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  1. The Montana aeronautics newsletter still lists...

    The Montana aeronautics newsletter still lists Winifred as having a SuperCub Fly In on June 12. Was this cancelled? Wouldn’t you know, I finally have time to go (thanks to the ‘rona)...and so much is...
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    Thank you. Starting with the steel. I did clean...

    Thank you. Starting with the steel. I did clean and zinc chromate it a few months ago. Just getting back to it now. I'll go over it with alcohol before sticking fabric on.
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    Are there any substitute cleaners for EkoClean? I...

    Are there any substitute cleaners for EkoClean? I have a ventral fin to recover, here in my home where it's warm and I don't have much else to do because (the virus). I have fabric, glue and...
  4. I would hope so by June. Sent from my iPad...

    I would hope so by June.


    Sent from my iPad using SuperCub.Org
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    The glass might have been rare, but I liked being...

    The glass might have been rare, but I liked being able to see in. The gascolator was close to the engine mount. I donít know if the engine needed to swing or not. He removed the bracket and installed...
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    I think it was the hard bend when the engine went...

    I think it was the hard bend when the engine went back that broke the tach cable. I wasnít there for the mixture cable failure. Neither one of those are much of a problem, but a throttle failure...
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    I got a quick, cheap annual that is turning into...

    I got a quick, cheap annual that is turning into very long and expensive. I dropped the glass gascolator bowl so ordered a new Steveís. We had to swing the engine to mount it. The IA thought it would...
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    I agree on the tech distraction. Also on a BFR in...

    I agree on the tech distraction. Also on a BFR in a C180. The traffic alert going off. The pilot says, "Don't worry, it does that all the time" and continues looking down for a friends house along a...
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    Thank you! I'll print and read 43.13.

    Thank you! I'll print and read 43.13.
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    It's a great motor. Light, 4.5 gph, performs...

    It's a great motor. Light, 4.5 gph, performs great. It's sick that it's no longer supported. We have one mid time and one new overhaul (with brand new cylinders) left, then we'll probably have to go...
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    Thank you! That one does look much simpler.

    Thank you! That one does look much simpler.
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    Thank you. I didn't see it on new stuff. It is a...

    Thank you. I didn't see it on new stuff. It is a PA12, and it seems like we found an STC for $149 on Wag-Aero. Phew!
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    O-290 Long Mount Field Approval

    I have searched the thread history and can't find an answer to my question. Is it still possible to start a new thread? I'm trying to find out if there are any Field Approvals for an O-290 D2 with a...
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    So would you have to drag the tailwheel on with...

    So would you have to drag the tailwheel on with power to get it straight before touchdown? If he'd landed on the wheels, the tailwheel would have still been crooked when it came down, wouldn't it?
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    In a short ldg competition on skis and snow I...

    In a short ldg competition on skis and snow I found the best I could do was land as slow as possible, dragging the tailwheel immediately and as heavily as I could, drop flaps to zero. Brakes only...
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    This makes me laugh, "...it is not going forward...

    This makes me laugh, "...it is not going forward and aft all over the place on landing" because I picture all those times I brace each elbow to corresponding hip bone and encircle the stick with my...
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    I found it Bill! That was so good. At the end I...

    I found it Bill! That was so good. At the end I was thinking "no...there has to be more". I felt like I'd only been watching about 10 min. What a beautiful trip. I found the verse, Romans 1:20. That...
  18. Thread: Spin training

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    Oh ya, I got it backwards. Thanks.

    Oh ya, I got it backwards. Thanks.
  19. Thread: Spin training

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    [QUOTE=mvivion;698848]

    [QUOTE=LMartin;698833]I think they're rated to spin when in normal category, usually 1/2 full of fuel will cover that...unless you are a large american.

    Actually, the Super Cub is only approved...
  20. Thread: Spin training

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    I think they're rated to spin when in normal...

    I think they're rated to spin when in normal category, usually 1/2 full of fuel will cover that...unless you are a large american. The -S models are prohibited from spinning, I guess because if they...
  21. Yes. CFI Rod Machado would say, "The airplane...

    Yes. CFI Rod Machado would say, "The airplane doesn't know what the wind is doing." Any pilot who's ever worked an airplane low and slow would reply, "Right, the airplane doesn't know, but the pilot...
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    I talked to Roger. Very helpful man. He doesn't...

    I talked to Roger. Very helpful man. He doesn't have the STC anymore (or any helpful data), the FAA took it away when Antique Tire and Rubber was bought out by "the guy in Alaska". He said the Alaska...
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    I'll try Roger in Washington, since he's so...

    I'll try Roger in Washington, since he's so close. If I need more help can I get a hold of you about the field approval data?

    How about care of old rubber? I was advised a couple days ago some...
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    Wow. I have a cool history to my tires. I love...

    Wow. I have a cool history to my tires. I love your dog too...I've been missing a beagle with very similar coloring for about 7 years now.
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    Thank you! I'll call this morning and see if I...

    Thank you! I'll call this morning and see if I can figure out how to use them.
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