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    Potential new buyer needs some assistance

    Welcome to call me as well. 10 year CT owner and instructor.
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    Copper State Fly-In

    Wish we could make it this year, but to many students on the schedule this weekend.
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    A Good Day

    Fantastic! Congrats! That is a great day and great accomplishments! Cheryl and I have been lucky enough to teach both of our boys to fly, our oldest is working on his instrument and commercial with us in our CTLS and Socata TB9.
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    want to buy CTLS

    Have this one available in U.S. Arizona. https://www.barnstormers.com/listing_images.php?id=1429522 2009 CTLS • $83,000 • AVAILABLE FOR IMMEDIATE SALE • 2009 Flight Design CTLS, 1870 TTAE, This CTLS is uniquely equipped with a 40amp external alternator, pre cut payload bays in the right and left baggage compartments for equipment such as LIDAR, Multi Spectral, or FMV payloads. Enjoy private and/or public use with the well equipped cockpit including Dynon D100/180 displays, large format Garmin GPSmap 696 integrated with Dual band ADSB "In" Garmin GDL39, Garmin SL40 comm, and ADSB Out compliant Garmin GTX330es with GPS20 Waas. Rare Dynon integrated 2 axis autopilot, Airtex 406Mhz ELT. Recent 12/2018 extensive annual and 5 year hose change.
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    500fpm, 60 knots, 15 degrees flaps

    If its a light SW then roughly 200rpm less. There are lots of variables so those rpm settings will just be ballpark.
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    500fpm, 60 knots, 15 degrees flaps

    Yep, those numbers seem about right. give or take a hundred RPM.
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    New CT In The Skies Over CT (as in Connecticut)

    Congrats Andrew! Glad you are enjoying the CT. I have almost 3000hrs in CT's now and still enjoy every minute in it!
  8. Received and installed the production Skybeacon. Working on the appropriate spacing from our carbon wingtip and GPS sensitivity to ensure consistent reception. More to report soon
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    Handiflight around the world with 2 CTLS

    Sincere condolences. Rest in peace.
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    My wall and shop didn't make it through Christmas

    Ouch! Sorry Roger . Glad no one was hurt!
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    CT incident Lorraine, Ohio 11/4/18

    Agree, the CTLS gear holds up pretty well with students. I've replaced one in 2500 hrs on our CTLS used for primary training.
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    Lubing the stabilator cable

    Hi Dick, No obvious damage or signs of installation issues, just really stiff stabilator movement. I suspect it had water/humidity intrusion over time that maybe corroded it internally (came from coastal environment and not always hangered).
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    Lubing the stabilator cable

    This is the system used in the CT stabilator control. http://www.flexballitaliana.com/prodotto.php?idprodotto=80 I had to replace one recently that was binding from I assume internal corrosion.
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    New to Forum. New to CT Land

    Welcome to the CT family! Great group here!
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    Trying to get the most speed out of my CTLSi

    What you are seeing with your new prop pitch seems about right for what I have experienced in the CTLSi's I have flown. The injected motor does have a "power" and "economy" setting depending on throttle position. In economy mode the power and fuel flow is decreased along with your speed, a throttle position slightly above this setting ramps up the fuel flow, power and RPM. It can take a few prop adjustments to find the setting that can allow a 5300-5400 rpm comfortable cruise in the "power" band vs having to throttle back below 5500rpm and getting into the "economy" band unintentionally.
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    Andy Loves UAVionix

    Hi Sid, I have not had the opportunity to test it on a CTSW yet. It might work very well if the CTSW wingtip is fiberglass vs the carbon tip of the LS. I would ask Arian or Tom regarding the MRA, it can be installed without any modification to the wingtip and can use the existing wiring and connectors, however it is not original equipment.
  17. Congratulations! Let the learning begin!
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    Airventure 2018

    Awesome!
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    Wind speed arrow and stall warning

    Sometimes the Garmin GPS data output resets, so check the "Interface" settings on the unit. Should be something like Aviation and NMEA out.
  20. Available for download here https://flightdesign.com/update-dynon-skyview-software-to-version-15-3-3/
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    Tantalizing new engines

    I'd take 2 six cyl Rotax for my Skymaster ? maybe they need an airborne test bed?
  22. We have a couple DPE's and a 2009 CTLS in Arizona. Long way from home, but could likely get you done
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    Purchasing Replacement Parts for CTSW

    Hi Dick, There are some items showing on FDUSA website http://flightdesignusa.com/2018/05/new-parts-in-stock-today/
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    406 ELT requirments for Mexico

    BBP Alert: 406 issue comes to a head In the second advisory within 24 hours, the BBP has been informed that a 406 ELT will be required on all aircraft flying in Mexico. There is zero tolerance with no warnings being issued. Additional information has been provided the BBP that as of end of day, June 30, any aircraft in Mexico that does not have a 406 ELT will be grounded. As incorrectly reported earlier, there will be no warning. Mexico states that they have given the flying community over 15 years of extensions to allow time for all to add the required ELT and June 30, 2018 is the final deadline. There will be no more extensions. We are trying to find out more information regarding aircraft in Mexico past that date that do not have the required ELT. As soon as the dust settles on this one, we will do another alert. I repeat, do not take your aircraft to Mexico after June 30 if you do not have a 406 installed. And you might be making plans to move your aircraft out of Mexico if it is there without one…. More to come as we get additional information. jack@bbp
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