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They keep coming up with amazing new features and just giving them away to existing users. Garmin and Dynon should be taking notes...They have come up with a patented system for long distance flight…Continue
I have come to the conclusion that I suck as an aircraft builder and maintainer. Everything I try to do on my plane turns into a long, painful nightmare. Replacing one of my fuel senders was no…Continue
I really appreciate Daryl at Warp Drive. He has always been responsive and good for his word.I had a two-year-old "HP" hub and 3 bladed prop on my O-235-C1 engine. It was part of the recent SB. I…Continue
I've got 300 hours on my O-235-C1 in the past two years and I am still chasing down oil seepage issues. None of them have been serious, more of an annoyance and a cleanliness issue.I thought I would…Continue
One area of flying that has very little written about is "haze".There's a lot of stories about flight into IMC that usually center around flying into clouds, rain storms or black hole night experiences.
However I have learned that haze can be a subtle and deadly situation. The real problem is that aviation weather reports do a very poor job of identifying and reporting on it.
Yesterday was a classic example. I was flying home from Pine Mountain Lake in Northern…Continue
I am 6 hours into my flight test phase and am definitely struggling with the anxiety of everything that could go wrong.
For background - I have been flying for 25 years, have a little over 500 hours in Cessnas and have an instrument rating (though not current).
So far nothing really scary has happened with possible exception of finding a small engine compartment fuel leak AFTER a recent flight test.
Yesterday I flew for about an hour - at…Continue
I bought a $40 non-working mobility cart at a yard sale. I got lucky and, although the wiring was all screwed up , the 24 volt motor still worked.
When I bought it I told my wife this was HER aircraft tug. It was a way of getting her partially involved in the plane. Of course now the pressure was on me to actually make it work.
I ripped all of the wiring out and put a toggle switch on/off control on the mini-panel. I quickly learned that I would need a motor…Continue