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  1. Thread: Deregistered

    by aktango58
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    experimental? If you are inside it with...

    experimental?

    If you are inside it with repairs, go to the dark side.
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    Very good observation Steve! With no...

    Very good observation Steve!

    With no engineering background, and only learning through being around others and seeing failures, I am appreciative of the simplicity yet durability of the 1930's...
  3. It would take more than just a post to tell of...

    It would take more than just a post to tell of the wonderful friends, acquaintances, information, employment and uplifting times. Like Dr. Randy, I came here in a low place- recovering from back...
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    Glad it worked out for you Steve! Now, the...

    Glad it worked out for you Steve!

    Now, the flight instructor in me would like to add: USE THE CHECKLIST! Spin the valve on the ground sometimes. Create a simple cheklist for take-offs that you...
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    Respectfully folks, If you are not qualified to...

    Respectfully folks, If you are not qualified to fly in Canada, DON"T!!!

    When Covid hit, Canada was letting folks travel to and from Alaska, but were clear that you could only go direct through, no...
  6. Very well described. One other point not...

    Very well described.

    One other point not brought up is that once you initiate a go-around, GO AROUND and do a pattern, take time to come back completing pre-landing check lists.

    Mike, your...
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    I keep hearing about Cirrus being 'fast', and the...

    I keep hearing about Cirrus being 'fast', and the speed makes it just so hard to land or slow down...

    People act like there has never been other planes that cruised in the 150+ knot range before....
  8. Congratulations!!! So cool that another...

    Congratulations!!!

    So cool that another successful build is flying!
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    I just got done ferrying a cub with Keller Flaps...

    I just got done ferrying a cub with Keller Flaps and Slats. I have never flown a plane with either flaps or slats. My comparison are squared off wings and stock wings, so please understand my...
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    You are not in Kansas anymore, so flying houses...

    You are not in Kansas anymore, so flying houses are a bit less common...

    Elbow room property, does that mean a cub strip or heli pad?

    Beavers are a big bite. If you knew you had work for it, or...
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    I got home last night form Washington State with...

    I got home last night form Washington State with a cub. Had to use Kelowna for customs as Kamloops was closed on weekends.

    One thing I found is that not even the customs folks can keep up with...
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    I am no help with the diagnosis, other than...

    I am no help with the diagnosis, other than thinking something is in the combustion chamber that should not be...What aircraft are you working with that many Rotax Engines??
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    If you need Bill Rusk and I to bring it down for...

    If you need Bill Rusk and I to bring it down for you, let me know... our training is having a bit of an icy start. Hope lakes open soon!
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    Back to the flap lever discussion- getting flaps...

    Back to the flap lever discussion- getting flaps down...

    Every training I have EVER taken drums into your head to fly with the selector in the DOWN position. When you reach over and put a pump in,...
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    If only there was a substance that could be put...

    If only there was a substance that could be put on a plane and oil would come off... we could call it 'soap'. And if only people would use the mythical 'soap' on occasion... In fact, isn't there...
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    Steve has a very good point. Marketing can not be...

    Steve has a very good point. Marketing can not be overlooked if you want to make a business out of it.

    Example: Joe has a P-51 sitting there to give you a war bird ride, and Tom has a T-6. You...
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    Sent you a PM

    Sent you a PM
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    Original question of slat and flap. The one cub I...

    Original question of slat and flap. The one cub I know that is a basic piper design but added slats and fowler flaps... I think you would be beat to a pulp if you tried to take either from his plane,...
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    I recall a number of stories about ELTs being...

    I recall a number of stories about ELTs being activated for various reasons other than crash situations. I believe MTV related one type at OshKosh, and there is an example above.

    Real world...
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    My knowledge of actual models is slim, so you...

    My knowledge of actual models is slim, so you guys are mostly likely correct on the actual model. It was a military version, and restricted category that I watch work. The pilot could play checkers...
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    Is this a temporary repair to get it out of the...

    Is this a temporary repair to get it out of the brush, or trying to keep it flying long term? Atlee did lots of temporary stuff to get them home. Dan H. at Dan's Aircraft has some of those parts.
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    We are taught that crevasses are bottomless. Been...

    We are taught that crevasses are bottomless. Been recent incidents where they found some climbing gear at the edge, and nothing. people go in, and down, and get wedged. Yes, can be hundreds of feet...
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    A 185 bringing climbers out of Mt. Logan didn't...

    A 185 bringing climbers out of Mt. Logan didn't quite make the jump and hit the other side, killed the pilot, (not wearing a shoulder harness). Look at your site from all directions!

    Rereading...
  24. Thread: Tail AD

    by aktango58
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    Good Pun! Great idea, but seems that a press...

    Good Pun!

    Great idea, but seems that a press fit would have been the answer- freeze it and pop it in, but not be so tight it splits the material it is going into.

    Love Bushwheel Bill's answer,...
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    Found the company that made my boat: ...

    Found the company that made my boat:

    https://www.innovakayak.com
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