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    airplanes & everything motorised and outdoors

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Tuesday, 13 March 2007 22:32
Last online
5 days ago
  • River rat created a new forum topic WTB early 180 and supercub
    We are looking at expanding the fleet, here's the wish list. Early model 180 prefer late 50s for higher gross Sportsman Wing X Ext baggage Pponk MT or Mac Atlee seats Minimal panel and interior Basically...
    1 month ago
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  • We are in the market for an other cub, here's the wish list. Min 160hp prefer 180 Atlee gear Lifetime struts Newer chromoly tubing prefered Under seat bat Under seat storage Metal headliner Extended...
    6 months ago
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  • River rat created a new forum topic Old DC3 crash by Haines junction
    Does anyone know the coordinates of that old dc3 crash by Haines Junction? I'm flying in that area next week and would like to get some pics, pm me if you don't want to put them on the web.
    1 year ago
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    1 year ago
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    1 year ago
  • River rat replied in forum topic Beaver vs 206 insurance cost?
    Ya it's Triple!! So no beaver for this guy to fly:-( getting another 206 looks like. The cost per lb per mile is really close but the Maintenance and Insurance cost on the beaver killed the idea the...
    2 years ago
  • River rat replied in forum topic Covers
    I use the Kennon engine cover because it keeps the heat really well, but it is horribly bulky. Kennon windshield cover is top notch so I assume their cockpit cover is also. As for winter wing covers...
    2 years ago
  • AOSS gear really shines in that situation! Put a small cigarette lighter tire pump in your plane and go play around in different terrain at different pressures, bushwheels NEED to be aired down to work...
    2 years ago
  • River rat replied in forum topic How many in Idaho with skis?
    Ya there are skis for 182s they perform quite well too but the weak nose gear fire wall arrangement of the 182 makes the 206 a much better ski plane.
    2 years ago
  • When I'm in a cub I think, man I wish I was in the pa14, when I'm in the 14, I think man I wish I was in my 170, when I'm in my 170 I think, man I wish I was in the 206. When I'm on final for a short...
    2 years ago
  • "It doesn't have an alternator the cylinders make there own spark" ?! Forget acrobatics I'd want a chute if he is doing the matenence!
    2 years ago
  • River rat replied in forum topic My new project, turbo Rotax
    Wow nice work!
    2 years ago
  • River rat replied in forum topic FS: 1958 C-172
    Where is it located?
    2 years ago
  • The problem with compression springs is when they bottom out that's it no more give, not only is that hard on your gear but its hard on your spars. The rebel gear I looked at was made of aluminum square...
    2 years ago
  • River rat replied in forum topic Beaver vs 206 insurance cost?
    Haha that's funny battson, I guess I should reword the question since I know how much the cessna is. How much does it cost to insure a private beaver?
    2 years ago

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June 19, 2015, 12:37 pm, in Marketplace
View post WTB early 180 and supercub
We are looking at expanding the fleet, here's the wish list.
Early model 180 prefer late 50s for higher gross
Sportsman
Wing...
March 18, 2014, 12:12 am, in Around the Campfire
View post Old DC3 crash by Haines junction
Does anyone know the coordinates of that old dc3 crash by Haines Junction?
I'm flying in that area next week and would like...
October 16, 2013, 3:35 pm, in Ownership
View post Beaver vs 206 insurance cost?
I'm curious if anyone has an idea how much more it costs to insure a beaver than a cessna 206, private and on wheels?
June 10, 2013, 10:53 pm, in Aircraft Types
View post What helicopter should I buy?
Ok I'm not actually buying a helicopter at this time, but the discussion came up in the hangar last night.
With a nice cub...
March 15, 2012, 7:04 pm, in Engines and Propellers
View post 206f prop stc help
Does anyone know who has the STC to put a 86in blackmack on a 206 land plane?
As I recall it is some private guy with no...
March 6, 2012, 9:28 pm, in Maintenance and Parts Support
View post Avion research
Has anyone talked to Avion research lately? I havent been able to get a hold of them by phone or email for a couple weeks.
January 9, 2012, 12:38 am, in Community
View post how many canadians here?
I have been seeing alot of canadian adds on here lately, got me thinking , how many canadians are on here?
Maybe we should...
November 2, 2010, 4:57 pm, in Modifications
View post cessna 206 IO-540
Does any one know of an stc to put a IO-540 in a 206F? all I can find is one for a 550 cont. and we already have that piece...
May 21, 2010, 12:16 pm, in Off Topic
View post monster?
check this out, I think its a bear cub or otter that was in the water so long its hair fell out, prity crazy looking though.
http://stage.www.winnipegfreepress.com/...
October 27, 2009, 2:18 pm, in Modifications
View post cub wings
does anyone have experience with Dakota cub ar other modifyed cub wings?
what I am doing is repairing a damaged wing and...

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