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  1. Might be able to make it.:smile: I'll be...

    Might be able to make it.:smile: I'll be enroute to Los Alamos, NM from western Washington.
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    Shoulda known - that dang guy has too much time...

    Shoulda known - that dang guy has too much time on his hands. Good thing too; took him over a day to think of that. :???:
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    Here is a spreadsheet I started some time ago,...

    Here is a spreadsheet I started some time ago, but never got around to collecting data. I'ts crude still, needs some fine tuning, but perhaps a start. ...
  4. Piper already did that, at least in the -12 :-P ...

    Piper already did that, at least in the -12 :-P However, I'll say that the 12 has plenty of adverse yaw, so no doubt can be improved upon.
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    Yikes! Been practicing some dead-sticks and...

    Yikes! Been practicing some dead-sticks and turn-backs lately. You've reinforced the decision to do so.

    Good job!
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    Looks beautiful! One suggestion - before...

    Looks beautiful!

    One suggestion - before you cover up your trusses see what it would take to beef one (or more) up for lifting. I requested the truss company to provide a 2000 lb lifting...
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    https://www.mcmaster.com/roll-pins

    https://www.mcmaster.com/roll-pins
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    I have some Grove wheels and brakes for an EAB...

    I have some Grove wheels and brakes for an EAB project I'm working on. They are a work of art, and the company is very good to work with.
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    Yah, like Tacoma Narrows Bridge - ha! Shanghai...

    Yah, like Tacoma Narrows Bridge - ha!

    Shanghai Tower (super-tall) has a twist to it, supposedly for that same reason (vortex mitigation). ...
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    Good on ya sir!!!!!! :lol:

    Good on ya sir!!!!!! :lol:
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    Thanks Vic. Pages 12 and 13 refer to...

    Thanks Vic. Pages 12 and 13 refer to statically determinate and indeterminate systems. I would argue that the flap reactions at the spar are indeterminate, since both the spar and multiple ribs...
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    Build the wings with the washout established;...

    Build the wings with the washout established; it's easy to do. That way any residual stresses are minimized.
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    Could you please post a link? Thanks!

    Could you please post a link? Thanks!
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    The report I heard - again, it was from a highly...

    The report I heard - again, it was from a highly experienced pilot and a member here - was that he observed elevators in full-up position during the entire stall/spin sequence. This goes right to...
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    Yesterday's pilot was reportedly not climbing...

    Yesterday's pilot was reportedly not climbing steeply. Hate watching folks do so.
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    A highly experienced pilot-witness I know well...

    A highly experienced pilot-witness I know well told me the plane experienced a loss of power followed by stall/spin. That's grim and sad. I'm gonna go practice a variety of engine failure on...
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    Ugh. Looks like it went straight in. ...

    Ugh. Looks like it went straight in. https://www.kptv.com/news/two-people-die-in-plane-crash-at-hood-river-airport/video_429737c2-73af-5285-9487-87542e8f4573.html
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    Today, very sad. ...

    Today, very sad.
    https://www.oregonlive.com/pacific-northwest-news/2019/09/plane-crash-reported-at-hood-river-area-airport.html?outputType=amp
  19. Yah, when the rules are too stringent, they tend...

    Yah, when the rules are too stringent, they tend to be circumvented or rebelled against. Same with your horses, eh John?
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    Three generations. The old man in the...

    Three generations. The old man in the background, as it should be. Second ride for the oldest grandkid, first for the younger. Good times!

    Their dad's first flight, in the early 1980's,...
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    In my opinion, right on; especially in a Cub-type...

    In my opinion, right on; especially in a Cub-type plane. Flying by "The numbers" is easy to quickly sense and adjust from the view out the window. Not like a heavy, slippery airplane in that...
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    Agree. However, the db level would be from the...

    Agree. However, the db level would be from the listener's location. I think?
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    Good article. Here is a link to the...

    Good article. Here is a link to the refrigeration-based dehumidifier the author mentions. http://www.flyingsafer.com/p-n-2065.html
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    44279 Last Saturday enroute Pasco for...

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    Last Saturday enroute Pasco for grandson's b-day party. Mt Rainier, from 11,500 ft to outfox the weatherman, cuz White Pass thru the Cascades was plugged. A side benefit was a 40 kt...
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    Looked like couldn't get out of ground effect???

    Looked like couldn't get out of ground effect???
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