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  1. Thread: Oil Screen

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    Thatís a different story, the sump screen stays...

    Thatís a different story, the sump screen stays in place.


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  2. Thread: Oil Screen

    by dgapilot
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    The STC says to remove it. Sent from my iPad...

    The STC says to remove it.


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  3. When I had the Howard, it was owned by a DE Corp....

    When I had the Howard, it was owned by a DE Corp. They would go by the airplane listed on the hangar lease. I have a Champ in pieces, so thatís what was listed on the hangar lease.


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    Someone isnít giving you the right story. There...

    Someone isnít giving you the right story. There is no such thing as a TSO cable. They are either from the original TC holder or they are PMA.


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  5. In MD you have sales tax to pay. When I lived in...

    In MD you have sales tax to pay. When I lived in WV, they wanted 8% personal property tax each year. Not sure if they still have that.


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    Suggest you read Part 21 Subpart K, and...

    Suggest you read Part 21 Subpart K, and specifically 21.303(a)(1).

    Uavionix didnít have PMA on their tail beacon, they have TSOA for tailbeacon.


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    Not quite! PMA- Design, manufacturing, and...

    Not quite!

    PMA- Design, manufacturing, and installation (only those make models listed) approval. Some PMA parts are for specific STC installation only.

    TSO- Design and manufacturing approval...
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    You are correct, 10/1/1955.it is in Order...

    You are correct, 10/1/1955.it is in Order 8300.16A.


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    You are correct in that pre Octoberí56 orí57 (I...

    You are correct in that pre Octoberí56 orí57 (I need to double check the date) is approved data and can be used to modify additional aircraft of the same make and model providing you do it the same...
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    Didnít see that! Thanks. Sent from my iPad...

    Didnít see that! Thanks.


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    Start with a certification checklist, and develop...

    Start with a certification checklist, and develop a certification plan. Go through CAR 3 (check the revision date), and list every regulation that will be impacted by the change. Once you figure what...
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    Please explain what you mean ďThe Plane is build...

    Please explain what you mean ďThe Plane is build in 1966 according to CAR3, so my authority supports me at that project with something like a "National single AC-STC". That doesnít make any sense....
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    When you lower the pressure, you lower the...

    When you lower the pressure, you lower the temperature, possibly to freezing. On a King Air the relief tube has a trigger that opens a valve so you arenít dumping pressurization out the tube all the...
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    The cost of electronic gages is less than...

    The cost of electronic gages is less than mechanical now, would be silly to install a venturi system today. If itís already there, ok, but you loose a couple mph from the drag.


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    Left/right variation can be fixed after the fact...

    Left/right variation can be fixed after the fact by bending the vertical stabilizer leading edge. Your 1/32Ē should be fine. Up and down variation could throw you stabilizer travel off, so itís more...
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    Building the basic fuselage frame from a VR3 kit...

    Building the basic fuselage frame from a VR3 kit should be pretty easy. Just remember that once the frame is together, you have about double the work adding all the various fittings. There is a...
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    How do you trim for short field?

    Just to throw this in the mix, the only way I could get descent landings in the Howard was to have full nose up trim and full fuel in the aft fuel tank and about 25 lbs of stuff (survival gear, spare...
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    But you are required to carry a spare fuse for...

    But you are required to carry a spare fuse for each size or type fuse being used.


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    PA18 Fuselage Centerline

    If you are gas welding, you can expect about 1/16Ē shrink at each cluster. TIG, perhaps half that. Weld up the fuselage, tramel everything out and see where it is out of line, then play the torch on...
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    Moth balls usually work in enclosed areas. ...

    Moth balls usually work in enclosed areas.


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    PA-11 Wing Refurbishment

    Not a great picture, but looks like it may be a compression fracture. Did the airplane have a ground loop that caused the wing tip to hit the ground? Is this just outboard of the strut attach...
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    For O-320s, the ďAĒ at the end of the serial...

    For O-320s, the ďAĒ at the end of the serial
    Number specifies wide deck. You can have either narrow or wide deck engine for most any model. Look at the cylinder old down nuts to tell narrow or wide...
  23. Thread: ADS-B Issues

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    And letís not forget user fees. There is and will...

    And letís not forget user fees. There is and will be a group in Congress that will constantly seek to tax out aviation activities. Mode S transponders, and now ADSB gives the government the tools to...
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    Just looked on the CC web site, they are...

    Just looked on the CC web site, they are advertising PA-12 and PA-14 kits


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  25. Thread: ADS-B Issues

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    I was thinking that, as long as you arenít...

    I was thinking that, as long as you arenít 1090es, where your ICAO is programmed into the transponder, what would stop someone from programming their skyBeacon or other adsb system to some other N#...
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