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  1. Eddie is correct, It is always the pilot who is...

    Eddie is correct, It is always the pilot who is in charge. This is not an instance when you make a "request". This is when you inform the controller that you "are" deviating. The controller will...
  2. Thread: 35 landings

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    I noticed at the beginning you were taxiing...

  3. I agree with Gordon (I do not possess the ability...

    I agree with Gordon (I do not possess the ability to analyse this on paper) with the observation that it is likely the primary purpose is to control the oscillations or the natural resonant frequency...
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    Not the timing, the impulse couplings.

    Not the timing, the impulse couplings.
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    What is the condition of the teeth on the ring...

    What is the condition of the teeth on the ring gear? If they have a lot of rust on them or are excessively worn they can create an excessive amount of drag.
    Another but remote possibility could be...
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    Yikes! Look at how far away from the scene of the...

    Yikes! Look at how far away from the scene of the crash the floats came to rest. There must be more to this story.
    ...
  7. That is a tall order Alex. We discuss this...

    That is a tall order Alex. We discuss this regularly when my wife says that she wants to move. When I ask where, she can not come up with an answer.
    You should add:
    6. Close or nearby to quality...
  8. You stated "Down low it will overspeed very...

    You stated "Down low it will overspeed very easily at more than 2/3rd throttle." That is indicating that you are using less than maximum available power. You are operating in a unique environment....
  9. I agree with MTV, you are leaving a lot of...

    I agree with MTV, you are leaving a lot of horsepower on the table. You should be able to go to full throttle or nearly so down low without exceeding 2700 rpm. At altitude your maximum manifold...
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    :evil:

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    Sandia STX360 Has anyone installed a Sandia...

    Sandia STX360
    Has anyone installed a Sandia STX360 or heard anything good or bad about it? When compared to other options the $3200 price for a transponder/ADS-B out/in all in one unit seems...
  12. Alex, I took the forms to my personal physician...

    Alex, I took the forms to my personal physician who does my annual wellness exam. She looked it over and said "sure I'll sign that" and she did. No extra fee, nothing. Then I just took the AOPA...
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    Charlie, This picture brings to mind the...

    Charlie, This picture brings to mind the accessibility to the mags on my 7GCB as being very difficult to the point of having to learn a lot of new words just to take off the point cover plate. The...
  14. The Stromberg mixture control is called a "back...

    The Stromberg mixture control is called a "back suction" control. It varies the size of the fuel bowl air vent which in turn varies the float level in the bowl by restricting the amount of...
  15. Thread: J-3 strutsn

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    Your initial statement indicates that you should...

    Your initial statement indicates that you should review the regulations which are related to "Experimental" certification. This part of your question indicates that you have experience with...
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    Many years ago I had the same question, so did...

    Many years ago I had the same question, so did some tests with two different airplanes. A stock PA-18-150 on EDO 339-JHS amphibs and a 7GCB 150 hp on EDO 2000s. Started with both planes using the...
  17. It's cooler on hot days like yesterday. The...

    It's cooler on hot days like yesterday. The airplane doesn't know the difference other than it may be 1 or 2 mph slower. Make sure that everything that you want to keep is tied down and secure. It is...
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    Did you ask google?...

    Did you ask google?
    http://eaa105.org/Useful_Info/Documents/SlickMagOverhaulManual.pdf
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    denali, I though that you only wanted one for...

    denali, I though that you only wanted one for yourself and didn't realize that you were wanting to make several of them.
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    "The FAA and the National Transportation Safety...

    "The FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board will investigate, Gregor said. He said NTSB is the lead agency, but determining a probably cause for the incident can take a year or more." ...
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    The few that I've seen are telling me that should...

    The few that I've seen are telling me that should I be wanting a new Cub Legend is the way to go. They seem to be very nice machines.
  22. Thread: Water leak

    by skywagon8a
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    This could have been from further back and ran...

    This could have been from further back and ran forward while you were flying? Check to make sure that all of the drain holes are open.
    Does it rain salt water on the Cape which might cause corrosion?
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    Don't forget to insulate it under the tin roof to...

    Don't forget to insulate it under the tin roof to minimize condensation. Do this even if you never plan to heat it.
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    And power setting dependent.

    And power setting dependent.
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    What regulation says that old props have to have...

    What regulation says that old props have to have a log book generated for them to remain airworthy? There is a date at which all new props must have log books but what about the thousands of older...
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