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    Had the time to do a little flight test today. ...

    Had the time to do a little flight test today. It still fly, that is the good thing.. Hahah ...

    First impressions may be wrong:

    -less tail shake a 45mph, with 45 flaps
    -less...
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    Almost done. Thanks again!! I really hope...

    Almost done. Thanks again!!

    I really hope to notice an improvement in slow flight.

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    If I understand good, you are telling to add...

    If I understand good, you are telling to add another + or - 1/2 inch in horizontal lenght.

    I'v tried, but then there is no more gap. The fairing touches the flaps, even full flap down.
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    Done with a curved prototype. Before I...

    Done with a curved prototype.


    Before I go into mass production, is a 3/8 inch gap at full 65 degrees flaps enough ??




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    43296 43297 43298 43299 What about a...

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    What about a "lazy Z" ?
    It leaves about 1/2 inch gap at full flaps
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    Always looking to improve the airplane. Those...

    Always looking to improve the airplane.

    Those wings were built with "aileron coves" shaped ribs all the way. The wings have a concave shape just in front of the flaps. Now that I see all those...
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    I'm not your customers yet, but my stock 360-C4P...

    I'm not your customers yet, but my stock 360-C4P is looking for more power too....
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    Something happened yesterday. For the first time...

    Something happened yesterday. For the first time in my Super Cub flying experience, I'm convinced I could land where I won't be able to takeoff. A weird feeling.


    http://youtu.be/Sv2hibNLglQ
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    42999 Going strong with my thumb on the stick !

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    Going strong with my thumb on the stick !
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    Herculiner landings: ...

    Herculiner landings:







    http://youtu.be/JVu6xTQWZwk
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    42647 He comes from a refuge. I called...

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    He comes from a refuge.


    I called him Cub
  13. Thread: 35s

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    Rocks are not common around here but I found some...

    Rocks are not common around here but I found some last Wednesday.
    First landing was rougher than expected...

    Tires were at 4 psi, which is too inflated for rocks I think.
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    I've built my airplane to have fun with it. ...

    I've built my airplane to have fun with it. 35's makes things even more fun.

    But I find very difficult to determine if I can land somewhere new without have walking it before . Looks can be...
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    That last takeoff was a little scary for me..

    That last takeoff was a little scary for me..
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    My impulsed Slicks are getting old. My spark...

    My impulsed Slicks are getting old. My spark plugs too....

    But my harnesses are like new!



    Combined with automotiv plugs, those mags could be on my wish list?
  17. If money was not a factor, I would be building my...

    If money was not a factor, I would be building my cub another set of wings, just to try to be able to fly a little slower. A few mph less are always welcome for me.
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    Always nice to have an exterior view of what is...

    Always nice to have an exterior view of what is going on.


    http://youtu.be/Fm2I_HcRFe0
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    3 uphill spot landings: 41882 It...

    3 uphill spot landings:

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    It was really a perfect day to log about 3hrs of flight time.
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    Power lines?? In Quebec we call them "washing...

    Power lines?? In Quebec we call them "washing line". They wash your pocket when the electricity bill comes.....


    No joking, the wires kind of disappear after a few hundred landings. ...
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    A lot of good info in that thread. Had the...

    A lot of good info in that thread.


    Had the chance to do a short flight today. Calm wind. 3 point landing, then a little tail up to put weight on the main skis.


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    I did not knew they now had extended airframe. ...

    I did not knew they now had extended airframe.


    Mine is only a modified PA-18 with slats, bigger flaps, bigger tail, and a few other small modification.





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    This was my second flight with my bigger tail, ...

    This was my second flight with my bigger tail, that has about 20% more elevator surface than stock PA-18, being 3" wider and 3" deeper per side. I will not built another one soon. I will try...
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    No. Superflite fabric and some bulldozer...

    No. Superflite fabric and some bulldozer flexible paint.

    http://www.supercub.org/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=13278&d=1379974934
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    Landing usually take more distance in my case. ...

    Landing usually take more distance in my case.

    If I can land somewhere, takeoff will be no problem (with same load)

    I also always found takeoff easier to execute...
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