FlyRye

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About FlyRye

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  • Reg #
    N78925
  • Model
    M20C
  1. Hello All, What is the speed limitation of the manual retractable step in a 1962 M20C? Assuming the shop that has my Mooney now will not have the issue resolve by the time I have plans to pick her up. Additionally, I would rather have my regular A&P address the issue. Can I fly her 2-3 hours back home with the retractable step down without causing any additional issues? I have the old manual with minimal information, maybe I missed it but I did not see anything in the manual about speed limitation on retractable step. Thanks in advance, Ryan
  2. I used a label maker. Clear label with black print. Lots of design to choose from. As long as it can fit in the width of label. l I've been tinkering with my panel. I dream some day I can get them redone. For now, remove vinyl, spray paint, relabel.
  3. Has anyone installed a rudder pedal boots from Aero Comfort? I have recently ordered a johnson bar boot and rudder pedal boot from Aero Comfort. The install for the johnson bar boot and the co-pilot rudder pedal boots has gone well. Since the co-pilot side does not have brakes, the boots simple went right over the rods. I have yet to install the pilot side rudder pedal boot. It seems that the boots opening is not big enough to go over the entire pedal assembly. Does anyone have any experience with the installation? Do I have to remove the pedals itself in order to fit the boots over the rods? Any guidance would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance. Ryan
  4. Side Windows

    Thank you all for your response. The windows themselves seem to be in good shape. I just don't want the leaks to lead to a bigger issue, which I imagine is the inevitable. Considering the time it may take to clean, assuming I don't break them during removal, it might be worth buying new ones. Thanks again for everyone's input! Ryan
  5. I have a 62 M20C where the windows doesn't have a good seal and draws some moisture in. Can I remove, clean and reinstall them or do I have to replace with new? If I can reuse them, what is the recommended seal? Can I use 3M windo-weld, Ribbon Seal? Has anyone done these without the help of a shop or A&P? Any tips? Thanks, Ryan
  6. Hello all. I recently purchased my first airplane and excited about my 1962 M20C. I am fairly short, only about 5'3" with shoes on. I know there's been threads about rudder Pedal extensions but I was wondering if there was anyone that has the 3 inch extension available to sell. It sounds like it's fairly simple to make but I would prefer one that came from Mooney with all the hardware. Thank you! Btw, I'm open to any advise to a new mooney owner too. Thanks again! Ryan