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  1. Thread: Slip/Skid

    by mvivion
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    Both videos are helpful in understanding the...

    Both videos are helpful in understanding the aerodynamics of skid vs slip. One other point to understand is that aileron opposite the turn and power added are two specific ways aerobatic pilots use...
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    The clamp on fittings are simple and a no...

    The clamp on fittings are simple and a no brainer. I wouldnt go to the time and effort to weld on fittings.

    But either way is not that big a deal. You’ll also have to cut a couple slits aft...
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    This stuff isn’t exclusive to military. I had a...

    This stuff isn’t exclusive to military. I had a C-185 fly literally right past my nose, CLOSE, inside the Fairbanks Delta airspace. Asked Tower who that was, and they relied: “Who was?”. They...
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    Thanks for trying. Glad to see someone else had...

    Thanks for trying. Glad to see someone else had an argument with Windows 10 today. I lost too.

    Take care.

    MTV
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    , Im not questioning the efficacy of the VGs...

    ,

    Im not questioning the efficacy of the VGs under the tail. I’d suggest you visit with Penney Nixon, who did some pretty extensive flight test on various mods on the Super Cub, including the VG...
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    That kit was developed by Boundary Layer Air,...

    That kit was developed by Boundary Layer Air, which later sold the STC to Cub Crafters. The “strake” forward of the horizontal stab. helps keep the airflow “organized” across the underside of the...
  7. Good job, Dr. Randy! Back in the mid...

    Good job, Dr. Randy!

    Back in the mid seventies, when I was in Cold Bay, AK, researchers from the University of Victoria came to Cold Bay mid winter to experiment with cold water immersion and with...
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    Okay, but Bob, didn't you just get a flush of...

    Okay, but Bob, didn't you just get a flush of testosterone the first time you walked up to it....?

    :lol: 8)
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    More to the point: How did it stall? MTV

    More to the point: How did it stall?

    MTV
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    Thanks, Bob. They changed their catalog the next...

    Thanks, Bob. They changed their catalog the next day after I posted. I looked again, and the price was there.

    MTV
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    Yeah, it turns out that a DC-6 up close in your...

    Yeah, it turns out that a DC-6 up close in your windshield (in his rear view mirror in my case) is pretty interesting....Windy Pass.

    MTV
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    It might be easier to start from scratch, rather...

    It might be easier to start from scratch, rather than chase the rigging you have, so to speak.

    It isn't rocket science.

    MTV
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    Yes, definitely re-rig the plane. Piper designed...

    Yes, definitely re-rig the plane. Piper designed in dihedral for a reason.

    MTV
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    Yes, it’s important to understand that military...

    Yes, it’s important to understand that military aircraft are absolutely legal to be stooging around out in Class G airspace, as long as they stay below 250 knots.

    BUT, when and if they operate...
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    Dan, Call the Air Force. You’re right, if...

    Dan,

    Call the Air Force. You’re right, if they blow through traffic patterns, sooner or later, they’ll kill someone. And that won’t be pretty for them either.

    MTV
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    Dan, Thats a C-17, not a 130. So not a local...

    Dan,

    Thats a C-17, not a 130. So not a local guard plane. Nearest base operating C-17 is McChord. Call them: (253) 982-1110

    seriously, they need feedback. It’s the way this stuff gets...
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    I've always told student pilots that if all else...

    I've always told student pilots that if all else fails, most controllers actually understand plain English.....

    MTV
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    Static thrust certainly isnt meaningless, but it...

    Static thrust certainly isnt meaningless, but it doesn’t tell the whole story. The fact is, props don’t operate in a static environment.

    But I agree, I don’t know diddly about prop dynamics...
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    i know, Pete, just giving you a hard time. But,...

    i know, Pete, just giving you a hard time. But, that info doesn’t apply in EASA countries. They have much more restrictive regs on noise.

    MTV
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    Pete, Okay, okay, 2650 rpm...... picky,...

    Pete,

    Okay, okay, 2650 rpm...... picky, picky, picky. All our red lines were set at 2700 from Aviat.....just sayin....

    And, the STC for my 170 with the same prop called for 2700.
    ...
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    My Dad was a Navy radioman in WW II, and was very...

    My Dad was a Navy radioman in WW II, and was very familiar with that phonetic alphabet.

    In one of my early jobs, our FM radios in our vehicles had State/local dispatch frequency for backups. We...
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    Desser's web site shows the 8.50 x 10 smooth...

    Desser's web site shows the 8.50 x 10 smooth tires "Backordered" no price given.

    MTV
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    Bert, Get in touch with MT in Germany would...

    Bert,

    Get in touch with MT in Germany would likely be best. As you noted the US STC states 2700 max. I don’t have a copy now.

    MTV
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    The 2500 rpm limit is a European limit for noise...

    The 2500 rpm limit is a European limit for noise reduction. That prop works fine at 2700 and is approved there in US. In Germany at least, the restriction to 2500 is required. You’d have to verify...
  25. Thread: uAvionix AV 30

    by mvivion
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    Correct, you can't legally replace the required...

    Correct, you can't legally replace the required instruments in a certificated aircraft with the AV-30C except artificial horizon and DG. BUT, in a Cub with a bunch of other "stuff", such as VSI,...
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