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    [musketeermail] Musketeer Wheel Pants - do they Exist?

    BAC Member Robert Lewis is working on contact with the guy in CA who has the reported pants on his plane. I just sent Bob the full link to the eBay set (which are in Oregon). I still plan to bid on the eBay set, on behalf of BAC (for its members, in hopes of further development and an eventual STC). David is correct that bolting these on as-is would be problematic. There are currently no mounting plates with the eBay set, and no installation approvals.

    We may well find that they really were not even specifically developed for a Musketeer, but are in fact just unapproved examples of something else. But if the price is right, they would be a good starting point for one of our engineering members who have expressed interest in such a project, to benefit all owners via an eventual STC. If this actually works out, we'll need the development project person, and in turn they will probably need some help with the STC process, somewhere down the road.

    ----- Original Message -----
    From: David Vance
    To: bhoward@bmi.net ; bac-mail@beechaeroclub.org ; musketeermail@yahoogroups.com
    Cc: mike@rellihan.com
    Sent: Friday, November 25, 2005 11:36 PM
    Subject: Re: [musketeermail] Musketeer Wheel Pants - do they Exist?


    THere was a guy in California flying a mouse with his home-made
    pants. Thought I heard he was working on trying to get an STC for them.
    I have a feeling that legally bolting them on to our planes would require a
    lot of paperwork.
    David
    81N

    At 10:29 PM 11/25/2005, Bill Howard wrote:

    >HI all -
    >
    >Just sent this to the eBay seller of the 'Muskateer Wheelpants.' Hope he
    >calls!
    >
    >Bill Howard
    >BeechSportBill
    >N1927W 1973 Sport 150
    >Beech Aero Club NorthWest Region Director
    >Hi Mr. Fitts -
    >
    >I own a 1973 Sport 150 - and am visiting in Newburg Oregon this weekend.
    >Is it
    >possible to come down tomorrow, Saturday or early Sunday Morning to look
    >at them
    >and take some pictures? I am the NorthWest Region Director for the Beech
    >Aero Club,
    >the owner's club for Musketeers of all sizes and there has been a
    >discussion about
    >wheel pants for several years on the internet.
    >
    >If this is possible, could you call me on my Cell? The number is
    >xxx-xxx-xxxx.
    >
    >Thanks, and congratulations on your retirement.
    >
    >Bill Howard
    >BeechSport 150 N1927W
    >Milton-Freewater Oregon
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    [musketeermail] Musketeer Wheel Pants - do they Exist?

    THere was a guy in California flying a mouse with his home-made
    pants. Thought I heard he was working on trying to get an STC for them.
    I have a feeling that legally bolting them on to our planes would require a
    lot of paperwork.
    David
    81N

    At 10:29 PM 11/25/2005, Bill Howard wrote:

    >HI all -
    >
    >Just sent this to the eBay seller of the 'Muskateer Wheelpants.' Hope he
    >calls!
    >
    >Bill Howard
    >BeechSportBill
    >N1927W 1973 Sport 150
    >Beech Aero Club NorthWest Region Director
    >Hi Mr. Fitts -
    >
    >I own a 1973 Sport 150 - and am visiting in Newburg Oregon this weekend.
    >Is it
    >possible to come down tomorrow, Saturday or early Sunday Morning to look
    >at them
    >and take some pictures? I am the NorthWest Region Director for the Beech
    >Aero Club,
    >the owner's club for Musketeers of all sizes and there has been a
    >discussion about
    >wheel pants for several years on the internet.
    >
    >If this is possible, could you call me on my Cell? The number is
    >xxx-xxx-xxxx.
    >
    >Thanks, and congratulations on your retirement.
    >
    >Bill Howard
    >BeechSport 150 N1927W
    >Milton-Freewater Oregon
    >www.beechaeroclub.org
    >
    >
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    >Join BAC today and be a part of the ONLY Type Club for the Musketeer series!
    >
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    >
    >
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