On Mon Aug 29 17:57 , 'Al ODonnell' <sundowner6699x@yahoo.com> sent:

I have a friend in the next hangar who has a portable auto engine lifter. It is

used to take car engines out of cars.


Hi Al -

The Engine Lift is used to pick up the nose long enough to put the weight onto

the cradle - you don't want to keep the whole plane suspended on the chainlift.

Think of your engine mount and lord Mounts slowly bending and deforming from the


Think of the plane dropping onto the prop if the chain lift has a problem.

The cradles are easy to make!

Bill Howard


N1927W 1973 Sport 150

Beech Aero Club NorthWest Region Director

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