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17th Sep 2018, 08:25
Replies: 33
Views: 7,271
Posted By Lumps

Hi aeromariner, Me again! This from a PA31...

Hi aeromariner,

Me again! This from a PA31 operator in the US:
Piper said the aircraft is no good after 13,000 hours, how is this operator getting the FAA to ok them out to 40,000 hours? Why...
26th Jul 2018, 00:16
Replies: 144
Views: 28,767
Posted By Lumps

would love to know the details - a rejection in...

would love to know the details - a rejection in and of itself is not evidence that the system is worth it (not that you were suggesting that YPJT). Depends on the level of paranoia that the rejection...
24th Jul 2018, 03:23
Replies: 144
Views: 28,767
Posted By Lumps

Face to face interview with ASIC renewal

Seems like we are doubling down on meaningless bureaucracy.

What's the story here - was there a near miss with a very unoriginal terrorist getting an ASIC in the post or is some bureaucrat new to...
12th Apr 2018, 15:19
Replies: 74
Views: 8,978
Posted By Lumps

And if there is no tachometer recording engine...

And if there is no tachometer recording engine time, then flight switch for recording engine TIS?
8th Apr 2018, 00:53
Replies: 299
Views: 22,652
Posted By Lumps

If it wasn't for anti-factual APS trolls...

If it wasn't for anti-factual APS trolls conflating their experience with knowledge I'd have given up on pprune ages ago.
7th Sep 2017, 06:06
Replies: 57
Views: 9,940
Posted By Lumps

Correct I'd love to know where retracting...

Correct

I'd love to know where retracting flaps in order to flatten glidepath on final has come from, rather than use power.

Yes the engine is turbocharged. Without going to deep into the...
22nd Jul 2017, 00:11
Replies: 1
Views: 1,199
Posted By Lumps

Lycoming IE2 TT-540

Seems like it's the natural successor of the venerable (not vulnerable) J2B. Did Lycoming's FADEC boffins go against much of the Lycoming PR department's recommendations regarding LOP operations?
...
20th Jul 2017, 14:20
Replies: 33
Views: 7,271
Posted By Lumps

Firstly, thanks to aeromariner for illumination....

Firstly, thanks to aeromariner for illumination. I didn't know the history.

So in the US are they replacing spar caps as per the Piper-approved way of extending wings for another 13,000 hours...
14th Jul 2017, 12:54
Replies: 33
Views: 7,271
Posted By Lumps

Navajo Spar Mod - Can we drop it yet?

Anyone know who to write to get this thing rescinded?

Looking at importing Navajo from the US or UK and there are plenty of good ones out there but many are around 10-12k hours.

Our...
12th Jul 2017, 11:07
Replies: 29
Views: 14,447
Posted By Lumps

On the Lycoming iE2-tt540 powered Evolution...

On the Lycoming iE2-tt540 powered Evolution EVOP-350 website max cruise 28GPH 230KTAS, economy cruise 16GPH 200KTAS.

I'm going to assume the max cruise FADEC setting is very ROP (hopefully,...
Forum: Tech Log
24th May 2017, 23:17
Replies: 3
Views: 1,184
Posted By Lumps

Experimental - but innovation doesn't seem to...

Experimental - but innovation doesn't seem to have a place in the certified arena anymore. In this particular category anyway.

Interesting that they can get so much more power on low octane fuel -...
Forum: Tech Log
23rd May 2017, 11:11
Replies: 3
Views: 1,184
Posted By Lumps

Lycoming/ACS IO568 330hp - on 91ULP

Six Cylinder Lycoming 540 / ACE-568 Efii Conversion Rocks! | Ace Performance (http://www.heavy-fuel-engines.com/six-cylinder-lycoming-540-ace-568-efii-conversion-rocks/)

I had to look twice, but...
16th Dec 2016, 19:31
Replies: 95
Views: 206,578
Posted By Lumps

Jabawocky - as Carl Sagan said 'extraordinary...

Jabawocky - as Carl Sagan said 'extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence', maybe ATSB would enhance their relevance by employing an expert, on a case by case basis!
8th Dec 2016, 10:37
Replies: 95
Views: 206,578
Posted By Lumps

Exactly! So what happened here then? The...

Exactly! So what happened here then?

The whole ATC instructions may be nothing but a misdirection in analysing this. Maybe it didn't help, but seems very possible it was not the root cause of why...
1st Dec 2016, 19:52
Replies: 95
Views: 206,578
Posted By Lumps

Simplistic answer that doesn't help. Akro et...

Simplistic answer that doesn't help.

Akro et al, Furious agreement gents, but I didn't mean to revive this thread for repetition.

Even with the ATC descents it should have maintained height at...
30th Nov 2016, 11:44
Replies: 95
Views: 206,578
Posted By Lumps

Turbocharger failure and the incorrect engine...

Turbocharger failure and the incorrect engine shut down? Wouldn't be the first mishandled turbocharger failure in PA31s, and would explain a few things...

How come the ATSB were forced to revisit...
23rd Sep 2016, 12:30
Replies: 13
Views: 3,736
Posted By Lumps

There's no valves to fry or cylinders to crack so...

There's no valves to fry or cylinders to crack so it's a non issue.
7th Sep 2016, 12:25
Replies: 383
Views: 52,883
Posted By Lumps

so is there an 'enrichment' device on the J2B(D -...

so is there an 'enrichment' device on the J2B(D - makes no difference) engines? I'm sure I read it on this thread even... If there is, even full rich at the reduced throttle max continuous power as...
2nd Sep 2016, 22:28
Replies: 383
Views: 52,883
Posted By Lumps

Damn! I'd like to thank everyone for providing us...

Damn! I'd like to thank everyone for providing us all with excellent reading, trolls included.

I have a question relating to the fuel enrichment on the J2B, in the piper manual it calls for a...
17th Aug 2016, 13:35
Replies: 60
Views: 8,236
Posted By Lumps

Would the commonly available apps available for...

Would the commonly available apps available for iPhone do for digital protractor? Seriously

wouldve thought technology is the same or better than the time rite stuff

I feel this thread should...
18th Jul 2016, 11:41
Replies: 25
Views: 5,295
Posted By Lumps

Boom! thanks Cloudee, where can one find this...

Boom! thanks Cloudee, where can one find this info? I remember digging around when P61 got introduced and finding the list that had C208 on it... but buggered if I can find it now
18th Jul 2016, 10:20
Replies: 25
Views: 5,295
Posted By Lumps

From CASA...

The July 1, 2016 exemption...

What are the requirements for type rating
specific IPCs?



So back to my original question, the average GA bug smasher with an MECIR has to have done an IPC...
11th Jul 2016, 13:27
7th Jul 2016, 12:05
Replies: 25
Views: 5,295
Posted By Lumps

What if he wants to fly commercially? There a few...

What if he wants to fly commercially? There a few airline pilots that have ex-military aircraft and do the odd adventure flight...
1st Jul 2016, 13:49
Replies: 25
Views: 5,295
Posted By Lumps

Yeah I saw that but there someone dreamed up...

Yeah I saw that but there someone dreamed up certain types, the super-tricky-C208 being one of them, that required separate flight reviews. I do not know where this is written but know it to be true....
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