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    The shock strut that extends between the axel and...

    The shock strut that extends between the axel and hyrosorbs take a heck of a beating especially on heavy skis or tires. On rough hard ground or on big rocks or snow or ice the shock strut takes a...
  2. Your missing the point. The tail is creating a...

    Your missing the point. The tail is creating a downward force to counter balance the forward weight of the plane. It always creates a downward force . By trimming up or down you are increasing or...
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    I was on the phone with aircraft spruce the other...

    I was on the phone with aircraft spruce the other day ordering parts and I requested a box of dust masks. I was told they had none, China had called and ordered their entire stock.
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    I also need to know the width of the Aqua 1500...

    I also need to know the width of the Aqua 1500 floats from outside to outside with the spreader bars installed.

    i appreciate any help you folks can give me.

    Stu
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    QUESTION. Can anyone tell me what the height of...

    QUESTION. Can anyone tell me what the height of the top of my vertical stabilizer will be on my
    J-3 cub when I put it on Aqua 1500 floats when it’s sitting on flat ground?

    i am planning to tow...
  6. Iím no mechanic and no expert. There are many...

    Iím no mechanic and no expert. There are many on this site that do this sort of repair for a living and are better equipt than I to give advice.

    if You need more down trim you will need to lower...
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    An old time retired FAA inspector who during the...

    An old time retired FAA inspector who during the 60’s and 70’s in Alaska issued many field approvals that would in today’s world be impossible to obtain, once told me when I was asking his advice: ...
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    i just weighed the paper work for the plane. 14...

    i just weighed the paper work for the plane. 14 pounds. An interesting thing about approvals is that years ago field approvals were given more readily than they are now especially in Alaska. ...
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    That angle is critical as it maintains the...

    That angle is critical as it maintains the horizontals and elevators in the proper proper angle in relation to the wing. Some knowledgeable builders should comment on this. Not something that...
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    When landing at a location that I have not walked...

    When landing at a location that I have not walked on, has not to my knowledge been landed on by others or a place that may have had changes due to high water, flaps makes the landing safer. The...
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    I was was not talking about my 18A in that...

    I was was not talking about my 18A in that statement, I was talking about my J-3. I was simply saying it was a delightful plane and I would likely keep my J-3 and sell my 18A. I was not trying to...
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    Piper J-3 Cub. N41147. I own this plane and...

    Piper J-3 Cub. N41147. I own this plane and have for about 6 years. Interesting plane and one of the most delightful planes Ive ever flown. It is not experimental. It was converted to Pa-11...
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    International symposium on fire investigation...

    International symposium on fire investigation science technology, 2010
    Electrostatic discharge at retail fuel transfer facilities revisited.
    James Pharr, Stephen Fowler, Timothy Jonas...
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    first let me say that MTV has thrown me a curve...

    first let me say that MTV has thrown me a curve ball concerning a charge that will remain on the plastic container. I would hesitate to contradict MTV and I’m not doing that. I have put the...
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    i lost a plane to a static spark fire, it also...

    i lost a plane to a static spark fire, it also burned up the hangar and other planes

    Bonding is critical. The fuel was being transferred after a fuel valve lube at annual. Precipitated lots...
  16. The trip from Seldovia to the states last spring...

    The trip from Seldovia to the states last spring was made in my non electric cub. Obviously no ADSB. During the planning I found transponders are required to cross into the US. There is a...
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    46913Cub door installed in my 12

    46913Cub door installed in my 12
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    I put a Cub door in my 12 that I had for 43...

    I put a Cub door in my 12 that I had for 43 years. It must b e done during a major rebuild. The right side of the fuselage must be rebuilt as an 18 and in mine I had previously extended the left...
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    In post #42 I was trying to recommend flaps as a...

    In post #42 I was trying to recommend flaps as a useful mod for the early 18’s without flaps
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    it was an M-1 Grand. I worked with him in the...

    it was an M-1 Grand. I worked with him in the early 70’s in Kodiak. The aircraft was Pa-11. The intent was to remove Brown Bears from the north east corner of Kodiak to allow for the development...
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    What I used to do Glenn was take a single piece...

    What I used to do Glenn was take a single piece of scatt hose directly off the cabin heat inlet and take the other end of the hose and put it under my parka or blow it on my neck or put it up my...
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    I have a J-3 converted to Pa-11 configuration. ...

    I have a J-3 converted to Pa-11 configuration. C-90 with big tail. It also has flaps. The flaps are of little value on takeoff except to pop them and promptly dump them to break ground. There is...
  23. o-320 exhaust stacks and pacer wing tank

    Exhaust stacks for O-320, Front and rear. new or very near new
    front pn 12457-012
    univair price 984$
    my price 400$ you pay freight

    rear pn 12457-013
    univair price 1028$
    my price 450$ you pay...
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    46130L...

    46130L46134
    ATLEE lifting eyes for 18. Bolt on. Minor alteration. No STC required only log book...
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    Skywagon and ChalieN are both correct. An aft...

    Skywagon and ChalieN are both correct. An aft CG permits a slower stall speed and a faster cruise speed.

    The horizontal creates a downward force to balance the nose heavy airplane. The tail...
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