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Ed Fogle created a new topic ' Buying former Canadian plane' in the forum. 19 hours 29 minutes ago

I am considering purchasing an airplane that is currently U.S. registered but has spent some years under Canadian registration. What are some of the thinks I need to know, particular in regards logbooks and other maintenance records, title security, etc.

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Ed Fogle created a new topic ' Price of mods' in the forum. 23 hours 34 minutes ago

Does anyone know the approximate cost of these mods on a 206, installed: WingX wing extensions, vortex generators, Flint tanks?

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george douglas replied to the topic 'AirBox gasket' in the forum. 3 days ago

I found the gasket material I was looking for from www.dynamicpropellers.com out of Washington state. Good service.
george

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Ed Fogle replied to the topic 'Rear passenger air vents' in the forum. 3 days ago

That would be great. I’ll try to figure out how to contact you via this site.

Ed

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DOUGLAS VINCENT replied to the topic 'Rear passenger air vents' in the forum. 3 days ago

Ed

You may talk to Wilco. Their vents replace the complete Cessna plastic with internal hoses etc. Not real cheap, but work great for a long time.

I first did the front then replace the rear vents. Well worth the expense.
If you are at RVS come by my hangar and have a look at what I installed in my 210.

Wilco will know what is required, but I would think they work on a 182 like in the picture.

doug

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Paul Guilbert replied to the topic 'Rear passenger air vents' in the forum. 3 days ago

Are you fitting your Wemacs into a C182 and does it look like the attached in the rear as things currently stand please?

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Ed Fogle replied to the topic 'Won't start' in the forum. 4 days ago

Thanks Steve. Will start there as soon as it warms up at least a little. 11 degrees now.

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STEVE ELLS replied to the topic 'Weight and Balance Calculator?' in the forum. 4 days ago

Hi Mike;
I don't have a Wt and Bal computer but the stations are as follows.
Station zero (0) is the lower half of the firewall
Station 16.66 is the aft edge of the instrument panel glare shield
Station 44 is the belly rivet line half way back on the bottom of the door frame
Station 65.33 is the aft edge of the door frame
Station 90.0 is the rivet line just in front of the baggage door
Station 108.0 is the rivet line just aft of the baggage door
Station 142 is the bulkhead rivet line of the bulkhead 34 inches aft of station 108.
There is additional arms in the weight and balance section of your Owner's manual.

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STEVE ELLS replied to the topic 'Won't start' in the forum. 4 days ago

Hi again;
I've pondered this problem anew. And it seems as the "bad magneto/start switch" fix I suggested shouldn't be as high a priority as cleaning the cables at the battery and at the ground cable at the battery (both ends) and checking both the battery contactor for high resistance. There should be very little drop through the battery contactor unless it is corroded or the contacts are burned. I suspect the battery contactor or corrosion of the battery cable ends is the source of your problem.
I suggest you replace your battery contactor with one from Sky-Tec. The STS-A12 is the part number for Sky Tec's continuous duty (battery) contactor.

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STEVE ELLS replied to the topic 'Won't start' in the forum. 5 days ago

Hi,
IMHO, you're list is where I would start. But since ground power gives a good start I think you can eliminate a bad starter.
There is an AD on the starter (mag) switches. It's listed under ACS Products. The AD is 93-05-06. It calls for removing the switch from the panel and inspecting the switch internally by removing the 2 screws that hold the front (key side) and the back (wire side) together.
I always did this inspection in the airplane; there's no need to disconnect the wires.
Hold the switch so the key side is down when you're separating the two halves. Slowly lower the key side away from the wire side--there will be three triangle shaped contacts and three springs.
Look closely at the contacts on the wire side and the triangle shaped contacts for burning and erosion.
If you see any burning or erosion, get the switch kit from Aircraft Spruce here: www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/elpages/i...t.php?clickkey=28680.
You'll be able to access the ACS service bulletin related to the AD on the "documents" tab of the Aircraft Spruce switch page of the website.
This AD does apply to your 182P but is sometimes missed because it's not listed under Cessna.
Please let me and other owners learn from your experience by posting the solution.
Thanks
Steve

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Paul Guilbert replied to the topic 'Rear passenger air vents' in the forum. 5 days ago

I look forward to hearing how you get on. Given the number of similar aircraft out there you'd have thought there would be a market. These are the one thing letting down the rear part of my cabin.

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Ed Fogle replied to the topic 'Rear passenger air vents' in the forum. 5 days ago

I have a friend who has Wemac style vents that replace the old, lousy Cessna ones. That airplane got them in the process of an expensive AirMod interior upgrade. Spoke to AirMod but they are not interested in selling the vents by themselves. I am in the process of trying to fit some Wemacs but am waiting for warmer weather to dig into it.

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Ed Fogle created a new topic ' Won't start' in the forum. 7 days ago

C-182P with IO-470 conversion. A few months ago I had an intermittent problem starting. Battery switch on, turn ignition to start and nothing happens except the EDM 900 goes blank. When the problem first occurred I could, sometimes, turn the battery switch off then on and get a start. Lately, that process didn't produce a start and I have jumped the planet the jumper cable receptacle which gave a good start. Further starts during the day are no problem. One thing I noticed is the EDM shows 12.0 battery volts but a check at the battery gives in excess of 13 volts. Is that a normal drop from the battery behind the baggage compartment to where voltage is measured by the EDM? My thinking on that is whatever the start problem it causes a high current draw that drops the bus voltage where the EDM is attached below some threshold that the EDM requires and it shuts off. I haven't tried leaving the battery on after an occurrence to see if the EDM comes back on line. The next time it happens I will try to remember to check this. The battery checks good.

I'm left thinking these things as the problem:
(1) battery cables at each end need cleaning and securing,
(2) bad starter,
(3) bad starter solenoid,
(4) bad magneto/start switch.

Does anyone have any suggestions?

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Kirk Condon created a new topic ' 421C, 404, 441 Hydraulic Gear Help' in the forum. 1 week ago

I'm working on a 421C and want to do a ground retraction test. I have access to a Cessna Hydraulic mule to power the hydraulics, but the maintenance manual is vague about exactly how to connect the hoses to the aircraft. Wonder if anyone on the forum has any experience in this process. Thanks in advance for any assistance.

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DOUGLAS VINCENT replied to the topic 'Dashboard placards' in the forum. 1 week ago

William

Were nye able to contact the engravers.?I need some work done and wanted to now i they were still around.

Doug

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