Welcome to the NavList Message Boards.


A Community Devoted to the Preservation and Practice of Celestial Navigation and Other Methods of Traditional Wayfinding

Compose Your Message

Add Images & Files
    Re: prices of N.A.
    From: Bill B
    Date: 2012 Sep 23, 02:04 -0400

    Examples below, but to the point are engine hours based on a time clock
    or rpm?
    A private aircraft is for the majority of its use operating withing a
    relatively narrow range of RPM's, as does a sail craft using its "Iron
    Genny." In my experienece also true for a commercial farming tractor of
    On 9/22/2012 5:34 PM, Gary LaPook wrote:
    > Airplanes have an hour-meter (a clock that only runs when the engine is
    > running) to keep track of engine hours for required maintenance
    > purposes, and for billing for rental of the aircraft. These are made by
    > the Hobbs company and are usually called "Hobbs meters." You buy one
    > from the aircraft supply store and they are about a hundred dollars. The
    > exact same meters are also used on boats for the same reasons and if you
    > buy it at the marine store it is about fifty dollars. If you go down to
    > your local "Farm & Fleet" to buy one for your farm tractor the exact
    > same meter is seventeen bucks!

    Browse Files

    Drop Files


    What is NavList?

    Join NavList

    (please, no nicknames or handles)
    Do you want to receive all group messages by email?
    Yes No

    You can also join by posting. Your first on-topic post automatically makes you a member.

    Posting Code

    Enter the email address associated with your NavList messages. Your posting code will be emailed to you immediately.

    Email Settings

    Posting Code:

    Custom Index

    Start date: (yyyymm dd)
    End date: (yyyymm dd)

    Visit this site
    Visit this site
    Visit this site
    Visit this site
    Visit this site
    Visit this site