With just over 400 hours on my plane, today it was time for yet another oil change. While I was at it I installed an oil drain valve on my Jabiru 3300 engine. In the future this will allow me to change the oil without removing the bottom cowling.

After the oil change I went for a 130 mile flight. There was an overcast at 3,000 today so this was a low and slow flight over the coastal mountains and out over the ocean.

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Below is a screen shot of my flightpath.


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Comment by Kevin Rudd on February 22, 2009 at 12:21am
I am flying tomorrow though but only in a little old Jabiru 90 knts flat out

Comment by Kevin Rudd on February 22, 2009 at 12:18am
Your doing a great job of it to it has been top weather down here in Tasmania for flying for some time now I keep looking up and dreaming but in all fairness I only started my kit on the 1st of June 2008 and have done well to be where I am already

Comment by Stephen R. Smith on February 22, 2009 at 12:09am
Well heck, Michael Heintz gave me the job of making builders jealous. I am doing my best.

Comment by Kevin Rudd on February 22, 2009 at 12:08am
You lucky bugger I cant wait to do that but the recession means I will have to be green with envy for a little longer until I can afford to buy my engine good luck to you though
cheers Kevin

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