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    All Aluminum has essentially the same "stiffness"...

    All Aluminum has essentially the same "stiffness" (Young's modulus) of about 10,000,000 psi. What you mean here is that the 2024 is stronger than the other types listed, so that it can take more...
  2. No, you're having a "Condition Inspection" done....

    No, you're having a "Condition Inspection" done. There's no such thing as a "conditional inspection" - the inspection is not "conditional" on anything - it's checking the "condition" of the aircraft....
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    Actually, I think that 14 CFR Part 91.213(d) is...

    Actually, I think that 14 CFR Part 91.213(d) is the section you want. It allows for flight with inoperative (that's what "broken" means), HOWEVER, (d)(3) only allows for operation with inoperative...
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    Secure HTTP site?

    When should we expect the eaaforum.org site to become a secure site, using https rather than http? Especially since we need to input a password to access it.

    Browsers are starting to block...
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    It would be interesting to see the data...

    It would be interesting to see the data normalized against the number of aircraft that have reached a particular "Aircraft Time" level. IOW, if only five planes have reached 900 hours, and 4 of them...
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    Whether Exp. or TC'd, I agree with Ron W.'s and...

    Whether Exp. or TC'd, I agree with Ron W.'s and your subsequent posting that there is no "requirement" for replacing the seat belts, and that they should be replaced on condition for all the reasons...
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    14 CFR Part 91.107(3) states: (3) Except as...

    14 CFR Part 91.107(3) states:


    (3) Except as provided in this paragraph, each person on board a U.S.-registered civil aircraft (except a free balloon that incorporates a basket or gondola or an...
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    https://www.faa.gov/about/office_org/headquarters_...

    https://www.faa.gov/about/office_org/headquarters_offices/ato/service_units/techops/navservices/transition_programs/vormon/

    The only reason one would want to use a VOR instead of GPS, assuming you...
  9. Owners have not done this because in order to...

    Owners have not done this because in order to prove that a non-TSO'd piece of equipment meets the requirements of a TSO, you'd have to go through the whole range of TSO testing. In which case, if you...
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    How so? 14CFR Part 91.205(d)(2) USED to say: ...

    How so?

    14CFR Part 91.205(d)(2) USED to say:

    (2) Two-way radio communications system and navigational equipment appropriate to the ground facilities to be used.

    but the current version says:...
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    It most certainly is. See: ...

    It most certainly is. See:

    https://buy.garmin.com/en-US/US/p/577174

    Last paragraph on the page says:

    "With installation approval available for hundreds of Part 23 Class I/II aircraft models,...
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    When I was researching for the belleville washer...

    When I was researching for the belleville washer design, I found requirements from many wood prop MFG's that ranged (after the first retorquing or two) anywhere from every 10 hours (holy crap -...
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    And if you used Belleville washers, you wouldn't...

    And if you used Belleville washers, you wouldn't need to do this but once per year, at the Condition Inspection.

    You indicated that you read my response above - while it would be nice, without...
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    Better than with it windmilling, yeah. And...

    Better than with it windmilling, yeah. And smooth, too :-).

    Yes. There are always inaccuracies in torque measurements, due to friction, surface finish, lubrication, interference fits, etc., but if...
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    Nope - didn't on my plane. See: ...

    Nope - didn't on my plane. See:

    http://cozybuilders.org/Oshkosh_Presentations/2007_Prop_Loss_Desert_Center.pdf

    The safety wire will prevent the bolts from turning, but that's not worth diddly...
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    Since wood prop hubs can shrink when they dry...

    Since wood prop hubs can shrink when they dry out, a washer that depends on compression for anti-rotation would not be useful. Now, as it turns out, safety wire on wood props isn't all that useful...
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    Nothing magic. See: ...

    Nothing magic. See:

    http://www.zenithair.com/kit-data/ra/hardware.html

    second one down on the left - standard AN steel bolt.
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    I think you meant 65.81, not 65.85...

    I think you meant 65.81, not 65.85...
  19. That's my interpretation of the regs. Now, as I...

    That's my interpretation of the regs. Now, as I tell my customers, there are no transponder police, so the chance of getting in trouble either because your transponder is off or because it hasn't...
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    Do NOT use standard Simple Green on aluminum...

    Do NOT use standard Simple Green on aluminum aircraft or aluminum aircraft parts. SG makes "Aircraft Simple Green" which IS safe for aluminum (and composites).
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    No idea... In fact, it might have BEEN an FAA...

    No idea... In fact, it might have BEEN an FAA inspector - it was many years ago...
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    You can, you're just not supposed to... The onus...

    You can, you're just not supposed to... The onus will be on the builder to attempt to rectify the situation when the DAR does something that the owner believes is contrary to the rules.

    That's...
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    So as with the other thread regarding night...

    So as with the other thread regarding night lighting legality and approval that I just replied to you on, this is another issue where DAR's do different things. I HAD exactly the same interpretation...
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    I'm glad to hear that there's an appeal path -...

    I'm glad to hear that there's an appeal path - that certainly is NOT made clear to folks when they hire a DAR for an inspection of an E-AB aircraft. DAR's certainly don't hand you a piece of paper...
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    Aerocanard S/N #001 For Sale

    Folks:

    I am assisting a customer in selling Aerocanard #1, built by Jeff Russell. For more information, see:


    https://www.dropbox.com/sh/ek4raabf10mv6ev/AAAEX8cc5YHWsU6k_Mx5kXnXa?dl=0

    Any...
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