- Flight Report - sorry no video!
Re: Flight Report - sorry no video!
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I found that if a camera is hard mounted, say hung from the canopy, or whatever, that any vibration gets amplified by the length of the mount. I haven't actually found a solution to this other than using the camera functions to reduce vibration. The problem with the vibration is it makes the video blurry or gives it a jello look. The stick mount, inside the canopy are so far the best. I just don't think you can stick on the outside and come back with a camera! I got more work to do on that!
On Fri, Dec 17, 2021 at 1:16 PM Richard Thomson <richard@...
Merry Christmas Mike, Santa has a Go Pro for me if Im good. Might
be able to recipricate next year.
Question, do you use just the stick on mounts ?
On 17/12/2021 01:57, Mike Dwyer wrote:
2weeks. I try to fly at least once a week. Not
sure why I missed last week.
Merry Christmas to all!
Mike Dwyer N3QP
On Thu, Dec 16, 2021, 7:00 PM
Bruce Crain <jcrain2@...
And that's how it's done folks! Keep em flyin'! How
long was it since the flight before this one Mike?
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From: "Mike Dwyer " <q200pilot@...
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Subject: [Q-List] Flight Report - sorry no video!
Date: Thu, 16 Dec 2021 14:16:15 -0500ike
I had a problem where my carb was fowling the
plugs bad, to the point where the next start up failed the
mag test. I pulled the carb apart and thoroughly cleaned
the passes related to the idle mixture area. Seems if a
tiny hole gets plugged in the idle needle then the carb
pumps fuel into the mixture circuit.
So what I thought was fun today was... called in to
land 8 miles out. got a right downwind for RWY 18 (9730
feet long). The wind was a 12K left crosswind (my
personal limit is 15K). Then was cleared to land #2
behind the Airbus on final. Gota hate that. So my plan
is to stay high, way over his wing tip turbulence. I
was planning on landing long anyway as the taxiway to my
hangar is at the end of this long runway.
So I turn base after the Airbus goes by and I'm way
high. All the VASI lights are white. The Airbus lands
and I note where he touched down. The tower tells me to
do an S-turn. Then the tower clears a Cherokee for take
off. I see the Cherokee sitting on the numbers and
think to myself...this isn't going to work out. After a
couple of really slow S-Turns (I'm at 90 mph), I see the
Cherokee making some progress getting off the runway.
The Tower tells me to land long. I hear the tower tell
whoever is following me that it's going to work out as
I'm landing long and he needs to keep us only 3000'
apart! I get back into landing mode and make a good
landing and hard braking to make the turn off that I
need to make. Never a dull moment at KPIE!
Back at the hangar I do a runup to check the mags and
everything looks great. Hopefully my plug fouling is
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