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    The Best Entry-Level Pipers

    Longtime Piper pilot and Piper twin owner Kristin Winter discusses the cream of the crop in entry-level Piper aircraft. (Photo: James Lawrence)

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    Short Wing Pipers

    Out of a poor economy came a series of aircraft that were better than expected. (Photo: Peter Lubig)

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    The Piper Navajo

    After initially feeling intimidated by the size of the Navajo, contributing editor Kristin Winter found that it really one of the easiest and most gentle aircraft she had flown. (Photo: Paul Bowen)

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  • "...nothing can replace the skill and confidence you get using spare training time to do weird things."

    - Kevin Garrison

  • "It costs fuel to carry fuel in any airplane..."

    -Thomas Block

  • "All of the PA-28-180/181 aircraft are great airplanes."

    - Kristin Winter

  •   "My happy place is metal and T-shaped and smells like 100 octane"

    - Kevin Garrison

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STEVE ELLS replied to the topic 'Cherokee 1963 180 Uncoordinated Flight Control' in the forum. yesterday

Wes,
That's great news. Glad it was a simple fix. Thanks for getting back to me.
Best,
Steve

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yocksurf replied to the topic 'Cherokee 1963 180 Uncoordinated Flight Control' in the forum. yesterday

Ok, what I found was that the square bracket that holds the Rubber Stopper on the Nose Link (that is concave to seat to the strut tube) was loose, so that it rotated and did not seat in the concave to tube manner. Also complicating this was the fact that the strut and rubber had a large amount of grease, oil and dirt from the engine change out so that the nose wheel could easily move and in turn cause the uncoordinated flight, as the nose would slide from left to right almost unimpeded with the slightest gust.
Tightened the Rubber Bumper Bracket, cleaned it and the tube and it was test flown, and all good.

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Does anyone have a picture of the ammeter shunt... Show more

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