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    Season 5, Episode 7. “Bomb Run.”

    Season 5, Episode 7. “Bomb Run.”
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    Jack screw

    AOPA has a good description and photo of the Jack screw. There’s also a diagram of the recovered parts of the accident DHC-3.
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    The AOPA article quotes the NTSB - “witness...

    The AOPA article quotes the NTSB - “witness accounts are consistent with a flight control malfunction”. More NTSB quotes in the article.

    The Emergency AD has a 3 day or 10 hour completion...
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    Emergency AD DHC-3

    FAA Issues Emergency AD for DHC-3 Otter elevator auxiliary spar. Interesting to note that the FAA already published a notice of proposed rule making of a similar nature on February 8th and that’s...
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    Please explain in detail intentional ground loop...

    Please explain in detail intentional ground loop training. Sounds like something I want to practice with my CFI.
    Thanks!
    Robert
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    NTSB Preliminary Report of DHC-3 Accident...

    NTSB Preliminary Report of DHC-3 Accident Released

    https://data.ntsb.gov/carol-repgen/api/Aviation/ReportMain/GenerateNewestReport/105855/pdf
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    DHC-3 Fatalities Off Whidbey

    A DHC-3 crashed off of Whidbey Island, WA last Sunday. Eye witness reported that “the aircraft dropped suddenly at a fair amount of speed and hit the water.” Pilot plus 9 PAX onboard with no...
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    I wasn’t aware of that but it makes sense when I...

    I wasn’t aware of that but it makes sense when I think about it. Thanks for the info!
    Robert
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    My super cub has a Sensenich 74/56 on a O-320...

    My super cub has a Sensenich 74/56 on a O-320 with the LyCon 160hp STC. I wonder how much cruise speed I will lose with a borer prop - maybe a 82/43 as Denny suggested. I currently see about 95mph at...
  10. Yup, registered soon after it was posted. ...

    Yup, registered soon after it was posted. Planning on enjoying great food at both dinners!

    As I said, it IS a great deal on a super menu and hauled in to boot.

    I'm looking forward to meeting a...
  11. Looks delicious! Original estimate was $25/meal...

    Looks delicious!
    Original estimate was $25/meal (“Approx. cost PER dinner will be $25/per person.“).
    So $35/meal now and I think you want cash? Sounds like a great deal!
    Just want to be sure I...
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    Thanks! Missed it right at the top of your...

    Thanks! Missed it right at the top of your message!!
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    This weekend?

    This weekend?
  14. 1 person attending the fly-in and same for both...

    1 person attending the fly-in and same for both dinners.

    Thank you for putting this together!

    Robert
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    There are 4 tie down points attached to the wood...

    There are 4 tie down points attached to the wood floor but I don’t think they connect to the frame so maybe not seatbelt worthy. The floor is a pain to lift up because the master and starter...
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    50 lb Baggage Limit

    My super cub has STC #SA1366CE, "Installation of a third seat, removable cross member, and reinforced baggage compartment floor per Cub Crafters Master Document List 123600-1", done as part of a...
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    No floats. I’m working on backcountry skills....

    No floats. I’m working on backcountry skills. Hopefully will make it to Idaho in June and get instruction there but still want to find someone closer to home. Thank you.
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    Update

    UPDATE:

    After I looked in the Cleveland Wheel manual at removing the wheel and saw the wheel bearings had to be removed, I decided doing a tire rotation was not nearly as simple as on a car. So...
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    I would like to piggyback on the instructor...

    I would like to piggyback on the instructor request since the folks who know will be reading this thread.

    I’m looking for an experienced super cub instructor to train with in western Washington,...
  20. Spoiler placement

    I had the same thought when I put them on the wing so I called Kurt at AK Wing Covers. He told me it doesn't matter since the wing has a constant cord.

    I wonder where "TurboBeaver" had his...
  21. I spoke to Kurt McKenzie when I called AK Wing...

    I spoke to Kurt McKenzie when I called AK Wing Covers to order my spoilers. He was very helpful and available to answer my questions. I don't know if he is the owner now but I liked his customer...
  22. Naw …. just kidding. Sorry. I sort of wanted to...

    Naw …. just kidding. Sorry. I sort of wanted to do a fast taxi to see how much they slap and vibrate but I decided not to take chances. Getting airborne with those attached might have been...
  23. Spoiler Panels

    I received my spoiler mesh panels from Alaska Wing Covers and tried them on. I hope I never really need them but I will sleep better knowing they're installed when I leave it parked outside. I'm...
  24. Thread: Battery Life

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    How do you know??

    How do you know??
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    I see you derived that from the FIRST five...

    I see you derived that from the FIRST five numbers. Aircraft Spruce said use the LAST 5 numbers (Q&A).

    Looks like that battery is a lot newer than 2006. Replacement must not have warranted a log...
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