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    Donít know but the guy advertising it says...

    Donít know but the guy advertising it says Hazelton PA. Also says no books, donít know if that was from the auction after Jim died or maybe the guy out west has them and this is a sheriff sale.

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    It sat for many years in a hangar at the...

    It sat for many years in a hangar at the Peekskill Sea Plane Base right by Indian Point Power Plant. In all the years I worked on Jim's other airplanes and the tenants' airplanes at Peekskill it...
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    Scan 30 Grumman Widgeon. Sent from my iPad...

    Scan 30 Grumman Widgeon.


    Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
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    Great project for someone

    Not mine and no financial interest!

    This would be a great project for someone. Used to belong to Jim Martin at Peekskill Sea Plane Base
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    Bob, look over AC23-27 closely! While not very...

    Bob, look over AC23-27 closely! While not very clear, the lead section indicates it is approved data. There is a later section that says you can use STCs that may not have your aircraft on the AML,...
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    I remember when Teterboro FSDO required a Field...

    I remember when Teterboro FSDO required a Field Approval for every avionics installation, didn't matter if it was a nav/com, or an intercom! Believe it or not, but it is much easier today than it was...
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    I've often questioned that myself. I think the...

    I've often questioned that myself. I think the reason for the STC for things that are minor alterations is the only path to getting PMA approval to sell the parts. Without some certification basis,...
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    Every ADSB out installation Iíve done Iíve filed...

    Every ADSB out installation Iíve done Iíve filed a 337 following the guidance in the FAA memos or the STC instructions. By definition, an STC is a major change in type design and therefore follows...
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    I towed gliders and banners with a 450 Cat. While...

    I towed gliders and banners with a 450 Cat. While I liked flying it, I think an L-19 was better suited to the task. 600hp would be good, but a lot of gas. Most of the signed I towed went pretty long...
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    Bob, my take has always been once cleared to land...

    Bob, my take has always been once cleared to land it is up to you on how you make your approach. If I get cleared to land on downwind, Iíll do a ďnormalĒ approach so I will never be beyond gliding...
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    Missed the point on this one. I was answering the...

    Missed the point on this one. I was answering the post about tower sending all the others around him but maintaining the same sequence.
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    So what do they do when you are on that 5 mile...

    So what do they do when you are on that 5 mile final and sit there at 40mph? Can't let them go past you once you are on final.
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    When Iím at an airport that has those long finals...

    When Iím at an airport that has those long finals (and in a capable airplane), when I turn downwind I slow to minimum control speed and just drive around the rest of the pattern at about 40 mph. Let...
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    As with any flight testing, build up to the final...

    As with any flight testing, build up to the final intended maneuver is how you reduce your risk. Plan your flight test program and follow the plan. STOP the test at the very first point that does not...
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    45.23(b) says the Experimental, or Light Sport...

    45.23(b) says the Experimental, or Light Sport needs to be displayed if only the N is displayed. You need to read both 45.22 and 45.23 to see when the additional placards are required. Not also that...
  17. About half of the 30 to 50 airplanes I annual...

    About half of the 30 to 50 airplanes I annual each year fly less than 10 hours a year. Many less than 5. No matter what, it is always a crap shoot when you buy a used airplane. I just got a PA-30...
  18. Thread: Mooney M20F

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    Iím in the process of a similar type, purchased a...

    Iím in the process of a similar type, purchased a twin comanche that hasnít flown since 1999. Been working on it a couple days a week since August and Iím still about a month from flying pending any...
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    The Howard is an airplane you donít want to be...

    The Howard is an airplane you donít want to be complacent with. As long as you keep it pointed in the right direction it isnít bad. They certainly like grass much better than pavement. I flew mine...
  20. Thread: 185 vs 206

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    I used to be able to get mine to about 17.5 gph....

    I used to be able to get mine to about 17.5 gph. That would give me 130mph indicated, 150 true at 10,000í. 1850 RPM and about 23Ē if I remember correctly. If I wanted to go fast, fuel flow would go...
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    I had a Howard DGA-15. Could carry as much as a...

    I had a Howard DGA-15. Could carry as much as a 206 (but only 5 seats), go just as fast, burned a little more fuel, could get in and out of 1400í strips. All in all a great airplane, fun to fly but...
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    This is the one I have, with some other stuff...

    This is the one I have, with some other stuff thrown in....
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    Seems like every time the ACO has a change in...

    Seems like every time the ACO has a change in personnel they find new things to hit you with. Even if you have an accepted PSCP and Compliance Checklist, the new guy on the project always finds...
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    Always enjoyed going to Old Rhinebeck until all...

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    The increased drag would make the angle of climb...

    The increased drag would make the angle of climb less, so passing over the microphone at a lower altitude would provide a higher sound level. The tires won't make the prop louder! That said, they are...
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