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Forum: Messages 01-12-21, 08:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,970
Posted By general
You could easily use 1800 ft but the trees have...

You could easily use 1800 ft but the trees have to be considered very carefully.
I regularly fly out of a 1400 foot field at about 1500agl feet/ no trees.
I normally have no more than one-third to...
Forum: Messages 09-30-20, 05:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,851
Posted By general
Sales Posters 337

These original works of art were found at an old Cessna Dealer's hanger, up in the attic luckily they've been saved.

The building was being torn down. I will load them later
Forum: Messages 09-18-20, 11:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,797
Posted By general
After you've checked your trim/ I recommend you...

After you've checked your trim/ I recommend you land with more power on the front engine a few times.
When I was flying a lot of air shows I could keep the front nose wheel off the ground almost...
Forum: Messages 09-05-20, 11:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,859
Posted By general
Skymaster or Oscar Deuce depending on what I'm...

Skymaster or Oscar Deuce depending on what I'm flying.
Forum: Messages 07-20-20, 01:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,253
Posted By general
The three different ones that I've had we're all...

The three different ones that I've had we're all R12/ I still have a big bottle of R12 left!! $$$$$$ Like Gold
Forum: Messages 04-05-20, 09:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,750
Posted By general
The best conversion that I've seen is the...

The best conversion that I've seen is the Continental 550s, with over 300 horsepower on each end, the Skymaster jumps off the ground like crazy.
I've flown a few PT6s converted into single engine...
Forum: Messages 04-05-20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,066
Posted By general
Aspirated = 25 Cruise all the time, 336, 337, 02

Aspirated = 25 Cruise all the time, 336, 337, 02
Forum: Messages 11-10-19, 12:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,229
Posted By general
A few good ideas above, I'm still using the old...

A few good ideas above, I'm still using the old original 02 fire detection system on my planes
Forum: Messages 10-19-19, 03:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,188
Posted By general
Yes, early Sky Masters especially the 336 even...

Yes, early Sky Masters especially the 336 even had smaller thickness disc, and if you were doing a lot of texting they get real hot if you had both engines.
running.
I know it probably made a 10% to...
Forum: Messages 10-19-19, 08:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,188
Posted By general
Yes, you should be able to no problem in fact I...

Yes, you should be able to no problem in fact I upgraded at 336 to the later model brakes, no major issues at all
Forum: Messages 07-24-19, 04:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,900
Posted By general
You have to remember there were Big antennas on...

You have to remember there were Big antennas on the airplane (on the top and on the Belly) along with the 4 hard-points, each could carry at least 350 lb some of the configurations with the rocket...
Forum: Messages 07-24-19, 09:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,900
Posted By general
02, Slow!!! 10 to 15 slower depending on the load

02, Slow!!! 10 to 15 slower depending on the load
Forum: Links 05-27-19, 04:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 7,022
Posted By general
I have a few photos of my dad and the 327...

I have a few photos of my dad and the 327 prototype. I will post them some time.
It was faster and was lite on the controls he said.
Forum: Messages 05-24-19, 11:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 15,519
Posted By general
https://www.slideshare.net/mobile/StephenStuart12/...

https://www.slideshare.net/mobile/StephenStuart12/airscan-alternator-tshooting-test-box

This PowerPoint presentation is helpful for people new to the 337 charging alternator system
Forum: Messages 05-08-19, 07:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,046
Posted By general
True on how things changed, we wouldn't even fly...

True on how things changed, we wouldn't even fly the Cayman Caravan from Key West or Cuba after that happened.
Forum: Messages 04-11-19, 11:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,363
Posted By general
Everything you said is about right$$$. Plus you...

Everything you said is about right$$$. Plus you have to take all the typical verbal abuse with all the name calling, like Huff and Puff, Suck and Blow, Push me Pull me, Heat the Rear, SkyDisaster,...
Forum: Messages 02-11-19, 08:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,448
Posted By general
Yes I have them through AOPA I also had a loss...

Yes I have them through AOPA
I also had a loss on a 182 a few years ago and they paid with problem
Forum: Messages 08-10-18, 10:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,962
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: 12,291
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: 5,236
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: 5,236
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: 5,588
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: 7,972
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: 7,972
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: 7,972
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).
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