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  1. My plane will have it. I want every clue...

    My plane will have it. I want every clue possible of other planes in the vicinity.

    I’m typing this post on my tracking device that also makes phone calls. I laugh at people worried about big...
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    I have had my 82” GA prop for several months, but...

    I have had my 82” GA prop for several months, but then I figured once the certification happened (long over due obviously) they would be hard to get. Hence I ordered mine a LONG time ago.

    I...
  3. George Braley has stated Exxon is on board

    George Braley has stated Exxon is on board
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    I guess I am that odd guy. I live out west and...

    I guess I am that odd guy. I live out west and deal with high DA’s and gravel/dirt/grass strips. I do “measure” half way points and check my speed at that point to make sure. I am a bit of a...
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    Hmm Whatever happened to 71% of rotation speed...

    Hmm

    Whatever happened to 71% of rotation speed by the midpoint of your available takeoff space?

    This is just wrong on so many fronts, so many mistakes.
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    What a shame to ruin a beautiful 180

    What a shame to ruin a beautiful 180
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    Who would have thought that floatplanes were...

    Who would have thought that floatplanes were dangerous? I am never getting in another floatplane now, I wish I had known previously as I would have never gotten in one in the first place. Geez, I...
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    What is the equation? Can anyone calculate my...

    What is the equation?

    Can anyone calculate my numbers?

    185 sq.ft. Wing
    200 hp
    1200 pounds empty weight
    2200 max gross
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    Not to lessen the serious pain you have for...

    Not to lessen the serious pain you have for insurance, at least it is a tax deduction. Not so for us recreational owners.

    I suspect with an experimental (still building but scheduled to be done...
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    @rotto789 I just finished the last of my tail...

    @rotto789

    I just finished the last of my tail feathers yesterday (start the fuselage soon), I never seriously looked at legacy covering due to the faster speed and NO painting of the Oratex which...
  11. Airwolf Remote Oil Reservoir and Vernatherm

    So it looks like Airwolf is saying there is a specific vernatherm for their remote oil reservoir system, model number vernatherm for their system is 53E22144…..

    To the tune of $450+ for the...
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    I’m a low time pilot, and never flown a Beaver…....

    I’m a low time pilot, and never flown a Beaver…. But damn lower the nose
  13. Thread: Van's RV-15

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    I think the main gear design and tailwheel design...

    I think the main gear design and tailwheel design will make it much more capable than the Rans S-21. Will it be tube and fabric tough? That remains to be seen. Damn nice gear design
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    I don’t see anything good about apple taking over...

    I don’t see anything good about apple taking over these apps.

    And I typed this on my iPad, I use an iPhone and an iWatch.

    I am seriously thinking about the Garmin D2 AirX even though I have a...
  15. Thread: Van's RV-15

    by Utah-Jay
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    Anything less than 36’ just doesn’t look right...

    Anything less than 36’ just doesn’t look right :smile:
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    A recession is looming if not already here,...

    A recession is looming if not already here, investing in an extravagant toy company is dicey…. but then again the people buying $250,000+ toys are probably recession proof
  17. Thread: Gap seals

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    My buddies CC has a foam gap seal between his...

    My buddies CC has a foam gap seal between his H-stab and elevator
  18. Thread: Van's RV-15

    by Utah-Jay
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    The 2nd video makes this plane look a lot more...

    The 2nd video makes this plane look a lot more interesting. Only question now is… How heavy duty is the empennage?

    Looks like Vans might have a winner here.
  19. Thread: Van's RV-15

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    I have a lot (for a new design) of hours in a...

    I have a lot (for a new design) of hours in a S-21, it is not a backcountry plane. I’m building a Bearhawk Companion to be a backcountry plane. I think the Vans fans will line up to buy/build the...
  20. Thread: Van's RV-15

    by Utah-Jay
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    IN the video that plane got up dame quick and it...

    IN the video that plane got up dame quick and it did not look like flaps were used in the video.

    I am not a huge fan of spring gear, love the big tail for slow flight. Will be interesting to...
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    Likely they ended up not going, or triple tying...

    Likely they ended up not going, or triple tying down the planes due to high winds
  22. It also looks like you are in Canada, might be an...

    It also looks like you are in Canada, might be an issue for shipping/customs
  23. Interested in selling the tires?

    Interested in selling the tires?
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    NX Cub Sighting today

    Saw my first nose wheel Cub today, I gotta say it was not attractive…. But…. The DA was 9,100’ when I watched it make several takeoffs and it climbed like you can’t believe. That 215hp engine was...
  25. Thanks for letting me know I can change the...

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