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Have you ever wondered what the counterweights were and what they did in your Lycoming (or Continental) engine? Member Bruce Hinds sent an article explaining them. Very good advice for all of us with GO-480 engines. (Thanks Bruce!)
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Our newest member!
Robert McCarthy just purchased 14K and is looking for paperwork on the Daubenspeck STC SA282NW engine conversion. If you can help, contact Robert at email@example.com. Welcome aboard Robert!
ALL Super-Charged Engines!
The FAA has issued a SAIB (not an AD) for the exhaust clamps on Super-Charged engines (any type). It may be worth looking at your clamps to see if they are cracked. Download the SAIB here.
Exhaust Covers: Article by member Bruce Hinds.
Preventing contaminants (water) into the engine case.
Cost? Practically nothing!
Member Mike Gilroy needs a prop clamp for a Hartzell HC-A3MV20-3L (Three blade) See his contact information on the Parts Wanted Page
South Wind (Troy) Heater AD update! See it here. AD 2017-06-03.
If you get an email from firstname.lastname@example.org it's BOGUS!! Offers have been made on parts to more than one member but they refuse to forward their location and they want bank account information.
Don't answer emails from them.
(It just happened again on 10-31-2016!)
Bruce Hinds' Newsletters
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Most of Bruce Hinds Newsletters
Newsletter from member Bruce Hinds with very good Seabee information. Bruce Hinds sent me most of the missing Newsletters! Thanks Bruce. Lots of reading to do!!
(Most missing Newsletters Added) 7/13/2017
Before you buy, do a pre-buy inspection. Download it here.
Also, DO A TITLE SEARCH! (Available from AOPA or SPA)
AOPA Aero-Space Reports, 800-765-2336
3-10-2017: AOPA just released an article on Title Searches. You can read it here.
Seabee Specs, History, Seabee Club
(Added Seabee Design Analysis, Added Seabee Production List)
Tips on how not to crash! These are offered up from the membership and your input is always welcome.
Who knows, we might just bring down insurance costs!
(Added Rudder Control Horn fix article)
Updated! Member locations added!
Alphabetical listing, Websites, e-mail, Join!
(Added Robert McCarthy, Added David Bloyd)
Cartoon, Fun Reading, and Articles
(Added "How the Seabee Works", Added 6-cylinder Counterweight article)
Tributes to 'Super' Bee people past and present
and Reference Materials
FAA Type Certificate Data Sheet A-769
Engine, Propeller, Accessory AD's
Dealer and Distributor's Bulletins (Missing Bulletins Added!!)
Republic Seabee Parts List
CAA (FAA) Flight Manuals
337's (updated 9-10-2016)
(Added Marvel-Schebler Manuals, Added missing Distributor Service Bulletins)
Tips, tricks, part substitutions, etc. for our Seabees
(Added Hull Leak Adapter) 7/12/2017
Drawings (factory when available) of Seabee parts.
Send me your drawings! We'll post them for everyone.
(Added Water Rudder Post)
Products for Seabees and Pilot Organizations
(Added Aircraft Components Gear System)
Seabee owner's recommendations for Seabee services!
(Added Carolina Aero Tech)
for Sale (or Parts wanted!)
Airframe, Engine, Propeller, Avionics and anything Seabee!!
(Added Alain request for cowling in Parts Wanted)
Instructors, Associates, Articles, and Training Aids
(Removed Hangar A, Updated Training Guide)
the Seabee Club!)
Hats, T-shirts, Sweatshirts, Patches, CD's, Toolbags, Coffee Mugs, Floor Mat, etc.
(No XXL Khaki jackets left)
Oshkosh 2015 Photos
Oshkosh 2016 Photos
(Added Eric Huppert photos)
They are fascinating.
Websites of interest to Seabee owners. Weather, parts, airport information.
(Moved Aircraft Components to Products page)
orFranklin Questions and Answers
Your questions answered by members!
(Updated Russ Aircraft adapter rings)
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