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    That's really cool, but - - On the chart it's...

    That's really cool, but - - On the chart it's marked "restricted, private", so in actual practice is it public use?
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    Thanks - I saw that it's a worm drive. We were...

    Thanks - I saw that it's a worm drive. We were considering similar, or perhaps a linear actuator on our EAB -12 project. Do you have any reliable info regarding the up/down forces at the...
  3. If "somebody" has a concern, then "somebody",...

    If "somebody" has a concern, then "somebody", perhaps somebody with some powers, might start asking difficult questions. Civil disobedience has its place, if one is ready willing and able to accept...
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    What did you use for a gear motor?

    What did you use for a gear motor?
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    I took apart a Champion plug that showed "open"...

    I took apart a Champion plug that showed "open" with Fluke ohm meter. The resistor was pretty well burned, which is equivalent to a increased gap at the sparking end. At the same time my Bendix...
  6. Good point in post #42. I'd think that in the...

    Good point in post #42. I'd think that in the absence of data to the contrary, the maximum CG moment for any weight would be best limited to the certified aft CG moment. This would fundamentally...
  7. For a 1/4" bolt - pi*.125^2 * 125,000 for...

    For a 1/4" bolt - pi*.125^2 * 125,000 for double shear. Less than half that for simple shear because bending is also involved. I agree with Mike's conclusion - - -
  8. Could you please clarify "positive number greater...

    Could you please clarify "positive number greater than the wing number"? Which direction is "positive", and in reference to what? The Horiz Ref Line? or ? Thank you!
  9. Bob got any more info on that? I was wanting...

    Bob got any more info on that? I was wanting some oversize AN or MS bolts recently, but didn't find a source.

    Easier than that - credit card works just fine - -. Never miss a chance to...
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    Perfect. Good visibility over the nose, and a...

    Perfect. Good visibility over the nose, and a little lower CG for those inevitable excursions.
  11. Turn down the O.D. Easy with a carbide cutter -...

    Turn down the O.D. Easy with a carbide cutter - I've done a few, for the same reasons.
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    Crosswinds STOL cargo door. Swing-up, and...

    Crosswinds STOL cargo door. Swing-up, and large. Requires some fuselage welding, so best done uncovered.
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    Type B screws and tinnerman nuts on tabs.

    Type B screws and tinnerman nuts on tabs.
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    FAA has standards for max heights at given...

    FAA has standards for max heights at given distances from a runway. To get a building permit for our house I had to jump through that hoop, since our property borders the County airport. I don't...
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    I did the same, except I used the Crosswinds STC...

    I did the same, except I used the Crosswinds STC for installation in my -12. Charly is always helpful.
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    New ears at the gear fittings for the cabane. ...

    New ears at the gear fittings for the cabane. Give Charly Center a call; he walked me thru the parts I'd need and sent them.
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    For you folks who are knowledgeable about this...

    For you folks who are knowledgeable about this topic, is there any prohibition against removing ADSB equipment if an owner no longer intends to fly in rule airspace?
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    For a hypothetical example, Part A (bolt) goes in...

    For a hypothetical example, Part A (bolt) goes in Model x, while Part B (same bolt application) goes in Model y. All other parts are the same between Models x and y.

    In a similar situation,...
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    Pete, do you know how many degrees on yours? ...

    Pete, do you know how many degrees on yours? I'm wondering about any possible adverse effects from increasing the travel. Thanks.
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    Not an expert here either, but maybe that's a...

    Not an expert here either, but maybe that's a good thing? Hit spot at desired AOA predictably. Evaluate surface winds while still airborne. Evaluate landing area length in flight (accounting...
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    Jonny, would you have a link for that NACA...

    Jonny, would you have a link for that NACA report? It seems I've read other reports that said no difference from the scalloping. I'm curious!
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    Three pics here. One is the aileron / false...

    Three pics here. One is the aileron / false spar interface. The other two are another issue that is arising, that is the lower aileron cable and drag wire are very close. Closer than I like. ...
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    Rigging Question

    We're building an experimental PA-12, using Dakota Cub wings. The Dakota wings use ailerons with the PA-18 shape, and they also use the -18 actuation horns rather than the -12 bellcrank. I'm at the...
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    I've filled the tube with sand for successful...

    I've filled the tube with sand for successful too-tight bends. Never thought of the welding rods - thanks for that.
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    That, and - - Which direction is it...

    That, and - - Which direction is it "looking"?

    If looking down, it won't give any info about that big rock out in front - - -

    And if looking forward, that canyon out front might not be...
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