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    My Whirlwind came with the plywood fixture that...

    My Whirlwind came with the plywood fixture that holds a digital angle cube. If you're in the field(trying to get off a gravel bar), just wade ashore and cut a gauge stick so as each blade is brought...
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    A recent thread revealed some old jeepers on the...

    A recent thread revealed some old jeepers on the forum, so here goes. There's been an old jeep with my homebrew 3pt hitch sitting between the hangar and strip here for about 20 years. I left it...
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    I wondered what happened to the Backyard Flyer. ...

    I wondered what happened to the Backyard Flyer. It had a wing structure that required aluminum welding, so not really a homebuilt design, but it performed well with a generator vtwin. Gene Smith...
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    The TW Me262 would scorch pavement and Allied...

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    There is one flat-bottomed ultralight wing that...

    There is one flat-bottomed ultralight wing that will almost hang with the undercambered Quicksilver types: Kolb. Homer Kolb put a lot of effort into testing tips, and he wound up with something like...
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    Back to 909: I went the NTSB website and the...

    Back to 909: I went the NTSB website and the video of the first day briefing states that 100LL was found "in the right wing" didn't say which tank. Mis fueling is the first thing they check.
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    Awhile back on cable there was a show where...

    Awhile back on cable there was a show where actual WWII bombadiers tried to hit a target in the desert. Might have been 909. The conclusion was that currency is everything.
  8. Thread: 737 Max

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    Yeah, stick shakers save idiot crews, not the...

    Yeah, stick shakers save idiot crews, not the intention with MCAS. MCAS tried to cancel a slight nose up, but was given lawn dart authority. All to save the airlines a few bucks. And so easily...
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    I understand the advantage of being visible, but...

    I understand the advantage of being visible, but does voluntary get me into towered airports?
  10. Thread: 737 Max

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    Doncha love the Toyota commercial where everyone...

    Doncha love the Toyota commercial where everyone is yukkin' it up, lovin' life when something happens and the car saves the distracted drivers' bacon? Not just about the car, its a lesson for youth....
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    There are some clubs marching on. Our club has...

    There are some clubs marching on. Our club has bought 2 new 2seaters in the last 5 years and the youth program keeps expanding. The planets have to be in perfect alignment and experienced people...
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    The trades have to come back, both in training...

    The trades have to come back, both in training opportunities and respect. Everyone wants to be a glorified typist these days, its all they've been exposed to. A bunch of barely cognizant...
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    I think it is approved for uncertified aircraft....

    I think it is approved for uncertified aircraft. The Trig can be set for 4 levels of confidence in the position, and there is a 5th setting for "uncertified". (not in Trig doc, but if you explore the...
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    Trig TT22 transponder fed by other GPS

    Has anyone interfaced an iLevil WAAS source with a Trig? The serial interface works fine, lat/lon displays on the Trig, but there is some issue with side lobe suppression. Confidence level set to...
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    You don't need threaded adjusters, just clamp...

    You don't need threaded adjusters, just clamp 2x4s to the verticals. Easy, instant adjustment. With overlength 2x4s just get your shoulder under one end and loosen the clamp. See EAA "coke stand"...
  16. CharlieN, I was in a meeting in Rutland when I...

    CharlieN,
    I was in a meeting in Rutland when I heard the SOUND. An hour later Rutland High was leaving as I arrived at the event. The kids looked excited to be there. I got a ride in Colorado a...
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    Glad to see they have changed the policy. My...

    Glad to see they have changed the policy. My Denali went in at 3 hrs just after warranty, low freq oscillation. Now my main headset, but I’ve got Bose money in them.
  18. Thread: Dead Stick!

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    I used to think "dead stick" meant loss of...

    I used to think "dead stick" meant loss of propwash makes the stick kinda dead, but its really from when all props were wood. Years ago a Luscombe pilot rigged up a microswitch that touched a wire...
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    Tubing cutter will make a burr on the inside, so...

    Tubing cutter will make a burr on the inside, so advance the cutter slowly, lots of rotations per adj, then a Bowie knife for the deburr. From sleeving hang glider LE.
  20. Thread: ADS-B Issues

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    To go way back to #1 of the original post, I've...

    To go way back to #1 of the original post, I've read somewhere that some of the "FlightAware" type websites are putting up their own ground receivers. No way to go anonymous, unless they plan to pay...
  21. Thread: 737 Max

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    I like Farmer Ted taking comfort in only needing...

    I like Farmer Ted taking comfort in only needing kerosene to stat aloft. But that's flight control, how about engines? When I traded up in the Rotax world, I wanted nothing to do with LaneA/LaneB...
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    On RC models, bubbles are something that happens...

    On RC models, bubbles are something that happens only on installation. Pop with a pin, and the hole is barely noticeable on a 4 foot model. Probably invisible at full scale. My concern would be...
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    There is a spray cleaner called Greased...

    There is a spray cleaner called Greased Lightning. Seems to be a cross between Windex and paint stripper. I use it for gas stains on paint. Work fast. Test first.
  24. Wake vortices descend at 300fpm or more, and they...

  25. Maybe I'm too low to allow the vortices to form....

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