Most of these articles were published in the MAPA Log, the

monthly magazine of the Mooney Aircraft Pilots Association.

Some were published in Piper Pilot Magazine, now out of print.

These are designated using italics.

Articles listed in white are not available online.

 

 

 

DATE              TITLE

 

2018 January....... Pre-buy Inspection Part 2
2017 December...... Pre-buy Inspection Part 1
2017 February...... Aging Engine Instruments
2016 December...... Here I am! (ELT Testing)
2016 March......... Precious Moments (Determining Basic Empty Weight & CG)

2016 February...... Feeling the Pressure (Mooney Pitot-Static Systems) 

2015 October....... Wind up & Pitch (Mooney Stabilizer Pitch Trim)

2015 April......... Aging Mooneys' Spark Concerns (Bendix Magnetos)

2015 January....... Smooth Operator (Dynamic Balancing)

2014 August........ Straighten up & fly right (Flight Control Rigging)

2014 April......... Vacuum Pump Seals

2014 March......... ABCs & FAQs for STCs & PMAs

2013 August........ Tow Sorrow (Preflight your nose gear truss)

2013 May............Preventive Maintenance (firewall aft)

2013 March......... Preventive Maintenance (firewall forward)

2012 October....... How times have changed (Prop Strikes)

 

2011 February...... Light a Candle (HID & LED lighting)
2010 December...... Flying a 360 (operating a TCM TSIO360)

2009 December...... Lawyers Gone Wild (Lycoming crankshaft failures)

2009 October....... Ribs, Wet or Dry? (installing bladder tanks)

2009 April......... Need a Chiropractor? (landing gear discs)

 

2009 January....... I Have No TV Reception! (ELTs)

2008 July.......... Pedal to the Metal (leaning a turbocharged engine)
2007 November Mooney side window replacement
2007 October....... Smooth Out Your Belly

2006 December...... Mooney windshield replacement

2005 July.......... First Impressions (logbook organization)

2005 June.......... Weight? Wait. Don't Tell Me. (weight & balance)

2004 April......... Caveat Emptor, Caveat Vendor (pre-buy)

2004 January....... Upgrading pre-1969 Instrument Panels

 

2003 November...... 200HP Lycoming Exhaust System

2003 August........ Avionics Retrofit: Pre-digital Aircraft

2003 May........... Manual Gear Mooneys

2003 January....... Hang Time (seat belt testing)

2002 November...... Engine Overhaul Basics for the M20J

 

2002 October....... Engine Overhaul Basics for the M20K

2002 July.......... Shoulder Harnesses

2002 June.......... PA32R(T) Overhaul Considerations - Part 2

2002 May FAR and away - Part 2

2002 March FAR and away - Part 1

2002 February...... PA32R(T) Overhaul Considerations - Part 1

2001 December...... Nose Gear Steering Horn Maintenance

 

2001 October Lycoming oil pumps, AD 96-09-10

2001 July.......... Emergency Gear Extension Systems

2001 April......... Cylinder Replacements

2001 March......... Free play in the Mooney Tail

2001 January Manual Gear Mooneys

 

2000 December...... Inspecting Exhaust Systems

2000 October Flight control rigging

2000 July.......... Mooney Propellers

2000 May........... After-market Turbocharging Considerations

2000 January Operational hints and tips for the M20K

 

1999 November Purchasing aircraft with damage history

1999 October Continental engine overhaul considerations

1999 July Lycoming engine overhaul considerations

1999 May Adjusting the TSIO360 - M20K 231

1999 April Power plant considerations

1998 March From wrecking yard to best TLS

 

All articles written by Kerry McIntyre.