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Recently, we added several engine forums which unfortunately used-up our 15-tab allotment for forums, necessitating eliminating the Classif…

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There has been such a good response to the Viking Engines and UL Power forums that we've decided to add several more engine forums for the…

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Spring gear on older 601

Has any one converted an older straight leg 601 to spring gear.

Started by Ray Toews

6 19 hours ago
Reply by Charles Miller

Powder coating 750 Cruzer parts

Anyone got a pic of parts and what to protect or not coat ?

Started by David J Tillema

11 22 hours ago
Reply by Mark Baenen

Wing root nose skin troubles

What is the secret to get the root nose skin to lay flat as it curves around the nose rib? I tried putting crimps in mine. Not happy with t…

Started by John "Allen" Walker

3 yesterday
Reply by Carl Orton

SFO Class B Airspace changes effective August 16

I updated the U.S. aviation database in my Aera 660 GPS to get the boundaries of the new SFO Bravo airspace on the map. For VFR pilots in t…

Started by Stan Cooper

4 on Thursday
Reply by Stan Cooper

iPad Mini

When I first tried my iPad Mini in my 601 with the Bad Elf GPS I hated it. Had trouble seeing the screen, then I purchased a suction cup mo…

Started by Gil DeVault

2 Aug 14
Reply by Gil DeVault

N328SK Off Field Landing

Pilot and Passenger walked away unhurt, apparently. Report indicates a mechanical problem followed by an emergency landing.  Don't know fo…

Started by Gary Welch

2 Aug 12
Reply by David J. Beaulieu

"Sky Jeep" Vinyl Decals

Is there a specific vendor that sells the "Sky Jeep" vinyl decals that I see on some planes? Thanks for any help. Wes

Started by Wesley Elliott

10 Aug 12
Reply by Chris Hoare

Packing the wheel bearings

I am almost ready to put the bird on wheels and I am wondering what people are doing for packing wheel bearings. How are you doing it? What…

Started by Jonathan Fay

8 Aug 10
Reply by John Austin

suburu E-81 engine ignition control module

EAA Chapter 635 in Deland, FL is working on a 601 HDS with the Suburu engine.  The ignition control unit mounted on the forward part of the…

Started by roy ensminger

1 Aug 10
Reply by Glen Rushing

Nose skin dimples

 Anyone getting Nose skin dimples? when I try to pull the upper down to cleco I get dimples?dents in the tip. currently the wing needs flip…

Started by David J Tillema

8 Aug 10
Reply by David J Tillema


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