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    I have 2500's. 6.00's are as big as you can use....

    I have 2500's. 6.00's are as big as you can use. I believe that you can use 8.00's with the 3000's.
  2. Thread: ADS-B Issues

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    It is worth reading the home page on that web...

    It is worth reading the home page on that web site and consider it in the context of privacy and stalkers of various forms. I don't fault the people running the site. I fault the FAA for not taking...
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    http://stargazer2006.online.fr/aircraft/pages/griz...

    http://stargazer2006.online.fr/aircraft/pages/grizzly.htm
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    It has happened at least once. It was Burt Rutan...

    It has happened at least once. It was Burt Rutan and it was also decades ago:

    http://stargazer2006.online.fr/aircraft/pages/solitaire.htm
  5. Thread: Dead Stick!

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    The accuracy of the data needs to be considered. ...

    The accuracy of the data needs to be considered. Physics says that for a given configuration as speed increases from stall the sink rate will reduce and glide ratio will increase until reaching...
  6. Thread: Draco

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    Excellent! ...and it isn't even necessary (at...

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    The big debate on 3 pt vs. wheel is lost on me. ...

    The big debate on 3 pt vs. wheel is lost on me. There are fast landings and slow landings. Fast ones will be wheel landings. Slow may be either and can transition back and forth.

    One can come...
  8. Thread: Dead Stick!

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    I used to do it all the time in a J-3 and a C-172...

    I used to do it all the time in a J-3 and a C-172 with my father. One time we caught a thermal with the the J-3 and climbed 700 ft with the prop stopped. We then returned for our usual dead-stick...
  9. Thread: Dead Stick!

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    I've heard suggested idle with the prop control...

    I've heard suggested idle with the prop control full back/course pitch.
  10. Thread: NE Summer Fun

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    It did! He joined us for breakfast. Sent from...

    It did! He joined us for breakfast.

    Sent from my Pixel XL using SuperCub.Org mobile app
  11. Thread: NE Summer Fun

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    Breakfast!42693 Sent from my Pixel XL using...

    Breakfast!42693

    Sent from my Pixel XL using SuperCub.Org mobile app
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    Have had several instruments fail. ...all of...

    Have had several instruments fail. ...all of them Falcons.
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    I lose about 3-4 kts on my Bearhawk. 8.50's...

    I lose about 3-4 kts on my Bearhawk. 8.50's without skis, 6.00's with the skis.
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    Why don't Helio's show better at STOL...

  16. Thread: SC vs. 7GCBC ?

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    That would be the 2-place Bearhawk Patrol. Heck,...

    That would be the 2-place Bearhawk Patrol. Heck, some O-360 powered 4 place Bearhawks have been lighter than that with quite good cruise speeds.
  17. Thread: NE Summer Fun

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    Aviation is a small world. What were you flying?...

    Aviation is a small world. What were you flying? ...and were is your home base?

    Cheers!
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    Those two things don't belong together.

    Those two things don't belong together.
  19. Thread: NE Summer Fun

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    That's my home strip! I'm the gray house on the...

    That's my home strip! I'm the gray house on the south end, west side, but we were out kayaking at Jenness Beach on Sunday.

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    https://j3.org/2018/10/paddle-rye-harbor-to-jenness-beach/
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    Protected is one thing. ...yanked around is...

    Protected is one thing. ...yanked around is quite another. Also, when that sort of influence and authority exists, it is more than likely that someone will get inside information and profit from it...
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    ...what exactly do you need to fly? What...

    ...what exactly do you need to fly? What instruments are actually used from the back seat of a J-3 with a large passenger up front?


    You've missed the point of this configuration. The...
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    Will it be ready for the WAD?

    Will it be ready for the WAD?
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    This thread predates my membership here, so I'm...

    This thread predates my membership here, so I'm reading it for the first time. Outstanding!
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    Web, very good post. I have one question. It is...

    Web, very good post. I have one question. It is my understanding that 978 out is legit up to 18,000 ft, not just 10,000 ft. The 10,000 ft limit is where some form of ADS-B out will be required if...
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    I found that page. Still don't see the weight on...

    I found that page. Still don't see the weight on it, but we have the answer now.
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