Is there a "correct" call sign for the PA-28R?

Discussion in 'Change to my Frequency...' started by iamtheari, Nov 16, 2016.

  1. FastEddieB

    FastEddieB Final Approach

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    Sec. 91.319

    Aircraft having experimental certificates: Operating limitations.

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    (d) Each person operating an aircraft that has an experimental certificate shall--
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    (3) Notify the control tower of the experimental nature of the aircraft when operating the aircraft into or out of airports with operating control towers.
     
  2. JohnAJohnson

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    I believe a Cardinal RG is a C77R.
     
  3. danhagan

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    If you fly a Tiger, the call up can get mangled many different ways (Tiger, Grumman or American). Problem with the last one is they'll say "American 360 turn heading blah blah blah" and you figure it's for an airliner ... only been called a Cheetah once.
     
  4. Pilawt

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    I was flying my Cheetah near Redding, California, several summers ago, while wildfires were being battled in the nearby mountains. Redding is a base for firefighting aircraft, and in those days, a number of exotic Grumman warbird types were being used. ATC was careful to ask me, "Say type Grumman ... "
     
  5. iamtheari

    iamtheari Pre-takeoff checklist

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    I don't get it. Is there a significant performance difference between these two?

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  6. Pilawt

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    Nah, more like this:

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  7. JustinD

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    The only difference is the top requires a tail dragger endorsement. Once airborne though they both handle the same and have the same takeoff, climb, cruise and landing performance
     
  8. SoCal RV Flyer

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    Well, seeing that the Grumman Avenger is a foam r/c model, yes!!
     
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    Cruise speeds might be similar but the Avenger climbs faster, flys further and goes much higher than a Tiger. Handling is two fisted vs light controls of a Tiger. They called it a "Turkey" for a reason.
     
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