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Mods & STCs
Jump to new posts Re: Moving the battery on 172n for deltahawk STC by Flubber4.0 @ Yesterday at 11:33 PM

Originally Posted By: TankPanZeRHas any moved the battery box off the firewall to the compartment behind luggage area? And add 20 kilograms of copper to get the heavy wire needed to the starter, what wire gage would be sufficient? Does sound terribl
Flying & C172 Club General Discussion
Jump to new posts Re: Avionics cooling air vents. by Flubber4.0 @ Yesterday at 11:29 PM

The computerized 'modern' avionics usually does bring their own fans, so the central one may simply no longer be needed. I am not 100 percent happy about it, because it pulls one point to look at an replaces it with several points of failure.
Avionics
Jump to new posts Re: Electronic buzzing in panel with master off by Flubber4.0 @ Yesterday at 11:26 PM

One of the numerous fans in your panel running on battery to cool down electronics.
Avionics
Jump to new posts Re: Generator, Regulator, or amperes gauges? by Henry M. @ Yesterday at 08:55 PM

I got a cigarette lighter voltmeter for my 172. It saved me a short time later when I started on a sightseeing trip and noticed the low voltage, but barely a movement on the ammeter. I had LED lights and a modern radio, and there was just not that mu
Tech Questions
Jump to new posts Raw fuel smell on descent by Kentucky Captain @ Yesterday at 08:46 PM

I don't know why I get all of the weird issues, but, here goes: My daughter and I went from BRY to 2I3 for a fly-in yesterday. To give you the basic info: The trip is only about 50 miles. We fueled the airplane before departure We climbed to 4500'
Your Daily Cup of Joe
Jump to new posts Re: Sunday September 20th by Rusty Rudder @ Yesterday at 04:29 PM

Originally Posted By: CD.I did a PILOTS N PAWS flight today. Flew 4 puppies to a new home. That's the 1st time I've ever flew some animals. My wife decided to go and she couldn't leave them in their carrier... ended up cradling all 4 in her lap!
Mods & STCs
Jump to new posts Re: Horton Stol Kit 172N by Henry M. @ Yesterday at 12:42 PM

There's a comparison of the STOL cuffs at https://www.steneaviation.com/products/sportsman-stol-late-kit My 172E was able to reach book speeds with the Horton kit on. What model 172 are you looking at installing this on? It makes a difference.
Cessna 172 Club Classifieds
Jump to new posts Re: Wheel pants - wanted to buy by skyhawk3 @ Yesterday at 12:11 PM

I believe the switch was in the early 60's (pointed style). The original teardrop type were fiberglass. On my 150 I actually found a NOS LH pant. Still had the Cessna PN printed inside. My 172 pants (of which I have a few sets) are also fiberglass.
Tech Questions
Jump to new posts Re: Fuel Discrepancy by Showboatsix @ Yesterday at 10:22 AM

I hold 42 (listed) in reality could only get 19.2 & 19.1 in totally empty tanks, = 38.3 gallons total at 8 gallons an hour, at 2 hrs = 16 gallons burned 22.3 left, and at 2 hrs I have to P so I always have more fuel than bladder, and 3 hrs is r
Your Daily Cup of Joe
Jump to new posts Re: Saturday September 19th by SeaProbe @ 09/19/20 10:11 PM

The smoke finally cleared enough for me to willingly go flying. The coastal area is clear, however the interior has some smoke and haze. We stayed clear of the Sierras and foothills, and went to Nancy's at Willows (WLW) airport for some delicious pie
Tech Questions
Jump to new posts Re: Burning Smell by Sondavid @ 09/19/20 12:55 PM

I did EXACTLY that! 4 years ago, my “new” 1957 172, which has the “big” 35 amp generator. Purchased in the middle of October, I soon found myself flying after dark with nav, rotating beacon, strobe, landing and taxi light on... Ended up returning to
Avionics
Jump to new posts Re: L3 NGT 9000 ADS B by ACKIFR @ 09/19/20 07:29 AM

Thanks - just bought mini. What app did you install - Foreflight?
Flying & C172 Club General Discussion
Jump to new posts Re: RV camping with our Cessna this weekend! by Rusty Rudder @ 09/19/20 05:53 AM

Thats a great idea with the rv at the airport. Wife drove our rv 2 hours south and met me in the plane, tied the plane up and jumped in the rv with her and continued another 45 min to a family farm near the Pa border.... We had to as friends arrive
Mods & STCs
Jump to new posts Re: STC third seat belt by Flubber4.0 @ 09/19/20 01:04 AM

That was an interesting question, thanks for asking! I never realized this is possible, but indeed, the TCDS states Number of Seats - 4 (2 at +36, 2 at +70) (For child's optional jump seat, refer to Equipment List.) So neither FAA, nor insurance ha
Off-Topic
Jump to new posts Re: Continue the story by 5 words by SeaProbe @ 09/18/20 10:00 PM

Wildfire smoke makes me Sneezy
Your Daily Cup of Joe
Jump to new posts Re: Friday September 18th by Packman @ 09/18/20 09:20 PM

50’s tonight and clear, smooth air. Took my oldest daughter up for her first ride in 18X. The old 300D was making good power tonight, climbed to 7,500 and had a great view of the Door County Peninsula. (The peninsula between The Bay of Green Bay an
New Member Introductions
Jump to new posts Re: New Member Introductions - 2020 by Packman @ 09/18/20 09:13 PM

Congratulations Chris, that’s awesome, keep us posted!
Flying & C172 Club General Discussion
Jump to new posts Re: RPM Range 0 300 D by Sondavid @ 09/18/20 11:41 AM

Anyway, I looked up my 1958 172 Owner’s manual. The forward says the book covers 1957 and 1958. There is very similar verbiage to the 1974 150L book, under procedures. It describes the well known run-up. Then, if there is any doubt as to performance,
Your Daily Cup of Joe
Jump to new posts Re: Thursday September 17th by Jon H @ 09/17/20 12:08 PM

paperwork time for me happy thursday currently 97 headed for 110F today trying to get caught up on paperwork then maybe I'll get out and do some work on the XP.
Flying & C172 Club General Discussion
Jump to new posts Re: Cessna 172K Skyhawk Rigging by EdW @ 09/17/20 10:27 AM

Try Paul New, Tennessee Aircraft https://www.tennesseeaircraft.net/ Should run about $1,000 or maybe less. Ed
Tech Questions
Jump to new posts Re: Circuit breaker tripping by rick c @ 09/17/20 10:04 AM

Actually I think what he had in mind was a 2 pole to replace the master switch, then a secondary 1 pole for the alternator (kinda like an avionics master but for the alternator). So the functionality of a split rocker type switch but hopefully more r
Your Daily Cup of Joe
Jump to new posts Re: Wednesday September 16th by Jon H @ 09/16/20 08:29 PM

Viper, Wow I cant believe these protesters, need to make them do something useful, like help put out all of these fires yeah we are going to try and go up there in the spring oh and high temp today was 111F maybe cooler temps next week
C172 Photo Gallery
Jump to new posts Re: N3832R Wins Outstanding 172 Award At AirVenture2012 by Challenger1 @ 09/16/20 12:02 PM

Very nice, you have the nice touch for sheet metal and body work I see. Wish I had those skills. How close are you to be done ready to fly it? Fly it down to Leebottom this coming weekend or any time next week or even next weekend. My wife and I a
Avionics
Jump to new posts Re: Uavionix AV30-C now FAA APPROVED! by propizza @ 09/16/20 05:20 AM

Originally Posted By: UnderdogPropizza, I noticed the grounding requirements, but didn't notice that it was different from the experimental version. Must have been the FAA's hand in this during certification. The way I understand it from the instal
Your Daily Cup of Joe
Jump to new posts Re: Tuesday September 15th by Viper_96 @ 09/15/20 12:11 PM

Good Tuesday morning everyone, 79F this AM headed for 98F with hazy skies (smoke from CA burning) and clam winds. Gym and office this morning with a trip to the airport to check on the 172 this afternoon. Hope you all have a good day, and hope the
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