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  Topic: Marvel Mystery oil
stephen.hayne

Replies: 22
Views: 303

PostForum: Yak-List   Posted: Tue Aug 06, 2019 8:42 am   Subject: Re: Marvel Mystery oil
...immediately
draining it all out and adding brand new clean oil. You're draining all
that bad crap out of the engine.

Doing this the first time with an engine that has lots and lots of hour ...
  Topic: Hot starts
stephen.hayne

Replies: 12
Views: 323

PostForum: Yak-List   Posted: Sat Jul 13, 2019 6:14 am   Subject: Re: Hot starts
I had my first "hot" start issue with my 'chang. I now have 100+ hours in it, so not a total newbie, still learning tho, of course.

When "cold" it starts great with the normal ...
  Topic: Another weight and balance question
stephen.hayne

Replies: 6
Views: 288

PostForum: Yak-List   Posted: Sat Jul 13, 2019 5:19 am   Subject: Re: Another weight and balance question
Here mine - just before certification last year and all old radios removed (lightest possible!). I have a google Spreadsheet here...

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1jcIDqVtKRMBy5qm_kkyiOnq ...
  Topic: CJ6 community
stephen.hayne

Replies: 6
Views: 320

PostForum: Yak-List   Posted: Sat Jun 22, 2019 10:30 am   Subject: Re: CJ6 community
I have learned so much wrenching on this bird (enjoyed every minute!), with guidance from friend Dale and everything I've read here. Took 4 years to rebuild/assemble, and I am comfortable with everyt ...
  Topic: Nose leg - NANCHANG - Shimmy issue
stephen.hayne

Replies: 8
Views: 430

PostForum: Yak-List   Posted: Tue May 14, 2019 9:49 am   Subject: Re: Nose leg - NANCHANG - Shimmy issue
I completely agree with Walt (out of balance tires), and have been pursuing shimmy for over a year. I still get a little "bzzzttt" when touchdown at ~70knots, so I keep the nose off until 6 ...
  Topic: suggestions on changing Housai rubber shock mounts?
stephen.hayne

Replies: 5
Views: 363

PostForum: Yak-List   Posted: Mon Apr 29, 2019 8:48 am   Subject: Re: suggestions on changing Housai rubber shock mounts?
We have given up using the rubber engine mounts. They do not seem to last very long. Instead we use a urethane material that is much more durable. They aren't cheap but then nor is having to change th ...
  Topic: suggestions on changing Housai rubber shock mounts?
stephen.hayne

Replies: 5
Views: 363

PostForum: Yak-List   Posted: Mon Apr 29, 2019 8:37 am   Subject: Re: suggestions on changing Housai rubber shock mounts?
We have given up using the rubber engine mounts. They do not seem to last very long. Instead we use a urethane material that is much more durable. They aren't cheap but then nor is having to change th ...
  Topic: Instrument panel screws
stephen.hayne

Replies: 7
Views: 311

PostForum: Yak-List   Posted: Mon Apr 29, 2019 8:35 am   Subject: Re: Instrument panel screws
Happy to send them no charge - let me round up what I can easily find in my jar of never throw away bits, and I'll send them off...
  Topic: Instrument panel screws
stephen.hayne

Replies: 7
Views: 311

PostForum: Yak-List   Posted: Sun Apr 28, 2019 11:39 am   Subject: Re: Instrument panel screws
My local ACE has lovely black philips-head machine screws that work perfectly and look nice. But, I also have a bunch of slot-head originals that I could mail you... no tariff from Colorado. Smile Ev ...
  Topic: Free manuals
stephen.hayne

Replies: 18
Views: 773

PostForum: Yak-List   Posted: Sun Apr 28, 2019 11:30 am   Subject: Re: Free manuals
Please, sir, may I have the link for the Yak 50 and 52?

Thank you!
  Topic: Covering Ailerons of YAK
stephen.hayne

Replies: 11
Views: 666

PostForum: Yak-List   Posted: Tue Apr 09, 2019 7:31 pm   Subject: Re: Covering Ailerons of YAK
Wow, pix look great!How long did you invest in this project?

Hey - thanks. IIRC, took me a month or so in the summer, working fairly sporadically while waiting for things to dry/cure, get the corr ...
  Topic: Covering Ailerons of YAK
stephen.hayne

Replies: 11
Views: 666

PostForum: Yak-List   Posted: Sun Mar 31, 2019 7:06 pm   Subject: Re: Covering Ailerons of YAK
I had never done this before, and I did mine with the oversight of an EAA guru too. It was so cool to learn how to do this!

I could have done them better, but hey, 100 hours and they still look go ...
  Topic: Aerobatics training in the CJ 6
stephen.hayne

Replies: 15
Views: 846

PostForum: Yak-List   Posted: Sat Mar 09, 2019 5:36 pm   Subject: Re: Aerobatics training in the CJ 6
I should have said beside the smok tank. That's as far aft as I can put it without building whole new infrastructure above the ADF hole.
  Topic: Aerobatics training in the CJ 6
stephen.hayne

Replies: 15
Views: 846

PostForum: Yak-List   Posted: Sat Mar 09, 2019 4:59 pm   Subject: Re: Aerobatics training in the CJ 6
I built another tray in front of the smoke tank - better for CG and baggage...

https://photos.google.com/share/AF1QipNpmVwE-HK8cqlbmIlTXiEfCYjZrZI2xDqlsNSJv2FQ2OzPLwv4bm_zeBW5CAIx6A/photo/AF1QipNjT ...
  Topic: Aerobatics training in the CJ 6
stephen.hayne

Replies: 15
Views: 846

PostForum: Yak-List   Posted: Fri Mar 08, 2019 9:53 pm   Subject: Re: Aerobatics training in the CJ 6
I completely agree with Doug and Walt - just did it myself on my CJ. 28lbs of lead in the tail, and 50lbs of removable ballast (for now) in the old battery box... makes it fly better solo. I remove ...
  Topic: Start valve air leak
stephen.hayne

Replies: 21
Views: 949

PostForum: Yak-List   Posted: Tue Jan 22, 2019 6:25 am   Subject: Re: Start valve air leak
Thinking about it, if it is like hand-propping... mixture, throttle, prop, air, brakes, prime, switches, mags, and then get out and press the tab?

So, perhaps I should have written "don't touc ...
  Topic: Start valve air leak
stephen.hayne

Replies: 21
Views: 949

PostForum: Yak-List   Posted: Mon Jan 21, 2019 8:24 pm   Subject: Re: Start valve air leak
All righty then - best to not touch this in the hangar, or when anyone is near the prop! Shocked

Learn something new about this airplane practically every week...
  Topic: Start valve air leak
stephen.hayne

Replies: 21
Views: 949

PostForum: Yak-List   Posted: Mon Jan 21, 2019 7:30 pm   Subject: Re: Start valve air leak
...Ask Doug if he has one with the small tab on the side. The tab is a manual release in case your battery will not activate the solenoid. VERY beneficial to have.

Can someone please explain how ...
  Topic: CJ6 POH in English?
stephen.hayne

Replies: 7
Views: 996

PostForum: Yak-List   Posted: Thu Oct 11, 2018 12:07 pm   Subject: Re: CJ6 POH in English?
This isn't a POH, but it is the checklist I have in both cabins... A good friend of mine gave me the one that they were using for their Yak-52, and I just altered it for the CJ6. Please don't flame t ...
  Topic: CJ6 Housai Mixture adjustment
stephen.hayne

Replies: 6
Views: 1151

PostForum: Yak-List   Posted: Tue Oct 09, 2018 6:58 am   Subject: Re: CJ6 Housai Mixture adjustment

Forgive the question if it is too obvious, But I am assuming the gills are closed enough to produce CHT heat in the normal range on climb out ?  I wouldn't blame mixture unless the gills were close ...
 
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