has to meet “type design”,...

    The aircraft always has to meet “type design”, and you need to have instruments and equipment required by 91.205. All that stuff has to be “certified” equipment. Beyond that, anything else you...
  19. Thread: Locking a Cub

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    Locking a Cub

    I used to live just around the corner from Africa and flew over to Aeroflex quite often, but that was back in the mid ‘70s.


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  20. Thread: Locking a Cub

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    https://www.state.nj.us/transportation/airwater/av...

    https://www.state.nj.us/transportation/airwater/aviation/twolock.shtm


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  21. Thread: Locking a Cub

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    Glenn, you do know that NJ has a law that says...

    Glenn, you do know that NJ has a law that says you can’t take off from other than a NJDOT licensed airfield? I’ve recovered a lot of airplanes over the years that for whatever reason ended up landing...
  22. Thread: Locking a Cub

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    Oh, and don’t forget the Soviet republic of New...

    Oh, and don’t forget the Soviet republic of New Jersey requires not one, but two locks on all aircraft left for more than 24 hours! Go figure.


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  23. Thread: Locking a Cub

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    We had some vandalism at a seaplane base on the...

    We had some vandalism at a seaplane base on the Hudson River. We set up a battery powered fence charger with alligator clips to the inboard chine. Never had any more problems!


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    Aviation red and aviation white are ok for anti...

    Aviation red and aviation white are ok for anti collision lights. There are pretty specific color requirements based on the Certification basis for the airplane as a web pointed out.

    There is...
  25. For antique airplanes, cars, trucks, motorcycles,...

    For antique airplanes, cars, trucks, motorcycles, and boats- buy the very best one you can afford because if you buy a project, you will have more invested when you are done than if you started with...
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