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Posted in thread: Wish me luck! on 10-26-2016 at 01:19 AM
Or just get a Hobbs airspeed switch that's mounted on an inspection cover. Pretty neat.
Posted in thread: Labor price ?? on 10-23-2016 at 02:25 AM
Maybe it's just the photo but the whole vertical hinge line gap doesn't look right.
Posted in thread: Early WW2 Photo on 10-17-2016 at 03:12 AM
Another view of Moby Dick and Moby Dick Jr. Off to the right of the photo, looks like the
fabric of the L-4 is cut with tubing exposed. The 5th AF 90th BG "Jolly Rogers" operated from
bases on the nor...
Posted in thread: Stenciling for L-4B on 10-14-2016 at 04:24 PM
Posted in thread: Stenciling for L-4B on 10-13-2016 at 06:37 PM
The stencil could also say "Army Air Corps" depending on when your L-4 was manufactured and/or
what historical time period you are trying to represent with your restoration. In considering
if the sten...
Posted in thread: Best L-4 history book or resources? on 10-04-2016 at 05:37 PM
The CAP did keep maintenance logbooks. I have CAP maintenance logbooks that go back to the
early - mid 1950's for my L-4 that was in the CAP until 1971 or 1972 when it was sold off to
Posted in thread: Checklists! on 09-29-2016 at 04:19 PM
I pull it out a mile out and push it in on short final.GlennGlenn, TMI !!
Posted in thread: Checklists! on 09-27-2016 at 07:55 PM
I check J-3 carb heat on the downwind by applying it for a few seconds, noting the expected
smooth RPM drop. Then, I turn it off for the rest of the approach and landing. At my airport's
high density ...
Posted in thread: Another pitch trim question on 09-23-2016 at 07:23 PM
What were the weights, Left, Right and tail? Don't know the difference it would make, but did
you measure the tail weight at the tail post, with the airplane level (tail up) in latitude and
Posted in thread: wing tank gauge on 09-19-2016 at 05:07 PM
Tank is installed, Dad built the tank in 1980 during the last recover. It does not "feed" to
the main tank. There is a selector valve under the fuel tank for main or wing tank. Interesting
set up, if ...