Monthly Archives: June 2013

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Planes, Trains and Automobiles

By Bob Stearns The last Thursday in May Marge and I embarked on a trip using all three modes of transportation. The first leg was from Columbia to Toronto via Delta. The next leg was across Canada from Toronto to … Continue reading

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June 2013 Young Eagles Report: Small Weather Disruption

Weather was a problem on our June fly date so we did not add any young eagles at our regular event. A few were flown for EAA 242 by other pilots on other days(Whiteplains and California) so about 8 were … Continue reading

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Excessive RPM Drop On Mag Check Not Always The Mag’s Fault

By Tom Roberts Now that I am past this, it doesn’t seem like a big deal, but I learned a lot. My Van’s RV-7A had developed an ignition problem. Our -7A has one conventional impulse coupled magneto on the left … Continue reading

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Leaned Engine Stops On Go-Around Attempt

By Dan Heath Before pancake breakfast at the SAC ( Sport Aviation Center ) I went out for “Dawn” patrol and a few “touch-and-gos”. After 1 very nice approach and 1 very good touch and go, I decided that it … Continue reading

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First Flight For Roberts’ Vans RV-4 N88TU

After six and a half years of building, at 1730, May 29, 2013, RV-4, N88TU became an airplane. Kit number 2956 had two previous owners and was moved twice before landing in our hangar. It was close to becoming beer … Continue reading

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