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  • Posted in thread: Prop tracking on 03-16-2018 at 01:49 PM
    It's tough to not move the plane a slight bit when pulling the prop around. This shouldn't be a
    problem if at least one plug is removed from each cylinder.

  • Posted in thread: Cowl chafe material on 03-11-2018 at 04:48 PM
    Piper did not use RTV .... people making up their own rules?Sorry. I should not have mentioned
    RTV. I didn't mean to imply that you should use it on certified aircraft. I was simply saying
    that it is ...

  • Posted in thread: Cowl chafe material on 03-11-2018 at 02:13 PM
    Mel l - Are you saying one cannot use what Piper used way back ?No, that's not what I'm saying.
    If it is on a "Standard" airworthiness certificate and approved by Piper, it should be OK.

  • Posted in thread: Cowl chafe material on 03-11-2018 at 01:39 PM
    What about putty to seal holes in firewall "Dum Dum" ?The minimum I will accept on
    Amateur-Built and/or Light-Sport aircraft is hi-temp RTV. And the RTV must cover the entire

  • Posted in thread: Change from standard to exp/lgt sprt registration on 03-08-2018 at 11:38 PM
    Actually, it's NOT possible. For SLSA (Light-Sport Category) the aircraft must be built by a
    Light-Sport Aircraft Manufacturer. That manufacturer must supply an FAA Form 8130-15 (Statement
    of Complian...

  • Posted in thread: Cwc on 03-05-2018 at 06:57 PM
    What does AMOC stand for? Larry.Alternate Method Of Compliance.

  • Posted in thread: 1946 j3/l4 cub $35,000 for sale c85 on 03-05-2018 at 01:41 PM
    Those are SLSA not standard certified J3s. Different rules in some ways.Nope. Rules are the
    same. Electrical system requirements are relevant to Transponder/ADS-B requirements. LSA
    parameters don't me...

  • Posted in thread: Starting fuselage build ... on 02-25-2018 at 07:52 PM
    Each time I pack the wheel bearings I also blow the dust out of the brake assemblies as best I
    can with compressed air. There's no water here, so no corrosion. Please, at the very least,
    wear a good ...

  • Posted in thread: Clip wing vs Long wing J-3 on 02-17-2018 at 02:05 PM
    My Cub reminds me to pay attention after I've been flying my RV-4 a bunch. The RV is almost
    trike easy. The Cub reminds me it is NOT. :coffee:Same here. When all 3 wheels of the RV-6 are
    on the groun...

  • Posted in thread: elsa conversion on 02-13-2018 at 09:21 PM
    Well as of this morning, my Legend Cub is now an ELSA.Since I can't do my own aircraft
    certification (conflict of interest), my PMI did it. Of course, I still did all of the
    paperwork. He just came ou...

Mel Asberry DAR, A&P, EAA Technical Advisor, Flight Advisor Specializing in Amateur-Built and Light Sport Aircraft