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    I love CC and use it all the time. My current...

    I love CC and use it all the time. My current ride has sensors which detect other cars in front of me so that it modulates the speed to that of the preceding vehicle. It even puts on the brakes and...
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    Mountainous terrain, clear air turbulence,...

    Mountainous terrain, clear air turbulence, overreacting to an upset? I've been in clear air turbulence at about 5500 feet over the Berkshire hills here in Massachusetts on a clear winter day in...
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    Magnesium is lighter than aluminum, but is more...

    Magnesium is lighter than aluminum, but is more susceptible to corroding. Which is why pure aluminum is preferred for amphib floats. I can't answer to what the weight difference may be.
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    Hmmm? I wonder how that little Glenn L hydro...

    Hmmm? I wonder how that little Glenn L hydro would work with a 5 hp Tohatsu outboard?
    This one?

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    Hah! Now you know why we as mechanics are always...

    Hah! Now you know why we as mechanics are always complaining about why the engineers did something a certain way! :bang And as you pointed out, they didn't even have the advantages of computers as...
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    It was my understanding that most of the wheels...

    It was my understanding that most of the wheels are a magnesium/aluminum alloy. The pure aluminum ones were special order primarily for seaplane use.
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    I think that I have a new set of those hubs in...

    I think that I have a new set of those hubs in their original box in my attic.
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    There has been a lot of talk about rapid charge...

    There has been a lot of talk about rapid charge stations. Are there any batteries which can take repeated recharging in less than 10 minutes without melting down? I have yet to wear out a gasoline...
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    Can you turn off the altitude hold function...

    Can you turn off the altitude hold function leaving the rest of it operational? Your description sounds as though the autopilot is attempting to hold the altitude rather than just the attitude....
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    It is clear that something has changed. You are...

    It is clear that something has changed. You are aware that the actual EGT number is meaningless? The only published EGT limits are TIT (turbine inlet temperatures). You don't have one of these.
    The...
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    I am referring to an airplane with a single axis...

    I am referring to an airplane with a single axis autopilot or a two axis autopilot. Airplanes fly with three axis controls. Some can be flown with ailerons alone giving a smooth ride. Some with...
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    Not in my Cub, however I went through this years...

    Not in my Cub, however I went through this years ago with my 185. One axis at a time. While each axis does make life a bit easier, it also makes things more difficult since the pilot has to share the...
  13. http://rexresearch.com/unibladeprop/onebladeprop.h...

    http://rexresearch.com/unibladeprop/onebladeprop.htm
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    Tie a piece of yarn to the jury strut near your...

    Tie a piece of yarn to the jury strut near your pitot tube. Notice the angle in relation to the tube when you are flying at minimum speed. If it is more than a 10 degree difference the pitot data...
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    That is a fancy all inclusive piece of...

    That is a fancy all inclusive piece of electronics, nice. I'm no electronics expert but I do have an air data computer of a different manufacture in my 185. It requires the input source to be correct...
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    That is truly spectacular! That must be a World's...

    That is truly spectacular! That must be a World's record for fully controllable slow flight. Are those speeds really IAS and not GPS, which would be ground speed? Change the design of your pitot...
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    13kts IAS? That number is extremely low for any...

    13kts IAS? That number is extremely low for any airplane. Rather than altering your Garmin G3X settings, why don't you change the angle of your pitot tube more nearly in line with the air flow?...
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    Bend that new top baffle up about 30 or so...

    Bend that new top baffle up about 30 or so degrees. Extend it to the cowl with an anti chafe seal against the cowl.This will help to smoothly direct the air into the cooler.
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    This whole topic was just to take advantage of...

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    Bob's Decathalon is aerobatic so has different...

    Bob's Decathalon is aerobatic so has different requirements. Thus should not be used as an example in your application.
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    That cooler is very close to the engine mount...

    That cooler is very close to the engine mount tube. Normal shaking of the engine could damage the engine mount and/or the oil cooler.
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    That will work only at the speed in which you...

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    Gordon, There will be many different answers and...

    Gordon, There will be many different answers and reasons for them. First you must know why and what is the purpose of washout? It is to ensure that you maintain aileron control down into the stall...
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    Is that a breakwater boom to intentionally stop...

    Is that a breakwater boom to intentionally stop the waves for the ice to build up for the winter runway?
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    A stock -18 with a 74" prop shakes the tail quite...

    A stock -18 with a 74" prop shakes the tail quite a bit.
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