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    Thanks for posting !

    Thanks for posting !
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    A guy here in Fairbanks uses a piece of carpet to...

    A guy here in Fairbanks uses a piece of carpet to protect his beautiful interior from rough wear, when hauling gear and fuel. It's very cold and dry here in the Winter.

    I mentioned the danger...
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    47023 [QUOTE=bodumatau;764579]copy that NP1A,...

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    [QUOTE=bodumatau;764579]copy that NP1A, #1 has never been a problem though only #3, but I hear you, I will trim it back a little.






    Ramps in front cylinders 1 & 2 that end halfway...
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    I like the fit and weight of the Sky Cowboys...

    I like the fit and weight of the Sky Cowboys helmet, but the plastic "locks" on the helmet, that hold the individual headsets in place, are not going to last. As soon as the weather gets cold they...
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    NACA Scoop LOCATION

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    Your drawing locates the NACA duct at the point, on the side of the cowl, where that maximum suction is trying to lift the paint off the cowling. Trying to overpower that suction...
  6. Thread: Why USA 35B????

    by Jonnyo
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    Gordon, The link is at post #78, incase I...

    Gordon,

    The link is at post #78, incase I can't forward it here.



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  7. Thread: Why USA 35B????

    by Jonnyo
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    Fabric Sag Between the Ribs

    The NACA ( NASA ) technical report shows a reduction of .07 from the maximum lift coefficient because of fabric sag between the ribs. The maximum lift coefficient of the US 35B is 1.39. A reduction...
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    I landed in St. Marie's Idaho, Southeast of...

    I landed in St. Marie's Idaho, Southeast of Spokane and there was a guy there who routinely flies an experimental PA-18 or 12, with an Continental 225. Really gorgeous small town. Maybe 8 hangers...
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    46537 I must need another cup of coffee,...

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    I must need another cup of coffee, because I can't picture where the application for this would be. Sorry for the dumb question.

    Jonny o
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    Thank You !

    Thank You !
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    What is the red tool in your box ? Also, I...

    What is the red tool in your box ?

    Also, I can't find the thread or pictures that show people's inventions for holding a nicopress snug before crimping. Any ideas ?
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    Cover up the airspeed indicator. Pitch is...

    Cover up the airspeed indicator.

    Pitch is airspeed, not power.

    Power is altitude.

    Very, very few pilots use this important maxim.

    You can't stall at a low angle of attack, no matter what...
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    Probably not what Stewartb was heading for, but I...

    Probably not what Stewartb was heading for, but I mounted a 4 inch digital level on the cabin wall, while I was experimenting. A hand mirror on the instrument panel made it so I didn't have to look...
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    Fata Morgana46338 The picture is from Tin...

    Fata Morgana46338

    The picture is from Tin City, near Wales, on the Seward Penninsula. King Island is about 40 miles away and appears to be surrounded by several thousand foot tall vertical...
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    Thank you for pointing out the details of the...

    Thank you for pointing out the details of the system, especially the clear reservoir.

    Not thinking of building a clear reservoir, I installed valves at the fill points of the master cylinders...
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    [QUOTE=Seaworthy;536017]This is Peter Annis's...

    [QUOTE=Seaworthy;536017]This is Peter Annis's (skywagon 8a) Smith Cub



    http://i212.photobucket.com/albums/cc28/Seaworthy991/SmithCub/SMITHCUBPetes042.jpg

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    I took a brand new 4 way, digital CHT set and...

    I took a brand new 4 way, digital CHT set and stuck them through the top of a closed, 5 gallon metal can, with a pin hole vent. I put the can on the stove and brought it up to 200 degrees. I turned...
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    46166 Notice the two metal "side curtains"...

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    Notice the two metal "side curtains" Bellanca added to the boot cowl channel. I assume that helps smoothly direct exit air flow by reducing the chance of turbulent air entering that area...
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    Pete, when I see a post from you, I rarely don't...

    Pete, when I see a post from you, I rarely don't read it because of all of your consistent well thought out remarks. But, I do think that
    slats would allow you to safely slip at a much higher...
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    Wow ! Thanks for the links. Getting some real...

    Wow ! Thanks for the links. Getting some real data is great. Companies that don't publish data on the web regarding cold temperature performance were not willing to give me that info. A very...
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    So what is the best grease for cold weather, in...

    So what is the best grease for cold weather, in the interior of Alaska, for a tailski ? At -25, red grease and several synthetics seemed pretty hard, when I compared them on a piece of plywood last...
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    The skis are Atlee Dodge composites. Yes, they...

    The skis are Atlee Dodge composites. Yes, they are slightly ( 1.5 degrees ) positive camber empty and about 3 degrees negative with full fuel, winter gear, 155 lb pilot, tent, woodstove and etc. I...
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    Camber angle

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    For skis, I currently have my camber set to zero, with the airplane sitting on the ground, at the weight that I most often land. Does anyone set negative camber ? If you are snow skiing and...
  24. Thread: WTB hydosorb

    by Jonnyo
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    Check PM

    Check PM
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    Thank you for adding some facts and data to the...

    Thank you for adding some facts and data to the discussion.
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