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Forum: Messages 08-10-18, 10:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 658
Posted By general
I swear some of these examiners now days, you...

I swear some of these examiners now days, you have to wonder how they got to be examiners. No AFM for early models, the military did develop a AFM of sorts for the 02 s but not for civilian, I agree...
Forum: Messages 08-02-18, 08:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,568
Posted By general
It's only money $$$$$$ The turbo will cost more...

It's only money $$$$$$
The turbo will cost more $$$ all the way around.
Just like gas via diesel pickup truck
Forum: Messages 07-31-18, 02:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 765
Posted By general
Since you're only deploy 1/3 flaps I normally do...

Since you're only deploy 1/3 flaps I normally do it about 2/3 of the way down the runway depending on AirSpeed and conditions, STOL practice is a good skill to have.
Forum: Messages 07-30-18, 09:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 765
Posted By general
Well I've landed in Leadville Colorado many times...

Well I've landed in Leadville Colorado many times which is the highest airport in the u.s. over 10,000ft.
I own a home in Breckenridge Colorado and we used to have an airport there and it was about...
Forum: Messages 07-23-18, 11:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,073
Posted By general
I will be attending that event also I'm flying...

I will be attending that event also I'm flying into double eagle and driving over with some friends
You better make it a 2-day flight out of it, I have a short 2.5 hour flight, from 4KS. One word of...
Forum: Messages 07-22-18, 10:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,016
Posted By general
The last question above was how many C336's are...

The last question above was how many C336's are still flying, per the FAA there's 34 registered in the United States
Forum: Messages 04-29-18, 09:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,016
Posted By general
The thrust warning lights on my 336 were terribly...

The thrust warning lights on my 336 were terribly unreliable. Use all your assets to determine if you have power. The thrust warning lights were an after thought by Cessna which proved unreliable,...
Forum: Messages 04-29-18, 07:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,016
Posted By general
As a former 336 owner I agree it is not required,...

As a former 336 owner I agree it is not required, but highly recommended. "Lead with the Rear, until it's clear" (that that the rear engine is making proper power).
Forum: Messages 04-24-18, 09:55 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 12,307
Posted By general
https://www.slideshare.net/mobile/StephenStuart12/...

https://www.slideshare.net/mobile/StephenStuart12/airscan-alternator-tshooting-test-box
If you're working on electrical systems on Skymasters this PowerPoint from my friends at Airscan in Florida is...
Forum: Mechanics and Service Providers 04-13-18, 09:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,277
Posted By general
Herb is about 100% righ, t you need to get it...

Herb is about 100% righ,
t you need to get it coated with mouse milk lubricant so the gages work properly. I've seen this problem, and the plains been setting in a dry climat like Phoenix
Good luck...
Forum: Recommended Destinations and Fuel Stops 04-10-18, 10:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,858
Posted By general
Sounds like something I might put on my...

Sounds like something I might put on my calendar.
I haven't been to a SOPA meeting since Branson Missouri and that's been a number of years ago.
If you're coming from the east or south Saratoga...
Forum: Messages 04-09-18, 05:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,669
Posted By general
No you're not going to see much float at all , as...

No you're not going to see much float at all , as soon as you get on the ground and dump the flaps it won't fly. As long as you're not giving it power. You'll have much more control coming in on...
Forum: Messages 04-09-18, 02:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,669
Posted By general
Welcome to Skymaster ownership. I was very...

Welcome to Skymaster ownership. I was very fortunate to own an aircraft which was built just a few numbers ahead of yours N63S. I've had several skymasters with STOL kits. You won't even know the kit...
Forum: Messages 04-03-18, 09:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,638
Posted By general
Also call Don's Mgr, at "The Prop shop" D9n oenes...

Also call Don's Mgr, at "The Prop shop" D9n oenes it, at Wiley Post airport Oklahoma City and talk to Don's mechanic who is the main Sky Master Mechanic For Don anyway, he can fly over and do the...
Forum: Messages 04-03-18, 08:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,638
Posted By general
There should be several people still left around...

There should be several people still left around Mena that know about 337s.back in the 90s several were converted for surveillance and other tactical operations I forget the FBO that did it but it....
Forum: Messages 02-19-18, 06:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,250
Posted By general
Thanks for this number, my son lives on the gulf...

Thanks for this number, my son lives on the gulf coast near Frank and I will be flying down there next month and will call Frank and msybe fly over the Pollyranch.
Forum: Messages 02-08-18, 03:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,415
Posted By general
I operate mostly off of gravel and dirt strips...

I operate mostly off of gravel and dirt strips over the last 40+ years of flying various types of Sky Masters. So always idle with the front engine and taxi with the rear and you won't have problems,...
Forum: Messages 02-08-18, 03:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,147
Posted By general
The hinges will match but the door locking...

The hinges will match but the door locking mechanism is totally different. They use Carter key pins that pull right out
Forum: Messages 12-30-17, 12:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,723
Posted By general
yes that airplane was definitely destroyed, I...

yes that airplane was definitely destroyed, I have a lot of photographs of it. the fuselage was pretty much intact but everything else was mangled. The tornado that come through also tore up several...
Forum: Messages 11-29-17, 12:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,400
Posted By general
Such good information and presented in an...

Such good information and presented in an excellent way that it will help a lot of new Skymaster owners.
It's a weird thing to check the fluids in the early or Skymaster. Again thanks for the...
Forum: Messages 11-21-17, 05:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,400
Posted By general
Sounds like you're really enjoying that plane....

Sounds like you're really enjoying that plane. But that's a good question, I know the answer, as most of the rest of you do that are flying regularly and doing your pre flights. But I don't see...
Forum: Messages 11-17-17, 08:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,212
Posted By general
When you're in Orlando you might contact the guys...

When you're in Orlando you might contact the guys over at Titusville airport, @ Airscan. Their facility is very secure but they would probably take you on a ride they have some very nice airplanes,...
Forum: Messages 11-17-17, 05:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,250
Posted By general
Good to hear that Frank is still around and has...

Good to hear that Frank is still around and has the O2.
I would appreciate his number I'm currently on a project in Africa. If you talk to him let him know that the General says hi, and I think about...
Forum: Messages 09-07-17, 12:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,942
Posted By general
I've had both my Robertson had a fence on top of...

I've had both my Robertson had a fence on top of the wing going from the front to the back just outside the flaps. My Horton did not have the fence on top of the wing, but the Hortons also have...
Forum: Messages 09-03-17, 10:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,250
Posted By general
Following the Vietnam War, the O-2 continued to...

Following the Vietnam War, the O-2 continued to operate with both U.S. Air Force and Air National Guard units well into the late 1980s. Six former USAF O-2A airframes were also transferred to the...
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