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  1. You would have to pull the brakes and entire...

    You would have to pull the brakes and entire floor to get the side panels out. With the 90 on top of the floorboard the dirt and water does not go down the crack.
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    The problem with dyneema rope is it requires a...

    The problem with dyneema rope is it requires a thimble and splice to terminate. It breaks on itself if you use conventional knots, but conventional knots are all I know. At least the backlash isn’t...
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    Motosix: Have you switched to Pmags and still...

    Motosix: Have you switched to Pmags and still handpropping ?


    Olibuilt: How about you. Handpropping with Pmags ?

    thanks,

    Jonny
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    Steve, Does the X Cub have the pressure relief...

    Steve,

    Does the X Cub have the pressure relief hole ?

    thanks,

    Jonny
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    Exhaust Crankcase Vent

    Anybody have a picture/description of the Carbon Cub system ? Which model/year has it ?

    Thanks !

    Jonny
  6. Thread: madras tips

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    Upper Vortex impeding ambient air pressure from filling in low pressure above wing

    [QUOTE=Jerry Burr;496232]

    Up swept versus Down swept tips.

    I had some of these same questions a while back and came up with these answers. If anyone else has done similar research on the matter...
  7. Wing Lift Distribution

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    Gary,


    The lift distribution graph is excellent. Interesting how prop wash has a stronger effect further towards the tips at higher speed. Makes sense with the air being less...
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    I'm 5'11" and 59. My cub has 6 inch extended...

    I'm 5'11" and 59. My cub has 6 inch extended gear and 35s. I have a no electrical 0-360 and a Catto. Pretty much everything that is supposed to make it hard to hand prop. It is not 1/10th as hard...
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    I was there at Gulkana in 1990 ? when Denny hit...

    I was there at Gulkana in 1990 ? when Denny hit that 150 horse Nitrous Oxide shot. It was intense ! He and Jerry Burr were also running a special mix of 100LL and Nitro Methane, and as I remember;...
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    Having the gear covered adds a huge amount of...

    Having the gear covered adds a huge amount of drag, in a slip. The more drag the better, trying to drop down over 100 foot trees.

    Just having covered gear could shorten your landing by 5 feet. ...
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    48139 I made a screen shot of the observation...

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    I made a screen shot of the observation dome.

    Thanks Gary. I didn't have NACA TN 2984 in my library.

    Jonny O
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    If you added up the time to build, install and...

    If you added up the time to build, install and make the money for the gear fairings it would be 10 times more than going 1 or 2 miles an hour faster.

    How are you going to get in the airplane with...
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    Thanks for posting !

    Thanks for posting !
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    A guy here in Fairbanks uses a piece of carpet to...

    A guy here in Fairbanks uses a piece of carpet to protect his beautiful interior from rough wear, when hauling gear and fuel. It's very cold and dry here in the Winter.

    I mentioned the danger...
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    47023 [QUOTE=bodumatau;764579]copy that NP1A,...

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    [QUOTE=bodumatau;764579]copy that NP1A, #1 has never been a problem though only #3, but I hear you, I will trim it back a little.






    Ramps in front cylinders 1 & 2 that end halfway...
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    I like the fit and weight of the Sky Cowboys...

    I like the fit and weight of the Sky Cowboys helmet, but the plastic "locks" on the helmet, that hold the individual headsets in place, are not going to last. As soon as the weather gets cold they...
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    NACA Scoop LOCATION

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    Your drawing locates the NACA duct at the point, on the side of the cowl, where that maximum suction is trying to lift the paint off the cowling. Trying to overpower that suction...
  18. Thread: Why USA 35B????

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    Gordon, The link is at post #78, incase I...

    Gordon,

    The link is at post #78, incase I can't forward it here.



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  19. Thread: Why USA 35B????

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    Fabric Sag Between the Ribs

    The NACA ( NASA ) technical report shows a reduction of .07 from the maximum lift coefficient because of fabric sag between the ribs. The maximum lift coefficient of the US 35B is 1.39. A reduction...
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    I landed in St. Marie's Idaho, Southeast of...

    I landed in St. Marie's Idaho, Southeast of Spokane and there was a guy there who routinely flies an experimental PA-18 or 12, with an Continental 225. Really gorgeous small town. Maybe 8 hangers...
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    46537 I must need another cup of coffee,...

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    I must need another cup of coffee, because I can't picture where the application for this would be. Sorry for the dumb question.

    Jonny o
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    Thank You !

    Thank You !
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    What is the red tool in your box ? Also, I...

    What is the red tool in your box ?

    Also, I can't find the thread or pictures that show people's inventions for holding a nicopress snug before crimping. Any ideas ?
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    Cover up the airspeed indicator. Pitch is...

    Cover up the airspeed indicator.

    Pitch is airspeed, not power.

    Power is altitude.

    Very, very few pilots use this important maxim.

    You can't stall at a low angle of attack, no matter what...
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    Probably not what Stewartb was heading for, but I...

    Probably not what Stewartb was heading for, but I mounted a 4 inch digital level on the cabin wall, while I was experimenting. A hand mirror on the instrument panel made it so I didn't have to look...
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