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by rkittine
Tue Oct 02, 2018 07:48
Forum: Post-War Aeronca Chief airplanes
Topic: 1946 Chief Nav Lights???
Replies: 1
Views: 62

Re: 1946 Chief Nav Lights???

On my 7CCM, I took the position that anything that was set up as temporary was legal, though I might not be 100 % correct. Though I did not remove everything after every flight, I could have easily done it. So, back when Radio Shack had yet to do bust for about the 5th time. I stopped into one and p...
by rkittine
Tue Sep 18, 2018 08:47
Forum: General Discussion and guidelines
Topic: Hanger Available in Maine
Replies: 0
Views: 79

Hanger Available in Maine

https://www.mynewcastle.com/properties/ ... casset-me/

My New York real estate partner is also working in Maine and if you have an interest, call her at 631-374-9652

Bob
by rkittine
Sat Sep 15, 2018 08:52
Forum: Aeronca Sea Planes
Topic: Champ seaplane door pictures
Replies: 3
Views: 167

Re: Champ seaplane door pictures

Jack, As you know I sent you pictures of mine. You just need to blow them up so you can see more detail than they show on your phone. I also sent you some pictures today of another one, done much the same way, but with the piston at the back rather than the front, a more substantial door opening arr...
by rkittine
Tue Sep 04, 2018 12:03
Forum: Post-War Aeronca Champ airplanes
Topic: Seaplane door pictures
Replies: 6
Views: 194

Re: Seaplane door pictures

You might also want to try www.seaplane.org (Seaplane Pilots Association Forum or their Facebook Page)
by rkittine
Mon Sep 03, 2018 08:40
Forum: Post-War Aeronca Champ airplanes
Topic: Seaplane door pictures
Replies: 6
Views: 194

Re: Seaplane door pictures

I have already sent him the 337 Richard. I am not near the plane and will not be for a while, but what he is looking for is close up pictures of the attachment points. Piston to Door, Piston to Airframe, Hinge on the door top and the latching mechanism.

Bob
by rkittine
Mon Jul 30, 2018 06:33
Forum: Post-War Aeronca Chief airplanes
Topic: Another Chief Restoration
Replies: 10
Views: 334

Re: Another Chief Restoration

I was amazed when my Chief was built from ground up, how it was going to look finished starting with the same kind of jumble of tubes! Have fun and look forward to seeing another great Aeronca Chief.

Bob
by rkittine
Tue Jul 17, 2018 20:36
Forum: Airplanes wanted or for sale
Topic: 11CC-239 CF-JKF
Replies: 1
Views: 243

Re: 11CC-239 CF-JKF

Nice ....................
by rkittine
Sun Jul 01, 2018 21:49
Forum: Post-War Aeronca Champ airplanes
Topic: Champ Empty Weight help needed
Replies: 13
Views: 595

Re: Champ Empty Weight help needed

My Seaplane Door mod, which allows the door to stay on, but swing up under the wing, had to be tested based on the added drag on the one side.

Bob
by rkittine
Sun Jul 01, 2018 07:50
Forum: Post-War Aeronca Champ airplanes
Topic: Champ Empty Weight help needed
Replies: 13
Views: 595

Re: Champ Empty Weight help needed

There have been a lot of Aluminum Frame / Plexiglass Covered doors made and installed. If you do and you have a friendly FSBO near by you might be able to get a 337 for it. That is how I got my Seaplane Door conversion got installed and legal. Still used the same door, but could be swing up and open...
by rkittine
Sat Jun 30, 2018 14:49
Forum: Post-War Aeronca Champ airplanes
Topic: Cub style door for a Champ
Replies: 2
Views: 201

Re: Cub style door for a Champ

American Champion Aircraft, ACA, also had a split Seaplane Door including clear panels, for Aeroncas / Citabrias.

Bob
by rkittine
Wed Jun 27, 2018 09:36
Forum: Post-War Aeronca Chief airplanes
Topic: Chief weight and balance
Replies: 3
Views: 240

Re: Chief weight and balance

How you spent the $10.00 and ordered the DVD of all the information the FAA has on your Chief?
by rkittine
Tue Jun 26, 2018 07:10
Forum: Post-War Aeronca Chief airplanes
Topic: Chief weight and balance
Replies: 3
Views: 240

Re: Chief weight and balance

Give Dick Bovey a call at Argyle Flying Service at Argyle Airport in Argyle, New York. Bet he has what you are looking for as he has ground up restored a number of Chiefs.

Bob
by rkittine
Mon Jun 25, 2018 07:02
Forum: Aeronca General items
Topic: Do you wish you had an easy, effective, gust lock for a Champ?
Replies: 2
Views: 228

Re: Do you wish you had an easy, effective, gust lock for a Champ?

Depending on the direction of the wind gusts, you can have that issue with either position to put the elevators in. Head wind with the elevators down will try to lift the tail, tailwind will pin it. Tailwind with try to raise a tail with the elevators up, but will nail it down in a headwind. I have ...
by rkittine
Sat Jun 23, 2018 11:13
Forum: Radios, intercoms, headsets and GPS systems
Topic: FOR SAlE
Replies: 0
Views: 181

FOR SAlE

Softcom ProAm C40 headset, as new. $130.00 on Amazon - $88.00 shipped Continental US David Clarke PTT adapter with coiled cord - New $79.95 - As new condition $58.00 shipped. Telex PTT Adapter with coiled cord - $99.95 new - As new condition $$78.00 shipped. All offers will be considered. E-mail or ...
by rkittine
Sat Jun 23, 2018 11:03
Forum: Post-War Aeronca Chief airplanes
Topic: Control Wheel Cup and Brass Aeronca Cap
Replies: 0
Views: 151

Control Wheel Cup and Brass Aeronca Cap

I have an original Control Wheel Cop and Brass Aeronca Cap in excellent condition. This is for a post war Chief. $108.00 shipped. Faux replacement cap sets only are $229.00 a pair.

I can not get the picture to attach, but can Text or E-mail the picture.

rkittine@aol.com or 631-374-9652

Bob