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Garmin 396 Reception Improves by Mike Spera
I did have the GA-25 antenna all the while I had intermittent lost sat reception. Bought a new high-gain replacement on line and did the swap last weekend. For 2 days prior to the swap, I would lose reception completely on a S-SE heading. The new antenna shows 10 sats 3/4 way up or better....
April 29th 07 03:37 AM
by Jonathan Goodish Go to last post
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Buying a Pitts for aerobatics and touring by drclive
I been dreaming to buy a machine to do aerobatics as well as touring. Currently I'm doing aerobatic training in a Pitts S2A, but its avionics doesn't seem very suitable for touring or navigation exercises. I have seems some Pitts S1S and the same problems. Can anybody advice me what would the best...
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April 27th 07 12:27 PM
by Viperdoc[_4_] Go to last post
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Microturbo TRS-18 Engine Control Documentation Needed by [email protected]
Hello Everyone - I work for the controls and instrumentation group at Canada's National Research Council in Ottawa, Canada. We test turboprop and turbojet engines for most of the major engine manufacturers. We acquired 4 Microturbo TRS-18's in the 1980's for a research project that was cancelled....
April 27th 07 12:01 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Saw this at rec.aviation.homebuilt Any Georgia fly-ins in May? by John[_1_]
"Bob Martin View profile More options Apr 22, 8:45 pm Newsgroups: rec.aviation.homebuilt From: Bob Martin Date: Sun, 22 Apr 2007 20:45:25 -0400 Local: Sun, Apr 22 2007 8:45 pm Subject: Any Georgia fly-ins in May? Reply | Reply to author | Forward | Print | Individual...
April 25th 07 09:54 PM
by Morgans[_2_] Go to last post
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Hartzell AD Followup by Doug Vetter
This is a follow-up to a message I sent to the group recently about the Hartzell propeller AD. I flew out to the prop shop today and had them inspect my hub using the eddy current method. Interesting technology and quite accurate for finding the smallest of cracks on or very near the surface. ...
April 25th 07 01:52 PM
by nrp Go to last post
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Airmap 2000C ??? by Tri-Pacer
I just got my new Lowrance Airmap 2000C and am playing with it before I fly with it. It is different enough from my current GPS (King Airmap IIIC) that I have a bit of a learning curve to get comfortable with the new unit. After spending over 30 minutes with Lowrance on hold, then getting...
April 25th 07 02:46 AM
by Tri-Pacer Go to last post
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Dimming the Icom A200 by reid
Greetings.... Despite a search to find the answer I'm seeking, I've found nothing. I hope some of those who've bolding built and flown can give me a heads up on what I'm missing. To be as concise as possible, yet not mislead anyone, here goes as to my problem. I'm helping a friend put his Icom...
April 24th 07 03:31 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Pin out Wiring Diagram for a Garmin 396 by rotor&wing
Does anyone have the pinout wiring diagram for the Garmin 396?
April 24th 07 04:52 AM
by mikem Go to last post
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Radio buzz by Robert M. Gary
I have an MX170 radio that I use to pick up ATIS, etc. Recently it will occassionally have a buzz in it that is so loud you cannot hear the transmission. It will buzz on all freq, then later in the flight it will go away. This unit is no longer supported so I'm wondering if there is any chance this...
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April 23rd 07 06:48 PM
by Michael Houghton Go to last post
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Power Supply in 98 C182S by [email protected]
Dan wrote: Our club is in the final stages of purchasing a 1998 Cessna 182S. Much to my dismay, I noticed the lack of a 12-volt cigarette lighter (or it's 24-volt equivalent) anywhere to be found. (am I just not looking in the right place?) What are the options here? How difficult...
April 23rd 07 09:55 AM
by Scott Skylane Go to last post
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486 vs GDL69a by TF
Decision time. Do I go for a panel mounted GDL69a in my 77 Mooney (MX20) for a big price tag. Or do I do the cheap and cheerful 486 portable route ? Seems on a cost basis that the 486 is the choice . Why wouldn't you ? I like the integrated approach for the neatness factor. No wires...
April 23rd 07 04:19 AM
by Andrew Gideon Go to last post
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C172N Eats Landing lights for breakfast by [email protected]
My friend owns a 77 172N. Eats Landing lights. A real pain to change with the cowling. I recently read in an old copy of Aviation Consumer Buyers guide that some of the N models are known to do this and that there's a Landing Light Improvement Kit from Cessna. I could not find one online Does...
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April 23rd 07 04:17 AM
by Andrew Gideon Go to last post
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0200 TCM fuel pump failure by Larry
Just wanted to share this with you. Finished up my Annual. Noticed fuel leaking around top "dome" of mechanical fuel pump when I turned on my backup electric pump. Also electric pump would not "pressurize" as normal. (engine not running). Looked carefully at the securing bolt on top of the F/P...
April 22nd 07 05:53 PM
by Larry Go to last post
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Avgas prices in your area? by wise purchaser
I fly to KBHM ( Birmingham, AL) Avag gas is $ 5.38 Gal!!! Just over the border in Tennessee AVGAS gas is about $ 3.38 Gal! ????? WHY??? I fly with MOGAS 95 % time for $ 2.65 /gal Thank GOOODNES MY Cessna 150 /150 has the long range wing tanks(40 gal) plus the O&N conversions 15 gal...
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April 22nd 07 03:53 AM
by tony roberts Go to last post
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Who pays redux by Viperdoc[_4_]
After a few weeks, I called my mechanic, since I had not received a bill. (See previous threads for background): Immediately after the last annual, the plane threw an alternator belt. We went through three belts, and the last one has been in for six hours and worked fine. During this time we...
April 21st 07 04:19 PM
by Matt Barrow[_4_] Go to last post
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Paint shops in Atlanta area ? by Mike
Due to some peeling clear coar, slightly thinning base coat in a couple of places, and some recent minor hail damage (with payment from insurance) it looks like we're due for a paint job on our Archer. Can anyone suggest any good shops (or ones to stay away from) in the Atlanta area? All...
April 21st 07 03:58 PM
by Stephen N Mills Go to last post
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Lowrance 2000C ??? by Tri-Pacer
I just looked at one of these jewels yesterday and I am impressed. Is anyone using one? How do you like it. I'd really like to hear pro's and cons. I'm presently using a King Skymap IIIC and could probably sell if for what a Lowrance 2000C would cost. Thanks
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April 21st 07 03:12 AM
by Jonathan Goodish Go to last post
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Mooney M20C Questions by Greg Esres[_2_]
On the hydraulic flaps, does the position of the silver pump handle have any bearing on whether or not the hydraulic pressure leaks out of the flap, once they are extended? (The POH doesn't say that it does.) There is some mechanism underneath the instrument panel that has some adjustment for the...
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April 20th 07 02:35 PM
by Dave Butler Go to last post
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My Plane made Airworthy .... $38.00 by Charles Talleyrand
My Cessna 150's front nose strut released all it's fluid. The plane was grounded. The mechanic took it from the hanger, replaced the seal and fluid, and put it back in the hanger. Total cost .. $38.00. I'm happy with my mechanic. -Charles Talleyrand
April 20th 07 03:51 AM
by Charles Talleyrand Go to last post
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broken ground wire by Matt
Hello everyone. I was looking under the cowling of the 152 the other day, and I noticed that the ground wire from the left magneto was broken. The end of it looked like it was frayed and burned. However, when I did a mag check I got the normal RPM drop on each magneto. I also was able to...
April 20th 07 02:25 AM
by mikem Go to last post
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