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    I added horizontal stab VGs about ten years ago...

    I added horizontal stab VGs about ten years ago to the -11. I noticed much more elevator authority. The tail is certainly far more responsive in slow flight. And slow flight in an -11 is...
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    Oh, just you wait. I don't belong to the yacht...

    Oh, just you wait. I don't belong to the yacht club for nothing.
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    61231 I have sent the pics to Tulsa to get...

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    I have sent the pics to Tulsa to get their opinion. I'm hopeful this can be repaired. When the gear blew apart a piece went right into the mag and caused this damage. JP

    UPDATE: a...
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    Save the Pinata Plane from Glenn G

    Glenn has threatened to whack the Pinata with a stick if it isn't off the ceiling by early August when net another awesome Crane fly in takes place at Fairgrounds Aerodrome. So, if anyone has a...
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    We will try and find a replacement pinata. On...

    We will try and find a replacement pinata.

    On a serious note, the accessory case on the C90-8 took a bit of a hit from a crank gear that gave up the ghost. So, if anyone has a serviceable c90-8...
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    I will be there. I'm all for airplanes on the...

    I will be there. I'm all for airplanes on the ground. Hopefully we can find another ceiling display as this one is ready for a change.....

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  7. Thread: Island Bob

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    Another great that our small community has been...

    Another great that our small community has been blessed with. He was certainly held in very high esteem by all who met him. Godspeed West.
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    Mine is coming up on 18 years. No issues except...

    Mine is coming up on 18 years. No issues except minor hairline cracks in one or two places where I put on too much paint. I expect that they can be gently sanded out and spot recoated. It still...
  9. You are right--that's likely what happened. My...

    You are right--that's likely what happened. My comment was a broader observation on human nature.

    I am concerned with the rapidly escalating modern trend of people who self empower themselves...
  10. There is a bit of a macro lesson in this. ...

    There is a bit of a macro lesson in this. Getting people to report on other people is super easy to do.

    Especially when someone in authority tells them "those kind" of people are bad/the source...
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    I acquired a helmet after watching someone bounce...

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    The 90 is an exceptional engine. Keep the...

    The 90 is an exceptional engine. Keep the airplane light and you will love it.
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    Bill, per Jim no worries. Hopefully the two of...

    Bill, per Jim no worries. Hopefully the two of you will get a night in at my place for food and drink, too.
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    Should you venture further west than Krakow, do...

    Should you venture further west than Krakow, do try and take in Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum.
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    Our state and New Hampster have CC, so no issues...

    Our state and New Hampster have CC, so no issues here. We are very careful about making sure we are "clean" before crossing over into Massachusetts.

    How ironic that we have arrived at a point...
  16. Thread: B52 deployment

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    Fun to watch them flare to land. The ever lovin'...

  17. Thread: Stromberg carb

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    It is a worthwhile project to do on your own if...

    It is a worthwhile project to do on your own if you are so inclined. Setting the head pressure for the bowl is a rewarding experience.
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    I have some very good video of her operating...

    I have some very good video of her operating locally. In my airport/airline days we used to take care of her smaller sister--the AN-124. Volga-Dnepr flew her chartering under HeavyLift, then...
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    With a small brake and the proper aluminum stock...

    With a small brake and the proper aluminum stock one can owner produce many of the trim pieces needed in the cockpit of a Cub. While "owner produced" is a subject in and of itself, I have noticed...
  20. Thread: Bidding Farewell

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    Now that is a great story with a great ending for...

    Now that is a great story with a great ending for everyone. It was just meant to be.
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    Wow. I'm too lazy to check but I think it was a...

    Wow. I'm too lazy to check but I think it was a late spring night in 03 that I stumbled on this amazing site. Where people talk about Cubs and People with Cubs and do things Together as People with...
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    For this practice session I was in luck; 5...

    For this practice session I was in luck; 5 minutes prior I was over the endless woods and headed towards even more, and had just left a small, tight strip on the edge of a lake with lots of lovely...
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    All good considerations. This is as far as I...

    All good considerations. This is as far as I could make it. Established best glide (55 for the 11) while picking best spot upwind and uphill within a 45 cone, and down we went. Right on the spot.
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    Simple. Jury strut on the side, and out the...

    Simple. Jury strut on the side, and out the front that spot that isn't moving away or towards. That is as far as you will make it.
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    And Just Like That....There He Is Again!

    Having been banned from the office (a colleague I was working with got exposed to the 'rona) until the test results come back has allowed me to contemplate life from quarantine. I admit I miss the...
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