Don Adamson

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  • Lonoke, AR
  • General Aviation
  • CFI A&P


  • Posted in thread: 1980 S1C for sale on 04-22-2017 at 12:08 AM
    Does this have a short or long fuselage?

  • Posted in thread: Going for my CFI on 04-06-2017 at 11:41 PM
    Two ways to pass the test.Sheppard air, Gleim, ASA teach the test.Sporty's and Jeppesen have
    courses that teach the material.I use Jeppesen in my flight school.Seasoned pilots make great

  • Posted in thread: Lyc O-360 light flange inspection SB or AD on 03-15-2017 at 10:45 PM
    Ad 84-13-05sb 465c

  • Posted in thread: Shock Cord Instalation tool on 03-12-2017 at 10:26 PM
    I have the Aviat bungee tool. It could use the washer bearing to help with friction, grease the
    threads with Lubriplate.It will not do most Piper bungees or the Comanche series as the photo
    suggests. ...

  • Posted in thread: Fuselage Sand Blasting on 02-16-2017 at 10:49 PM
    I have airframes blasted with limestone.Less damage than silica (sand) and less costly than
    soda or glass beads.Anyone who has the equipment for sand can do limestone.

  • Posted in thread: What's in my oil? on 01-19-2017 at 01:00 PM
    Jack, just unplug the heater and remove the plug as normal. If you have already installed oil
    you will need to drain it. Sounds like you have an old Reiff sump heater.

  • Posted in thread: What's in my oil? on 01-18-2017 at 02:42 PM
    Ray,Let me correct myself: The parts books list bronze for chrome cylinders, aluminum for
    steel.Lycoming ships bronze plugs with new cylinder kits.SI 1267D doesn't mention steel or
    chrome cylinders in...

  • Posted in thread: What's in my oil? on 01-18-2017 at 02:04 PM
    The bronze is a Lycoming thing, the aftermarkets use aluminum and so did Lycoming for a while.
    Go figure. And what Patric said.

  • Posted in thread: What's in my oil? on 01-18-2017 at 03:43 AM
    Do you have steel or chrome cylinders?Lycoming requires bronze plugs on steel walls and
    aluminum for chrome.Carbon is expected on an aged engine.Have you pulled the inlet screen?

  • Posted in thread: EZ Heat vs REIFF HOTSTRIP on 01-06-2017 at 11:36 PM
    Both work well.Both require a clean, non-painted surface to adhere to for best results.The
    Reiff uses epoxy adhesive and the EZ Heat uses RTV.Make sure to get the right size EZ Heat for
    your sump if y...

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