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    The physics are relatively straightforward - at...

    The physics are relatively straightforward - at gross does the power available curve give that much excess power over the power required curve at Vx in the 90HP SC.

    The power required curve rises...
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    Take off tail low and accelerate in ground effect...

    Take off tail low and accelerate in ground effect to 65-70mph which is Vy. Am not sure Vx in the flapless 90HP SC (55mph) gives any better gradient.

    On landing it is all about using side slip,...
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    Mine is unmolested (12v battery, greenhouse...

    Mine is unmolested (12v battery, greenhouse glass, starboard wing tank, intercom, trig radio and transponder) and weighs in at 902lbs empty. It has the 90-8F engine which I believe is a lot lighter...
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    Enjoyed the video, nicely put together. A bit...

    Enjoyed the video, nicely put together.

    A bit of footage of the equally noble Stinson L-5 seems to have crept in: brothers in arms.

    Had not a ME-109 been led into a box canyon by an L-4 and...
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    OP here - any 180 would be fine, I had this idea...

    OP here - any 180 would be fine, I had this idea that the one in Gillespie was an earlier model.


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    Bob excellent - doesn’t need to be early, and I...

    Bob excellent - doesn’t need to be early, and I knew it was in California [emoji3]

    Thank you for confirming.


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    Second attempt - is there a club in the mainland...

    Second attempt - is there a club in the mainland USA, with quite a wide range of aircraft, that includes an early C-180 for hire?

    I understand there are a few C-180 floatplanes available in BC,...
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    C-180 Club hire

    Sometime ago I spotted, possibly in a thread here, although a search didn’t find it, that there is a mainland USA flying club that has an early C-180 for hire.

    A general search brought up a sky...
  9. My 90-8F has a Stromberg and a mixture control,...

    My 90-8F has a Stromberg and a mixture control, but no idle cut off - perhaps unique? Keeps the spark plugs dry:)


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    Nice PA16 for sale over here in the UK ...

    Nice PA16 for sale over here in the UK

    www.planecheck.com?ent=da&id=41805


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    The e mail that I once used was aamalat (at)...

    The e mail that I once used was aamalat (at) wanadoo.fr but in searching for the info on my type I can’t find the reply in my inbox - somewhere I printed the reply so hopefully I can resurrect the...
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    I don’t have the logs of my L18C when it served...

    I don’t have the logs of my L18C when it served in the French ALAT but a researcher knew what bases it served in - mainly artillery spotting school and ski ops.


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    Put another way Mr Foy’s aircraft is around 106...

    Put another way Mr Foy’s aircraft is around 106 Lbs above the advertised bare bones 180H which is probably about as close to bare bones you might get


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    How light can a 185B with the simple fuel system...

    How light can a 185B with the simple fuel system be got down to? Would it beat Mr Foy’s excellent result?


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  15. I find the C-90-8F likes to be flown at 70% plus,...

    I find the C-90-8F likes to be flown at 70% plus, it can sip fuel but prefers to be ridden hard - well at 90 ponies that’s all relative


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    Inertia reel four point harness Sent from...

    Inertia reel four point harness


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    Mine is 902 lbs empty, no electrics (12v battery...

    Mine is 902 lbs empty, no electrics (12v battery and trig com/txp ), two 18 gallon tanks, BAS, so can carry two 200lb crew and five hours of AvGas.

    Cruise is 92 mph indicated, it flies fine two up...
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    Have flown the -90 and the -150, and unless you...

    Have flown the -90 and the -150, and unless you are flying at MAUW I find the -90 more pleasant.


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    Most have the 90-8F which is an ‘armstrong’...

    Most have the 90-8F which is an ‘armstrong’ starter, the -12F and -200 (modified with STC) have the accessory case for a starter.


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    The 182C is reputedly the fastest, with tailplane...

    The 182C is reputedly the fastest, with tailplane trim and 185 fuselage. In Europe the Reims 182Q is sought after, having the leading edge cuff and very high build quality (factory corrosion...
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    A FedEx is on the clip - am I correct that the...

    A FedEx is on the clip - am I correct that the SOP for this operator was that the crew briefed the go around at different gates on the approach - and would proceed if, and only, all conditions were...
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    After a long time and being lucky to fly many...

    After a long time and being lucky to fly many types, drum roll...the venerable PA18!

    The Pitts is a contender but am happier in the Super Cub, although a good many years would be required to be a...
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    You might want to check in with Aeroclub Bahía...

    You might want to check in with Aeroclub Bahía Blanca a couple of members took a Cessna 140 along the Andes all the way to Oshkosh.


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  24. Thread: Empty CG

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    Empty CG

    My PA18-95 has an empty CG of 19 in with a CG range of 11.5 in to 21 in. Given it is a no electric, no gyro, C90-8F the empty starting CG seems somewhat close to the aft limit. It also has a Maule...
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    My unmolested 18C with greenhouse two tanks no...

    My unmolested 18C with greenhouse two tanks no electric metal prop is allegedly 902 lbs - would be interested in empty cg inches - I need to watch the rear CG limit when carrying any passenger above...
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