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Forum: Messages Today, 04:50 PM
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Posted By patrolpilot
Love My Cargo Pack!

I have absolutely no regrets about the pack installation. I went out this morning to prep the airplane for a trip that we are departing on next week. I never stopped to take my time fitting various...
Forum: Messages Today, 04:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 9,719
Posted By patrolpilot
Do you know what he charges for the swivels?

Do you know what he charges for the swivels?
Forum: Messages Yesterday, 04:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 9,719
Posted By patrolpilot
You never know how an old post/topic might help...

You never know how an old post/topic might help someone. Need the control column bearings (S2010-3). A Cessna source said the best they could do is $250 a bearing, there are three on each column. Rob...
Forum: Messages 06-19-22, 08:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 224
Posted By patrolpilot
I understand now. Yes, with maintenance labor...

I understand now. Yes, with maintenance labor costs over $100/HR becoming common, I think it would be worth it.
Forum: Messages 06-19-22, 03:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 224
Posted By patrolpilot
I think I would only commit to a prebuy, not an...

I think I would only commit to a prebuy, not an annual. An additional $7K for an airplane I don't own yet is truly unreasonable. I bet the present owner is liking that idea.

If I buy another...
Forum: Messages 05-12-22, 05:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,070
Posted By patrolpilot
I haven't had time to get a picture of my...

I haven't had time to get a picture of my replacement pack, I had a NOS Cessna Service Kit #337-46A that updated the system from D to C cells. I've attached a copy of the SK notice.

Here is a...
Forum: Messages 05-03-22, 05:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 672
Posted By patrolpilot
Very good manual!

Very good manual!
Forum: Messages 04-30-22, 04:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,618
Posted By patrolpilot
There are only two models of the Twin Comanche,...

There are only two models of the Twin Comanche, the PA30 and PA39. Those two models represent about 930 airframes.

The Skymaster gets trickier, there are 20 different models across 633 registered...
Forum: Messages 04-28-22, 07:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 512
Posted By patrolpilot
Alternator Restart System

I'm shaking my head. Since I bought my airplane in September 2019, my mechanic and I have been trying to locate the battery pack. We have gone through a couple of annuals following wires that...
Forum: Messages 04-28-22, 07:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,210
Posted By patrolpilot
Liked the Learjet reference, my first jet was the...

Liked the Learjet reference, my first jet was the 25B. The key to beating the noise sensors at airports like KSNA is to keep the tailpipes pointed at the center of the airport as the sensors are...
Forum: Messages 04-22-22, 07:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,828
Posted By patrolpilot
Dude, I learned how in a topic you started!...

Dude, I learned how in a topic you started! Making photos appear in posts (http://www.337skymaster.com/messages/showthread.php?t=5108&highlight=pictures)


No changes at all; aerodynamics, noise,...
Forum: Messages 04-22-22, 06:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,828
Posted By patrolpilot
Purchased the gear door removal STC immediately...

Purchased the gear door removal STC immediately after the second event, then had it installed at the next scheduled maintenance interval.

2699
Forum: Messages 04-22-22, 01:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,828
Posted By patrolpilot
I’ve looked at a number of “good” buys, for use...

I’ve looked at a number of “good” buys, for use in the GoM, they all have been junk. I put them at about +200% of what the owners want to put them to work.

The early 210s faced the same gear door...
Forum: Messages 04-22-22, 10:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,828
Posted By patrolpilot
The comments on Katherine's Reports speculate an...

The comments on Katherine's Reports speculate an engine failure, but I think he would have stated that over the retraction comment.

I thought I would add a bit to my comments about the hand pump....
Forum: Messages 04-22-22, 08:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,828
Posted By patrolpilot
I understand that this happened at the same...

I understand that this happened at the same airport, KWHP, as the recent "airplane being hit by the train" event... yep.


"In January, U.S. Rep. Tony Cardenas joined local lawmakers in calling for a...
Forum: Messages 04-22-22, 08:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,828
Posted By patrolpilot
RIP fellow. I picture the landing gear doors...

RIP fellow.

I picture the landing gear doors being fully extended open. I've had it happen twice.

The first was when I had the main power cable from the battery short, killing all the power and...
Forum: Messages 04-19-22, 06:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,210
Posted By patrolpilot
The FAA Advisory Circular (AC 36-1H) I referenced...

The FAA Advisory Circular (AC 36-1H) I referenced is provided for such use in the US.
Forum: Messages 04-17-22, 09:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,618
Posted By patrolpilot
That amount is not bad at all!

That amount is not bad at all!
Forum: Messages 04-17-22, 07:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,210
Posted By patrolpilot
If you are talking about a cabin noise...

If you are talking about a cabin noise comparison, I've not seen it. With noise-canceling headsets, it's a bit of a moot point! I couldn't help myself.

A document establishes various noise levels...
Forum: Messages 03-22-22, 06:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,368
Posted By patrolpilot
Dan, how unbelievable? Would you mind listing...

Dan, how unbelievable?

Would you mind listing the places, even links, to the sources you found?
Forum: Messages 03-09-22, 09:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,113
Posted By patrolpilot
Thanks, Dean was able to email me.

Thanks, Dean was able to email me.
Forum: Messages 03-09-22, 07:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,797
Posted By patrolpilot
Looks great Steve! Mine need to be done, but it...

Looks great Steve!

Mine need to be done, but it will be a year from now.
Forum: Messages 03-09-22, 07:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,113
Posted By patrolpilot
Rick, any other contact for Dean? I tried...

Rick, any other contact for Dean? I tried emailing him twice but get this back in return.

"The recipient's mailbox is full and can't accept messages now. Please try resending your message later, or...
Forum: Messages 03-08-22, 08:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,618
Posted By patrolpilot
Yep, sticking with the 400A and Autopilots...

Yep, sticking with the 400A and Autopilots Central. I cannot see putting that kind of money into my '77 G.
Forum: Messages 03-07-22, 06:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,618
Posted By patrolpilot
So, I guess that leaves the GenesysAerosystems,...

So, I guess that leaves the GenesysAerosystems, aka STEC?

My 400A is still working, thanks to Auto Pilots Central. When I was last there, I asked what was next when it quit and was told the 55X. The...
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