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    It was not today, was yesterday... But it...

    It was not today, was yesterday... But it was fun flying, filming and editing.

    Hope you enjoy




    Between 2 depressions:
  2. I had a Sutton exhaust on my previous plane. ...

    I had a Sutton exhaust on my previous plane. Light, simple and very effective. Cabin heat was enough to melt my boots.


    I now plan upgrading my O-360 to 200+ hp. Do you think the Sutton...
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    I would love to try a 90" Catto prop. ...

    I would love to try a 90" Catto prop. If it helps, my 86-36 cruises at 85mph max @ 2450rpm....
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    Here is my last landing on video. You can see...

    Here is my last landing on video. You can see both "ground speed" and the "indicated air speed" a little to the right. Both in mph. Keep in mind camera is not in front of IAS indicator..
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    https://www.aircraftspruce.ca/catalog/lgpages/reservoirs2.php?clickkey=26225
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    46291 What mud?? I hit the brake...

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    What mud??


    I hit the brake as soon as possible after or while taking off. It will then dry before you land, if lucky
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    http://youtu.be/TLTa88xD3XI

    http://youtu.be/TLTa88xD3XI
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    Can't believe the quality of the Javron's parts. ...

    Can't believe the quality of the Javron's parts. It makes me want to built another set of wings....

    Thanks for sharing your awesome work!
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    Corn and snow around here in southern Quebec... ...

    Corn and snow around here in southern Quebec...


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    I've done it on a regular finger brake. I...

    I've done it on a regular finger brake. I didn't need any forming block or rubber mallet.

    Started with the 2 edge bend, then the 2 90 degrees.
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    Simple recipe: 45681 Important to have them...

    Simple recipe:
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    Important to have them covered with liquid all the cooking time, about 6hrs. Can be water, beer, wine, etc
    I do all the legs like this. I reuse the "liquid" a few times....
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    Not winter yet, but cold and snow here in...

    Not winter yet, but cold and snow here in southern Quebec...

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    Hoping for a last canada goose hunt after seing those tracks in a friend's field..
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    That was his first flight... Getting...

    That was his first flight...





    Getting better after a little practice:


    https://youtu.be/GfW7QhQ8Cco
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    45571 300 HP IO-520 C ...

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    300 HP IO-520 C originally from Beech Baron
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    I use 4 of those in my Cub. I just slide them...

    I use 4 of those in my Cub. I just slide them over the X brace. They weight less then nothing.
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    Did only a small flight yesterday, but it looks...

    Did only a small flight yesterday, but it looks like about 4mph speed gain.

    I will try to tape small aluminum angles to the trailing edge of the shock struts.
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    New suspension fairings. Hoping for supersonic...

    New suspension fairings. Hoping for supersonic speed, nothing less...

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  18. It's been a while I did not remove my spinner. ...

    It's been a while I did not remove my spinner. Today I took the time to do it and check my 86'' Catto prop bolts. Torque was right on at 40lbs.
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    Airplane is going strong, I really love it. ...

    Airplane is going strong, I really love it.
    86" Catto prop pulls very hard, but I sometime wich a little more cruise speed....

    A short video of my latest flying:



    Hope you like
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    I realize I cannot say those gap seals makes a...

    I realize I cannot say those gap seals makes a big difference. No extensive test were done...
    Don't forget it is also the first BushWheels season with the 3"x3" extended elevators too..
    And my...
  21. Do you think a 82" Whirlwind Propellor ground...

    Do you think a 82" Whirlwind Propellor ground adjustable prop turning at full 2700rpm on takeoff could keep up with a fixed pitch 86x36 Catto ?? For Short takeoff.
  22. Nice progress. Thanks for posting.

    Nice progress. Thanks for posting.
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    Had the time to do a little flight test today. ...

    Had the time to do a little flight test today. It still fly, that is the good thing.. Hahah ...

    First impressions may be wrong:

    -less tail shake a 45mph, with 45 flaps
    -less...
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    Almost done. Thanks again!! I really hope...

    Almost done. Thanks again!!

    I really hope to notice an improvement in slow flight.

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    If I understand good, you are telling to add...

    If I understand good, you are telling to add another + or - 1/2 inch in horizontal lenght.

    I'v tried, but then there is no more gap. The fairing touches the flaps, even full flap down.
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