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I am currently experimenting with a Sonex/AeroConversions "Aero-Injector" throttle-body carburetor on my Jabiru 3300 vs the Bing 94. The Aero-Injector is extremely simple, very light, gravity-fed,…Continue
Tomorrow is my birthday and my lady-friend told me to be on the lookout for a UPS package today. Sure enough, the big brown truck pulled up this afternoon with a box containing some packages of…Continue
My STOL 750 has an Electronics International FT-60 "Red Cube" fuel flow sensor. The signal wire goes to my MGL RDAC XF interface board, then the RDAC is connected to my MGL XTreme EMS engine…Continue
A while back I got hooked on watching The Walking Dead series - one of a number of shows and movies about a "Zombie Apocalypse" where most of the population is turned into zombies by a mutant virus, aliens, government weaponized virus, GMO's, etc., - you get the picture - take your choice! The plot is predictable - a small band of "normal" humans makes a trek to find sanctuary from the hordes of zombies and…Continue
We were discussing the pros and cons of using a FSDO inspector vs a DAR. This reminded me of when I got my Repairman's Certificate. Every word is absolutely true!
At the conclusion of my successful AW inspection, the DAR said "Unfortunately, I can't issue the Repairman's Certificate. You'll have to go to the Nashville FSDO (90 miles away) for that. Be sure and call them and make an appointment - they have a lot of security now and won't accept a drop-in visit!" Sooo, I dutifully…Continue
My local municipal airport had an open house last Saturday and the FBO manager begged me to display my 750. Of course, that didn't take much arm-twisting! HA!
I was determined, however, to not let the plane out of my sight while on display as I have heard horror stories of little kids swinging form various parts of planes that were never intended to bear any abuse, parents plopping kids in the pilots seats and getting spills and/or the products of various kid's orifices on your seat…Continue