Stewartb's Recent Activity

  1. Stewartb replied to the thread CPAP denial under BasicMed?.

    "Finally acquiring my PPL?" Have you previously held an FAA medical? Sleep disorders and sleep disorder treatments are not...

    Jan 18, 2019 at 2:05 PM
  2. Stewartb replied to the thread Cylinder Low Comp/ Oil Consumption.

    Blow-by (compression leaking past rings) dirties oil very quickly. A low compression cylinder bore also consumes oil.

    Jan 18, 2019 at 2:02 PM
  3. Stewartb replied to the thread Cylinder Low Comp/ Oil Consumption.

    A typical compression test will identify where the compression is going. If it's leaking into the crankcase? Rings and bore require...

    Jan 18, 2019 at 12:53 PM
  4. Stewartb replied to the thread a real and present danger.

    You guys pay way too much time to things that aren't your business. To argue about it on the internet is worse.

    Jan 17, 2019 at 1:06 PM
  5. Stewartb replied to the thread a real and present danger.

    What's the crime? Pulling an airplane out of the weeds to clean it up?

    Jan 17, 2019 at 11:43 AM
  6. Stewartb replied to the thread Keep hand on the throttle during takeoff??.

    Proper technique is to keep one hand on the yoke or stick and use the other one for throttle, flaps, prop, or whatever else might...

    Jan 17, 2019 at 7:55 AM
  7. Stewartb replied to the thread FAA Order 8100.19 "Destroyed and Scrapped Aircraft".

    Read the document. There's nothing to fear. Except internet rhetoric from a bunch of guys who get excited and start responding to things...

    Jan 16, 2019 at 9:54 PM
  8. Stewartb replied to the thread Hangar used for storage not aircraft.

    Not my business. This has become tiresome. I'm out.

    Jan 15, 2019 at 10:00 AM
  9. Stewartb replied to the thread Hangar used for storage not aircraft.

    Not my business. That's what I'm saying. Not the fed's business, either. It's the airport management's business. Literally.

    Jan 15, 2019 at 8:11 AM
  10. Stewartb replied to the thread Tailwheel endorsement, typical time.

    3-4 hours if the guy understands how to fly a plane. Like any aviation endorsement, it's a license to learn. A 4 hour taildragger pilot...

    Jan 15, 2019 at 8:05 AM
  11. Stewartb replied to the thread Snow ops?.

    Fly skis on 1" of snow and you may do the same. Catch a piece of gravel with a ski and you'll feel drag you can't prepare for. Catch...

    Jan 15, 2019 at 7:40 AM
  12. Stewartb replied to the thread Hangar used for storage not aircraft.

    Funding an Alaskan airport may best be used on snow removal equipment but Florida airports may not need the same. So it goes with most...

    Jan 15, 2019 at 7:19 AM
  13. Stewartb replied to the thread Cat ****. Smell. Ugh. Fix?.

    A road flare will fix it.

    Jan 14, 2019 at 10:26 PM
  14. Stewartb replied to the thread Snow ops?.

    When my last Cub was new I flew it to a nearby airport and landed in about 5" of crusty untracked snow. Landing was uneventful on 31"...

    Jan 14, 2019 at 10:03 PM
  15. Stewartb replied to the thread Hangar used for storage not aircraft.

    Hangar use policy and enforcement should be handled locally.

    Jan 14, 2019 at 9:36 PM