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Dave Molnar
Dave Molnar
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RE: Bungee system help

Tim, A -3 is what I got my TW endorsement in, and that’s what I enjoyed about it was how well the thing flew. Zero issues and if it had these issue...

2 years ago
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Thanks for the reply, Larry, but I disagree. If I'd have given up on it I'd have chopped this thing up for parts a while ago. I fixed it, but I'm st...

2 years ago
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FIXED!!! Sorry I haven’t updated the thread, but I FINALLY fixed my wandering tail issue with the last adjustment of the bendable rudder tab. And on...

2 years ago
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Yes, but I think it was stated early, the TAB is present. This is the bendable piece. There is not a separate rudder trim like the -3 has. The 108-...

2 years ago
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Hi Bob, I was stating to demand proof since there’s a lot of conjecture and assumptions about as to why the -3 had a bigger tail, yet no definitive ...

2 years ago
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I agree and I’ll add to that stupid question list with why would 15 extra HP warrant a trim system? On top of that, why the bigger tail on the -3? ...

2 years ago
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Hi Larry, You know there’s no stupid question! There’s no wandering on the ground. Yes, there’s definite feel to this and it’s not just an instrume...

2 years ago
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Some more diagnosis. Today I flew it for an hour through all phases of flight and here’s what I found. Straight and level it appears that the ball i...

2 years ago
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I agree, Dennis. Yes, everything in the engine compartment is secure and no broken mounts or anything. I’ll double check again next week. The origi...

2 years ago
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Yeah, that’s what I thought, Jason. I didn’t think they would be built to fly this way. Even in climb out with a constant rudder pressure, the ball s...

2 years ago
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New springs installed, no help. Found one of the bungee cables really loose. Tightened, no help. I honestly am not sure why that contraption even n...

2 years ago
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RE: Stinson data plate question

Hi Larry, I gotcha. Yes, my original data plate is there on the inside of the firewall and shows all the info. I thought that one on the tail was a...

2 years ago
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RE: Bungee system help

Thanks, Larry. I’m headed out tomorrow and going to access the system and have my wife actuate the rudders while I look at that contraption to see if...

2 years ago
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Hi Will, Yes, you can actually feel it in your seat. There’s definitely a yaw. Greg checked everything out and no cracks noted that I’m aware of, a...

2 years ago
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