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    A glider club is inexpensive flying. Soaring is...

    A glider club is inexpensive flying. Soaring is the most internally competitive thing I've ever done....to say its great fun doesn't do it justice! My record is over 6 hours in a 1964 glider in...
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    Leaving preheat on all the time almost certainly...

    Leaving preheat on all the time almost certainly results in parts of the engine having cool spots. These will be the first to have condensation. If a Prop is one a large heat sink. So, I imagine a...
  3. Thread: Bearhawk LSA

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    If you want an LSA with flaps, build a...

    If you want an LSA with flaps, build a non-electric Patrol with a light O-360 or O-320 and a Cato prop.

    The flap on the Patrol is huge. Its 8' 8" long with a 21" cord. (30 sq ft) As a...
  4. Thread: Bearhawk LSA

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    I've never heard anyone who has flow an LSA say...

    I've never heard anyone who has flow an LSA say that flaps would improve it. Quite the opposite. They seem to say its perfect just the way it is.

    I'm building a Patrol. I think I've seen two...
  5. Thread: CAS vs IAS

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    (The text below is not from an experienced Cub...

    (The text below is not from an experienced Cub pilot, but rather a few things experienced over a few decades of aviating.)

    Consider combining slow flight and steep turns.

    I flew gliders once...
  6. Thread: Garmin G5

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    The GRT Mini alone will display the aircraft's...

    The GRT Mini alone will display the aircraft's Track but no heading. It needs a compass input from a remote magnetometer for the mag heading ($260) and then it will display heading and provide...
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    Well, I'm an airline guy building a tandem seat...

    Well, I'm an airline guy building a tandem seat Bearhawk Patrol. I haven't used an intercom since flying a Dash 8 in 97. ADF's and Loran were big deals when I was flying general aviation stuff. ...
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    Steve, I've heard that the TY91 intercom is a bit...

    Steve, I've heard that the TY91 intercom is a bit weak. It sounds to me like you are happy with in a Cub type of environment. I ask because I like the radio and would rather install it, but am...
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    I Kayaked the Two Hearted River five years ago....

    I Kayaked the Two Hearted River five years ago. The location was a short walk from where the river dumps into Superior. A bad fire took out the forrest about 7 years ago there. I would have wanted...
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    https://aerovonics.com/online-store?olsPage=produc...

    https://aerovonics.com/online-store?olsPage=products
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    I've use the Spray Max also. I'm Building and...

    I've use the Spray Max also. I'm Building and its not been outside the workshop yet, but I went with SprayMax 2K due to the recommendation of my paint supplier like you.

    I am a rookie, but I...
  12. Thread: Over Square?

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    As an additional data point about Engine...

    As an additional data point about Engine Manufacturers recommendations......Lycoming publishes an Operating Manual for there engines that debunk old wives tales about over square.

    For my Lycoming...
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    If the seller has a builders log/photos that show...

    If the seller has a builders log/photos that show +51% of the work is completed by amateurs for the purpose of education/entertainment, then the certification requirements are met. The person...
  14. Thread: Gojacks

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    WOW-----If a guy had real smooth pavement in...

    WOW-----If a guy had real smooth pavement in front of the hanger, he could slide the cub in sideways.... A twenty four foot door would probably work.
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    The Lycoming Operators Manual for the...

    The Lycoming Operators Manual for the O-360/IO-360 has a chart in it that is titled "Fuel Flow vs Percent Rated Horsepower. The idea of looking for a certain rise in EGT from full rich to peak...
  16. IIRC, The later C-150 models had a single vent...

    IIRC, The later C-150 models had a single vent tube on the left side, and that vent was connected to the right tank. In addition, the left tank was vented into the right tank. That system equalized...
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    Some say that Pmag's timing curve contribute to...

    Some say that Pmag's timing curve contribute to high CHT's
    Post #13 is pretty good in this thread.
    http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=107804&page=2
  18. I dont have tons of hardware, but it got...

    I dont have tons of hardware, but it got overwhelming when I bought all the hardware I thought I would need to assemble my Bearhawk Patrol Kit. I organized the small pieces using plano boxes with...
  19. That controller was over tasked! Mumbai is the...

    That controller was over tasked! Mumbai is the most congested radio frequencies I've ever experienced....the Indians talk fast...and the quality of transmissions is scratchy....its a non-stop...
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    Can you school me on the iPad mount, software app...

    Can you school me on the iPad mount, software app that he is running, and supporting hardware that is required to run this system?
  21. Thread: MI to AK

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    Preparation H spread on a cotton ball makes a...

    Preparation H spread on a cotton ball makes a great fire starter...any vasoline based product works well for fuel added to your tinder....even your chap stick. Get handy with flint and steel. A...
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    Did Marvel Shebler ever make carb with a 2-3/8...

    Did Marvel Shebler ever make carb with a 2-3/8 throat that would fit those studs? Wonder what would happen if she could breath a little bit easier.
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    In the summer when I put some ice in a glass and...

    In the summer when I put some ice in a glass and fill it with water, the outside of my glass becomes soaked with moisture too. That warm day has a dew point value that is warmer than the outside of...
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    Can we talk about Post number 12 a little more? ...

    Can we talk about Post number 12 a little more? How does one offer a low price without pissing off the owner? A compliment on the aircraft will validate the high price. Pointing out flaws ticks...
  25. Thread: Lowrider LSA

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    Google "Radiant Design Institute" They have a...

    Google "Radiant Design Institute"

    They have a huge collection of info about radiant floor heat, and offer a very affordable design service.
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