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    So, here is a question, you are in your electric...

    So, here is a question, you are in your electric plane, partially submerged in water. How do you get out? What is the chance there is some stray currents that you might not fair well with?
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    I intend to, but this might be a better feed to...

    I intend to, but this might be a better feed to the tablet than a Stratux which would still require a few steam gauges. Once it is time for me to fit out the panel I doubt this will be my only...
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    That just might be the answer for my project,...

    That just might be the answer for my project, granted I am years away but they provide allot for the money.
  4. Sure, she drives a '92 Mitsubishi Galant VR4,...

    Sure, she drives a '92 Mitsubishi Galant VR4, this is an AWD 2.0 turbo car that at the time was the fastest production sedan in country.
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    I drive it's older brother, a '72 Mitsubishi...
  5. Just got my wife's car back ready for the road,...

    Just got my wife's car back ready for the road, would be a great night to go over and show it but it is CAP meeting night.
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    Not a bad idea, basically different elective...

    Not a bad idea, basically different elective courses.
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    I think back 40ish years ago to my early days...

    I think back 40ish years ago to my early days working as an A&P and taking my flight lessons at a small airport in Conn.
    My current thoughts keep rolling around, Where have all the airplanes gone?...
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    Worded that way is very logical. And thank you...

    Worded that way is very logical.
    And thank you for calling CAF the way it used to be and should still be today.
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    So far as written the owner will be eligible to...

    So far as written the owner will be eligible to do "more than they could" previously. This is not saying they can do all maintenance.
    There there will be the part where STCs and such will be less...
  10. Well you can't just sell it since it is part of...

    Well you can't just sell it since it is part of your advertising.
    The answer in my eyes is to let the other 3 cylinders talk. Where is the guide wear on them? Is this just one worn guide, or a few...
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    Oh well, I had a rather long on subject post but...

    Oh well, I had a rather long on subject post but due to the one important reference link it crashed and apparently was not recoverable and I had not saved it.
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    RV-7 is one with the least issues. Early on the...

    RV-7 is one with the least issues.
    Early on the spars were built up with 1/8 thick lamination. They were not forgiving under high loads, the upper spar cap buckling, popping the rivets and one might...
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    RV spars buckle whether they were made at the...

    RV spars buckle whether they were made at the factory or in someone's home.
    But those issues should not be in new planes anymore. Out at OSH when the owner maintenance was unveiled the FAA also...
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    Quite true but this has many more factors than to...

    Quite true but this has many more factors than to do with maintenance procedures. I have known many homebuilts that have been solely maintained by an A&P, but I doubt that did anything for the...
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    There were a number of 4 place fuselages on...

    There were a number of 4 place fuselages on display at Oshkosh this year, I walked by them a number of times but never got a chance to stop in.
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    [QUOTE=Kustatan;752355] Not to mention how...

    Not to mention how many cotterpins have been left out of the throttle arm. There have been way to many internal engine oil related issues and part failures that trace directly to a rebuild, many...
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    George D whom chimed in on my build thread, flew...

    George D whom chimed in on my build thread, flew his J4 up to visit, his is also a wood rib plane.
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    With just the internal GPS you do not get much...

    With just the internal GPS you do not get much benefit for the features within iFly or any of the other nav programs. It will tell you where you are so you can map where you want to go but no other...
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    iFly gives you a good warning, You do need an...

    iFly gives you a good warning, You do need an input to your tablet though. Presuming you are working with a Droid the Stratux system works quite well to provide you with ADSB in as well as synthetic...
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    The fatalities in that one were two police...

    The fatalities in that one were two police officers and the Co-Pilot in the plane. There were no passengers in the plane at the time. The plane and one helicopter were destroyed, the second...
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    To me, looked like one thru the prop and one...

    To me, looked like one thru the prop and one under the gear. The guy in the helicopter tried to lift off, never saw him get out. That was not a good day over there. The turbines seemed to stay...
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    My J-4 has wood spars and ribs which was not...

    My J-4 has wood spars and ribs which was not uncommon. The J-2 I worked on was wood spar, aluminum ribs but I recall my father saying the J-2 he learned to fly in was wood rib.
    If I recall I still...
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    They have their shows that our planes are not...

    They have their shows that our planes are not allowed in. 75 years ago my father was doing his 99 missions in a B-25 My uncle did not like his tour in the North African desert all so so you could...
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    I have been going to KOSH since 1983, not every...

    I have been going to KOSH since 1983, not every year but most of them. In 2017 we had the Blue Angles roaring overhead from sunrise to sunset, what a bloody irritation. At least I got many images of...
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    After a week out in the midwest snapping 1376...

    After a week out in the midwest snapping 1376 photos I got to spend an hour in the shop with fitting then tack welding the tailwheel pivot tube to it's arm. I thought my camera would pass the 20,000...
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