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  1. For prop airplanes best angle of climb will be...

    For prop airplanes best angle of climb will be very close to stall speed (which goes up with weight). The old timers used to say ď hang it on the propĒ and that is correct. Rate of climb will be very...
  2. Well done Steve. Congratulations. Bill

    Well done Steve. Congratulations.

    Bill
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    StewartB - you are correct. Thanks for catching...

    StewartB - you are correct. Thanks for catching that. It initially goes too rich then may go too lean as the ice melts out. Corrected in my post.

    Bill
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    My thoughts Continental Engines (C-65, C-90,...

    My thoughts

    Continental Engines (C-65, C-90, 0-200, 0-235, etc) all have the intake tubes outside the sump. They will all ice at the drop of a hat. Most POH's for these engines will say something...
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    There has never been a successful lawsuit against...

    There has never been a successful lawsuit against an experimental aircraft. Even all the money and top lawyers in the John Denver case resulted in NADA.

    If anyone knows of a successful lawsuit...
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    57301 Over the Knik, Matanuska, Nelchina,...

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    Over the Knik, Matanuska, Nelchina, Tazlina, and Klutina glaciers. Through, over, and around the mountains. Just another day at work. Sigh……very Blessed.

    Bill
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    rather than purchasing each small rubber fuel...

    rather than purchasing each small rubber fuel line piece from univair-for the fittings between the tanks and the wing route fuel lines, can the same product be purchase in greater single lengths to...
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    I will throw in my two cents, which is about what...

    I will throw in my two cents, which is about what this is worth. But having watched this issue over the years I’ve come to the following conclusion. When an engine sits you get rust and corrosion on...
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    Great pictures Brad. Thank you for taking the...

    Great pictures Brad. Thank you for taking the time to post.

    Bill
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    Thank you Paul. Great write up. Bill

    Thank you Paul. Great write up.

    Bill
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    Great photos. Thank you Jeff!! Bill

    Great photos. Thank you Jeff!!


    Bill
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    Apparently Southeast Aviation had a mishap back...

    Apparently Southeast Aviation had a mishap back in July as well.

    https://www.krbd.org/2021/07/09/no-one-injured-in-floatplane-crash-in-coffman-cove/

    This is not good.

    The insurance industry...
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    That fabric was just shy of 50 years old....

    That fabric was just shy of 50 years old. Duhhhh........

    Bill
  14. Thread: Javeron

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    Welcome to the site Javeron199!! Congrats on...

    Welcome to the site Javeron199!!

    Congrats on the build. I think you will be quite happy with the kit. Supercrow has given you a couple of things to think about and I will add a couple more.
    I...
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    Can't be too hard to hit 51%. Cub Crafters does...

    Can't be too hard to hit 51%. Cub Crafters does it in one week, with time for nice lunches and dinners. And they don't lie on the form.

    Bill
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    I believe Jay Pratt in the Dallas area does...

    I believe Jay Pratt in the Dallas area does builder assist or did. He seems to be primarily in the RV group but I remember he has built or assisted on several Cubs. Would certainly be worth a check. ...
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    Thank you for fixing that SJ Bill

    Thank you for fixing that SJ

    Bill
  18. Thread: Van's RV-15

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    I had a good friend, who has unfortunately since...

    I had a good friend, who has unfortunately since passed away, that built 13 different airplanes. Most from plans, versus a kit. The last airplane that he was building was the cyclone. He said it was...
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    For those of us who could not make it, we sure...

    For those of us who could not make it, we sure appreciate the photos and commentary. Thank you.......and of course thanks to Steve and Laura.

    THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU !!!


    ​Bill
  20. Thread: Van's RV-15

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    If it is a two seat I think it will be "OK". Tons...

    If it is a two seat I think it will be "OK". Tons of two seaters out there.

    If they can replicate a C-185 (4 seat, big door for loading), I think they will have huge success.

    JMHO and all...
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    Awesome post George. Thanks for sharing that. ...

    Awesome post George. Thanks for sharing that.

    Bill
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    Fighter pilot brother, and a good man. Here’s a...

    Fighter pilot brother, and a good man. Here’s a nickel in the grass.


    Tailwinds…

    Bill
  23. Thread: Free Flight

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    Thanks for posting that Glenn. Really cool. I...

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    You guys are awesome!! Thank you for giving back....

    You guys are awesome!! Thank you for giving back. Wish I could be there.

    Thank you

    Bill
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    Thank you Ted. I know it takes a lot of work to...

    Thank you Ted. I know it takes a lot of work to put that stuff together, and I (and I’m sure many others), really appreciate the work you put into it.


    Thank you
    Bill
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