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    To add confusion to this thread, a friend pointed...

    To add confusion to this thread, a friend pointed out to me that the PA-11 is approved, with the C-90 engine, with a Sensenich M76AK-2 propeller, at a length of 74 inches. Here's the pertinent...
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    Here's the pertinent section of the TCDS which...

    Here's the pertinent section of the TCDS which provides approval of the "alternate engine" Continental C-90-8:

    (10) C-90-8F (landplane, skiplane and seaplane) Use actual weight change
    Engine...
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    Check the type certificate. With the C-90 engine...

    Check the type certificate. With the C-90 engine you are limited to a 71 inch diameter metal prop. The only longer prop approved is a 76 inch wood prop.

    see the section of the TCDS which...
  4. Im not being critical of Experimental aircraft at...

    Im not being critical of Experimental aircraft at all.

    I simply pointed out that the BSA policy does NOT preclude Scouts from riding in “aircraft”. And, Young Eagles isn’t the only operation that...
  5. Thread: People

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    Several years ago, I was enroute to OSH in my...

    Several years ago, I was enroute to OSH in my PA-11. First day I got to southern Minnesota. Stopped at 6 o’clock at a fairly large airport. They were locking up, and no card lock system.

    So, I...
  6. Jim, No offense, but your reading skills might...

    Jim,

    No offense, but your reading skills might need some work. What that section prohibits is flights in hang gliders, ultralights, Experimental aircraft, and on an aircraft on a SAR mission.
    ...
  7. Unfortunately, there is nothing "new" about...

    Unfortunately, there is nothing "new" about inappropriate behavior by some adults in kid's programs. It was never talked about back then....it is now. And, about time.

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    I think we agree. Sometimes a cautionary note...

    I think we agree.

    Sometimes a cautionary note may (or may not) be warranted.

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    This thread exhibits a common misunderstanding of...

    This thread exhibits a common misunderstanding of nomenclature.

    First, there is NO Pilot Operating Handbook for a Piper PA-12.

    Second, the booklet that Brandsman posted a picture of is the...
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    You need to keep in mind that there is always a...

    You need to keep in mind that there is always a "surprise factor" when an engine actually quits. Varies with the individual, but it's a few seconds at the least. Whereas during "practice" engine...
  11. And, unfortunately, there are perverts out there....

    And, unfortunately, there are perverts out there. That’s how we got where we are, folks, not by a bunch of innocent people being accused irrationally.

    Did anyone here watch tonight’s news and...
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    Ummmm—Airplanes=Noisy. If you think those planes...

    Ummmm—Airplanes=Noisy. If you think those planes are noisy, stay far, far away from Beavers……just sayin.

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    Ummm, Bob....try doubling that hull value. Or...

    Ummm, Bob....try doubling that hull value. Or close, at least.

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  14. By the by…..they are no longer “Boy Scouts”……just...

    By the by…..they are no longer “Boy Scouts”……just “Scouts”.

    Go figure.

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    So, we didn’t learn anything from the first...

    So, we didn’t learn anything from the first “install a bail” AD.?

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    What he ^^ said. That said, don’t let those nose...

    What he ^^ said. That said, don’t let those nose gears come down till you absolutely HAVE to. I see way to many folks plunking tosecnipose gears down as soon as mains are on……don’t be that guy.
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    Wow, aluminum as a muffler material?? Glad...

    Wow, aluminum as a muffler material??

    Glad nobody got hurt.

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  18. Thread: Hand Propping

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    Works great on Cubs. On a Cessna, you have to be...

    Works great on Cubs. On a Cessna, you have to be REALLY fast getting to the mixture control....door gets in the way. Same with anything you have to get aft of the strut. But, I have done it on a...
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    Why wouldn't you talk to Approach Control...

    Why wouldn't you talk to Approach Control anywhere within 25 miles?? They actually have radar, after all. I ALWAYS worked Approach in and outbound when within 25 or 30 miles. Get ATIS for wherever...
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    Sticky: The online purchase of tickets is closed,...

    The online purchase of tickets is closed, according to the site.

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    Stewart, Sorry, I didn’t explain myself well. ...

    Stewart,

    Sorry, I didn’t explain myself well. The waiver from 93 I spoke of was so I could use the airspace between 1200 and 1900 over the north half of the channel. So, take off LHD northbound,...
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    Airspace must have changed. Used to be, you...

    Airspace must have changed. Used to be, you could request a waiver of 93 airspace and depart to the north through Elmendorf's approach corridor as long as there was no conflicting traffic. Saved...
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    It’s been a while since I flew in there...

    It’s been a while since I flew in there regularly, but back when, I regularly requested a deviation from 93 airspace procedures, especially outbound. The good news there was it took me out of some...
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    YOW!!!! THAT is a wee bit too close for comfort....

    YOW!!!! THAT is a wee bit too close for comfort. Any idea specifically where it happened? That's what you call "dodging a bullet" for sure. Gent needs to buy lottery tickets.

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    Frequent, You apparently haven’t been paying...

    Frequent,

    You apparently haven’t been paying much attention to the “direction” the FAA has been taking lately.

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