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I have one of those. The #4 rod cap bolts broke while the previous owner was driving it and trashed the engine. I scrounged up enough parts to...
It's got stall written all over that wreckage.
every 380 landing looks like a train wreck. It's comical.
Looks good to me. Looks like a lot of missing accessories but if the crank, case and cylinders are good it's a good deal.
THAT should be exciting!
Agree, the full length, tapered ailerons should make it easy to identify whether or not it's from plans/kit or a one-off.
How much would it sell...
Can't explain it in a few sentences or even a few paragraphs and doubt everyone would find the explanation satisfactory but I fully understand it....
Ultimately, the pilot failed to maintain VFR and created his own emergency. I've been there.
Cool, I owned an "N" model 172 for ~7 yrs. Picture tomorrow.
For fuel tank drains, Cessna just pops a ~.040" hole in the skin next to the drain. You'll get it.
According to the FAA registry, the plane was not signed off as experimental amateur built.
It shows experimental - research and development.
Yeah, "Jesus nut" is not a overzealous religious person.
Don't reject a 3 phase machine for that reason alone. Very easy to run on single phase. A good deal on an old machine is not such a good deal if...
Looks Emco-ish or Smithy-ish. Those are branded under several names.
avoid anything with a round column.
Chief pilot usually flies the least out of all the pilots on the roster.
I think selection of the pulley was based entirely on the size of center hole.
That's part of the reason why I watch. You can tell Peter didn't spend a lot of time in the shop when he was growing up. I don't want to see him...
There's a lot of crappy 135 operators in the country. I'm not saying this is one of them; in fact I would think with such high end clientele one...
No. The pilot has a helicopter instrument rating and an instrument instructor rating for helicopters. Was he FAR current? I dunno.
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