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  1. MountainDude replied to the thread O-470 upgrades - I don't see how they can help you in cruise and cruise climb.

    Interesting. Thank you. I assume that also means neither of them can use mogas, correct?

    Feb 6, 2023 at 10:00 PM
  2. MountainDude liked dmspilot's post in the thread RPM vs LOP.

    You are changing the amount of power the engine produces and the temperature at which it is operating will change. The new mixture...

    Feb 6, 2023 at 9:01 PM
  3. MountainDude liked Half Fast's post in the thread RPM vs LOP.

    If you change the amount of air (throttle control) you will need to change the amount of fuel (mixture control) if you want to keep the...

    Feb 6, 2023 at 9:00 PM
  4. MountainDude replied to the thread O-470 upgrades - I don't see how they can help you in cruise and cruise climb.

    Thanks. So how do they make the same O-470 have 30 more hp?

    Feb 6, 2023 at 8:51 PM
  5. MountainDude liked okav8r's post in the thread Shelf life of barreled AVGAS.

    Many years ago, I bought a 172 that had been sitting in a hangar untouched for 14 years. The owner topped it off when he put it away,...

    Feb 5, 2023 at 11:04 PM
  6. MountainDude posted a new thread.

    O-470 upgrades - I don't see how they can help you in cruise and cruise climb

    There are two upgrades I am aware of (John Jewell and Norland) for C182 NA engines, both of which move the redline to 2625 rpm (from the...

    Forum: Flight Following

    Feb 5, 2023 at 6:18 PM
  7. MountainDude liked Bell206's post in the thread Westchester NY: plane missing, possibly down..

    Prelim: https://data.ntsb.gov/carol-repgen/api/Aviation/ReportMain/GenerateNewestReport/106608/pdf

    Feb 5, 2023 at 3:52 PM
  8. MountainDude liked Sonny D's post in the thread Airplane Disassembly/Shipping Reccomendations.

    Thanks. Im a 135 Captain, flying to all the islands, and I love my job. We have amazing flying all year round.

    Feb 5, 2023 at 3:22 PM
  9. MountainDude liked Florida Flyer's post in the thread PIREP Garmin GPS 175.

    We never had an issues with ours. Get a good installer, set up correctly and good to go!

    Feb 5, 2023 at 3:22 PM
  10. MountainDude liked NoHeat's post in the thread Washington State moves to ban 100LL starting on 01 Jan 2026.

    Indeed. Here's text from the bill (which hasn't even been through a committee in one chamber yet, btw) (2) The prohibitions on leaded...

    Feb 5, 2023 at 12:46 PM
  11. MountainDude liked NoHeat's post in the thread Washington State moves to ban 100LL starting on 01 Jan 2026.

    Interesting. But your thread title exaggerates a bit. Here's what the article says: "If it becomes law ... The restrictions would...

    Feb 5, 2023 at 12:46 PM
  12. MountainDude liked SoCal 182 Driver's post in the thread medical for teenager w ADHD & ASD.

    Do not let him go in for an examination with an AME. At most, do a consultation...but do not provide a MedXpress number. The results of...

    Feb 5, 2023 at 12:45 PM
  13. MountainDude liked Racerx's post in the thread medical for teenager w ADHD & ASD.

    If my parents cared enough to take me to the doctor when I was a kid I guarantee I'd have been diagnosed with ADD and on the spectrum....

    Feb 5, 2023 at 12:45 PM
  14. MountainDude liked schmookeeg's post in the thread LSA enclosed enclosed, under $15000 search.

    A new airplane for 15 grand? Are there even new CARS for 15 grand anymore?

    Feb 5, 2023 at 12:42 PM
  15. MountainDude replied to the thread Airplane Disassembly/Shipping Reccomendations.

    Cannot answer your Q, but congrats. Flying over the Hawaiian islands is one of the highlights of my GA experience.

    Feb 5, 2023 at 12:40 PM