The trailer has become functional! It makes all the work worthwhile!
The mechanics scratched their heads for a while then they pulled the engine off the airplane.
I owned one for several yrs. Best engine ever. Lycoming certified a full electronic ignition to retrofit on the engine since Bendix doesn't...
Broke a crank is a TSIO 520 in a 402 and it kept running. Made a lot of mechanical noise but still ran. Could shut it off and restart it.
The Blue Angels use ragged out F-18's that would otherwise be in the boneyard.
talk to your plater and see what kind of options they have. Not any real chrome anymore.
It makes me sad beyond words that no one on the left coast will snatch this up and make it into a great flying machine. Even has materials from...
If it's upside down and you place your shotbag on top (which is the bottom) of the wing, it will be loading in the positive "g' direction.
It's usually limited to grinding and polishing. A seemingly good crank can be rejected during the NDT process as well.
Be pieces of various thickness around the nose of the brake until you get what you want, then bend your work piece.
Nope, not the one. I know he had at least one other off-airport landing, I'll have to look that one up now.
I still think it's a cool looking plane. And it sounded spectacular.
Yes. I'm sure.
No insurance, no bank loans.
Is that a Piasecki H-21(?) in that lineup?
Pretty sure that is what the NTSB reported. And it was autofuel obtained from a local station?
The companies you mention do not get any kind of permission to use those engines in aeronautical products.
I don't think they will be offering any kind of permission and I'm sure they will discourage any such attempts.
Which engine were you thinking...
From what I have read, the plane was on it's second flight of the day. No refuel between flights, so a somewhat long period for fuel contamination...
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