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  1. Not a supercub but might give you an idea. ...

    Not a supercub but might give you an idea.

    https://i.imgur.com/GK0dogc.jpg

    https://i.imgur.com/OkhoUSa.jpg
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    Okay, heres a weight and balance with the datum...

    Okay, heres a weight and balance with the datum at the front bumper 33 inches in front of the front axle.

    https://i.imgur.com/cj3WA0X.jpg
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    Weight times arm = moment. Moment is measured...

    Weight times arm = moment. Moment is measured from the datum. Total moment divided by total weight = CG. You have to designate a datum.
    I'll designate the datum as the leading edge of the front...
  5. Thread: Denali

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    Mid June 1985 we hit the weather just perfect. ...

    Mid June 1985 we hit the weather just perfect.

    https://i.imgur.com/dgzA9CQ.jpg
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    A couple of years ago a mechanic was de-fueling a...

    A couple of years ago a mechanic was de-fueling a plane in a hangar at our local airport. The wind was blowing 30 to 40 mph and the relative humidity was very low...think lots of static electricity....
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    I made a scale model of the hangar and planes to...

    I made a scale model of the hangar and planes to convince a group planning to by a hangar that the planes wouldn't fit. A breezey, stinson, RV 9, and a Kitfox.

    https://i.imgur.com/IK2OAhD.jpg
  8. Thread: Van's RV-15

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    "If you can't hang an elbow out in the breeze...

    "If you can't hang an elbow out in the breeze while cruising, what good is it?!"

    If you want to be really cool, you would also have a pack of cigarettes rolled up in the sleeve of your tee shirt.
  9. Thread: License Revoked

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    I apologize for posting the video.:oops:

    I apologize for posting the video.:oops:
  10. Thread: License Revoked

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    Disclaimer: facts may not be right in this video....

    Disclaimer: facts may not be right in this video.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J3TjzPSIOKA
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    Notice the gun is at the bottom in the pile of...

    Notice the gun is at the bottom in the pile of bones.

    https://i.imgur.com/QUQPnr2.jpg
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    In 1988, fighting fire in Yellowstone they...

    In 1988, fighting fire in Yellowstone they assigned a Bear Specialist to camp with us in Hellroaring Meadows. We had to keep all food in a bear proof box suspended 10 feet off the ground from a pole...
  13. Thread: camp chairs

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    I should have never clicked on that water bottle...

    I should have never clicked on that water bottle chair link. Now I can't watch a youtube video without an add for that thing coming on first.
  14. Thread: camp chairs

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    I found Bigfoot's Camp Chair in an Elk hunter's...

    I found Bigfoot's Camp Chair in an Elk hunter's cam a few years ago. It is good and sturdy and quite stable. I sat in it for a while and it is actually very comfortable. Not too portable but he does...
  15. Happy day for me

    I was a wildand fire fighter for 31 years. I loved my job and looked forward to going to work every day. Then one day the boss from hell showed up. But I was lucky. I was 50 years old, qualified for...
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    Poor man's wind sock

    I keep a new replacement on hand in case this one doesn't last long. Wind 30 gusting to 50.

    https://vimeo.com/manage/videos/685524371
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    A Tribute to Mriya

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fEf1WTDDIYk


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fEf1WTDDIYk
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    Lagest Airplane in the world destroyed

    "Multiple reports indicate that the largest plane in the world has been destroyed during the war in Ukraine. The one-of-a-kind Antonov An-225 was a victim of the Russian invasion the first day of...
  19. Thread: Oops, darn it...

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    Broncolerio ...

    Broncolerio

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2e-mpXMxm2Y&t=100s
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    Courierguy, me being an avid snowmobieler and A...

    Courierguy,
    me being an avid snowmobieler and A kifox builder in my younger years, I like that video a lot. A good way to ride double on the snowmobile in challenging terrain, "the throttle is...
  21. Thread: Winter Travel

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    About 60 years ago I saw a snow plane a friend of...

    About 60 years ago I saw a snow plane a friend of my Grandpa had. He (the friend) lived across the highway at the head of Tieton Reservoir (Rimrock lake) on White Pass. It was the fuselage of a...
  22. Thread: Winter Travel

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    I suspect a pusher is preferred for better...

    I suspect a pusher is preferred for better forward visibility.
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    https://i.imgur.com/OkhoUSa.jpg ...

    https://i.imgur.com/OkhoUSa.jpg

    https://i.imgur.com/GK0dogc.jpg
  24. Thread: Flight suits

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    I wore a military nomex flight suit when I was...

    I wore a military nomex flight suit when I was flying the 40 hours phase one in my experimental kitfox. I saw a military film once that said a nomex flight suit will give you seven seconds to get out...
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    The first mechanized equipment to Work on the...

    The first mechanized equipment to Work on the Normile grade at the top of Chinook Pass was a tractor converted from an Army tank in 1924. The track and rollers look like it's a Sherman tank.
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