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  1. Thread: Flightradar24

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    Sometimes you can find the audio in the archive....

    Sometimes you can find the audio in the archive.
    https://www.liveatc.net/archive.php
  2. Thread: 737 Max

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    can’t resist thread drift... But hands down -...

    can’t resist thread drift...
    But hands down - The 4020 was a far better tractor than the 4010..;-) Like calling shotgun, the slowest kid had to drive the 4010..

    7000+ hours with fadecs, they...
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    Havenít been near my flight manual, so I donít...

    Havenít been near my flight manual, so I donít know if there is a number in there. The inspection form that my mechanic uses says 40lbs. I wonder if that form is/was written for late model Cubs? The...
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    Three years - 300 + hours. One of my cables was...

    Three years - 300 + hours. One of my cables was replaced then. I donít think the tension has been changed since.

    Good question. Maybe time has given me time to notice.

    From my inspection,...
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    I guess they were set to 40 LBS, but Iím going to...

    I guess they were set to 40 LBS, but Iím going to have them rechecked. I never used to see a perceptible bow in the cable when being used, but now I do.
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    I was thinking that the last time my cables were...

    I was thinking that the last time my cables were adjusted the tensiometer was set to 15#..? They seem too loose now. What is the book setting on these? Is there a way for me to check them without a...
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    Unless you are the one paying for the insurance...

    Unless you are the one paying for the insurance on the rookie dragger. In that case they should commit to either a tail or wheel landing a week before said landing and should not change their mind...
  8. Thread: Oops, darn it...

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    Right or wrong ..., but I used to teach this...

    Right or wrong ..., but I used to teach this stuff. You should always have a place to put it down in mind. Trim for your best glide speed, then airspeed is one less thing to worry about, while you...
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    His test confirms the benefit of Exon Elite, but...

    His test confirms the benefit of Exon Elite, but Exon Elite has been discontinued. What’s the best cold country engine oil?
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    It is my understanding that it is known where...

    It is my understanding that it is known where rust will form in the different types of engines if they are left plugged in. Maybe itís better if it is a whole engine heater vs a pan heater, but the...
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    Watching youtube, there is a video by a guy with...

    Watching youtube, there is a video by a guy with a duckbill with a second cable attached to the end. The second cable allows you to pull it out of the ground after use.
    ...
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    Bit different operations, I fly once or twice a...

    Bit different operations, I fly once or twice a week, fresh water only, airplane sits in a hangar most of the time when not in use.

    I switched to “Green Grease” a few years ago, cheeper and...
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    Personally, I think it is bad for you to be on...

    Personally, I think it is bad for you to be on here talking about Mooneys because now I want a Mooney too... Damn it...
  14. Thread: My C150 Project

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    I will double check, but I think that’s the first...

    I will double check, but I think that’s the first place he checked. 152’s and bigger tires were covered there I think.
  15. Thread: My C150 Project

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    Thread revival. Didn’t want to start another...

    Thread revival. Didn’t want to start another thread, but could anybody help out.?

    A friend has a sparrowhawk Taildragger 150 I think with an O235 engine. Wants to put bigger tires on it likely...
  16. Thread: Radio noise

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    This is where I found that...

    This is where I found that picture.https://www.scribd.com/document/365092063/Aircraft-Radio-Ignition-Noise Yes, acs instructions say ground the shielded wires from the switch end. There is a half...
  17. Thread: Radio noise

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    But it is likely that it cured my radio noise

    But it is likely that it cured my radio noise
  18. Thread: Radio noise

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    43010I confirmed the instructions for my key...

    43010I confirmed the instructions for my key switch calls for this wire
  19. Thread: Radio noise

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    So, The original ground was just the mounts, but...

    So, The original ground was just the mounts, but no wire? Or where would I look to check existing ground?



    never mind... time for cheep insurance. Just gonna add a wire if I don’t find one...
  20. Thread: Radio noise

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    My noise is fixed... or it is gone because a...

    My noise is fixed... or it is gone because a mechanic tried to listen for it.

    Mechanic wiggled some wires, said hmm a few times. Said he didn’t like the way/location the ground wire from the key...
  21. Thread: Radio noise

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    The mechanic friend that will likely be helping...

    The mechanic friend that will likely be helping me may know, or can look it up, but these ignition wires are snaked through spiral shielding and are not easily traced to their respective mag without...
  22. Thread: Radio noise

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    I’m going to say yes, but the next time the...

    I’m going to say yes, but the next time the weather is nice I’m going to listen with a more educated ear.

    so when I turn the key to R the noise goes away, on an 0320, in what order should the...
  23. Thread: Radio noise

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    Based on a previous problem with a plug, and use...

    Based on a previous problem with a plug, and use of engine monitor, yes.



    Would selectively removing plug wires only identify a bad plug?

    I have an electric tach that gets it’s info from the...
  24. Thread: Radio noise

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    When I select R on the key switch, all noise...

    When I select R on the key switch, all noise quits. I’m going to say it’s at all rpms, but definitely discovered during runup 1700 mag check. Hmm....Old plug wires, and they would not win a beauty...
  25. Thread: Radio noise

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    I’m having a similar issue. Not bad, but...

    I’m having a similar issue. Not bad, but noticeable. All connections are tight, but left mag is making a snapping crackle in the radio. Brand new slicks. Key switch is fairly new too.

    connected in...
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