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We recently replaced the engine in our Cessna 172 after an “Inspection and Repair as Necessary.” A few test and breakin flights later, upon starting the engine, the tachometer did not register. Our mechanic thinks it is the cable. The mechanic is unavailable for a couple of weeks, so we are wanting to get the cable and have it ready to go when the mechanic returns. I am running into more questions than answers! First, it seems that those cables are sold by length, and I cannot ...

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We recently replaced the engine in our Cessna 172 after an “Inspection and Repair as Necessary.” A few test and breakin flights later, upon starting the engine, the tachometer did not register. Our mechanic thinks it is the cable. The mechanic is unavailable for a couple of weeks, so we are wanting to get the cable and have it ready to go when the mechanic returns. I am running into more questions than answers! First, it seems that those cables are sold by length, and I cannot ...

Hey fellow aviators!

I just started Sporty's Learn to Fly online course for ground school, with ASA's "The Complete Private Pilot" by Bob Gardner for supplementary material. I've been fascinated by planes since around age 7 and flew with my Aviation Club in high school from 1997 through 2001.

Question: Is it possible to go through my entire ground school training and FAA Knowledge Exam without CFI assistance? I, like many people, don't have the money (yet) for an ...
I used iFlightplanner for quite a while before AOPA gave us access. It seems to have a bug that it never used to have. I planned a round-robin sightseeing flight and filed it. I went to the Leidos site to make sure that the actual filing was correct, and to get weather briefings, etc. The route in iFlightplanner looked OK, with several waypoints listed. The filed plan, however, had nothing in the route field, so the flight consisted of the departure and arrival airports - ...