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  • Posted in thread: IA near Dallas on 04-23-2018 at 12:43 PM
    Yeah, I would recommend Darin. He's been building Legend Cubs for 13 years and has rebuilt
    several certified Cubs.I'm not an IA, but I would be happy to come look at it.

  • Posted in thread: Finishing Project on 04-14-2018 at 01:25 PM
    Airplane rebuild proverb, 90% done, 90% to goGlennIt's not quite that bad. Actual statistics
    show 90% done, 50% to go.Another way of determining is when the paperwork weighs the same as
    the airplane, ...

  • Posted in thread: Light Speed cheapie noise canceling headsets? on 04-03-2018 at 01:32 PM
    Over the years I've tried a multitude of headsets, both ANRs and passive. A few years ago I
    tried the Halos and never looked back. Ann & I love them. They weigh practically nothing and
    work great.

  • Posted in thread: The Impossible Turn on 03-29-2018 at 07:17 PM
    Actually your glide will increase considerably with a stopped prop.A windmilling prop produces
    a lot of drag!Quite a number of years ago "ABC Wide World of Flying" produced a video
    demonstrating glide...

  • Posted in thread: What is this? on 03-27-2018 at 04:33 PM
    My 68 Camaro had the same armGlennAs did my '67!

  • 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...

Mel Asberry DAR, A&P, EAA Technical Advisor, Flight Advisor Specializing in Amateur-Built and Light Sport Aircraft Currently flying RV-6 and AL-3 Legend Cub