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    I just got done ferrying a cub with Keller Flaps...

    I just got done ferrying a cub with Keller Flaps and Slats. I have never flown a plane with either flaps or slats. My comparison are squared off wings and stock wings, so please understand my...
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    You are not in Kansas anymore, so flying houses...

    You are not in Kansas anymore, so flying houses are a bit less common...

    Elbow room property, does that mean a cub strip or heli pad?

    Beavers are a big bite. If you knew you had work for it, or...
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    I got home last night form Washington State with...

    I got home last night form Washington State with a cub. Had to use Kelowna for customs as Kamloops was closed on weekends.

    One thing I found is that not even the customs folks can keep up with...
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    I am no help with the diagnosis, other than...

    I am no help with the diagnosis, other than thinking something is in the combustion chamber that should not be...What aircraft are you working with that many Rotax Engines??
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    If you need Bill Rusk and I to bring it down for...

    If you need Bill Rusk and I to bring it down for you, let me know... our training is having a bit of an icy start. Hope lakes open soon!
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    Back to the flap lever discussion- getting flaps...

    Back to the flap lever discussion- getting flaps down...

    Every training I have EVER taken drums into your head to fly with the selector in the DOWN position. When you reach over and put a pump in,...
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    If only there was a substance that could be put...

    If only there was a substance that could be put on a plane and oil would come off... we could call it 'soap'. And if only people would use the mythical 'soap' on occasion... In fact, isn't there...
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    Steve has a very good point. Marketing can not be...

    Steve has a very good point. Marketing can not be overlooked if you want to make a business out of it.

    Example: Joe has a P-51 sitting there to give you a war bird ride, and Tom has a T-6. You...
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    Sent you a PM

    Sent you a PM
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    Original question of slat and flap. The one cub I...

    Original question of slat and flap. The one cub I know that is a basic piper design but added slats and fowler flaps... I think you would be beat to a pulp if you tried to take either from his plane,...
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    I recall a number of stories about ELTs being...

    I recall a number of stories about ELTs being activated for various reasons other than crash situations. I believe MTV related one type at OshKosh, and there is an example above.

    Real world...
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    My knowledge of actual models is slim, so you...

    My knowledge of actual models is slim, so you guys are mostly likely correct on the actual model. It was a military version, and restricted category that I watch work. The pilot could play checkers...
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    Is this a temporary repair to get it out of the...

    Is this a temporary repair to get it out of the brush, or trying to keep it flying long term? Atlee did lots of temporary stuff to get them home. Dan H. at Dan's Aircraft has some of those parts.
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    We are taught that crevasses are bottomless. Been...

    We are taught that crevasses are bottomless. Been recent incidents where they found some climbing gear at the edge, and nothing. people go in, and down, and get wedged. Yes, can be hundreds of feet...
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    A 185 bringing climbers out of Mt. Logan didn't...

    A 185 bringing climbers out of Mt. Logan didn't quite make the jump and hit the other side, killed the pilot, (not wearing a shoulder harness). Look at your site from all directions!

    Rereading...
  16. Thread: Tail AD

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    Good Pun! Great idea, but seems that a press...

    Good Pun!

    Great idea, but seems that a press fit would have been the answer- freeze it and pop it in, but not be so tight it splits the material it is going into.

    Love Bushwheel Bill's answer,...
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    Found the company that made my boat: ...

    Found the company that made my boat:

    https://www.innovakayak.com
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    No simple answer, and not one boat. I had an...

    No simple answer, and not one boat.

    I had an inflatable floor zodiac tender years ago, was light and did great. Flood took it away. It would roll up and fit in the floor, but a passenger would...
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    Pete spells it out- lots of variables. Couple...

    Pete spells it out- lots of variables.

    Couple of examples- early 182 conversion with 2870's or 2960's, (can not recall which), would not take off empty. Terrible off the water. The owner was...
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    Video? I did not see that listed. Can you give...

    Video? I did not see that listed.

    Can you give a link?
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    Our new plane has them, but skis are new enough...

    Our new plane has them, but skis are new enough that they have the new yoke.

    After flying them a little bit, and watching tails and how much the wheels drag in a turn, it is obvious that every...
  22. Thread: Tail AD

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    Is that furthest right rivet and furthest left...

    Is that furthest right rivet and furthest left rivet having some working issues? Looks like they might be moving as it appears to have cracked paint around them.

    It is kind of cool, a large fender...
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    For 'essential' travel, the quarantine might not...

    For 'essential' travel, the quarantine might not apply, but person in Canada will have an easier time to move about. What region/area of Canada? It is a big place. If it is in the BC area Sea Land in...
  24. All I need sir!:9mm I can burn enough runway...

    All I need sir!:9mm

    I can burn enough runway in one circuit to divide by 3 and have some left over:oops:
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    Some interesting things... First, I believe...

    Some interesting things...

    First, I believe EDO is now manufactured in China, not only is labor cheap, but my experience is that their metal quality, (steel is my experience) is terrible. There is...
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