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    Today, 08:02 AM
    mvivion replied to a thread Oops, darn it... in Cafe Supercub
    Yes, Steve, but significantly more so in dH airplanes. I suspect part of it has to do with the relative angle between the wing and fuselage, thus a...
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    08-07-2022, 05:56 PM
    mvivion replied to a thread Oops, darn it... in Cafe Supercub
    The key to keeping a dH airplane flying is lowering the nose. In that video, as Stewart suggested, when the plane appears in the climb, hes already...
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    08-06-2022, 02:09 PM
    When it comes to fasteners, be sure to consider the galvanic table. Put stainless in contact with aluminum, and IF there’s galvanic corrosion, the...
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    08-05-2022, 08:17 PM
    Jim, This definitely sounds like an impedance mismatch. Most aviation headsets are high impedance, while most non aviation stuff is low impedance....
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    08-05-2022, 08:11 AM
    mvivion replied to a thread Oops, darn it... in Cafe Supercub
    Spelled Evert’s actually. Great outfit, this delivering 14,500 lbs of building materials to remote lake. MTV
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    08-02-2022, 07:29 PM
    mvivion replied to a thread Oops, darn it... in Cafe Supercub
    And, of course one should understand that, certainly while carrying passengers for hire, or if you value your own hide, you should NOT be operating...
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    08-01-2022, 12:51 PM
    mvivion replied to a thread Oops? Or WTF??? in Cafe Supercub
    Would be interesting to know who was flying during the “hard landing”, but no way to know. Pretty bizarre accident in any case. MTV
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    07-31-2022, 05:28 PM
    I have run both Goodyears and Dessers/Airtracs on Cessna 185s. I found that, while the Goodyears cost a bit more, they outlasted the Dessers by...
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    07-30-2022, 03:31 PM
    mvivion replied to a thread Oops, darn it... in Cafe Supercub
    I was checked out in the Beaver by a very experienced deHavilland pilot. We did lots of stalls, plus executing quite steep turns. His mantra was:...
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    07-30-2022, 02:59 PM
    mvivion replied to a thread Oops, darn it... in Cafe Supercub
    I was checked out in the Beaver by a very experienced deHavilland pilot. We did lots of stalls, plus executing quite steep turns. His mantra was:...
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    07-29-2022, 08:50 PM
    Did anyone else notice the gurney flap on trailing edge of stabilizer? MTV
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    07-20-2022, 05:52 PM
    mvivion replied to a thread Oops, darn it... in Cafe Supercub
    At the University, I tried to get students out (generally after they'd completed their Private Certificate) in marginal weather at least once on a...
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    07-19-2022, 07:11 PM
    Part of the warbirds decision, that required flight instructors to be “qualified” to instruct in Experimental aircraft. my approval came as a...
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    07-19-2022, 04:27 PM
    Bob, All I can say is good luck. There seems to be nobody in the FAA, right up to the Administrator, who will overturn ANYthing another FAA...
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    07-18-2022, 01:36 PM
    mvivion replied to a thread Oops, darn it... in Cafe Supercub
    One other point: The FAA is woefully slow in issuing “permanent” certificates these days. So, it’s possible the gent had a “temporary” Private...
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    07-17-2022, 04:55 PM
    mvivion replied to a thread The Future? in Experimental Cubs
    So, we can make a Carbon Cub that sells for, what? $600 K? MTV
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    07-15-2022, 03:24 PM
    Your best bet may be a speaker that someone has removed. If I could remove mine easily, you'd be welcome to it.....useless weight. That said,...
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    07-14-2022, 06:57 PM
    I just saw this thread. A gent from South Africa landed today in Bozeman due to thunderstorms on his route toward Sheridan. He’s moving the plane...
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    07-13-2022, 07:55 AM
    Hmmmm, would this be the former Canadian Bo Bennett, who was once an Olympic gymnast? If so, haven’t heard of or from him in a long time. Glad to...
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