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  Topic: Brake Master Cylinder Leaks When Flying Inverted
DSchmidt

Replies: 7
Views: 2170

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Fri Nov 06, 2009 8:27 pm   Subject: Inverted Brake Master Cylinder Leaks
Len:

My SDII has a small 1/4 turn valve on the vent. Close for inverted or negative G maneuvers, open when done (Opening the vent is on my landing checklist).

Hope that helps.

Don
  Topic: Throttle Quadrant idea
DSchmidt

Replies: 11
Views: 9570

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Tue Feb 20, 2007 9:28 pm   Subject: Throttle Quadrant idea
Just wanted to chime in with my $0.02.

I have a microair com set-up that came with their intercom, no canopy. I'm using voice activated low-end DC headset w/foam mic covers. - squelch at about 40% ...
  Topic: Attention Aircraft Spruce
DSchmidt

Replies: 18
Views: 12948

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Wed Feb 07, 2007 8:49 am   Subject: Attention Aircraft Spruce
ALL:

I am currently out of the country and just stumbled on this thread.

This will count as my post to ensure I am in the >1 count.

Regards

Don Schmidt
N2552
  Topic: Oil Cooler Location and Air Flow
DSchmidt

Replies: 20
Views: 13125

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Wed Jun 14, 2006 2:59 pm   Subject: Oil Cooler Location and Air Flow
Frank:

Have you gone from a 2-blade prop to a 3-blade prop?

The thought behind the question is as follows:

No significant "prop blast" is produced near the blade root (near the hub). However ...
  Topic: Skybolt questions
DSchmidt

Replies: 6
Views: 3873

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Thu Jun 08, 2006 2:04 pm   Subject: Skybolt questions
As I understand it (DENNY - PLEASE WEIGH IN HERE), as long as it goes back together as it came apart - without "major" modifications, you need no special certification.

That being said, a bit of ex ...
  Topic: Alfa Romeo need help
DSchmidt

Replies: 4
Views: 3732

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Sat May 20, 2006 2:30 pm   Subject: Alfa Romeo need help
Also, loops and rolls tend to scratch the paint.

Regards,

Don Schmidt
  Topic: NORTH-EAST DUSTER MUSTER
DSchmidt

Replies: 4
Views: 3462

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Wed May 03, 2006 5:34 pm   Subject: NORTH-EAST DUSTER MUSTER
gmall05:

I made my 1st solo cross-country to Columbia County - way back in 1987. Instructor was based out of Wurtsboro.

I'm still waiting for the folks who run the airport to decide the date fo ...
  Topic: NORTH-EAST DUSTER MUSTER
DSchmidt

Replies: 4
Views: 3462

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Mon Apr 24, 2006 2:58 pm   Subject: NORTH-EAST DUSTER MUSTER
ALL:

I am trying to determine the interest in a NORTH-EAST DUSTER MUSTER

To be held in mid-to-late August in western NY (Between Rochester and Buffalo.

It will be in conjunction with the "3rd ...
  Topic: Radio - Intercom Set-up
DSchmidt

Replies: 4
Views: 3716

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Tue Apr 04, 2006 7:23 pm   Subject: Radio - Intercom Set-up
I bought the MicroAir Com and XPDR combination and they threw in their intercom.

Simple installation - no problems with either COM or intercom in open cockpit SD Too using DC headset

Regards,
...
  Topic: Aerobatics Starduster Too
DSchmidt

Replies: 5
Views: 5337

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Sun Feb 19, 2006 5:19 pm   Subject: Aerobatics Starduster Too
Kevin:

Where, in the UK, are you located?

I will likely be in the UK this summer visiting an friend in Crewe.

Regards,

Don Schmidt
  Topic: Aerobatics Starduster Too
DSchmidt

Replies: 5
Views: 5337

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Sat Feb 18, 2006 6:19 pm   Subject: Aerobatics Starduster Too
From data given to me when I bought N2552 - SA300 w/AIO360. Owned by Penn State Chief Flight Instructor (retired), former piper Chief Test pilot:

Aerobatic Entry Speeds (MPH)
Spin ...
 
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