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    Amy Hoover and Dick William’s recent book on...

    Amy Hoover and Dick William’s recent book on mountain flying is excellent and a good follow-up to Sparky’s
    https://www.amazon.com/Mountain-Canyon-Backcountry-Flying-Hoover/dp/1619547414
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    Durn it! I forgot to check SC.org to see if folks...

    Durn it! I forgot to check SC.org to see if folks were coming up. Our place is a 15 minute walk from the airport and we would have loved to meet y’all. Did manage to have a drink with Bill Brine at...
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    Classic Cub Yellow with late 70’s or early 80’s...

    Classic Cub Yellow with late 70’s or early 80’s theme. Simple 2-tone.
    Either the below or the final scheme of simple lightning stripe on side.
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    Pat is still there, although I’d put him at...

    Pat is still there, although I’d put him at around 80. He and Gene have a witty rapport where they both accuse the other of knuckleheadedness. All in good fun. Maggie benefited so much from their...
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    Seating goal - finished example of 3-seat model ...

    Seating goal - finished example of 3-seat model

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    Yep. For sure. Gene and I shared some...

    Yep. For sure.
    Gene and I shared some reflections on our military service.
    He and Maggie really became buddies.
    Superb gentleman.
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    Tail feathers 62292 62293...

    Tail feathers

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    The two weeks have flown by. All of the different...

    The two weeks have flown by. All of the different tasks blended into one big busy period at the end of the summer for the girls, yet everyone enjoyed themselves. One more day tomorrow, then back to...
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    62275 62276 62278 62282 62281 Tacked...

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    Tacked frame out of the jig and ready to go to primary TIG station.
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    Additional pics. Donít know why some are...

    Additional pics. Donít know why some are sidewise. Best I can do for now.
    Long days for the youngster, but she loved it. Almost finished her tailwheel endorsement as well while here. 60 landings in...
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    Legend Cub build

    Weíre wrapping up the first two week session down in Sulphur Springs. The girls did a lot of hands on, learning new skills and techniques. Our 16 y/o did lots of sheet metal work, rib forming,...
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    Do you know if running the larger pod results in...

    Do you know if running the larger pod results in the “enhanced” aerodynamics with a + knot or two in cruise, or is the deeper pod draggier?
    Any other thoughts on getting that one over the regular...
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    I’m installing two hoop handles on each side -...

    I’m installing two hoop handles on each side - one lower and one upper.
    The weight and complexity are minimal compared to the BAS and we’re welding on a bare, unpainted frame now so easy to do. Am...
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    Anyone ever get the XL Firmin/Airframes Alaska...

    Anyone ever get the XL Firmin/Airframes Alaska measurements? I’m particularly interested in door heights to accommodate a Honda 1000 generator.
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    Stewart, now that you’ve had the tubular BAS...

    Stewart, now that you’ve had the tubular BAS handles in there a while, thoughts on whether it was worth it? I’m considering top and bottom handles both sides for our Legend build for ease of movement...
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    Nice idea! How was this installed?

    Nice idea!
    How was this installed?
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    Standard length, square tips. I’m recalling flaps...

    Standard length, square tips. I’m recalling flaps are extended about one bay, so about 15”, but I may be wrong on number.

    EDIT: Standard chord. Legend’s competition Cub reportedly has...
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    Thanks, folks

    Thanks, folks
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    Has anyone experimented with pinning down the...

    Has anyone experimented with pinning down the current variant of slats for cruise flights to see if speeds can be increased?
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    I wanted our 16 y/o to get some time under her...

    I wanted our 16 y/o to get some time under her belt flying a regular wing, then add in the extras so she has a baseline for understanding and appreciating the differences.

    Problem is the VG’s need...
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    Stewart, did you ever run your experimental with...

    Stewart, did you ever run your experimental with no VG’s?
    Currently I am planning to install nut plates on our Legend build but not slats or VG’s, fly it for a season, then put on slats and do...
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    LLD- Curious if you finished your "experiment"...

    LLD-
    Curious if you finished your "experiment" and have some input on changes in flight characteristics.
    Thanks,
    J
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    Why do you need to fly? Are you training at...

    Why do you need to fly? Are you training at Vernís? If so, rent a car. Youíll appreciate it to get around.
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