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  • at7615's Avatar
    Today, 07:21 PM
    at7615 started a thread 74dm6-0-60 in For Sale and Wanted
    Needin a Sensenich 74DM6-0-60. Don't wanna buy new!
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  • Steve Pierce's Avatar
    Today, 07:09 PM
    I was talking to someone today about his J3 that JW rebuilt. I think it was US Air which explains even more. ;)
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  • Vagabondblues's Avatar
    Today, 07:06 PM
    I was raised on old “ Heavy Iron” at American Airlines by crusty old mechanics like JW. Explains a lot doesn’t it. I suspected that he had worked...
    147 replies | 52320 view(s)
  • Kenlsa's Avatar
    Today, 06:24 PM
    Kenlsa replied to a thread Tank removal in Modifications
    Thanks everyone for the info. Just to expand on the numbers......the Colt left the factory at 982.9 lbs (has an advertised/nominal weight of 985,...
    16 replies | 348 view(s)
  • Steve Pierce's Avatar
    Today, 04:15 PM
    What type aircraft were you working on where you used these?
    147 replies | 52320 view(s)
  • Jeff J's Avatar
    Today, 02:49 PM
    Jeff J replied to a thread Tank removal in Modifications
    Plane power has one that is internally regulated with the “crowbar” protection. I put one in my Thorp a few years ago after the Denso came apart on...
    16 replies | 348 view(s)
  • Glen Geller's Avatar
    Today, 02:25 PM
    Glen Geller replied to a thread Tank removal in Modifications
    Hi Ken, As you may be aware, there is an STC in the US to install lightweight battery and upgrade the electrical system. Food for thought, it can...
    16 replies | 348 view(s)
  • Vagabondblues's Avatar
    Today, 02:04 PM
    I have installed many of these in my 37 year career as an A&P. Most were under an FAA approved system/processes that had detailed maintenance task...
    147 replies | 52320 view(s)
  • Gilbert Pierce's Avatar
    Today, 11:19 AM
    Gilbert Pierce replied to a thread Tank removal in Modifications
    I spent some time in alternator engineering and manufacturing. I would never feel comfortable with an internally regulated alternator in an airplane....
    16 replies | 348 view(s)
  • 28a's Avatar
    Today, 10:37 AM
    28a replied to a thread Oil Filter Adapter in Maintenance Hangar
    This post lit my caution light, based on a previous career in ag equipment and hydraulics system design. Many years ago flareless (bite type)...
    147 replies | 52320 view(s)
  • Jeff J's Avatar
    Today, 10:24 AM
    Jeff J replied to a thread WOW switch in Maintenance Hangar
    Common practice among agpilots as well. It’s an unnecessary distraction when you spend a good sized portion of the day on the edge of a stall.
    7 replies | 146 view(s)
  • dgapilot's Avatar
    Today, 09:30 AM
    dgapilot replied to a thread Tank removal in Modifications
    I would think if it was one of the TSO batteries that had the fire, we will be seeing an AD before long. I suspect it was one of the commercial...
    16 replies | 348 view(s)
  • dgapilot's Avatar
    Today, 09:24 AM
    dgapilot replied to a thread Tank removal in Modifications
    That’s why the TSO says it can only be used with an alternator with an external regulator. It also requires a battery warning light and bus voltage...
    16 replies | 348 view(s)
  • dgapilot's Avatar
    Today, 09:18 AM
    dgapilot replied to a thread WOW switch in Maintenance Hangar
    I never saw a stall warning system with a squat switch in the circuit. Doesn’t make much sense to me. If you are on the ground, you shouldn’t have...
    7 replies | 146 view(s)
  • bluejeepdad's Avatar
    Today, 09:17 AM
    One thing to note is that CHT readings only indicate the temperature of the metal at the sensor location. Other places in the head will be much...
    8 replies | 335 view(s)
  • Jeff J's Avatar
    Today, 09:03 AM
    Jeff J replied to a thread WOW switch in Maintenance Hangar
    There are lots of examples of fixed gear aircraft without a WOW switch using electric stall warning systems. They all have a metal tab moved with air...
    7 replies | 146 view(s)
  • Steve Pierce's Avatar
    Today, 07:53 AM
    Steve Pierce replied to a thread Tank removal in Modifications
    I would ask for the details on the EarthX runaway. There is built in circuitry and it there should be an over voltage relay and a way to kill the...
    16 replies | 348 view(s)
  • deandayton's Avatar
    Today, 07:33 AM
    deandayton replied to a thread WOW switch in Maintenance Hangar
    Stall horn? On a PA22? The only audible warning I get is from my passengers Sent from my SM-G950U using Tapatalk
    7 replies | 146 view(s)
  • Kenlsa's Avatar
    Today, 12:21 AM
    Kenlsa replied to a thread Tank removal in Modifications
    dgapilot, Just spoke to our national tech manager about an Earth X as it would be a big weight saving. He said that there was a recent runaway...
    16 replies | 348 view(s)
  • LarryV's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:04 PM
    Exactly. You can't avoid the range entirely, but you can move through it quickly.
    8 replies | 335 view(s)
  • mmoyle's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:19 PM
    mmoyle replied to a thread WOW switch in Maintenance Hangar
    Mine had a lift indicator installed, but no WOW switch. It was disconnected when I bought it. The makeshift WOW switch was a normally closed push...
    7 replies | 146 view(s)
  • Spdcrazy's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:12 PM
    Spdcrazy replied to a thread WOW switch in Maintenance Hangar
    What would be the benefit of a WOW switch on a fixed gear airplane? Mostly curious is all.
    7 replies | 146 view(s)
  • Pacerfgoe's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:52 PM
    Pacerfgoe replied to a thread WOW switch in Maintenance Hangar
    Never heard of one on a light weight Piper......if there is one it’s a total waste of payload....pull it out!
    7 replies | 146 view(s)
  • Subsonic's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:46 PM
    LarryV said, "You don't want to be operating your engine near max CHT in the 40-50 degree ROP range at power settings over about 60%-65%." New...
    8 replies | 335 view(s)
  • mmoyle's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:13 PM
    mmoyle started a thread WOW switch in Maintenance Hangar
    Anyone ever seen a WOW switch/s (weight on wheels) on Piper PA 22 landing gear. I can see how one would be mounted on the nose gear...but what about...
    7 replies | 146 view(s)
  • Subsonic's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:02 PM
    I will attempt to clarify a couple comments. When I said: "Just leaning so rpm would just drop off a little, then push in the throttle to get...
    8 replies | 335 view(s)
  • VTClipper's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:17 PM
    VTClipper replied to a thread Vermont Clipper in Shortwing Saloon
    Wow...it looks great...! Looking forward to seeing it all back together.
    49 replies | 1407 view(s)
  • roguewillie's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:09 PM
    Nope that one wasn't mine this one here is mine. I bought this in September and have been working on it ever since. cant wait to get the ole girl...
    49 replies | 1407 view(s)
  • VTClipper's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:03 PM
    VTClipper replied to a thread Vermont Clipper in Shortwing Saloon
    Thanks so much roguewillie...! I really enjoyed meeting Brett and I think I saw your PA20 while I was on one of my several trips over to Central...
    49 replies | 1407 view(s)
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