Robert Picard
Robert Picard
@bob-picard
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Joined: Aug 20, 2018
Last seen: Nov 24, 2022
Topics: 16 / Replies: 71
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RE: Having trouble flying my new Stinson

It's starting to sound to me that there may be something amiss with the weird rudder bungee system on the -2. It may be time to check with a knowledge...

1 month ago
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RE: Miss-firing cylinder

Perhaps it's time to pull the valve cover and look for a bent pushrod or a damaged rocker. Bob

4 months ago
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RE: Miss-firing cylinder

Are you sayng that the cylinder is not firing at all? If so that would mean that your problem is not electrical because both plugs and/or both wires a...

4 months ago
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RE: Why a Lycoming is great in a Stinson - something you probably haven't heard about in detail.

@paxflyergmail-com Good for you for making the right choice for your particular type of flying. I have been flying my O-540 powered Stinson for 35 y...

4 months ago
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RE: Cold Blooded?

Check the resistance in your spark plugs. Champion plugs have a real problem with failing resistors and that can lead to hard starts. Bob

8 months ago
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RE: Availability of Ethanol free auto fuel in Texas

Just make sure there is no ethanol in it.

1 year ago
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RE: Bungee system help

Dave, I don't have the proof you need but I believe that one of the reasons that the -3 has a bigger tail with an adjustable trim tab is to correc...

1 year ago
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RE: Getting 108-3 N6635M back into the air

Just by comparison the ASOS at the Homer,Alaska airport was reporting -3000 Ft density altitude last winter. Needless to say, the performance of my O-...

1 year ago
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RE: Bungee system help

That was my point exactly. Why have two rudder trims that could fight each other? You should have only one. Bob

2 years ago
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RE: Bungee system help

Tim, I understand all of that, I'm just curious as to what possible use would a trim tab have on an airplane equipped with cockpit controllable rudd...

2 years ago
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RE: Bungee system help

Dave, I think that a document as to why the -3 is by now long lost to history. I don't think that there is a secret memo floating around in the 194...

2 years ago
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RE: Bungee system help

@moparmolnargmail-com I know you said that there is no such thing as a stupid question so I'll test your theory. Why does an airplane having a rudde...

2 years ago
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