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    ABOUT ME

  • Indianapolis, IN
  • Grew up flying. Being too dumb to do anything else, I made it a career. ATP, A&P/IA, CFI
  • Airline Pilot

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  • Posted in thread: Air park home - South Carolina on 02-28-2012 at 02:49 AM
    Actually, now that you mention it... Chandelle sounds right. (I think I asked the controllers
    one time.) Either way, I sure would like to move to the GSP area someday, preferably with a
    runway in my b...

  • Posted in thread: Air park home - South Carolina on 02-27-2012 at 02:58 AM
    Is that in that neat little airpark off to your left when you depart 22 at KGSP? It goes by
    pretty fast in the jet but I always thought it looked pretty nice...

  • Posted in thread: Wires on 03-27-2008 at 11:09 PM
    It's not too big of a deal to adjust them. A few things to keep in mind: To use the
    tensiometer, you need to knowthe wire size (Diameter) taken fromthe ROUNDpart near the end of
    the wire, NOT the flat...

  • Posted in thread: Engine Preferences on 03-22-2008 at 12:24 PM
    From the Lycoming AD 2004-10-14:Definition of Propeller Strike (i) For the purposes of this AD,
    a propeller strike is defined as follows:(1) Any incident, whether or not the engine is
    operating, that ...

  • Posted in thread: Pitot Mounting on 03-22-2008 at 12:31 AM
    I like the under-the-wing idea. The pitot tube onour S2-Ccomes right out of the leading edge of
    the lower left wing, and it is a MONSTER. I walked into the sonofab*tch the other day, and you
    oughtta s...

  • Posted in thread: Sun n Fun on 03-22-2008 at 12:25 AM
    I need to run it by the bosslady, but I'm hoping to be there the 8th or 9th...

  • Posted in thread: airframe sandblasting on 03-22-2008 at 12:20 AM
    Like some of the others have stated, the blast media is not as critical as the pressure
    andtime, and therefore theamount of material removed. (Ever see a bead blast gun eat it's own
    nozzle? Eventually...

  • Posted in thread: Static Port Location on 03-21-2008 at 11:53 PM
    Another option for those with a pitot-only tube is to use the nearly flush-mounted static ports
    found on single engine Cessnas and the like. They don't cost a whole lot, are available from
    AS&S an...

  • Posted in thread: Engine Preferences on 03-21-2008 at 11:40 PM
    IMO, the Lycomings are an all-aroundbetter bet than the Continentals for aerobatic stuff.I
    think they are more easily suited to installation of inverted oil. Continentals seem to run
    hotter than lycom...

  • Posted in thread: Sparcraft Wing Kit- Need Info... on 03-11-2008 at 10:35 PM
    Beej,Nope, spars are not routed. I actually didn't figure I'd find anything anywhere on the
    Sparcraft wings, but I thought I'd give it a shot to see if anybody had an old copy of the
    Sparcraft Plans/m...

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