On my Birthday I discovered an opportunity to purchase a 1967 M20F. I showed my wife photos and discussed the price and was given the OK. I have always wanted to have a Mooney but other opportunities over the years have fizzled into a story about the fish that got away. This blog will try to give you some insights to the next years struggle to get this aircraft back into the air. This will also be my first blog so please bear with me. Ask questions as we go and of course I will be asking question to the field of experts as we go through this process.
The work continues on the Mooney and thanks to some great soldiers, friends and family we have moved closer to airworthiness. One thing I have learned is that everything is extremely tight when it comes to working on anything instrument panel forward and anything below the cabin. Working with Nowell Aviation at Blackwell field I have had many lessons in "well we need to redo that"! Current projects include installation of Governor from BAS, New Gov cables from MacFarland. Completed installation of Throttle cable and Mixture cable from McFarland! I am very pleased with the product and ease of working with there custom department, I will be ordering a new throttle cable for my 172 soon! Overhauled Fuel boost pump from Aeromotive has been installed. Additionally replaced all gaskets in the Fuel strainer and selector valve. Lasar has been a huge help acquiring many odd parts to complete this project. This was quick and I will update on complete squawk sheet and solutions once I have time.