Norseman at Selkirk, MB July 10, 2019

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Norseman at Selkirk, MB July 10, 2019

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Re: Norseman at Selkirk, MB July 10, 2019

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Is that C-FFOX?
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Re: Norseman at Selkirk, MB July 10, 2019

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piperdriver wrote:
Thu Jul 11, 2019 7:07 pm
Is that C-FFOX?
No. FOX is at Ignace ON at Gordon Hughes maintenance shop. This is IGX.
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Re: Norseman at Selkirk, MB July 10, 2019

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So--who is the guy under the Norseman wearing the Jet Lag Bar hat and any idea what he is doing to that airplane
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Re: Norseman at Selkirk, MB July 10, 2019

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Not sure but kind of looks like Gerry Norberg, think he owns his own norseman...looks like he's adding the underwater exhaust mod.
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Re: Norseman at Selkirk, MB July 10, 2019

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I did not know that the Big Johnson mod fit on a 1340 Pratt
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Re: Norseman at Selkirk, MB July 10, 2019

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What's the advantage of this mod? Just noise suppression or does the back pressure help starting or something?
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Re: Norseman at Selkirk, MB July 10, 2019

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I think he is using the stove pipe to keep the flames off the belly during the first start after carburetor repairs or a long period of inactivity.
Be a shame to set the belly on fire.

That is a very clean Norseman belly! :smt040
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Re: Norseman at Selkirk, MB July 10, 2019

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Keeps the oil from spewing all over the belly and floats on start up after winter storage.
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