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Excellent Lean of Peak (LOP) Video by Bonanza Owner Martin P.


Additional LOP Narrative HERE



Fly Your Airplane - A Corroded Low Time Engine is of Little Value 

Must See - Incredibly Pretty Bonanza Fuel Lines

VAPOR LOCK Mysteries Revealed

Continental Cam Gear MSB05-8B Inching Closer to AD?

Industry Response to Cam Gear Issue

FAA Cites "Kickback" as Potentially Damaging to Crank Gear



Power Settings Video of ~180KTAS @ 21GPH



What a Lightly Loaded B55 Can Do on 18GPH @ 12,000'




BG-341 Spark Plugs - Limited Quantities Available


Shipping Destination



Dawley Aviation Exhaust Rocks!




115 Hrs SNEW Cylinder Wall Disintegration




$110 Amazon Borescope Camera made this video:



The valve above failed in the subsequent 110 hours with evidence of "hot spots"


AOPA ASF Valve Failure Chart


Superior Investment Cast Cylinder AMOC Released


The 2500 Hour Club


Bonanza T/C Owners - Turbo Time Bomb!


RHB32S Fine Wire Resistance Experiment




TAT Issues SB on Champion Fine Wire Plugs


Champion Fine Wire Plug Response


FAA Issues TCM Lifter AD 2010-11-04


Baron Formation Training


Don't Try This at Home Boys & Girls


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  What's At CSOBeech

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Beechcraft Bonanza: A Collection of Notes by Old Bob Siegfried


Proposed FAA Approach Eliminations (Excel Spreadsheet)


Myth Busting TBO - The 2500 Hour Club


Gee Bee Hose, Duct & Seal Store


Warrantless Search Questionnaire


FAA Plane Sense Manual


Major or Minor Modification Guide


ABS Landing Gear Rigging Guide


Baron NA Training Guide  P & TC Guide


FAA 337 & Field Approval Guide


DHS Rules of Engagement for GA Stops   DEA LEO Guide


Big Baggage Door Mod


Asiana Remnants #1  #2  #3  #4


FAA Re-Registration Schedule


26 Easy Projects for the A36 


TCM Grounds Recent Engines w/PN 657915 Lifters     FAA AD 2010-11-04


TCM Cylinder AD 2009-19-07


Hudson Corridor NTSB Animation


CSOBeech Classified Advertising


Beer2OSH 2014


Commonly Missed Inspection Items


Wing Root Seal Install Pireps




1967 Baron Pricing & Specs Literature


TCM Recalls ~9,600 Cylinders    MSB


Colgan Regional Turboprop Animation


US Airways Ditching PowerPoint


CSOB1's Best BBQ & Restaurants


Garmin 396/496 Internal Battery Failure


Garmin 696 Mount Systems


ECi Cylinder Head Separation In-Flight


100LL Prices


FAA AD 2008-13-17 Breaker Switches


Redline Sidewinder - Powerful Portable Alternative to Gas Tugs


Ruddervator Bearing Replacement




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CSOB Fuel Storage & Transfer System


Build Your Own ~$150 Powered Towbar


Desser Retread-Cost Effective Tire Option


CSOB Cylinder Inspection Camera Now $52


Phenomenal Paperless EFB - The iPad


Low Cost XM Wx in Your Cockpit Find Out


CSOB Grease Zerk Covers


CSOB Spark Plugs for Many 470/520 Engines


Static Cling Window Tint Film - Cost Effective and Good Looking Window Treatment


CSOB Pulse Oximeters - NOW $30 Don't Fly High Without One


CSOB Oxygen Filling System


HID Light Kits - $280 PAR36 and PAR46


LED PAR36 Bulb $65


Genuine HEIM Landing Gear Rod Ends





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