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    Bummer on the plane crash. Small mistake seems very costly. I though gas level was a routine preflight check for all pilots?
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    running out of fuel seems to be up there in the reason for small plane crashes .

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    Quote Originally Posted by stovens View Post
    Bummer on the plane crash. Small mistake seems very costly. I though gas level was a routine preflight check for all pilots?
    I think they call that an "error" plane.
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    John Denver had fuel-he just couldn't reach the fuel tank selecter from the pilots seat
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    We had the plane all built as originally built, air pressurized tank, when the owner got it he changed the system to electric pump. We suspect lack of pressure to supply the 700 CID engine . It will be corrected before he gets it back, perhaps some Hotrod pumps and regulators.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 34_40 View Post
    Hey! Navy.. good to see you post an update. That's good news on the truck (for the most part.) I'd think you'll be miles ahead (pun intended) by getting the new boards. How was the overall fit? Straight bolt-on? or a lot of "fitting" to be done? The rust worm sure did a lot of harm to those fenders!

    I guess Darwin was a passenger on that plane trip!!! Change the name of that plane to "Job Security" LOL....
    Running boards fit good very little hole adjustment, very pleased with the quality.

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    The new running boards look great and so do your inner fenders! That is a bummer to hear about the airplane but I guess it being damaged a little is sure better than what could have happened.
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