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    Read Part 43 Appendix A. Also when you swap a new...

    Read Part 43 Appendix A. Also when you swap a new 91.413 check is required to be recorded.
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    At least in GA, no vehicle including boats and...

    At least in GA, no vehicle including boats and airplanes can display any blue lights while in motion unless it is law enforcement. Lots of boats on our lake have been busted. Many states have similar...
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    The problem is under new rules of engagement,...

    The problem is under new rules of engagement, except in rare cases like KSFO, ATC cannot put a TCAS equipped aircraft in a position where it will trip an RA or TA in the cockpit. Even more...
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    Mooney used to and I don't know if they still do,...

    Mooney used to and I don't know if they still do, have differing locations of the stall strips on the inboard portion of the wing based upon test reports. They would tape them on to start and move...
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    My guess is you go a lot of pilots uncomfortable...

    My guess is you go a lot of pilots uncomfortable stalling the airplane.
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    I have done a lot of Bonanza checkouts, stalled...

    I have done a lot of Bonanza checkouts, stalled them many times, both V tail and conventional and note no such issues. That all said, I would not do a thrower yoke airplane unless I was comfortable...
  7. A couple of thoughts. I have a 160 that ran hot....

    A couple of thoughts. I have a 160 that ran hot. Do you have any intake performance mods such as ported and polished intakes? Engines that breathe good tend to run a little lean. I get 12.6 on take...
  8. Thread: K&N Filters

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    I cannot speak for airplanes but my experience...

    I cannot speak for airplanes but my experience with K&N has not been good. Look there is never something for nothing and that is what K&N promises across their line. I put one on my boat, a CG...
  9. Thread: Ipad aux power

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    Most the airlines issue an Anker battery....

    Most the airlines issue an Anker battery. Anker.com

    I have two of them. Work great, very safe.
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    If you cannot judge pilot flesh after 1 hour in...

    If you cannot judge pilot flesh after 1 hour in the oral, and by the time you reach the run up area on the practical, you have little business giving rides. I have yet to give a ride where I did not...
  11. Thread: Over Square?

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    Increasing oil consumption running running over...

    Increasing oil consumption running running over square is due to increase in BMEP (brake mean effective pressure) While theoretical, when you develop the same horsepower at lower prop RPM, the...
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    Once one office somewhere signs off a 337, the...

    Once one office somewhere signs off a 337, the flood gates open.

    I see them cry uncle all the time. ex. Doing some 91.146 work. Start talking to them about paper work and they will ask if you...
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    It is pretty clear what is going on here. Low...

    It is pretty clear what is going on here. Low introductory price gets some people to 337 these things. Then the 337 will be used basis of everyone else's 337 until the FAA cries uncle at the...
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    There is actually precedent here in the PA-18...

    There is actually precedent here in the PA-18 community. If you look at the Sutton exhaust STC it is specific that should an AD occur on the Grumman exhaust, it applies to the STC. Might want to...
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    I can tell you this. I have 4 cars, a boat, two...

    I can tell you this. I have 4 cars, a boat, two pwc's, and the airplane, plus two diesel vehicles. I have eliminated ethanol from all my gas vehicles (I can buy non ethanol gas)and maint issues have...
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    Ethanol cannot be put in pipelines, too...

    Ethanol cannot be put in pipelines, too corrosive. It has to be tankered in which increases prices. It is an absolute disaster for marine use. Phase separation happens in about 30 days and it turns...
  17. Thread: Over Square?

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    I would suggest a read of Mike Busch's book...

    I would suggest a read of Mike Busch's book "Engines" on this very subject. Cliff note version, pull the prop back and get every BTU you can out of every revolution like G44 does.
  18. Thread: oil filter

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    One reason for the lonevity of diesel is...

    One reason for the lonevity of diesel is excellent filtration, oil, fuel, coolant and air. An aviation engine has low exposure with air, no coolant, so-so on fuel but for fuel injectioned engines...
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    Not due to the performance or the product. It was...

    Not due to the performance or the product. It was just the new board at Porsche suddenly realized what it was on the hook for, both from a regulatory standpoint as well as product liability and...
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    Fonny you bring this up. I have been tire kicking...

    Fonny you bring this up. I have been tire kicking Mooneys lately. Try this link

    https://www.schemedesigners.com/samples/
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    Game changer indeed!

    Game changer indeed!
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    Insurance rates are firming up. Article in...

    Insurance rates are firming up. Article in Aviation Consumer about that fact.
  23. Thread: Fuel Drains

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    One thing I have found over the years is timidity...

    One thing I have found over the years is timidity in draining causes leaks. Especially with probe type drains. Open that drain wide open and get a full and swift flow out it. That way, any crud...
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    Droid is fine for most GA users. The problem with...

    Droid is fine for most GA users. The problem with Droid is the OS is not secure enough to meet FAA requirements for EFBs in 121/135 service. It is not hacking that is feared although that is an...
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    Dynon is only "razors" not "razor blades". As...

    Dynon is only "razors" not "razor blades". As Gillette, HP Inkjet printers, etc now found. You can give them the razor, the money is in the blades, ink cartridges etc.
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