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  2. Hello David, this is Ron LeBlanc and I'm trying to reach you and Pete Groves. Can you call me at 585-944-9714 please? Thanks
  3. August 17 and 18 will be the KCMA Airshow. As usual I will have open hanger and expect Terry Freedam with his PT22, Doug Schuster with the Riverside CAF PT 22 which is flying again after a couple year rest awaiting a new engine. I would bet Gary Jackson will be around as well with his Ranger Ryan and Angelo Regina’s PT22 has returned home after a couple of years at Baker City OR. Terry, Doug and I will be flying in the event supporting Wings Over Camarillo as usual. Anyone else is welcome to join in, hanger will be open with snacks and drinks, Airshow vendors for food, chairs and shade awnings setup for our group, and lots of friends for additional entertainment. This will be the largest gathering of Ryans for the past several years so don’t miss it if you love Ryans! Chris Nehus cnehus@verizon.net 818-825-4252
  4. Jeremy, My name is Chris Nehus and I’m located in Camarillo California and answer most tech question on the web site about the Ryan PT22. I would be happy to answer any questions you have and guide you thru your inspection. I am an IA and PT22 owner for the past 30 years. Reach out any time, cnehus@verizon.net, 818-825-4252 cell, N53271
  5. All, I am a new member and am looking for help in completing an annual on a PT-22 in the Dallas area. I am an A&P with round engine / vintage aircraft experience, but I have not worked on a Kinner or PT-22 before. Is there anyone in the area that could give me a hand or that I could pay to do the annual while I observe and help? Thanks Jeremy jeremylash@gmail.com
  6. Hi, I am looking for a Rocker Valve Part# 1302 for my Kinner R-56. It is great if someone has one I can buy from them. Thanks, Dan dcallan42@yahoo.com
  7. She closed up shop!!  No further word,..  Dang!!

    1. Ted Brewer

      Ted Brewer

      Thanks for posting!

  8. cnehus

    PT22 for sale

    Angelo Regina has decided to sale his PT22. This aircraft has been re skinned, electric starter, and an Al Ball R55 engine with R56 heads for overhead oiling. This is a turn key flying aircraft based in Camarillo CA. Serious inquiries only. Email Chris Nehus cnehus@verizon.net for details.
  9. Hey Ted,.. tried to reply to the email,.. but didn't work.. My friend has been overwhelmed with a family medical situation, and business has taken a back seat to that. I talked with her last week, and she is back at it, but has some catching up to do.. Ill' let you know when she gets to me... Sorry about not letting you know.... George..
  10. George Greatly appreciated.... Ted
  11. VERY good information!! Thanks for posting this to this forum,.. George..
  12. I just sent some photo's to a local sign shop to see if they can reproduce some of the placards for my PT 22,.. I'll let you know what I find out in a few days,... George..
  13. Does anyone have a resource for reproducing the Carb Heat, Mag Selector and Fuel Selector decals? (PT-22) Any help would be greatly appreciated. Ted Brewer 719-964-6959 brewerii@aol.com
  14. Dan I got mine from Antique Aero Engines in Santa Paula
  15. Durning this years Annual Inspection I uncovered an issue with my Throttle belcrank and rod end in the Engine Compartment. I reached behind the exhaust collector and found play in the Belcrank between the crank and rod end. A closer look uncovered the crank damaged at the rod end attach point. The rod end attach hole was elongated almost to the point of failure and the rod end was found frozen. This was a bearing type rod end vs the conical style found on current production aircraft. It is important to remember when installing the rod end to tighten the bolt enough that the rotation is via the rod end bearing NOT the bolt. If rotation is via an under torqued bolt it will result in early failure of either the crank or bolt. I elected to replace several of my older style bearing rod ends on the mixture and throttle with conical F34-14M ends from Spruce and Specility. Upon removal of the old ends inspection revieled most had some sort of looseness and or ratcheting via the bearings. I also replaced all the hardware using fiber locking casle nuts also advailable from Spruce. Should you miss a cotter pin these will not back off as they are self locking as well. YES it happens trust me! Our throttles fail to Idle if the linkage should happen to come off or fail. We have had a couple of accidents from different types of throttle linkage failures. Special attention needs to be paid to the entire Throttle and Mixtrue control system. Lots of moving parts, ware points, and direction changes within the system offer lots of points of failure. Another local aircraft has been inspected and the ends were also found to be worn. chris nehus
  16. Received this today...anybody able to attend? Sounds like fun! Hello Lynne, trust you are well… We would love to have a representative from your association, chapter, type club, etc…at our annual fly-in. We understand North Texas is a great distance for some, but perhaps you have a local club ambassador that could attend? If your club is able, and interested, we would provide you with a table and chairs in our main hangar, where you can visit with friends, guests, and pass along your club info. We are not Oshkosh or Blakesburg, but we are working hard to keep these great airplanes in the eye of the public. Please pass along our fly-in info to your network and post it out there on your Social Media too. Ensure everyone knows that they, their families, and friends are welcome to attend! Our 56th annual fly-in will be held again this year at the Gainesville Municipal Airport in Gainesville TX (KGLE). It is October 12th and 13th. Last year, we had over 200 airplanes fly in, and we have lots of foot traffic too. We have aircraft judging, meals, entertainment, WINGS seminars, and more. This year we’re adding a Poker Run. I attached the 2018 flyer, and here is link to our website. If you want, give me a call to talk about the event. Hope to hear from you soon, and I’ll try and follow up once more before the event. Kind regards, Joel Joel Meanor 817-832-5064 President, Texas Chapter Antique Airplane Association www.txaaa.org please see the website for details. Keep the Antiques Flying…
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