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donv

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Re: Stepping up to old 680V turbine...
« Reply #375 on: September 08, 2019, 10:33:12 pm »
Any updates, Adam? Going to get her out of there before the runway opens?

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Re: Stepping up to old 680V turbine...
« Reply #376 on: September 09, 2019, 06:09:36 pm »
Just finished all the fuel bladders/drains/leaks, now moving on to pressurization. I doubt she'll be out of there before the end of the year with the pace I can afford. Byt slowly making progress.

Need a new medical, some currency and a BFR at this point too. I really dread climbing into an old C172 to do it, but it will have to be done.
« Last Edit: September 09, 2019, 09:02:27 pm by Adam Frisch »
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Re: Stepping up to old 680V turbine...
« Reply #377 on: September 10, 2019, 12:41:45 am »
If you want a BFR in the 680, let me know. I'm a CFI.
« Last Edit: September 11, 2019, 11:15:08 am by Adam Frisch »

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Re: Stepping up to old 680V turbine...
« Reply #378 on: September 11, 2019, 11:15:31 am »
Thanks Don - that's great to know! Not sure of the legalities of doing a training flight when on a ferry permit (no interior), but technically I can't see why it wouldn't be allowed. But I think I'll just have to climb into that old 172 beforehand..... ::)
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Re: Stepping up to old 680V turbine...
« Reply #379 on: December 07, 2019, 05:17:26 pm »
Any updates?

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Re: Stepping up to old 680V turbine...
« Reply #380 on: December 08, 2019, 09:25:40 pm »
Very slow progress by default - I can't pay for it right now. My startup is still eating everything. But Dan Black has made some minor progress and changed all the slip contacts for the prop heating, so that's working again. Then onto cabin leaks, de-ice boots and the 3rd stage wheel replacement on one engine.

Honestly, I'm so over it, but it is what it is. Just did my IFR recurrency, but haven't flown for a year, so now need new medical and new biannual. Even if she was ready to go, gonna have to go fly with someone for a few hours to get back in the swing of things. Too rusty.
« Last Edit: December 08, 2019, 10:13:46 pm by Adam Frisch »
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Re: Stepping up to old 680V turbine...
« Reply #381 on: December 08, 2019, 10:21:03 pm »
Let me know next time you come up.

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Re: Stepping up to old 680V turbine...
« Reply #382 on: December 10, 2019, 01:08:41 pm »
Let me know next time you come up.

Will do. I'm hoping to get my interior out of the less than responsive upholstery guy and drive it up to Aeroair at some point for them to finish. That way everything is in one spot. Also heard from Dan they might be able to pick up the pace end of Jan, as they too have been very busy.

« Last Edit: December 19, 2019, 12:35:56 am by Adam Frisch »
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