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AOA indicators in general aviation a/c

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I wonder if any of you is using an AOA indicator? If yes, what brand/model and what are your experiences? Is it a worthwhile investment in a typical touring SEP not used for STOL work?

There have been some articles on the subject in the US media like Flying.

Some time ago I posted that topic on a German forum but the final tenor was something like "don't talk too much about it or the the authorities will get the idea to prescribe it" :-( ...

G-reg to other EASA-reg, due to Brexit

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So, with this hard Brexit coming towards us I have a question;

What does it take to re-register a G-reg acft to a D-reg, OO-reg,… any EASA-reg ? Assuming the Brexit end march 2019 means an immediate end to the UK’s EASA membership and a reregistration is done before this date.

Is it simply a paper exercise or is it a pretty expensive and complicated deal (like everything else in aviation) ?
I read about N-reg to EASA and vice-versa but I’d assume intra-EASA would be much easier ?

Why the obsession with TBM's and PC12's, when a Mustang is much cheaper?

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Well, Peter wanted us to start threads… So here comes my favorite type of thread – the provoker! Slightly inspired by meeting JasonC when he was here in the US and hearing about his operating costs and looking at his nice Mustang, which got me thinking:

As title says. A Mustang will cost much less to buy, it will cost about the same to overhaul both engines as the big bore PT6’s in the SETP’s, and up high the Mustang will burn roughly the same amount of fuel. Why do people spend $2 million more for something that’s slower, offers no cost benefit, and is more likely to be stuck in bad weather (and is potentially less safe)?

Is it the old I’m-too-lazy-to-do-my-multi-rating-factor playing in again? Is i simply easier to fork over another $2million just to avoid having to do that?

The very best optional aircraft add-ons

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For me, it must be propeller de-ice (TKS).

The factory option cost was a few k in 2002, though recent reports suggest it would now cost far more (over 10k) to buy the kit, because parts come from CAV who basically rip overybody off these days.

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