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by Starboardwing
Thu Feb 01, 2018 1:34 pm
Forum: Bush Flying & Specialty Air Service
Topic: Cessna 185 vs. Cessna 206
Replies: 28
Views: 10011

Re: Cessna 185 vs. Cessna 206

Seems there are some knowledgeable 206 operators out there so i'd like to ask if anyone could offer some insight on this matter. I flew a TU206C this past summer. Engine new as of a year ago. After engine break in period, i began noticing that on full power takeoff, that FF would show 35-38gph (redl...
by Starboardwing
Wed Jan 03, 2018 11:52 am
Forum: Bush Flying & Specialty Air Service
Topic: R-985 operation and leaning.
Replies: 12
Views: 5057

Re: R-985 operation and leaning.

Just curious, Has anyone flown a beaver with 9 point engine monitoring system? Know of anyone who would "dare" fly a radial LOP? Based on my readings of Pelican's Perch Engine articles, LOP mixtures were used on all the big old radials. Makes me think there's no reason that a R-985 shouldn't be able...
by Starboardwing
Thu Apr 21, 2016 2:05 pm
Forum: Bush Flying & Specialty Air Service
Topic: Fuel consumption.
Replies: 36
Views: 17623

Re: Fuel consumption.

Without a doubt, the best thing I have come across for the hows & whys of fuel / air mixture management for air-cooled piston aircraft engines: http://www.avweb.com/news/pelican/182084-1.html Read some of John Deakin's other stuff on "Pelican Perch" in AvWeb. Great stuff. Leaning will only reduce t...
by Starboardwing
Thu Sep 17, 2015 5:48 pm
Forum: Bush Flying & Specialty Air Service
Topic: Beaver Tips
Replies: 205
Views: 38431

Re: Beaver Tips

So how do you guys lean the beaver? I dont like the idea of just bringing the mixture back half way like i've been told.

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