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    Like others have said, I have both. I especially...

    Like others have said, I have both. I especially like Foreflight maps in Canada, but prefer Garmin maps in the US. In a tandem seat aircraft I give the iPad to the Backseater and that allows them to...
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    PM sent. Hope it helps Bill

    PM sent.

    Hope it helps

    Bill
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    Excellent stuff!!! Thank you for posting that...

    Excellent stuff!!! Thank you for posting that Sam.

    Bill
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    Welcome to the best forum on aviation (not that I...

    Welcome to the best forum on aviation (not that I am biased or anything).

    There are a lot of good folks out there. It would be helpful to know a general location. If you live in California, a...
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    The upper and lower rows are not independent nor...

    The upper and lower rows are not independent nor can they made to be so. I use the light more for recognition than night landings and takeoffs (which I don’t do very often).


    Hope this helps
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    I have to ask: how much do the wings cost already...

    I have to ask: how much do the wings cost already built vs. the mess of parts that must be assembled?

    I believe the wing kit is 13.5 and a fully assembled set up is 18.5 (I think)

    Do the build...
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    Denny I suspect we are basically on the same...

    Denny

    I suspect we are basically on the same page, just saying it differently.

    An aft CG will lower stall speed. I can't find my notes from my test flights now when I did add lead but it was in...
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    Denny I will have to spend a little time doing...

    Denny

    I will have to spend a little time doing some homework to find the sources and references. But the stabilizer and trim do not compensate for CG. They are two different aerodynamic...
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    And finally....here are some pictures for...

    And finally....here are some pictures for reference. The flaps are pretty much like the ailerons. Don't forget to reverse the washout shims when you do the left flap and aileron.


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    45886 It will be pretty obvious where the...

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    It will be pretty obvious where the reinforcing plates go. It is really helpful to have LOTS of clecos here. Go bum some off your Vans RV friends. Lets drill it all out and cleco this whole...
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    Time to Build Another Jig 45871We need to...

    Time to Build Another Jig


    45871We need to make a jig to hold the flap and aileron straight and square while we drill and rivet it together. So, hustle down to Home Depot or Lowes and get a 4x8...
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    TRAILING EDGE INSTALL AND JIG 45863 You...

    TRAILING EDGE INSTALL AND JIG


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    You should be at this point. You can lay the TE on but don't attach it just yet. It is really important that it be straight and also have the washout built...
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    Next we will rivet on the nose ribs 45856...

    Next we will rivet on the nose ribs


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    The flat side of the rib goes toward the hinge side and the NOSE ribs all face in toward the hinge. There are 4 holes on each side of the hinge. The...
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    One consideration (I have been told), if you are...

    One consideration (I have been told), if you are looking in the Wasilla/Palmer/Wolf Lake/Anderson Lake etc, is to learn from the locals about the winds. I have heard they can be a significant factor,...
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    45658 Then we will put a hinge bracket there....

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    Then we will put a hinge bracket there. Make sure you use the right hinge bracket. The flap brackets are longer than the aileron brackets. Also, we will use these steel rivets. This is...
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    Building the Flaps and Ailerons First and this...

    Building the Flaps and Ailerons

    First and this is ..... IMPORTANT..... DO NOT BEND THE SPARS!!!!!

    The spars come bundled together and taped up. The spars are drilled and notched. This notched...
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    I don't think it will have any affect at low AOA...

    I don't think it will have any affect at low AOA like cruise, at high AOA the air is only attached at the very leading edge so even if it billowed a little it is in dead air and will have no affect....
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    I was not able to make the NACA study link work....

    I was not able to make the NACA study link work. Here it is again.

    https://ntrs.nasa.gov/archive/nasa/casi.ntrs.nasa.gov/19930081179.pdf

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    "The results of these tests...
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    It is my understanding that they don’t provide...

    It is my understanding that they don’t provide any difference. Other than adding weight. According to John Roncz, probably the world’s premier airfoil engineer and designer, they don’t work....
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    Just to give folks an idea of how I handled the...

    Just to give folks an idea of how I handled the bolt in weight for CG adjustment. I'm not saying anyone should do this, or do it this way, I'm just throwing it out as an idea.





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    Folks Putting a little survival bag in the...

    Folks

    Putting a little survival bag in the baggage compartment does not do squat!! If you want to believe that old wives tale ....great.....I hope you believe in the tooth fairy too.

    Yes, I am...
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    Well there you go. I guess I had federal. You can...

    Well there you go. I guess I had federal. You can disregard everything after hello in this thread. LOL


    Yep that was my 170. Had a lot of fun with that airplane, but I’ve had a lot more fun with...
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    I have had trouble With SD cards that were too...

    I have had trouble With SD cards that were too big. It would only work with a 4 mb card. Those are hard to find these days. Not sure why but going to the small card worked for me. ??????
    sometimes...
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    Gary I thought they were Aero Ski, but perhaps...

    Gary

    I thought they were Aero Ski, but perhaps they were Federal. They were on a C-170 many years ago. I just remember having them backwards and having long take off slides. Once I figured out I...
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    Hmmmmm, My Aero Skis were clearly left and...

    Hmmmmm, My Aero Skis were clearly left and right. Look very carefully at the pedestal (you might have to put a straight edge or pipe in there to see it) but there was/is a slight angle in the...
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