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    Mine is not stock as it has extended wings and...

    Mine is not stock as it has extended wings and flaps. I'm also attempting to further reduce this number in this thread:...
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    non operante

    non operante
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    DENNY, Is this GPS speed or IAS? The question was...

    DENNY, Is this GPS speed or IAS? The question was for GPS speed.
    My Cub will stop flying in ground effect at 28 mph GPS speed in calm wind. This on floats which I've found reduces the stall speeds...
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    [QUOTE=txpacer;777778] What happens when you let...

    What happens when you let an Italian speaker/reader fly the plane?
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    That's why it flew like a wandering brick. Those...

    That's why it flew like a wandering brick. Those springs are just to BS the FAA to think it will pass the stability tests. Springs are not adequate substitution for tail area, regardless of what...
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    Is this a "T" hangar or square? Can you nose the...

    Is this a "T" hangar or square? Can you nose the plane in? If you can nose it in, you should be able to get the whole plane except for the tail onto the concrete floor. Then just make two small ramps...
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    Was the required ventral fin installed or not?

    Was the required ventral fin installed or not?
  8. I still have two more alterations and tests in...

    I still have two more alterations and tests in mind before I comment. Though last evening I thought of a third. That third one will take some research and construction time. Still thinking on yes or...
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    FI is more fuel efficient, from 1 to 2 gallons...

    FI is more fuel efficient, from 1 to 2 gallons per hour. You do get more horsepower per gallon of fuel burned, however it is doubtful that FI alone will increase the HP output of the engine. ...
  10. Test #2 The other wing with it's extended tip....

    Test #2
    The other wing with it's extended tip. The two tips extend the span by 3" over the original square tip. The extra 3" provides 15.3# of lift enough to support the weight of the new...
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    There are many lessons to be learned in looking...

    There are many lessons to be learned in looking at this video for those who pay attention. Water is a powerful force. Glassy water operations are not to be treated casually.
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    I wonder what that black triangle shape is just...

    I wonder what that black triangle shape is just ahead of the tear out? An opening which let in a large amount of impact water which ripped out the big square? The shape of the tear out seems to...
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    The picture here...

    The picture here https://www.ktuu.com/content/news/ntsb-investigating-lake-hood-plane-crash-571636881.html shows what appears to be a big hole with perhaps a torn out patch peeled back. IF so,...
  14. When the droop tips were installed on this...

    When the droop tips were installed on this airplane, initially I could find absolutely no difference in the flight characteristics. This was a case of the original rounded tips being removed and the...
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    206 and Beaver both on floats mid-air. Lake Coeur...

    206 and Beaver both on floats mid-air. Lake Coeur d’Alene on Sunday afternoon.

    https://www.spokesman.com/stories/2020/jul/05/kootenai-sheriff-coast-guard-responding-to-downed-/

    Both of these...
  16. This is fun, keep the talk coming. My prop is...

    This is fun, keep the talk coming.

    My prop is a ground adjustable not CS. It is currently set to produce just under 2700 rpm at wide open throttle level flight. The second test is getting close...
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    Show us a close up picture of the spreader bar...

    Show us a close up picture of the spreader bar attachment to the float location. They do look a lot like EDO 2000 with the correct number of inspection covers. Your pictures above seem to indicate...
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    Are those hang gliders not effected at all by...

    Are those hang gliders not effected at all by rough air? He has a big pair, or some empty space between the ears to go up without a seat belt.
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    The one time when I was forced to use paypal, my...

    The one time when I was forced to use paypal, my account was hacked, twice. The CC company caught it, notified me and changed my card number. I will only do business through the internet with someone...
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    Nope, those are not EDO 339-2250 or 339-JHS...

    Nope, those are not EDO 339-2250 or 339-JHS floats. I have experience with that model float and those are not them.

    The spreader bar installation and the nose gears are different as well as the...
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    It appears as though your plan is for a one piece...

    It appears as though your plan is for a one piece bolt on gear. https://www.supercub.org/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=49749&d=1593468041&thumb=1 Why not just make two for flight test purposes?
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    If sourcing a piece fails, a piece of flat steel,...

    If sourcing a piece fails, a piece of flat steel, clamp in a vise with an appropriate sized nail, heat with torch, bend with hammer.
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    Did you just happen upon them or did someone tell...

    Did you just happen upon them or did someone tell you about them? We need more information. Perhaps they are a one design homebuilt float? I thought that perhaps they could be a straight float which...
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    Quazzi, IF you do plan on having a fuel tank in...

    Quazzi, IF you do plan on having a fuel tank in the left wing, you will want a longer step. With that step you will not be able to stand on it, hold on and fill the gas tank without the risk of...
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    Please do. This is a very obscure regulation in...

    Please do. This is a very obscure regulation in these days when the FAA thinks a small plane is a 737 which the foreign pilots have trouble flying. The question has come up by many of us who do read...
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