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    I have flown through Canada from Alaska a dozen...

    I have flown through Canada from Alaska a dozen times. Never needed a transponder. Wanted to know for sure and searched everywhere and only found ambiguous answers. Wrote to the CAA and received...
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    i know that is true in the US, is it true in...

    i know that is true in the US, is it true in Canada as well?
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    Information needed

    I am getting ready to fly a J-3, non transponder, non electric, cub from Alaska to Washington through Canada. I have a US FAA transponder waiver. Ill be leaving TOK crossing to Whitehorse,...
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    My first question would be how bad can a shoulder...

    My first question would be how bad can a shoulder harness instillation be to be worse than no shoulder harness at all? My concern is safety.

    Im thankful that Tom (Algonquin) is in my court.
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    [QUOTE=Jonnyo;751826] i don’t think it...

    i don’t think it would be wise to take the hot forced air from the cabin heat system and put it into the carb heat intake. The carb heat intake is not meant to be forced, it is brought into the...
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    Cruiser, now that I have gotten into this part of...

    Cruiser, now that I have gotten into this part of the project I see that you are absolutely correct. Seems to be a need to preheat air going into the carb air pick up, (at the junction shown in your...
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    Looking for insight and advice

    Im in the process of buying a private airstrip. It will not be used for commercial purposes, just my use and visiting friends. The question arises about liability and how to deal with it. Any...
  8. WTB: Want to buy. Cruise prop for C-90. Wood or metal

    Wanted to buy Cruise prop for a C-90. Continental. Can be wood or metal.
    907-841-5410. alaskabushflying@yahoo.com
  9. Thread: Cub

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    FS: Cub

    1946 J-3 modified by STC to Pa-11 configuration. Fly from front seat. Numerous Pa-18 mods including FLAPS, Seat, Tail, baggage, cowling instrument panel. ATLEE Dodge headliner, left side shooter...
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    In the 70’s I ran my cub and other cubs on...

    In the 70’s I ran my cub and other cubs on 25x11x4’s. I used 6 psi, they were pinned, and they worked fine but I also had enough sense to not over use the brakes. In 84 when I rebuilt, I decided...
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    I had a 12 for 43 years. First 12 years with a...

    I had a 12 for 43 years. First 12 years with a standard 12 wing with flaps. The next 31 years
    I had 18 wings with Charlys cuff on the same aircraft. I liked the cuff. It improved low speed
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    I appreciate all these thoughts. I have three...

    I appreciate all these thoughts. I have three planes and I need three planes like I need three arm pits. One is going to go, probably the 182. And since I’m circling the drain as it is I don't need...
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    Suggestions on hangar size

    With cost a significant factor, how large should a hangar be to accommodate two cubs? Again with cost a consideration how wide and how long
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    Cessna 182E. For Sale. $ 45K

    182E R engine. Approx 600 SMOH Prop approx 600 hrs SOH. All cyls high 70s. Recent anual. Airframe no corrosion. No dings or wrinkles. Straight. Burl battery conversion. PS engineering 4 place...
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    Vortex Generator suggestions

    VGs come with recommended placement. We have all seen or had aircraft with variations from supplier recommended placement. Has anybody had experience or knowledge about deviation from suppliers...
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    I agree that it would be worth while knowing what...

    I agree that it would be worth while knowing what the temperature rise in the carb would be with the cabin heat outlet hooked to the carb heat inlet. Keep in mind it is ram air your introducing. ...
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    I’ve never done it but I have seen it done on the...

    I’ve never done it but I have seen it done on the Alaska peninsula by some very experienced old time cub pilots. It was done only on flat ground specifically on pumice blows. The tail wheel would...
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    cruiser I was in error and you are absolutely...

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    I was in error and you are absolutely correct. I was not aware of the baffle in between the cabin air vent and the carb air vent or that the carb air inlet is at the opposite end of the...
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    It also appears that if one shut the cabin heat...

    It also appears that if one shut the cabin heat off when the carb heat is applied the carb heat would get more hot air.
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    Gordon did you place the restriction on the air...

    Gordon did you place the restriction on the air inlet to the muffler heat shroud (a single 2”) or the outlet, just past the heater and carb heat connections (two 2” outlets?). If it was the outlet...
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    Im in the process of building the plane and...

    Im in the process of building the plane and getting ready to hang the engine. I don’t know that it will be lacking carb heat, I’ve just heard roumors and anticipating how to make the system as...
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    Does any one have any knowledge as to how to...

    Does any one have any knowledge as to how to increase carborator heat with the Sutton exhaust?

    Perhaps a scoop to increase air flow or a restriction to prevent air from moving too fast and not...
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    WTB: I have a right Pacer/Tri Pacer tank. ...

    I have a right Pacer/Tri Pacer tank. 907-841-5410
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    Hazy or foggy conditions especially when over...

    Hazy or foggy conditions especially when over open water or snow covered terrain create visual perception issues for all pilots including experienced ones. Experienced pilots often rely additionally...
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    It relevent for for everyone who flys. It may...

    It relevent for for everyone who flys. It may simply be reduced visual perception such as the Kennedy accident in hazy conditions over water. Float pilots learn to do their manuvearring over the...
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