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Forum: Messages 01-07-21, 02:11 PM
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Posted By JeffAxel
their website is still active and the...

their website is still active and the installation manuals can be downloaded from there.
Forum: Messages 10-07-20, 11:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,035
Posted By JeffAxel
My hangar measures 230" from the wall of the T to...

My hangar measures 230" from the wall of the T to the door, my P337 fit with loads of room to spare, didn't even have to disconnect my Powertow tug to close the door. Where do you live? If it is warm...
Forum: Messages 08-11-20, 12:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,522
Posted By JeffAxel
I had GAMIs on my P337 and the engines ran fine...

I had GAMIs on my P337 and the engines ran fine with them. Ran them at 65% power, 23-24gph total in cruise which got me a TAS of 185 in the high teens with cool temperatures even in the summer with...
Forum: Messages 08-10-20, 07:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,522
Posted By JeffAxel
Nice, saw the advertisement. Do I remember that...

Nice, saw the advertisement. Do I remember that both engines were very high time? I was tempted to call our local engine shop (Premier Aircraft, Troutdale OR) to see what overhauls would cost for...
Forum: Messages 08-10-20, 12:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,522
Posted By JeffAxel
pictures, or it didn't happen! As to getting to...

pictures, or it didn't happen! As to getting to the rear alternator, take the interior coverings off the rear wall of the cabin and there is an inspection plate you can remove to get access to the...
Forum: Aircraft For Sale 07-01-20, 11:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,907
Posted By JeffAxel
N27JA is not pressurized if the picture I saw of...

N27JA is not pressurized if the picture I saw of it is correct.
Forum: Aircraft For Sale 07-01-20, 12:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,907
Posted By JeffAxel
What JimC said. The P337 needs to be at 120KIAS...

What JimC said. The P337 needs to be at 120KIAS or more to stay cool enough in climb most of the year, 500fpm is realistic with acceptable temps, although there are some cooling mods that can help I...
Forum: Aircraft For Sale 06-30-20, 01:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,907
Posted By JeffAxel
The P337 only goes up to FL200. It burns 24gph...

The P337 only goes up to FL200. It burns 24gph LOP at 65% power there and will do 185KTAS at that power setting. It isn't a bad aircraft by any means, actually very easy to fly and very stable in IFR...
Forum: Aircraft For Sale 06-27-20, 01:17 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,907
Posted By JeffAxel
The P337 is a 5 hour airplane with an hours...

The P337 is a 5 hour airplane with an hours reserve flown at 65% power, you won't do 1400nm unless you have a really strong tailwind. How much you need to carry? A 148 gallon P337 won't hold over...
Forum: Parts Sources 04-28-20, 12:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,071
Posted By JeffAxel
Not sure who else can supply this windshield,...

Not sure who else can supply this windshield, what was the price you received? Another person to ask might be Don Neiser.
Forum: Parts Sources 04-28-20, 12:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,071
Posted By JeffAxel
The windshield itself was $1471.00, but that was...

The windshield itself was $1471.00, but that was not the major expense, the labor was another $7000. Remember that this is a pressurized plane and that windshield is held in with a ton of screws, and...
Forum: Parts Sources 04-27-20, 11:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,071
Posted By JeffAxel
I bought mine direct from Cessna, but that was 8...

I bought mine direct from Cessna, but that was 8 years ago. Price was actually reasonable BTW. I would give Yingling in Wichita a call, they are a Cessna Parts dealer.
Forum: Messages 02-29-20, 07:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,973
Posted By JeffAxel
Frank, I flew my P337 at 2450 RPM, 30" MP and...

Frank,
I flew my P337 at 2450 RPM, 30" MP and 24gph total, which was 50 LOP and roughly 65% power. I would see 185KTAS in the high teens with those settings with all CHTs less than 380 with the cowl...
Forum: Messages 04-07-19, 11:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,931
Posted By JeffAxel
You might give Phil Kirkham at Coastal Valley...

You might give Phil Kirkham at Coastal Valley Aviation a call, he is at Santa Maria. Good guy.
Forum: Aircraft For Sale 04-07-19, 11:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,300
Posted By JeffAxel
https://www.aso.com/listings/spec/ViewAd.aspx?id=1...

https://www.aso.com/listings/spec/ViewAd.aspx?id=177719&listingType=true&IsInternal=True&pagingNo=1&searchId=41455011&dealerid=

don't know anything about it, but it is a P Skymasterů..
Forum: Messages 01-14-18, 05:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,474
Posted By JeffAxel
Had a '77 P337 for 3 years and 310 hours. The...

Had a '77 P337 for 3 years and 310 hours. The pressurization was rock solid once we found the hole some idiot put in the pressure vessel to run wiring through. I second the prebuy check of this...
Forum: Messages 12-26-17, 09:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,684
Posted By JeffAxel
Any pressurized airplane will be expensive to...

Any pressurized airplane will be expensive to insure, including the P337. I wasn't recommending the P210 for this OP, just saying what I did since someone asked. If I was in his situation, I would...
Forum: Messages 12-25-17, 05:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,684
Posted By JeffAxel
I can see where a P210 isn't your choice, and it...

I can see where a P210 isn't your choice, and it wasn't a recommendation, just what I chose. If I had the desire and need to fly over hostile terrain in winter, and operating expenses were not a...
Forum: Messages 12-25-17, 01:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,684
Posted By JeffAxel
1983 FIKI P210. The 1983 P210 had an improved...

1983 FIKI P210. The 1983 P210 had an improved deicing setup from earlier 210s. It has 2 vacuum pumps, both plumbed into the deicing boots, so it has twice the air supply of earlier models which...
Forum: Messages 12-25-17, 01:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,684
Posted By JeffAxel
Escape would depend on how you are doing it and...

Escape would depend on how you are doing it and what the conditions are. If you are descending through a layer, and the air temperature below is above freezing a few thousand feet above the ground...
Forum: Messages 12-24-17, 12:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,684
Posted By JeffAxel
Dennis, my experience with deiced Skymasters in...

Dennis, my experience with deiced Skymasters in icing is they don't do very well. They don't climb all that well clean, and the rate of climb really falls off with any ice accumulation. They also...
Forum: Messages 05-27-16, 12:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,341
Posted By JeffAxel
My mechanic and I took this course when I bought...

My mechanic and I took this course when I bought my P337, well worth the time. Tom Carr really knows 337s, learned quite a bit about what the trouble spots are and what to look for at annual. Lots of...
Forum: Messages 05-26-16, 11:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 9,517
Posted By JeffAxel
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Forum: Messages 01-15-16, 01:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,846
Posted By JeffAxel
The outflow valve is closed with the power off....

The outflow valve is closed with the power off. When you put the pressurization switch to "on", it takes power off that valve and the valve is closed, allowing pressurization. When you switch to...
Forum: Messages 03-01-15, 07:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 157,442
Posted By JeffAxel
Dirk Wittig at Northwest Aircraft Maintenance at...

Dirk Wittig at Northwest Aircraft Maintenance at KHIO took care of my P337 for 3 years. Took the CPA 337 Systems and Maintenance course too. If the plane you are looking at is in the Pacific...
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