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Throttle stuck wide open - should this be a real problem?

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I would think one could use the mixture to bring the power back. Is there some other issue?

The engine is likely to be very rough when using the mixture to bring the power back far enough to land, but I can’t think of anything else.

Dynamic propeller balancing

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I am looking for someone who does this, preferably in the UK.

I've had it done a few times over the years and it was always worth doing.

Oddly enough the engineering firm where I am hangared have bought the equipment but have no-one who can use it, so even just a person who knows the equipment would be OK.

What's the maximum range of your plane?

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I know that there are some Mooneys that have a higher range, but I checked all my Excel data I have put together in 250 hrs of flight and found out that I could actually fly to Crete (from the Munich area) non-stop – if necessary.

This is the average data I have collected for the lowest fuel flow.

LOP fuel flow: 9.9 GPH, TAS 160-162 Kts, Range (zero fuel): 1309-1325 NM (G2 model with 81 Gallons)

A G3 model with 92 Gallons could stay in the air 1486-1505 NM flown this way.

Would an FAA Medical Have stopped German Wings

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There is an interesting question being put forth. Would the FAA physical, as invasive and intrusive as it is, have prevented the German Wings debacle.

According to news sources the French Investigation suggested that the medical authorities should have told the FAA equivalent of the European authority of the medical psychiatric problems the copilot was having. Right now it is not required to report this potentially dangerous medical condition under European Medical Flight requirements.

Whats your opinion?

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I would certainly be interested if it weren't for the dates not working out for me. The WX alternative dates do fit nicely though!
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I was in Bend, OR in 2002. Could not see the Lancair factory but talked to several people who were fitting turbines to Lancair IV IIRC. I recently bought a Columbia.
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An excellent idea. Should make meet-ups a lot easier.
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This discussion moved to the TB20 backup / standby alternator thread here
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I don't think PMA comes into this TC stuff. "Anybody" can set up PMA manufacture of some part. The limitation is what is practical, what design data exists, etc, and it is very hard in Europe (I ha...
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After some discussion elsewhere, it appears the answer to my question "Can a pilot, performing maintenance within pilot privileges, substitute a PMAd or STDd part?" is YES. It has to be YES because...
Airborne_Again wrote: I think not - FCL.945 does not distinguish. Airborne Again, I would be very interested to know whether Transportstyrelsen will accept your revalidation. With reference to the...
Peter wrote: ELA2 includes ELA1.
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I was doing some admin (thread merging) and though the first post here is an interesting point of view, and fortunately not from me because I would nowadays be hung drawn and quartered if I wrote t...