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    Engine overhaul and shops question

    To do and overhaul on an aircraft engine does it have to be a shop that does the work? I'm not talking about a home built type of deal.
    A search for do it yourself aircraft engine overhaul brought...
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    It's not going to happen. I just think its crazy...

    It's not going to happen. I just think its crazy to be so restrictive here in the US and just toss in the towel for foreign country's, and allow aircraft to be serviced by ones you likely wouldn't...
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    Its time for a change

    In how A and P certificates are done. This is proof.

    https://www.bizjournals.com/chicago/news/2019/10/21/southwest-airlines-mechanics-riled.html?ana=yahoo&yptr=yahoo
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    A question about paint removal

    On small parts etc. for engines or airframes.
    And then there is this....
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    So yeah lots of proof of working on aircraft...

    So yeah lots of proof of working on aircraft related with no credentials. Then there are the airlines sending alot of the maintenance work out of the country for cheaper labor as well. Just makes me...
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    A curious question

    In all aircraft manufactures and engine manufactures or rebuilders there are many non FAA licensed workers assembling and installing parts. And unless a licensed person is there watching every step...
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    So you can build a plane and apply the time for...

    So you can build a plane and apply the time for an A&P. What if I only want the P? Building a plane powered by an automobile engine gives said person zero Jet/ turbine experience. So how can I do...
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    All materials I would not care to trust keeping...

    All materials I would not care to trust keeping me so high off the ground. Its bad enough thinking about some small bolts taking some huge stresses, I'm just not a composite fan, and for real...
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    Scary low G's, a good bit of turbulence would...

    Scary low G's, a good bit of turbulence would exceed that I'd think.
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    Stupid question, what material is the wing made...

    Stupid question, what material is the wing made from? How about the spar and inner structure? What area failed?
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    A question about wing loading

    I watched a video about the 787 wings being tested. It said they went 153 or so percent of design load, so what would that be in "G" load?
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    I would think with a 2k paint or 2 part paint you...

    I would think with a 2k paint or 2 part paint you would sure need something that sets up real slow, I'd like to know more details about it as well. Like how many coats are needed etc. details are...
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    I was doing some searches and found that its very...

    I was doing some searches and found that its very funny how the FAA would be so stringent on say me, and so crazy lax else where, it really proves some nonsense to it all.
    So you think I could send...
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    Okay first off, about the teaching deal at a...

    Okay first off, about the teaching deal at a school. I am over 60 and had worked on industrial engines for many years as a job though not aircraft. I also have over 20 some plus years of machinist...
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    So with an experimental rating can the owner do...

    So with an experimental rating can the owner do all the mechanic work on it just like for the home built?
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    So can all this work out just like the building...

    So can all this work out just like the building of your own plane? So I want my PP rating, can I just do a self overhaul and log the time? That is essentially what would happen at a school. And...
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    So I could get an old Cessna 150 rip it apart and...

    So I could get an old Cessna 150 rip it apart and rebuild it, though I would have to fabricate 50 some percent of the parts? Would that qualify?
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    Engine "counts for only one point" ???? Okay so...

    Engine "counts for only one point" ???? Okay so what percentage of the actual build is that? How many points are needed?
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    So I started in and around 1972 working at an FBO...

    So I started in and around 1972 working at an FBO to at least get my P rating, and of course never thought to log the hours and get it signed off, kids you know. And then of course the nuts I worked...
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    It still amazes me that the FAA hasn't split up...

    It still amazes me that the FAA hasn't split up the Turbine and the Reciprocating Power plant rating, it makes zero sense to have them combined, they share nothing in common except a propeller if it...
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    I said parts kit, never said intact ready to...

    I said parts kit, never said intact ready to start engine. So the answer is engine work is not part of a home built aircraft then? Meaning no credit for it?
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    In my beginning flying days I think I remember...

    In my beginning flying days I think I remember climbing to 5000 or about 4500 agl to do spins. I spent a whole hour plus session one time with one of my old instructors just spinning till he got too...
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    Newby here with a question

    I thought I read that you have to build a certain percentage of an aircraft for it to be considered a home built. Is engine work considered a part of that percentage? That is either getting a parts...
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