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Forum: Messages 11-11-18, 07:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 309
Posted By LostKiwi
I had been looking at that airplane for a while, ...

I had been looking at that airplane for a while, I love my NA plane, but living in the mountains, I really wish I had turbos and pressurisation.

I think 337RR ended up getting bought by a guy on...
Forum: Messages 08-14-18, 12:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,228
Posted By LostKiwi
Damn, Tom! That is going to be one seriously...

Damn, Tom!

That is going to be one seriously nickel-slick airplane!

Look forward to seeing you in the Kootenays with it!




Leighton.
Forum: Aircraft For Sale 08-04-18, 04:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,051
Posted By LostKiwi
1975 337G, normally aspirated.

I might be interested in letting my 1975 337G go.

6300 hrs TTAF.
FE/950 TSO, 500 hrs Prop.
RE/800 TSO, 120 hrs Prop.

150 gal fuel tanks. Horton Stol. Custom panel. Strobes. BAGGAGE DOOR!
More...
Forum: Messages 05-24-18, 11:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,477
Posted By LostKiwi
Thought I would add to this... I had very...

Thought I would add to this...

I had very similar issues with my flaps as the original post.
Replaced the flap control cable with a new unit from Don Nieser.

Pulled my old one out and lay it on...
Forum: Mechanics and Service Providers 05-24-18, 10:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,747
Posted By LostKiwi
I just recently pulled mine apart to swap out all...

I just recently pulled mine apart to swap out all the old seals.
She now holds pressure, and works as advertised!


This thread was most definitely helpful! For those interested, I have attached...
Forum: Messages 04-14-18, 11:59 PM
Replies: 2
G5
Views: 1,477
Posted By LostKiwi
I think I may have been one of the first to fit a...

I think I may have been one of the first to fit a G5 in a Skymaster.
John Kennedy then followed suit very soon afterwards.

Absolutely love the thing. If I didn't have an HSI i would consider...
Forum: Messages 02-16-18, 01:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,877
Posted By LostKiwi
If you don't need it moved right quick, I might...

If you don't need it moved right quick, I might be able to throw my hat in the ring.

I'm overseas for the next 4 weeks, but have time off march/april.
Fire me a PM for contact details and maybe we...
Forum: Parts Sources 01-29-18, 09:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,659
Posted By LostKiwi
Help!!

I am in need of the same thing, same P/N.

Turns out my heating element(s?) are missing, and the wire has been capped/stowed.
I assume I also need the little thermostat deal-ie-oh on the...
Forum: Messages 12-25-17, 12:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,240
Posted By LostKiwi
I am just above the boarder from you, in The...

I am just above the boarder from you, in The Great White North eh.
I've spent a lot of time working in and around your area, mostly in helicopters.

My boss just sold his P210N (previously based at...
Forum: Messages 12-24-17, 03:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,240
Posted By LostKiwi
I live in the PNW, currently have an N/A...

I live in the PNW, currently have an N/A Skymaster, and I've been dreaming the dream of a booted P, not because I want to go screaming into icing, but for the same principle as a condom. I'd rather...
Forum: Messages 12-08-17, 01:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,559
Posted By LostKiwi
Engine monitor harness length

Gents.

I'm getting ready to go shopping for engine monitor(s).

What length harness do I need to order for the rear engine?



Regards,
Leighton.
Forum: Messages 12-08-17, 12:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,987
Posted By LostKiwi
Im a big fan of punting the 40+ year old circuit...

Im a big fan of punting the 40+ year old circuit breakers.
Like Herb said, it's a good place to start. I've found a bunch of CB's that were no bueno. Punt the lot of them. Go to the...
Forum: Messages 10-16-17, 01:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,175
Posted By LostKiwi
My airplane came with the 60 amp alternators, and...

My airplane came with the 60 amp alternators, and the Zeftronics regulators installed. There doesn't seem to be any adjustment available, but I don't get any weird flickering lights.

I do have a...
Forum: Messages 10-14-17, 08:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,144
Posted By LostKiwi
I'm big on "the diet" as well. Over the years my...

I'm big on "the diet" as well. Over the years my plane had a few different radios, ADF's and whatnot installed in it.

Its pretty common for shops to run new wiring and just cap the old stuff,...
Forum: Messages 10-09-17, 11:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,884
Posted By LostKiwi
The pain is real.

The pain is real.
Forum: Messages 10-09-17, 01:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,884
Posted By LostKiwi
It messes with the avionics shops when it comes...

It messes with the avionics shops when it comes time for the alti-calibration, purely because they're not used to seeing it.

There is a T fitting just above it in the wing that you can tie into.
Its...
Forum: Messages 10-06-17, 12:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,739
Posted By LostKiwi
Fill her till she's overflowing. Then cry cos...

Fill her till she's overflowing.

Then cry cos the bill is gonna be about 7 or 800 Canadian Pesos. (148 gal tanks)... then smile cos that's gonna give you 10 hours of flight time.



Leighton.
Forum: Messages 10-05-17, 12:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,664
Posted By LostKiwi
Factory checklists

I just recently added all my checklists to Garmin Pilot.

I started out with the checklist from the Flight Manual / Pilots guide, then sat down in front of a simulator and ran through them a dozen...
Forum: Messages 09-29-17, 07:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,995
Posted By LostKiwi
Sorry to be the bearer of bad news: Ref AD...

Sorry to be the bearer of bad news:

Ref AD 97-26-17:
http://rgl.faa.gov/Regulatory_and_Guidance_Library/rgAD.nsf/AOCADSearch/DDBCFAF76635927B8625684800545EBB?OpenDocument

TL,DR: At the next engine...
Forum: Parts Sources 09-03-17, 01:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,215
Posted By LostKiwi
Outstanding! Thanks Herb! Leighton.

Outstanding! Thanks Herb!


Leighton.
Forum: Parts Sources 08-29-17, 01:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,215
Posted By LostKiwi
Core exchange for Hydraulic components

Gents,

Is there anyone that does a core exchange for "what have you" to a shiny new freshly overhauled unit? Not sure if that's a thing in the GA world, but its worth asking the...
Forum: Messages 08-29-17, 01:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,768
Posted By LostKiwi
Bruces Custom...

Bruces Custom Covers.

www.aircraftcovers.com/337



I just ordered up the lightweight flyaway cover.
The fit is beautiful, you can put the thing on by yourself, they fill the order quickly, and the...
Forum: Messages 07-04-17, 11:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,580
Posted By LostKiwi
to P or not to P?

I agonized over the same thing. Once I'd decided I needed a Skymaster, I really did go back and forth over buying a P model, and ended up buying a Normally aspirated 337G.

My reasoning was much the...
Forum: Messages 04-26-17, 01:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,605
Posted By LostKiwi
Whats the cost of overhauling a mag vs installing...

Whats the cost of overhauling a mag vs installing an electronic ignition?

Leighton.
Forum: Flight Instruction and Recurrent Training 04-24-17, 10:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 13,979
Posted By LostKiwi
Pounds Per Hour. Divide by 6 to get Gallons.

Pounds Per Hour.

Divide by 6 to get Gallons.
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