A new month, so here are the solar stats:
I've taken the week off, as the annual inspection is due on the plane. Today I picked up Randy and went to the airport, where I fixed some bent pins on the hangar doors while Randy changed the prerotator belts on his plane. I suggested he break them in, and he was surprised at how grabby they are straight out of the box. After about 30 minutes running the rotor up and down in speed, he went out and did a couple of circuits - the belts seem close to broken in now... if they're like mine, a short flight'll be the last thing they need to be sorted out. I did tinker with the plane a little, but I don't want to break anything until after the inspection, so it was mostly cleaning and greasing stuff.