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Forum: Messages 05-24-20, 07:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 242
Posted By patrolpilot
I've seen the same thing happen with my airplane...

I've seen the same thing happen with my airplane and asked FlightAware the same question. They replied that the primary reason for the issue is controller data entry, which is then corrected to the...
Forum: Messages 03-23-20, 08:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,692
Posted By patrolpilot
So, having flown only the "G," what model did the...

So, having flown only the "G," what model did the gear handle stop reacting to system sequencing? The "G" is easy, up/down, nothing moving or in-between.
Forum: Messages 03-18-20, 07:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 350
Posted By patrolpilot
I had the JB AC on my patrol 337 back in the...

I had the JB AC on my patrol 337 back in the '70s. Maintenance had to regularly clean the ductwork, at every maintenance interval, as our Gulf Coast environment kept it rather swampy.
Forum: Messages 03-12-20, 04:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,814
Posted By patrolpilot
Dude, I love it!

Dude, I love it!
Forum: Messages 03-12-20, 02:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,814
Posted By patrolpilot
Welcome, Tom! You will get through this and be on...

Welcome, Tom! You will get through this and be on your way! Any pictures of your airplane?
Forum: Messages 03-12-20, 02:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 813
Posted By patrolpilot
Ernie, airplanes with a serial number 1726 or...

Ernie, airplanes with a serial number 1726 or less, use an E Type. The only way it wouldn't is if a later model indicator was installed at some point in its life. In that regard, the part numbers for...
Forum: Messages 03-12-20, 08:25 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 344
Posted By patrolpilot
Panel Overlay Repair

I think I've found a good way to repair the cracks that develop in the narrow spaces of the overlay, between the flight instruments and/or edges. A 1/8" wooden dowel, cut to the appropriate length...
Forum: Messages 03-12-20, 07:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 983
Posted By patrolpilot
Well, the insight G4T has already solved a big...

Well, the insight G4T has already solved a big question for me. My Cessna tachometer sucks. The only place it is accurate is at 2800 RPM, and it quickly starts to error short of what is being...
Forum: Messages 03-12-20, 06:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 710
Posted By patrolpilot
Ed, I would have been all over your 1978 Cessna...

Ed, I would have been all over your 1978 Cessna T337H had I seen it back at the end of last summer. The model is was I had been looking for. All I could find were well spent. Very nice looking and...
Forum: Messages 03-11-20, 10:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 813
Posted By patrolpilot
Okay, Ernie, the short answer is yes it...

Okay, Ernie, the short answer is yes it works.

In order to understand why it will work, I asked my mechanic at Center Line Aero (PKV) and very quickly got squared away on EGT probes. This is...
Forum: Messages 03-11-20, 08:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 813
Posted By patrolpilot
Ernie, yes, it is working. I've been at Center...

Ernie, yes, it is working. I've been at Center Line Aero (PKV) the last several days, let me talk to Lou about these probes if you don't mind as he might shed some light on them as he keeps a variety...
Forum: Messages 03-09-20, 11:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,130
Posted By patrolpilot
Thumbs up What he said.

What he said.
Forum: Messages 03-09-20, 11:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 896
Posted By patrolpilot
Well, mine got out of maintenance hangar jail,...

Well, mine got out of maintenance hangar jail, but I flew it down the coast into another!. Need to get a static system check and its done.
Forum: Messages 03-09-20, 11:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 710
Posted By patrolpilot
Congratulations, Frank! So details please; how,...

Congratulations, Frank! So details please; how, what, and where?
Forum: Messages 03-08-20, 02:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 647
Posted By patrolpilot
Nothing is the short answer. I looked at the...

Nothing is the short answer.

I looked at the base price of the SYSTEM 50 ($13.3K) and the 60 ($17.6); these are already TSO'd for the 337. I haven't done any searches here on the forum to see what...
Forum: Messages 03-08-20, 11:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 647
Posted By patrolpilot
On my 400, Autopilot Central put some type of...

On my 400, Autopilot Central put some type of microprocessor between the A/P and the Sandel 3308 that eliminates the selector between NAV sources. The tuned source is the primary, but the Sandel can...
Forum: Messages 03-08-20, 11:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 647
Posted By patrolpilot
I'm not sure that there are any. With the limited...

I'm not sure that there are any. With the limited number of airplanes, I'm not sure why any would be interested.

From the operator perspective, my worry is about sinking the money into an airframe...
Forum: Messages 03-07-20, 07:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 896
Posted By patrolpilot
Almost done, knob covers are not on G4...

Almost done, knob covers are not on G4 yet.

Attached image of Insight products installed. The phone wasn't squared to the panel so things don't look squared up but they are.
Forum: Messages 03-07-20, 07:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 647
Posted By patrolpilot
My 400 is still working very well, but I know it...

My 400 is still working very well, but I know it is very beyond its life limit and doesn't have a lot of features like "flying by" a fix or yaw damper. It does fly a very precise ILS or LPV and is as...
Forum: Messages 03-06-20, 09:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 813
Posted By patrolpilot
Ernie, right after I purchased my 337G in...

Ernie, right after I purchased my 337G in September, the rear probe failed on the way home. My mechanic replaced it with this probe: Aircraft Spruce ALCOR BY Tempest EGT/TIT Type K Thermocouple &...
Forum: Messages 03-06-20, 09:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 983
Posted By patrolpilot
Thanks for the reply, Ernie. I'm going to press...

Thanks for the reply, Ernie. I'm going to press on based on my considerations above. Attached are the appropriate pages from the '77 G, 2600 RPM is in the normal operating range. I have the O-2...
Forum: Messages 03-02-20, 10:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 983
Posted By patrolpilot
As a note to the above. I just checked my time &...

As a note to the above. I just checked my time & fuel figures against ForeFlight's Performance Plus and they draw the same times and fuels. Performance Plus has three profiles: Max Power, 2400 RPM @...
Forum: Messages 03-02-20, 10:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 710
Posted By patrolpilot
I'm betting that the insurance to teach in a ME...

I'm betting that the insurance to teach in a ME is out the roof. I've started to look for an Apache for the purpose, but I'm scared to ask my insurance company about the idea.
Forum: Messages 03-02-20, 10:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 710
Posted By patrolpilot
In my part of the country, the problem is that...

In my part of the country, the problem is that flight schools don't own a twin anymore. Several list them on their websites, but when you contact them, they don't offer them anymore.
Forum: Messages 03-02-20, 10:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 983
Posted By patrolpilot
Cruise Setting for Normally Aspirated 337

This question has been on my mind, and the same recent topic for the P337 has made me jump in with a similar question for the mouth breather.

What RPM and/or horsepower do you prefer for cruise...
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