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  1. obw liked Bell206's post in the thread Disastrous First (and Last) Annual - Advice Needed.

    FYI: if you take this to the FSDO, as the current owner that has operated the aircraft over the past months, they may look into your ops...

    Jan 23, 2021 at 5:08 PM
  2. obw liked iamtheari's post in the thread Disastrous First (and Last) Annual - Advice Needed.

    Could you use a tax deduction for a charitable donation? Not everyone can, but if you can then one way to reduce your losses (as well as...

    Jan 23, 2021 at 5:08 PM
  3. obw replied to the thread Disastrous First (and Last) Annual - Advice Needed.

    Nope. Seller in TN, buyer in MA

    Jan 23, 2021 at 2:46 PM
  4. obw replied to the thread Disastrous First (and Last) Annual - Advice Needed.

    Someone else suggested something similar to me - sell the engine, avionics etc and donate the fuselage to an A&P school.

    Jan 23, 2021 at 12:52 PM
  5. obw replied to the thread Disastrous First (and Last) Annual - Advice Needed.

    Hi all. OP here. The feedback has been incredible, and I thought it might be worth taking stock of the input and summarizing some of...

    Jan 23, 2021 at 11:32 AM
  6. obw replied to the thread Disastrous First (and Last) Annual - Advice Needed.

    I was actually fine with how my mechanic did the 'annual'. Very early on in his inspection, he found some discrepancies, including ADs...

    Jan 23, 2021 at 6:57 AM
  7. obw replied to the thread Disastrous First (and Last) Annual - Advice Needed.

    indeed. Extravagant plain white

    Jan 23, 2021 at 3:58 AM
  8. obw replied to the thread Disastrous First (and Last) Annual - Advice Needed.

    Thanks for the comments and the suggestions. Good idea. In my case, I found my plane first and then a local mechanic. I’ll...

    Jan 23, 2021 at 3:54 AM
  9. obw replied to the thread Disastrous First (and Last) Annual - Advice Needed.

    thanks. I’m truly grateful it didn’t end up in a catastrophe. My mechanic has been working on Pipers for more than 3 decades and...

    Jan 22, 2021 at 8:08 PM
  10. obw replied to the thread Disastrous First (and Last) Annual - Advice Needed.

    That's exactly the first question I asked my mechanic. It wasn't that difficult to spot. And at least four A&Ps had worked on or...

    Jan 22, 2021 at 7:16 PM
  11. obw replied to the thread Disastrous First (and Last) Annual - Advice Needed.

    Tennessee for about two years before I bought it, Florida before that (~2 years) and NY before that.

    Jan 22, 2021 at 5:48 PM
  12. obw replied to the thread Disastrous First (and Last) Annual - Advice Needed.

    Apologies, that was a typo. My mechanic was never associated with the plane. The plane came from Tennessee and my mechanic is based in...

    Jan 22, 2021 at 4:29 PM
  13. obw replied to the thread Disastrous First (and Last) Annual - Advice Needed.

    I got an Aerospace report on the plane before buying it - accident reports, registration background, liens etc. Everything looked fine....

    Jan 22, 2021 at 4:00 PM
  14. obw replied to the thread Disastrous First (and Last) Annual - Advice Needed.

    A separate A&P did my pre-buy. He was never previously associated with the plane. I think the A&P owner (guy who did the interior...

    Jan 22, 2021 at 3:53 PM
  15. obw replied to the thread Disastrous First (and Last) Annual - Advice Needed.

    I'm definitely interested in hearing options. One of them is scrapping the plane, hence the call to the salvage shops to see what it...

    Jan 22, 2021 at 1:09 PM