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  1. FastEddieB replied to the thread Cessna tail slide testing..

    Neat. Some have installed spring skids on Cirrus tails: [img] My Sky Arrow has something very similar back there to protect the tail...

    Jul 20, 2018 at 12:56 PM
  2. FastEddieB replied to the thread Psychology of fuel management.

    Analogy... I would have said I was not the type of person to ever hook up an aircraft battery backwards...until I did. I had so many...

    Jul 19, 2018 at 6:56 AM
  3. FastEddieB replied to the thread Psychology of fuel management.

    Am on-topic post! Hallelujah!

    Jul 19, 2018 at 6:49 AM
  4. FastEddieB replied to the thread Hypothetical Noob Maintenance Question.

    As Ray said, no certificate of any kind is required to do maintenance on an Experimental.

    Jul 18, 2018 at 8:35 PM
  5. FastEddieB replied to the thread Psychology of fuel management.

    Most of the sight gauges I’ve come across are in the wing root.

    Jul 18, 2018 at 9:18 AM
  6. FastEddieB replied to the thread Psychology of fuel management.

    If anyone is curious, this is what it looks like: [img] You can see that by rocking the passenger seat forwards.

    Jul 18, 2018 at 8:26 AM
  7. FastEddieB replied to the thread Psychology of fuel management.

    To a very large extent, I do trust the fuel gauge in my Sky Arrow. This trust has been earned over 11 years and just over 500 hours of...

    Jul 18, 2018 at 7:12 AM
  8. FastEddieB replied to the thread Psychology of fuel management.

    I’ve never sensed a direct correlation between laziness and fuel exhaustion, though it may be a factor. Then again, anyone “to” lazy to...

    Jul 16, 2018 at 8:11 PM
  9. FastEddieB replied to the thread Psychology of fuel management.

    I think perhaps the OP was seeking out the psychology of fuel (mis)-management, not so much looking for practical tips on how not to run...

    Jul 16, 2018 at 6:07 PM
  10. FastEddieB replied to the thread Psychology of fuel management.

    The couple of times I've been agonizingly close, it was like falling into a kind of "coffin corner" trap. What I mean is, the closer I...

    Jul 16, 2018 at 1:26 PM
  11. FastEddieB replied to the thread Sporty's In Store Purchase Fiasco.

    Never had a problem with gift cards. Earn them on my Capital One credit card, and have used the online and in-store at Best Buy.

    Jul 16, 2018 at 7:40 AM
  12. FastEddieB replied to the thread Can’t reach FSS in air.

    I think you’re thinking of 122.1 mhz. (duplex) with receiving on the navaid. 122.2 is two-way (simplex). 122.2 nearly always works for...

    Jul 15, 2018 at 3:02 PM
  13. FastEddieB replied to the thread Raptor Aircraft, Vaporware?.

    Septic?

    Jul 15, 2018 at 1:38 PM