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  1. Dan Thomas replied to the thread Prop slow to start during hot start.

    That's one way of throwing lots of money at a problem and not getting any result about 80% of the time. Hot engines tend to be harder...

    Jan 15, 2018 at 9:25 PM
  2. Dan Thomas replied to the thread One Trick Pony.

    Just so you know: Slow flight with full flaps in Cessnas eventually cracks the flap skins. Look for small cracks from the trailing edge...

    Jan 14, 2018 at 8:09 PM
  3. Dan Thomas replied to the thread Cessna 182Q copilot door doesnt stay latched.

    No, they place constant opening pressure on the door. If your doors pop open in flight, the internal mechanism needs adjusting. The...

    Jan 13, 2018 at 9:28 PM
  4. Dan Thomas replied to the thread Gill G35 Boil Over.

    Those electromechanical regulators work well, until they don't. The contacts can weld together briefly and supercharge the battery. I've...

    Jan 13, 2018 at 9:23 PM
  5. Dan Thomas replied to the thread G5 C172 Gust lock.

    The typical Cessna gustlock is one of those barely-adequate ideas. It still lets the ailerons and rudder move a little in the wind, and...

    Jan 12, 2018