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January 17, 2016.   Issue No. 4,289.

CAVU Pacific NW ...Carl N. rubs it in <grin>

"...Anyway, the last week or so was pretty nice up here, a little chilly, but a nice break from our normal winter WX..."  ...

 

Weekend Flyer App Update

...now with winds aloft.  (VAF advertiser)

 

Let the Roomba Do It ...David Paule

I was working on one of the bulkheads and decided it was time for a good shop floor clean-up. I let the Roomba do the job.

What a difference!

And I vacuum regularly, too. This was additional.

(If you are making work benches, make 'em high enough for the little guy to pass underneath).

Dave


Stock photo off web...

 

Status Report ...KazooRV-9A

Completed a good portion of the interior painting this past weekend. Parts were primed, sealed and color coated, came out great. Had to use low temp reducer, but painter Greg does this every day.  Now we can continue more of the fuselage assy!  more pics

 

Builder Used Wrong Screw Size - Now What? ...Saville

Now that I've acquired some countersinking skills I can get to the REAL problem:

I'm replacing the battery tray in my -8 to accommodate an Odyssey 925 battery. The footprint of the Odyssey battery is not the same as the Gill that was there - it's narrower side to side. So I bought a new battery tray from Van's and riveted in new angle for the new footprint. So far so good.

The tray is fastened to two flanges aft of the baggage compartment 3 holes on each flange (numbered 1-6 in this picture):  ...

 

Conduit Routing ...Bill Boyd

"...under the rear seats and baggage floor has been "Starkey'd" and looks like it will serve the purpose well."

 

Two Webcams to Choose From ...my home field.

1/12/2017 
Wind sock webcam now online at Fly52F.org.  If you have (2) monitors, you can now watch
the windsock, planes landing and taking off, and improvement construction underway.  Win, win, win!


related: Airport construction photos

Note: The north webcam is temporarily located inside Tim Wade's office looking through glass, meaning the infrared mode won't work at night.  You'll have to live with daytime ops until it's relocated outside - and when it's outside you'll have the full 130░ field of view.

 

Gofundme requests.

Tricia Blank ...Joe Blank's wife

Greg 'Spanky' Barber ...U2 pilot and friend of Rob 'Smokey' Ray

 

How to Minimize the Chance You Could be Dealing with a Scammer

...when using the classifieds.


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