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Tech Questions
Jump to new posts Re: 1974 Cessna172 M Yoke control lock by ACKIFR @ 34 minutes 53 seconds ago

Can you remember his name or address? Thanks
New Member Introductions
Jump to new posts Re: New Member Introductions - 2020 by Marcemmanuel @ Today at 11:39 AM

Hi everybody, My name is Marc-Emmanuel and I'm proud to own a nice 172P. I live in France and will use it for family flights. Registration is F-GLOK sn 75517 ;-) Nice day to all of you
Tech Questions
Jump to new posts Re: Pull starter cable routing by 4313 @ Today at 11:08 AM

Don't know of any specific routings and have never seen any info for it other than it needs to clear the controls in all positions with out any sharp bends. Time to get under there and study the situation. Alan
Avionics
Jump to new posts Re: Sophie's choice on upgrades by C420sailor @ Today at 10:40 AM

The 375 looks like a great solution... ...except youíll need to sort a few other things out. It doesnít have an integrated NAV/COM, so youíll need to keep your other two radios. To avoid having three CDIs (one for the GPS, one for NAV1, one for NAV
Tech Questions
Jump to new posts Re: Engine overhaul options by Rusty Rudder @ Today at 08:47 AM

Please, give them a shout, (State Farm, I'll dig up the policy for you) I could give a rats as$ ! Nothing fraudulent about it, they were informed, they paid and the repairs shop did slip shod work, in your own words, as I have it recorded. Ok, you
Tech Questions
Jump to new posts Re: Tire Pressure? by Bacho @ Today at 06:11 AM

Just like your car, the rated sidewall pressure is not the ideal pressure for your particular car.
Your Daily Cup of Joe
Jump to new posts Tuesday December 1st by Rusty Rudder @ Today at 05:54 AM

Hello December and 43 F, headed the wrong way tho, 37 f by days end...
Flying & C172 Club General Discussion
Jump to new posts Re: Aborted Take-Off Reports ? by Flubber4.0 @ Today at 02:15 AM

I am sometimes on the radio at our uncontrolled airfield and we had the agreement to ask in such case because we want to know when the reason was deer crossing the field (we cannot see down all the runway from our 'tower' position). I somehow doubt
Stories and Adventures
Jump to new posts Re: Superstition Mountain sightseeing by Pilawt @ Yesterday at 04:56 PM

Thanks, GB - that's a good suggestion for exploring the area. Also south of Florence on Highway 79 is the Tom Mix memorial, where in 1940 the legendary cowboy actor's Cord roadster (with a Lycoming engine!) went off the road and he was killed. My f
Avionics
Jump to new posts Re: Uavionix AV30-C now FAA APPROVED! by WeatherPilot @ Yesterday at 04:10 PM

Installed two AV-30C's - took out the vacuum system. Working okay. Some drift initially with the DG function but after a few flights seems to be acceptable. Very happy with the package. Going to interface with Garmin GPS-175 WAAS next. Waiting for S
Tech Questions
Jump to new posts Re: One set of small baffle parts missing by PilotPeat @ Yesterday at 03:12 PM

We found one missing at annual, the little spring probably broke and it departed. Fabricated a replacement using one of the existing ones as a template. Very easy to make.
Your Daily Cup of Joe
Jump to new posts Monday November 30th by Rusty Rudder @ Yesterday at 03:46 AM

So long November ! 43 f for 48 and big rain !
Tech Questions
Jump to new posts Re: Skytec Starter Solenoid by Oneil250 @ 11/29/20 11:25 PM

Looking at the wiring diagram, I think you are correct. Solenoid is built into the starter.
Mods & STCs
Jump to new posts Re: Seat upholstery by Shiner @ 11/29/20 09:45 PM

I did my 1975 C172M with Hangar Bay Aircraft Interiors this past winter. It cost me under $2400. I was able to install the carpet, side panels and seats in four days. I probably could have done it faster but I took my time. Iíve been very happy w
Avionics
Jump to new posts Re: TKM MX170C - new model works better by cebuaeroclub @ 11/29/20 09:19 PM

Greetings, After reading your experience, I'm motivated to service my ARC's and would like to see them work like new. Could you advice me who your repair station is and if they do ARC's. If not, maybe you or someone could recommend a good repair sta
Flying & C172 Club General Discussion
Jump to new posts Re: Looking for Dad's 172 by N5479R @ 11/29/20 07:25 PM

Originally Posted By: PilawtOriginally Posted By: LEO_622I'm lucky enough to have my late fathers airplane. Me too. My dad owned it for 20 years (1988-2008); I've had it for 12 now. Quote:I hope you find it and its in good condition! Likewise!
Off-Topic
Jump to new posts Re: Continue the story by 5 words by Peedie Montgomery @ 11/29/20 04:58 PM

MY FURBUDDYS LIKE TO FLY
Avionics
Jump to new posts Re: Anyone install the Garmin 275? by Challenger1 @ 11/29/20 04:16 PM

Thanks Henry. I was hoping you would be along to fix it.. It was tough making my post like it was. Good to have you around! Lol Thanks again. My buddy will be back on the 4th and we will fly it then. He got to fly it home for 20 minutes the othe
Your Daily Cup of Joe
Jump to new posts Re: Sunday November 29th by cadcap @ 11/29/20 03:43 PM

Another nice one here today, sunny, light breeze and a high of 50 F. Got last minute outdoor maintenance around the house done...kinda. Never "done". Flew 1.6 yesterday, it was a bit warmer and I had cloudless skies...took off .5 before su
Tips & Tricks
Jump to new posts Re: Winter Flying - Good to Know and Resources? by Challenger1 @ 11/29/20 12:13 PM

Welcome to the midwest ! What a change huh? I do let it warm up maybe 5 minutes longer before the run up. Use my carb heat more than I do during the summer. I donít lean as aggressively during the winter but still do some. I tape off all fresh a
Avionics
Jump to new posts Re: Garmin 340 audiompanel by skymac @ 11/29/20 08:16 AM

Spray it down with QD Electronic cleaner and push the buttons hard and a lot, fixed it right up. You can also send it back to Garmin via dealer on an exchange program and they charge you about $300
Tech Questions
Jump to new posts Re: 60A Alternator Circuit Breaker by Wade L @ 11/29/20 07:39 AM

Originally Posted By: Mike492FWIW, I had a 60 amp breaker pop on my 172M on two occasions. Both times were when I was using landing light, flaps, pitot heater, strobes, etc, etc and when I landed, I did a current analysis and realized I had drawn we
Tech Questions
Jump to new posts Re: Beacon for R172K by skyhawk3 @ 11/29/20 02:54 AM

Whelen. They have options for each model year... https://flywat.com/collections/cessna-products
Avionics
Jump to new posts Re: 172M Overhead Panel Light Switch by C420sailor @ 11/28/20 12:46 PM

Mine only has one switch, and my red light burns constantly.
Your Daily Cup of Joe
Jump to new posts Re: Saturday November 28th by CD. @ 11/28/20 08:18 AM

We are about to have some cold here... actually going to get down into the 20's next week! Haven't been flying in over a week... hunting trip and family time over Thanksgiving. My 172 is about to go down for it's annual, so I'll be out of commissio
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