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  1. The standard Legend AL3 has split doors on both...

    The standard Legend AL3 has split doors on both sides. I usually only kept one side open but there was no issue with both open unless your friend in the back seat doesnít like the wind. Slips donít...
  2. All excellent advice. Especially that of buying a...

    All excellent advice. Especially that of buying a flying Cub. If you do go ahead, be ready to replace tubing in the fuselage. Aft of the cockpit is mild steel. Spars: wood or metal? Three out of four...
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    If everybody here on Long Island called approach...

    If everybody here on Long Island called approach when flying UNDER the Class C at KISP they would have to hire three more controllers. Bayport, 23N, is 3 miles from the center of KISP. There is a cut...
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    There was a celebration at our local airport...

    There was a celebration at our local airport today. Among the honored guests were a P51 pilot in his mid nineties and a 97 year old man who was on Omaha Beach. The AirPower Museum from FRG had their...
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    Skywagon8 I didn’t ask why at that time. I was...

    Skywagon8

    I didn’t ask why at that time. I was too busy being astounded by how fast the airplane builds speed in a spiral if you screw up. In any case, the airplane flys straight in normal cruise....
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    I currently own a V35B. I have done stall series...

    I currently own a V35B. I have done stall series with a Bonanza Society Instructor. I have owned and/or flown Cubs, Comanches, WACO’s and Stearman, C170, and a Great Lakes. They all stall and...
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    Gordon Thats what I have been doing and will...

    Gordon
    Thats what I have been doing and will continue to do.
    Thanks
    Rich.
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    Thanks. This plane has a separate selector for...

    Thanks. This plane has a separate selector for each tank, on or off.
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    PA12 take off fuel selector position

    Iím checking out a guy who just bought a stock PA12. He needs a TW endorsement and we are working on that. The airplane has two checklists in it. One says to take off on the fullest tank. The other...
  10. Weren’t there two? The other is in the Piper...

    Weren’t there two? The other is in the Piper Museum in Lockhaven, or is this the same one?

    Rich
  11. Thread: PA12 Birthday

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    PA12 Birthday

    About to start flying in a stock PA12 with the new owner who has no tailwheel time with the goal being to get him the endorsement and make sure he is safe. I haven’t flown a 12 in a while although I...
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    In 1969 I was setting banners advertising...

    In 1969 I was setting banners advertising Woodstock in return for time in the banner guys PA12.

    Turns out that that was a much better gig than going there.
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    Great pictures. All great calendar shot...

    Great pictures. All great calendar shot potential! Thanks.
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    Like it was yesterday. :-)

    Like it was yesterday. :-)
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    I used to instruct at a grass field just south of...

    I used to instruct at a grass field just south of KISP, a class c airport here. We operated in a cut out below 700 feet and under the authority of the big airport. One day as I was leaving, a 172...
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    Also my question. Through studs don’t thread into...

    Also my question. Through studs don’t thread into anything other than the nuts on opposite cylinders or am I mistaken? I’m not an A&P but I just watched and handed wrenches to one doing a top on an...
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    Ken Flaglor Gone West

    The mention in the two dads post of a Flaglor Scooter caught my attention. I owned the Flaglor Hi Tow which was a Fleet 16B that Ken Modified in 1957 to tow gliders. It had a 220 Continental on it...
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    If you don’t have WiFi at the hangar than you...

    If you don’t have WiFi at the hangar than you need a device that works on the cell network. It has a phone number which you text to. It also has a monthly charge from the cell carrier of your choice....
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    There are more differences than horsepower. I...

    There are more differences than horsepower. I believe the 18-95, unless modified, has no flaps and no balanced elevators. While I believe the 105 does.
    If I’m off base, someone will let me know and...
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    Not to diminish the story at all because it’s...

    Not to diminish the story at all because it’s great, but wasn’t there some controversy around the airplane that was at OSH?
    I can’t remember the details but I recall something. It’s possible that...
  21. Thread: First Supercub

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    Now, this is weird. I was at Northeastern...

    Now, this is weird. I was at Northeastern University from 1964 to 1969 and used to rent planes at Taunton when I could afford it. I seem to remember him. The reason I went down there was I met a guy...
  22. Thread: First Supercub

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    73 next month and 7.5 airplanes since 1973....

    73 next month and 7.5 airplanes since 1973. Licensed in 1968

    T-Craft
    172 Tail dragger
    Fleet 16B
    Comanche 250
    J3 Cub
    Great Lakes
    Legend Cub
    V35B Bonanza. Half Share.
  23. Thread: Is 70 too old?

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    Sorry, I misunderstood the question. I am also...

    Sorry, I misunderstood the question. I am also with an agency. As far as I am concerned, as long as they get me coverage at a fair price, I’m happy. I have not used an insurance company without going...
  24. Thread: Is 70 too old?

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    Some insurance companies want an annual medical...

    Some insurance companies want an annual medical if you’re over 70. Some will waive that for a higher premium. Some, like mine, are happy to insure me and my Bonanza when I am 73 and flying on Basic...
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    First Legends used the solid Maule. Later ones...

    First Legends used the solid Maule. Later ones used the solid Matco. It was better. I had the Maule and my buddy had the Matco. I flew both, mostly off hard surfaces. No issues with shimmy. These...
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