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Forum: Messages 09-08-20, 10:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 298
Posted By Jerry De Santis
Cg

It is hard to get a Skymaster out of CG. I suggest you get it checked out by repair shop. It may be cable problem.
Forum: Messages 08-11-20, 09:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 735
Posted By Jerry De Santis
Press. Skymaster

I have 1975 P337G with Boots, Riley A.C. Riley inter coolers, spoilers etc. been flying this plane for 22 years. I found operating rich of peak has given me best performance and longer component...
Forum: Messages 07-29-20, 05:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 245
Posted By Jerry De Santis
Tools

Five (5) jacks are needed. One under the nose behind the nose gear, two for wings (One under each wing) and two under the the booms, (one under each boom) also, not indicated on your list is a tow...
Forum: Messages 07-01-20, 06:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 742
Posted By Jerry De Santis
P337g

Hello George, This is Jerry De Santis, Battle Creek, Mi. I own N34EC. Own it now about 22 years. Fully equipped. Air Cond., Turbo charged, spoilers, Rielly inter coolers. Cleveland not to far. I may...
Forum: Messages 06-16-20, 06:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 834
Posted By Jerry De Santis
Insurance

Can't say very much about insurance unless we know the pilots age. Once you are in your 70's most insurance companies want physical and flight review check ride every year. That is my experience. I...
Forum: Recommended Destinations and Fuel Stops 05-29-20, 06:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,136
Posted By Jerry De Santis
Flyin

I plan to make it there.
Forum: Messages 05-20-20, 07:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 325
Posted By Jerry De Santis
Smile Welcome

Welcome To the world of Skymasters. I have been a member of this group from the very beginning. There are many very knowledge folks on this website and much can be learned them. You sure have a...
Forum: Messages 05-19-20, 11:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 617
Posted By Jerry De Santis
Flightaware

No Herb, no repair. Flightaware did show my N number and also a picture of my plane. I sent email it flightaware but never received a reply.
Forum: Messages 05-15-20, 06:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 617
Posted By Jerry De Santis
Flightaware

This is a bit of an off subject but wondering if anyone else experienced the same issue with flightaware. Last week had a flight to MIE in Indiana and back to BTL in Michigan. Two days ago I check...
Forum: Messages 05-15-20, 06:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 537
Posted By Jerry De Santis
Horn

I agree with Kim. Had same problem. Check exposed wires on throttle control on top of engine.
Forum: Messages 05-01-19, 06:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,064
Posted By Jerry De Santis
Autopilot

Prior to turning the autopilot on, do you set the autopilot vertical trim? On my 400a I preset vertical trim by turning the vertical trim all the way up to the stop, than 5.5 turns down on the...
Forum: Messages 04-30-19, 07:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,351
Posted By Jerry De Santis
Time on engines

Both front and rear engines had about 2300 before I replaced them. That is on TSIO-360 CB engines. Herb is right. Fly often and keep them cool and they will go many hours. I get oil changes done...
Forum: Parts For Sale 09-04-18, 08:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 9,552
Posted By Jerry De Santis
A/c

My plane is equipped with the Riley air. Cond. The comp is installed off of the starter on the rear engine. On take off it should be off as it takes HP in operation, but I normal switch it on at...
Forum: Parts For Sale 09-03-18, 07:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 9,552
Posted By Jerry De Santis
P337g

Hello Gene,

I have a 1975 P337G equipped with Air Cond., spoilers, gear door removal kit installed and inter coolers. All are well worth it if you can afford to do it. I love the a/c and spoilers....
Forum: Messages 08-13-18, 04:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,931
Posted By Jerry De Santis
Replacements

True, I don't wait for the annual to replace certain items. If I need brake pads, or spark plugs, or oil and filter changes I get them done when needed. Are we talking about normal small item...
Forum: Messages 08-13-18, 04:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,014
Posted By Jerry De Santis
Rebuilt engines

I used American Aircraft Engines in Olk. They remanufactured two engines for my 1975 P337G, N34EC. While nothing is inexpensive when it comes to aircraft, the cost was reasonable. They stand behind...
Forum: Messages 08-08-18, 04:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,931
Posted By Jerry De Santis
P337g

My plane is a 1975 P337G equipped with Air Cond., spoilers, and inter-coolers. I have no problem even on a hot day to carry full fuel and four adults. Also, while operating cost are higher than...
Forum: Parts For Sale 05-29-18, 06:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 9,314
Posted By Jerry De Santis
Oil dip stick

Looking for an oil dip stick for rear engine TSIO-360-CB. Tried Don, but no answer.

Thanks!

Jerry
N34EC
Forum: Messages 03-19-18, 03:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,238
Posted By Jerry De Santis
CLT rating

Fact is, I do know A10 driver that was caught up with a CLT rating and he had to retake his flight training when he got out of the Service to qualify for multi operation. So yes, if the F15 and F16...
Forum: Messages 02-16-18, 12:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,687
Posted By Jerry De Santis
Paint

Wow! They are really nice! Thanks Frank!

Jerry
Forum: Messages 02-16-18, 11:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,238
Posted By Jerry De Santis
Flying

Tim, no one is trying to upend your training program, we can't read your mind! My suggestion was not only intended for you but also others that will read the posting. I wish you well in your training...
Forum: Messages 02-12-18, 08:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,238
Posted By Jerry De Santis
Multi rating.

Are you aware that getting your rating in a Skymaster is an inline thrust rating only. That is, while you log your flight time as multi engine, the FAA does not consider that time as multi engine...
Forum: Messages 12-27-17, 07:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,771
Posted By Jerry De Santis
P337g

I have a 1975 P337G with boots. I owned this plane for 20 years and while I agree that it is not rated for known icing, the deice equipment got me out of trouble several times. The plane itself will...
Forum: Messages 11-18-17, 10:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 13,769
Posted By Jerry De Santis
Smile P337g

When you get ready to purchase a Press. Skymaster, contact me. I am nearing the end of my flying career and will be selling N34EC. It is loaded: air cond., spoilers, turbo charged, inter coolers etc....
Forum: Messages 11-16-17, 08:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 9,107
Posted By Jerry De Santis
Smile Gear doors

On my 1975 P337G plane, to operate landing gear doors, keep master switch in off position. Pull the manual landing gear handle outward (telescope design) and pump up and down until doors are fully...
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