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  Topic: CJ6 Two wheel roll on take-off?
pnicholson

Replies: 5
Views: 1040

PostForum: Yak-List   Posted: Fri Aug 09, 2019 12:48 pm   Subject: CJ6 Two wheel roll on take-off?
Going through the POH I noticed anew that the PLAAF recommends pulling the nose up sharply at ~50kts and doing a two point roll to take off.

However, my F-18 pilot GIB tells me it makes no sense as ...
  Topic: Strong 306
pnicholson

Replies: 0
Views: 398

PostForum: Yak-List   Posted: Wed Jan 23, 2019 8:16 am   Subject: Strong 306
Love the Strong 306.  Have it for sale. Used seldom. Like new shape.Contact me offline if interested.
Phil


On Wed., Jan. 23, 2019, 2:53 a.m. Yak-List Digest Server <yak-list@matronics.com ([ ...
  Topic: Intercom issue
pnicholson

Replies: 1
Views: 706

PostForum: Yak-List   Posted: Mon Nov 05, 2018 7:13 am   Subject: Intercom issue
Gentlemen,
Noted recently that my (CJ) intercom sounds like it is always on.
"Feels' like my headset has become permanently voice activated.
This is an issue only in flight (noise related?). ...
  Topic: HS6 primer upgrade questions
pnicholson

Replies: 1
Views: 1137

PostForum: Yak-List   Posted: Tue Apr 25, 2017 4:28 am   Subject: HS6 primer upgrade questions
Gentlemen,
     plane currently in for annual.  We had the primer line off as it was crimped at 90 degrees resulting in restricted flow.


     It's a pretty odd set up for this line ...
  Topic: Flour Bombing
pnicholson

Replies: 6
Views: 1890

PostForum: Yak-List   Posted: Wed Aug 31, 2016 4:05 am   Subject: Flour Bombing
Gents,
Just wanted to say thank you for all of the advice.  I did what was recommended: 300 AGL at 100kts, release 100ft prior, and came first place Smile
Some initial thoughts (for newbies):
1.  ...
  Topic: Flour Bombing
pnicholson

Replies: 6
Views: 1890

PostForum: Yak-List   Posted: Mon Aug 22, 2016 8:45 am   Subject: Flour bombing
Gents,
thanks very much for the input and the entertaining stories. Will let you know how it goes!
Phil
C-FEPN
CJ6A
  Topic: Oil cooler inlet plug (CJ)
pnicholson

Replies: 9
Views: 3085

PostForum: Yak-List   Posted: Wed Jun 29, 2016 5:04 am   Subject: Oil cooler inlet plug (CJ)
Good day,
does anyone have a lead on an oil cooler inlet plug for the wing root.  Are they commercially available or are people handcrafting their own.  Doug is out of stock.
Please contact me off ...
  Topic: Valve Guide Cylinder Question (HS6A)
pnicholson

Replies: 4
Views: 974

PostForum: Yak-List   Posted: Fri May 13, 2016 11:17 am   Subject: Valve Guide Cylinder Question (HS6A)
Good afternoon,
on behalf of my AME (who has already made some enquiries to members on this list) I have a question:


Number four cylinder was 50/80, exhaust valve leak suspected. When checking t ...
  Topic: Exhaust valve lapping
pnicholson

Replies: 2
Views: 629

PostForum: Yak-List   Posted: Fri May 06, 2016 4:13 am   Subject: Exhaust valve lapping
Good day,
My number four cylinder compression has dropped considerably since the last annual to 50/80.  All other cylinders are over 70.  We have determined the exhaust valve is leaking. We have ...
  Topic: CJ gear Actuator seals
pnicholson

Replies: 4
Views: 1578

PostForum: Yak-List   Posted: Sat Sep 19, 2015 4:09 am   Subject: CJ gear Actuator seals
Good day,
Does anyone have the size/specifications for the gear actuator o-rings? I am aware that they are "squared" but not sure of the size. Doug S is temporarily out and I am trying to s ...
  Topic: lumbar support
pnicholson

Replies: 2
Views: 1010

PostForum: Yak-List   Posted: Sun Jun 21, 2015 6:21 am   Subject: lumbar support
     Went flying yesterday in my CJ and my lower back started to act up after an hour. 
     I was wondering if anyone has come up with a supportive backpad for the seat.  I am tall (Over ...
  Topic: loss of main air
pnicholson

Replies: 20
Views: 5744

PostForum: Yak-List   Posted: Mon Oct 27, 2014 10:21 am   Subject: loss of main air
Hello,
     I have replaced my main air valve and flap handle valve recently.  No issues immediately thereafter. Air system behaved normally.
A month later, and three flights in a row, I have n ...
  Topic: CJ6 rear cockpit gear handle
pnicholson

Replies: 2
Views: 763

PostForum: Yak-List   Posted: Mon Aug 11, 2014 6:26 pm   Subject: CJ6 rear cockpit gear handle
Gentlemen,
I'll preface this by saying that I'm not at my plane and don't have my checklist etc... all info is second hand.
     Heard air escaping from the front cockpit gear handle ...
  Topic: Yak-List Digest: 5 Msgs - 04/28/14
pnicholson

Replies: 0
Views: 392

PostForum: Yak-List   Posted: Tue Apr 29, 2014 6:21 am   Subject: Yak-List Digest: 5 Msgs - 04/28/14
Sam,
Your statement:
"It was mentioned on this thread that of late, Desser no longer accepts
Chinese or Russian cores for recap."
Is not correct.  I have a pair of Chinese tires there ...
  Topic: B&C alternator
pnicholson

Replies: 2
Views: 720

PostForum: Yak-List   Posted: Tue Feb 25, 2014 10:23 am   Subject: B&C alternator
saw lots of discussion about fittings...

One question:
Apparently you save ~30lbs exchanging the old generator and accessories for a 35 Amp alternator. 30lbs on a 3000lb aircraft (CJ) will accor ...
  Topic: CJ6 (Housai) temp problem
pnicholson

Replies: 7
Views: 1456

PostForum: Yak-List   Posted: Tue Aug 13, 2013 4:35 am   Subject: CJ6 (Housai) temp problem
Good morning,
I have twoproblems that may or may not be related.
My CHT is lower than normal which requires me to be running the shutters closed occasionally; the temps appear colder than usual. A ...
  Topic: Static Displays
pnicholson

Replies: 2
Views: 1273

PostForum: Yak-List   Posted: Wed May 29, 2013 6:30 am   Subject: Static Displays
I have been asked to attend two airshows (Geneseo and Ottawa) this summer with my modest Nanchang as a static display. I have no prior experience and am wondering what the typical expectations are. ...
  Topic: CJ - Prop overhaul
pnicholson

Replies: 1
Views: 798

PostForum: Yak-List   Posted: Thu Jan 17, 2013 6:46 am   Subject: CJ - Prop overhaul
Good day,
I was just advised by my AME that my prop was up for its 10 year
overhaul. I was a bit disappointed as I has just purchased the plane
last year (from a crate from China) and assume ...
  Topic: Nanchang accident.
pnicholson

Replies: 39
Views: 8412

PostForum: Yak-List   Posted: Thu Jul 26, 2012 3:38 am   Subject: Nanchang accident.
TSB Identification: CEN12FA462
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Saturday, July 21, 2012 in Walsenburg, CO
Aircraft: NANCHANG CHINA CJ-6A, registration: N96YK
Injuries: 2 Fatal.
...
  Topic: airshow comments
pnicholson

Replies: 15
Views: 3292

PostForum: Yak-List   Posted: Sat Jul 21, 2012 6:53 am   Subject: airshow comments
I was recently at an air-show; my CJ staged on the grass next to three
Harvards that were giving flights etc.
I always assumed that any air-show attendee would be enthusiastic
about all planes. Wha ...
 
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