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    Skywagon and ChalieN are both correct. An aft...

    Skywagon and ChalieN are both correct. An aft CG permits a slower stall speed and a faster cruise speed.

    The horizontal creates a downward force to balance the nose heavy airplane. The tail...
  2. Look at some of the auto racing sites like summit...

    Look at some of the auto racing sites like summit racing for example.
    Check out the window nets for race cars. Cheap, and the correct size.

    For fastening I used Aircraft eye bolts and small...
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    I have a similar plane but it has flaps it has a...

    I have a similar plane but it has flaps it has a pacer tail. I considered putting an 18 tail on it Initially I was trimming off stick pressure on landing At very slow speeds I found marginal...
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    I would extend thanks to all of our Veterans not...

    I would extend thanks to all of our Veterans not only on Veterans Day but every day We owe them a great deal regardless of which branch of service in which they served and regardless if their...
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    I would suggest the instillation of the STC’d...

    I would suggest the instillation of the STC’d short mount Then you get the CG change you want without hauling extra weight. Very important in a 12. Keep in mind the CG moves further forward...
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    Sticky: Not So.. I’m going to be in the area then and I...

    Not So.. I’m going to be in the area then and I plan to stop by. Hope I get to meet you
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    Www.barkeraircraft.com...

    Www.barkeraircraft.com Itís a kit that must be assembled It uses an aquarium air pump and electronic circuitry. It pulls air through desiccant beads and drys the air The air is drawn...
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    You donít even have to do something stupid to...

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    I’d be more inclined to put my trust in a pilot...

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    I have flown through Canada from Alaska a dozen...

    I have flown through Canada from Alaska a dozen times. Never needed a transponder. Wanted to know for sure and searched everywhere and only found ambiguous answers. Wrote to the CAA and received...
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    i know that is true in the US, is it true in...

    i know that is true in the US, is it true in Canada as well?
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    Information needed

    I am getting ready to fly a J-3, non transponder, non electric, cub from Alaska to Washington through Canada. I have a US FAA transponder waiver. Iíll be leaving TOK crossing to Whitehorse,...
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    My first question would be how bad can a shoulder...

    My first question would be how bad can a shoulder harness instillation be to be worse than no shoulder harness at all? My concern is safety.

    Im thankful that Tom (Algonquin) is in my court.
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    [QUOTE=Jonnyo;751826] i don’t think it...

    i don’t think it would be wise to take the hot forced air from the cabin heat system and put it into the carb heat intake. The carb heat intake is not meant to be forced, it is brought into the...
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    Cruiser, now that I have gotten into this part of...

    Cruiser, now that I have gotten into this part of the project I see that you are absolutely correct. Seems to be a need to preheat air going into the carb air pick up, (at the junction shown in your...
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    Looking for insight and advice

    Iím in the process of buying a private airstrip. It will not be used for commercial purposes, just my use and visiting friends. The question arises about liability and how to deal with it. Any...
  17. WTB: Want to buy. Cruise prop for C-90. Wood or metal

    Wanted to buy Cruise prop for a C-90. Continental. Can be wood or metal.
    907-841-5410. alaskabushflying@yahoo.com
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    FS: Cub

    1946 J-3 modified by STC to Pa-11 configuration. Fly from front seat. Numerous Pa-18 mods including FLAPS, Seat, Tail, baggage, cowling instrument panel. ATLEE Dodge headliner, left side shooter...
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    In the 70’s I ran my cub and other cubs on...

    In the 70’s I ran my cub and other cubs on 25x11x4’s. I used 6 psi, they were pinned, and they worked fine but I also had enough sense to not over use the brakes. In 84 when I rebuilt, I decided...
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    I had a 12 for 43 years. First 12 years with a...

    I had a 12 for 43 years. First 12 years with a standard 12 wing with flaps. The next 31 years
    I had 18 wings with Charlyís cuff on the same aircraft. I liked the cuff. It improved low speed
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    I appreciate all these thoughts. I have three...

    I appreciate all these thoughts. I have three planes and I need three planes like I need three arm pits. One is going to go, probably the 182. And since I’m circling the drain as it is I don't need...
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    Suggestions on hangar size

    With cost a significant factor, how large should a hangar be to accommodate two cubs? Again with cost a consideration how wide and how long
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    Cessna 182E. For Sale. $ 45K

    182E R engine. Approx 600 SMOH Prop approx 600 hrs SOH. All cyls high 70ís. Recent anual. Airframe no corrosion. No dings or wrinkles. Straight. Burl battery conversion. PS engineering 4 place...
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    Vortex Generator suggestions

    VGís come with recommended placement. We have all seen or had aircraft with variations from supplier recommended placement. Has anybody had experience or knowledge about deviation from suppliers...
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    I agree that it would be worth while knowing what...

    I agree that it would be worth while knowing what the temperature rise in the carb would be with the cabin heat outlet hooked to the carb heat inlet. Keep in mind it is ram air your introducing. ...
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