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  1. NordicDave replied to the thread Recovering Control Yoke.

    Talk to Larry at SAIR Corp in Ohio. He does a beautiful job bringing back pitted, scratched, faded yokes to like new condition with a a...

    Feb 26, 2020 at 9:47 AM
  2. NordicDave replied to the thread Family of four- upgrade from C182?.

    Cessna 206. 300lbs more useful load, 30 knots faster, similar fuel consumption to 182, 3rd row of seats for 2 kids. Also, excellent...

    Feb 26, 2020 at 9:30 AM
  3. NordicDave replied to the thread New magnetic compass.

    I installed a vertical card compass with A&P supervision and log entry. My local avionics shop calibrated the new compass and used a...

    Feb 25, 2020 at 9:09 PM
  4. NordicDave replied to the thread Tire Replacement Based on Years??.

    Check and change "on condition" like suggested above. Good tread, no cracks, rubber pliable, holding air (other than slight common...

    Feb 25, 2020 at 12:12 PM
  5. NordicDave replied to the thread C-210/P-210.

    Here's Textron's website comparing the 182 to the 206. See the wing spans and length. They are the same. 182/206 wing span is 36' and...

    Feb 25, 2020 at 11:25 AM
  6. NordicDave replied to the thread C-210/P-210.

    Split the difference and consider a Cessna 206. About the same physical size as 182, but with a 260hp fuel injected engine. Hauls over...

    Feb 24, 2020 at 9:46 PM
  7. NordicDave replied to the thread Help identifying Cessna fuel cap part number.

    The right gaskets with the slip ring are important, plus the hex nut on top of the needs to be adjusted for proper tension. Good to have...

    Feb 24, 2020 at 12:25 PM
  8. NordicDave replied to the thread 1976 182P fuel venting issue.

    Agree. It's most common cause for an inflight fuel imbalance for Cessna 182 is slightly uncoordinated flight. Yes, good additional points.

    Feb 23, 2020 at 11:47 PM