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Jump to new posts Re: Saturday December 4th by Viper_96 @ 12/05/21 02:51 AM

Good evening everyone, no flying today as well. I managed to put up Christmas lights with my kids and then put the tree up. Tomorrow is academics, then nose to the grind stone with job applications. Have a good evening everyone!
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Jump to new posts Re: `Fuel Step by skyhawk3 @ 12/05/21 02:04 AM

There were none for the older airframes....That being said there is no reason why you could not use the existing instructions and use it as the basis for installing it to the older airframes using a 337.
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Jump to new posts Re: Hangar complaints by ccox54E @ 12/05/21 01:04 AM

Thanks for the suggestion, Link Aviation Sam. So far the stripes have done a good job--if the left main is on its stripe neither the elevator nor the wing tips will hit anything. Does your boss push his plane in by hand or use a tug? If he pushes
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Jump to new posts Re: Saturday December 4th by Joeman434 @ 12/05/21 01:00 AM

Good evening all.....engine 1/2 finished. Saved some fun for tomorrow.
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Jump to new posts Re: `Fuel Step by aviamehanik @ 12/04/21 11:27 PM

Originally Posted By: CaptPennerLooks like the Cessna accessory kit AK172-168 is for 1969 and newer. Any idea about older airframes? Hi, did you find any information? I also need it.
Tech Questions
Jump to new posts steering rods? how tell if ok? by mx757 @ 12/04/21 10:24 PM

replacing steering rod boots with Kelver Boots from McFarlane $90 bucks each. Mine had big holes in them, removed them. Steering rods have very little resistence in them, they move very freely. How do you tell if rods are bad and needing repla
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Jump to new posts Re: Hangar complaints by Lynk Aviation Sam @ 12/04/21 08:39 PM

absolutely beautiful setup.
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Jump to new posts Re: Saturday December 4th by SeaProbe @ 12/04/21 06:00 PM

Thank you CF for helping to fix this board! No flying for me today, but did go up with my daughter two days ago for a night flight and dinner. For our return flight, the marine layer came in several hours earlier than forecast - not at all unusual -
Your Daily Cup of Joe
Jump to new posts Saturday December 4th by California Flyer @ 12/04/21 05:03 PM

Hello friends! Happy Saturday to you all. Please see the quick request in the Shout box on the right side of the page. We're getting close to releasing our solution for all the empty post (and other) problems with the site. If you can take a moment
Tech Questions
Jump to new posts Re: 2 second engine rpm drop after takeoff by Challenger1 @ 12/04/21 04:37 PM

Originally Posted By: DeputydogK9You didn't say what kind of aircraft/engine so not sure if this applicable but I've seen that after cleaning the fuel sump during annual - it gets a small airlock between sump and carb until it burps it all out. I
Flying & C172 Club General Discussion
Jump to new posts Re: New interesting book from a career aviator by Gooneybird @ 12/04/21 02:43 PM

I also downloaded it. Should be a great story. There are some amazing guys out there who have accomplished more in a lifetime than 99.9% of the population.
Tech Questions
Jump to new posts Re: 2 second engine rpm drop after takeoff by SCArcherPilot @ 12/04/21 11:45 AM

Originally Posted By: Challenger1Originally Posted By: SCArcherPilotmine did something similar except mine was on climbout and the engine "coughed" for lack of a better term. Almost as if i had shut the mags off for a split second. It wen
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Jump to new posts Re: Friday December 3rd by DeputydogK9 @ 12/04/21 05:34 AM

Sweet! Got annual complete on my C172 and condition inspection on my sailplane today. Program letter finally approved by Orlando FSDO yesterday for another year. Seems like every couple of years they give that task to a new inspector and each ha
Tech Questions
Jump to new posts Re: 2 second engine rpm drop after takeoff by DeputydogK9 @ 12/04/21 05:25 AM

You didn't say what kind of aircraft/engine so not sure if this applicable but I've seen that after cleaning the fuel sump during annual - it gets a small airlock between sump and carb until it burps it all out.
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Jump to new posts Re: PortaPilot by aviatormar @ 12/04/21 05:07 AM

Has anyone bought and used one yet? Any PIREPs?
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Jump to new posts Re: 2 second engine rpm drop after takeoff by Friscorob @ 12/04/21 05:02 AM

the engine has about 500smoh, and an annual in September , where fuel screen was checked. We did notice that last time we fill up the gas tanks and left the plane in the sun gas was leaking out of the gasket around the fuel caps, and not from the ven
Flying & C172 Club General Discussion
Jump to new posts Re: New interesting book from a career aviator by ccox54E @ 12/04/21 01:37 AM

Thanks for the heads-up, California Flyer. I just downloaded Fast Hewie on Kindle Unlimited.
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Jump to new posts Re: 2 second engine rpm drop after takeoff by Underdog @ 12/04/21 01:17 AM

I had something similar happen on the N model I used to own. I had just done a practice engine out to a field on a prison farm and lost power on climb out. I was just about to commit to putting it down on a dirt road on the farm when I got power ba
Flying & C172 Club General Discussion
Jump to new posts New interesting book from a career aviator by California Flyer @ 12/03/21 09:39 PM

Hello friends! My friend and neighbor Marle Hewett just published his memoirs on Amazon.com last week and I thought I'd give a quick post about the book. Marle is an amazing character, starting with his days as a Navy fighter pilot and test pilot, t
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Jump to new posts Re: Hangar complaints by Lynk Aviation Sam @ 12/03/21 08:57 PM

Our company is actually based in KSEE small world
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Jump to new posts Re: Hangar complaints by Lynk Aviation Sam @ 12/03/21 08:50 PM

Hey ccox54E, It's such an annoying issue but I know that my boss installed one of our magnetic cameras overhead, so he can check the clearance from his Ipad as he's backing it in.
Mods & STCs
Jump to new posts Re: What is max fuel for a 172? by oilers_04 @ 12/03/21 07:48 PM

Sorry my posts keep ending up blank, not sure why. I have a 172M with LR tanks. Considering flint tip tanks. I recall reading somewhere the max book value of oil consumption of a tired engine per hour could not be exceeded by available fuel on bo
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Jump to new posts Re: Man am I excited by ccox54E @ 12/03/21 07:40 PM

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