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Club Management Issue by Geoffrey Barnes
First off, I'm not directly involved in this situation, but I am trying to gain an understanding on how other FBOs and flying clubs deal with something like it. One of our club members was flying our 182 -- which the club leases from the two gentlemen who own it -- and had what appeared to be an...
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March 30th 04 06:36 PM
by Peter Duniho Go to last post
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Cessna Service Bulletin SEB94-8 by [email protected]
Hi, We just had our annual done on our 172E, and there were cracks found in the forward horizontal stabilizer spar. The remedy is to apply Cessna Service Bulletin SEB94-8. Does anyone know where I can obtain a copy of this bulletin online? I'm trying to get an idea of the cost of this...
November 16th 06 05:05 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Avgas Where is the ceiling? by Doug Palmer
100 LL just jumped from $3.82 to $4.54 at our airport, and at HAF we traditionally represent the lower costs for our area (SF Bay) Where will it end? to the pessimists in the room this feels like the begning of the end for those of us who pinch our pennies to get a little air time in once...
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May 8th 06 08:55 PM
by John Theune Go to last post
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cost of panel upgrade on bonanza by soxinbox
I am getting ready to buy my first plane. I am considering an early 60s bonanza or debonair. Some of these planes don't have a standard "six pack" panel layout, and I was wondering if anyone had an idea of how much this would cost to upgrade. I probably would update the radios at the same time, but...
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October 29th 04 04:35 AM
by Roger Go to last post
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My Trip To The Avionics Shop $$$$$ by MRQB
Well my bird spent 6 hours at the avionics/instrument shop today getting a pito static & transponder encoder check now the results :( Transponder/Encoder Working 100% To 20,000 feet Altimeter Working 100% Well With in Specs To 14,000 feet did not go higher then aircraft service ceiling VSI ...
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April 1st 04 03:40 AM
by MRQB Go to last post
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Just Bought A Plane? STAY OUT OF FLORIDA ! by WJRFlyBoy
http://tinyurl.com/24og9o Read about the bewildering details of a number of long-suffering non-resident pilots who have been caught in the FL tax trap, (otherwise known as the "Florida Landing Fee"). It starts like this... you buy a new or used aircraft and sign the bill of sale... which starts...
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April 15th 08 12:52 PM
by ChuckSlusarczyk Go to last post
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$1 + OVC by Ben Smith
Hello and happy Friday : I requested an FAA CD-ROM with all the archived paperwork for my plane. While looking through the various 'Bill of Sale' forms, most of them say '$1 + OVC' for the selling price. (OVC = Other Verbal Consideration) Any ideas why this is done? -- Ben C-172 - N13258 @ 87Y
January 22nd 04 01:40 AM
by rip Go to last post
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Replacing PA28 panel dimmer rheostat/position light switch by Mike Noel
Anyone here know how to access and replace/repair the panel dimmer rheostat in an Archer? It still controls the panel lights OK but does not switch on the position lights. My best guess is I'll either have to be a contortionist laying on my back under the instrument panel, or I may need to...
December 1st 08 12:16 AM
by Mike Noel Go to last post
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TrueCost | Airplane™ Is Coming!! by astronomicalguy
Fellow Pilot, I’m Jim Rice, the developer of TrueCost | Airplane™ -- a brand-new cost-of-ownership service for airplane buyers. TrueCost | Airplane™ is the result of hundreds of hours of research into airplane ownership and hundreds more hours of application development. When...
October 30th 15 08:56 PM
by astronomicalguy Go to last post
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Cirrus Airframe Life Limits by Dave
I read a few posts referring to the FAA certificated life limit of the cirrus airframes and couldn't believe my eyes. So, i did some searching and here's what I found: SR20 (approved 10/23/98) - airframe life limit 12,000 hours SR22 (approved 11/30/00) - airframe life limit 4,350 hours It's...
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April 27th 04 05:58 PM
by Dave Katz Go to last post
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C172 Penn Yan 180 HP Engine Conversion by John Roncallo
Hello Does anyone have any experiance with the Pann Yan 180 HP engine conversion. I have a couple of questions? 1) How many hours did it really take to install it. 2) What is an expected increase in aircraft value? 3) How do you like it? 4) Does it really go 151 MPH
October 20th 03 06:42 PM
by Ross Richardson Go to last post
4 4,524
Sticking Lycoming O-360 valve again? by [email protected]
Hey all. Question about my Cherokee's O-360. When we first got it about 3.5 years ago, it was very low hours SOH, but almost 10 years. We had some sticking valves and bad oil consumption, so sent the jugs out to have the IRAN. At that time, in addition to the the IRAN, a few rusted valve...
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January 22nd 06 01:53 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Lycoming to approve 93 octane auto gas for O-360 & IO-360 by [email protected]
Due to the problems of getting 100LL in many places, Lycoming is seeking FAA approval for the standard compression engines to be able to use 93 octane auto gas. Link to avweb article bellow. Sounds like good news, since I have an O-360. Maybe airports will start to...
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July 11th 08 06:09 AM
by David Lesher Go to last post
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Piper Seneca II vs Cessna 310 by John Doe
Anyone have any good insights on the pros/cons of the Seneca vs the 310? I've seen several for sale in about the same price range. Thanks.
August 19th 05 01:33 PM
by OtisWinslow Go to last post
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Nothing good about Ethanol by 180pilot
Conflict with aircraft fuel systems and Ethanol are many: http://www.pmawwacs.org/downloads/gov_affairs/ethanol/Dept_Commerce_ethanol.pdf California formulation is only about 5.7 percent Ethanol, so that Cherokee 235 may get away with it for awhile, especially if it flies to other airports and...
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July 8th 06 07:20 AM
by John Godwin Go to last post
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Va and turbulent air penetration speed. by Doug
Kershner's "The Advanced Pilot's Flight Manual" has the following definition for Va. Va - The maneuvering speed. This is the maxiumu speed at a particular weight at which the controls may be fully deflected without overstressing the airplane. Now, Va is commonly taught as turbulent air...
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January 11th 04 08:35 PM
by Dan Thomas Go to last post
69 4,401
Private Pilot Uniforms by Frank[_11_]
I am anticipating getting my private certificate in the not-too-distant future. I know this may sound like a real dorky thing to some people, which is why I am reluctant to ask my instructor, but I was thinking about getting a uniform. I do not want to do anything against any "protocol", nor...
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January 14th 08 08:58 PM
by William Hung[_2_] Go to last post
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Nicopress Swaging Tool - Availability by Gary T. Ciampa
All, This information may be well known but I felt compelled to pass it along. I've been searching for a Nicopress Swaging tool and choking on the prices at the typcial aircraft supply companies. Turns out that Lowes has a Campbell Nicipress tool, 1/16 to 1/8 of an inch for $24.95. The tool is...
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January 26th 05 05:17 PM
by John Kimmel Go to last post
21 4,286
Update for Jeppesen Database by Jon Kraus
I am a new owner of a '79 Mooney that has a Garmin GNS 430 GPS installed. I am needing to get a link or directions to the Jeppesen site that tells about how you can get the database updates. I have done some Googleing and am not having any luck. Thanks in advance!! Jon Kraus PP-ASEL-IA Student...
December 27th 04 06:22 AM
by Jack Allison Go to last post
7 4,229
Matterhorn white aerosol spray can by sky
I'm replacing an inspection cover on my plane, the plane is painted with U.S Paint Awlgrip Matterhorn White. I have a small touch-up bottle of matterhorn white, but the inspection cover is too big to brush it and it would look bad. Does anyone know if matterhorn white or something very similar...
September 7th 07 11:55 AM
by B A R R Y[_2_] Go to last post
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