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    Only if you have all the 337s and complete AD...

    Only if you have all the 337s and complete AD listing showing date and time of compliance and method of compliance with a signature and certificate number for who did it. Of course that listing...
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    I wouldn’t be doing the test, that’s the...

    I wouldn’t be doing the test, that’s the responsibility of the applicant. That said, I would need to see if observing the test would be required. Most certification tests are done at labs today.
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    Seems the CAA interchanged terms quite often....

    Seems the CAA interchanged terms quite often. There are some places where they state "approved" in one sentence, and then point to CAR 15 as the method of approval in the next. Guess they didn't have...
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    I hadn't read the ski requirements for the...

    I hadn't read the ski requirements for the earlier CAR 3 version. Interesting that 3.365'non-type certified skis. the CAR 3 reissue from 1956 does not have 3.365! That is why establishing...
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    In 1949, "approved Type" meant Type Certificated...

    In 1949, "approved Type" meant Type Certificated under CAR 15. All those CAR 15 Type Certificates were chang4ed to the current TSO system (not sure when, but I suspect shortly after the FAA Act of...
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    Bear in mind that the 8130-6 is now done on the...

    Bear in mind that the 8130-6 is now done on the AWC Portal and the paper copy is no longer used. I send a copy to all my applicants so they can use it to collect data that the AWC Portal will ask...
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    One of the big problems with trying to do an...

    One of the big problems with trying to do an installation on non TSO skis is that the aircraft certification regulations (CAR 4, CAR 3 and Part 23) all require TSO skis. Unless Datum is able to show...
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    Best to file your registration application at...

    Best to file your registration application at least 6 months before you figure you will finish. You need the actual registration (not the application) before your DAR can do the airworthiness...
  9. The way AFS-750 is going, you might have to renew...

    The way AFS-750 is going, you might have to renew your registration before you actually get the registration. I think my extension on my temporary is for 240 days!


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    I’d like to remind everyone, before the RGL, we...

    I’d like to remind everyone, before the RGL, we had to buy all this stuff from the government printing office in hard copy. Yeah, I liked the RGL, but DRS is still better than paper we have to buy. I...
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    There is a reason it says “Experimental”, every...

    There is a reason it says “Experimental”, every time you fly it is an experiment. The big question is how sure you are that the experiment will be successful! Keep in ins that unless the airplane...
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    Gross weight is up to the owner. There is nothing...

    Gross weight is up to the owner. There is nothing in the application for airworthiness that indicates gross weight. Now, if you read your Op Limits, making a major change per 21.93 requires you to go...
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    I had Deltron on my Howard. Similar to DelFleet....

    I had Deltron on my Howard. Similar to DelFleet.


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    Anything over 6.75:1


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  15. STC SE792NW Sparrowhawk documentation needed

    Keep in mind that the STC assumed that you started with an O-235-L2C. That was already a “ high compression” O-235. If you are starting with an O-235-C series with the low compression you need to...
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    Elementary operation is simple hand tools,...

    Elementary operation is simple hand tools, wrenches, screwdrivers, pliers. That's what we were taught in A&P school back when I went in the 1970s.
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    Parked isn't an "operating Condition"! Don't...

    Parked isn't an "operating Condition"!

    Don't recall offhand which regulation it is, but when you have a selector with a "Both" position, there is a requirement that the two tanks be vented...
  18. Some of all of the above! Every wire that has...

    Some of all of the above! Every wire that has power going through it needs circuit protection with the exception of the one going to your master solenoid and starter solenoid. Those two solenoids...
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    Mine is in VA until I finish the annual. N55RD ...

    Mine is in VA until I finish the annual. N55RD


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    I have a 30" HF 3 in 1. It will never replace a...

    I have a 30" HF 3 in 1. It will never replace a standard brake, shear and slip roll. I also have a brake and other methods of cutting out metal (plasma, nibbler, and Beverly shear). You will also...
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    The one I have is a B model but no tip tanks. I...

    The one I have is a B model but no tip tanks. I can see how the overall dynamics would change with the tip tanks. The tanks are an STC for all the PA-30, -39, and all the -24 series. Supposedly the...
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    Just got a PA-30. Haven’t flown it yet, long...

    Just got a PA-30. Haven’t flown it yet, long involved annual. The single Comanche had some flutter issues and several SBs to try and correct it. Hadnt heard much about flutter on the twin comanche....
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    I’m kind of in agreement, but keep sending in...

    I’m kind of in agreement, but keep sending in AMOC requests for these issues based on the FAA position. I figure if enough frivolous AMOC requests go to the ACOs, they might just change their...
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    Here is what FAA has to say in the Federal...

    Here is what FAA has to say in the Federal Register April 27, 2016

    Question 4: What is the extent of an aircraft operator’s responsibilities when an AD requires an action that cannot be...
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    I knew Scott a little. He was an advisor at the...

    I knew Scott a little. He was an advisor at the school I taught at. Great guy, sad day when he was lost with his 210.


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