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    airplanes & everything motorised and outdoors

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Tuesday, 13 March 2007 22:32
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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...
    1 month 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.
    12 months 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...
    1 year 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...
    1 year 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...
    1 year 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.
    1 year 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...
    1 year 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!
    1 year ago
  • River rat replied in forum topic My new project, turbo Rotax
    Wow nice work!
    1 year ago
  • River rat replied in forum topic FS: 1958 C-172
    Where is it located?
    1 year 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...
    1 year 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?
    1 year ago
  • River rat created a new forum topic 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?
    1 year ago
  • Do you have to send them the seats to rebuild or will they sell you the parts? I'm not sure if mine are the "hydro locks" they have a curved arm with notches in it and a locking leaver. The last lug is...
    1 year ago

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