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  1. This sounds a bit like our Owner Maintenance...

    This sounds a bit like our Owner Maintenance category. The govt washes its hands of us "older out of production" aircraft.
    The owner does the sign off as it would be difficult to find an engineer...
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    Sell that airplane and buy a homebuilt.

    Sell that airplane and buy a homebuilt.
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    I have been preaching for yrs. Guys prime the...

    I have been preaching for yrs.
    Guys prime the crap out of the engine and if everything works the way it is supposed to it fires on the second blade,,,,,and usually revs up.
    It takes a while for...
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    Aileron should not be a factor in a stabilized...

    Aileron should not be a factor in a stabilized turn. When banking the airplane I teach ,look, kick and turn, then neutralize, the airplane should continue at this bank angle (turbulence not...
  5. Go to your local hardware store and ask if they...

    Go to your local hardware store and ask if they have any obsolete paint. I have changed paint companies (not by choice) three times in the last five yrs. Lots of half price paint sales and still a...
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    I have given that quite a bit of thought and...

    I have given that quite a bit of thought and discussion and I'm not sure. The system seemed to work fine on the ground with proper indication. When we got airborne is when the data went ratty. I...
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    I would question that 3% must be quite old. For...

    I would question that 3% must be quite old.
    For me it has been a godsend. I don't think I would have kept my Cheetah if it weren't for OM.
    The fear is it will devalue an airplane. If I was...
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    BLOWING MY HORN,,,,,again. Move to Canada...

    BLOWING MY HORN,,,,,again.

    Move to Canada where we have the OM category. A friend of mine just acquired a derelict Aeronca Sedan. He is deciding weather to rebuild it as an OM or sell it to some...
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    Talk about a brain fart,,,,we recently flew to...

    Talk about a brain fart,,,,we recently flew to Phoenix and they took my toothpaste and my wife's,,,,,,lubricant.

    But no gun,,,,were Canadians!
  10. That has been making the rounds, pretty cool even...

    That has been making the rounds, pretty cool even if it is RC. I can't believe that tail stand was manually controlled. Had to be some gyro wizardry going on there.

    Also the there is no...
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    An update on Belite

    An update.

    I have been in contact with James Wiebe of Belite and he has agreed to work with me to resolve the issue regarding the fuel level sensor system he builds.

    One of his arguments and...
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    An update. I have been in contact with James...

    An update.
    I have been in contact with James Wiebe of Belite and he has agreed to work with me to resolve the issue.
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    EAA insurance, liability only, $365 per yr. Just...

    EAA insurance, liability only, $365 per yr. Just enough to keep the liayers at bay.
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    Unhappy with service from vendor

    In July of 2017 I purchased what I hoped would be a simple solution to fuel quantity from James Wiebe at Belite.
    It looked,,in the video like a simple system and would serve my situation.
    Short...
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    $140 for a spark plug! I am glad I bought Pmags...

    $140 for a spark plug!
    I am glad I bought Pmags and use $5 BR8's.
    Try gaping your massive plugs to .40 and get that old 1940 tractor mag to fire them.
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    The damndest things

    We have a Jodel with a freshly re built C85 and after a few hours one mag was dead.
    It took a bit of sleuthing but we finally determined it was the left one.
    One of the tests we did was pull the...
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    Ya'll sure know how to complicate things. See us...

    Ya'll sure know how to complicate things. See us Canucks do it a lot simpler. I am an ultralight instructor, easy to get and I can teach in anything. Long as it has some type of lifting surface and...
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    Three blade IVO medium for sale

    I have pictures, has been used but the blades look perfect, has the slipper rings for in flight adjustable but is currently set up for ground adjustable.
    Blades are 33 inches long. ...
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    We painted a fabric Challenger with red latex...

    We painted a fabric Challenger with red latex exterior house paint (it was on sale) and used a roller.
    It looked good flying overhead and acceptable standing beside it.
    It was 5 yrs old when we...
  20. I understand the concept. I too have flying...

    I understand the concept. I too have flying anxiety having done most of the stupid things you can in an airplane,,,except the final one.
    I put it down to age, when I was 20 I saw my life as a long...
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    We have had fatal accidents in Canada in the last...

    We have had fatal accidents in Canada in the last few weeks. They all look like stall spin accidents. WTF.
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    I agree, excellent discussion on a subject...

    I agree, excellent discussion on a subject covered many times, but like recurrent training is good to re hash. What I notice is how often the lawyers insurance companies and govt are invoked in...
  23. Thread: AOA

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    AOA

    I have been popooing angle of attack instruments as being unnecessary, until I used one in a friends airplane.
    Now I'm a convert. I just installed the one AS sells, pressure type, no electronics....
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    Stall in a turn

    I have been having a spirited conversation with a couple of friends about stalls during a turn.
    I have seen it in other articles that say the upper wing stalls first.
    It is not logical to me.
    I...
  25. Astonishing, I taught a friend to fly, ultralight...

    Astonishing, I taught a friend to fly, ultralight in Canada. He has flown over 100 hours and now is taking training for his private. They are telling him he has to do 17 hrs before he can solo. He's...
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