Search:

Type: Posts; User: skywagon8a

Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.17 seconds.

  1. Replies
    4
    Views
    206

    Why don't you make a set out of cardboard, then...

    Why don't you make a set out of cardboard, then alter it to fit? Then trace it to the material of your choice.
  2. Replies
    3
    Views
    263

    FS: Does anyone know what the purpose of those extra...

    Does anyone know what the purpose of those extra holes outboard of the mounting holes are for?
  3. Thread: Binoculars

    by skywagon8a
    Replies
    10
    Views
    645

    I agree with Jim. If you wish to try a set of...

    I agree with Jim.
    If you wish to try a set of stabilized binoculars they are pricey. These work well on a boat:...
  4. Thread: Sun n Fun

    by skywagon8a
    Replies
    6
    Views
    579

    Thanks, I agree the ventral fin is less...

    Thanks, I agree the ventral fin is less appealing. I guess my question wasn't worded correctly.
    I understand the desire for increased total vertical tail area, especially when on floats for...
  5. Thread: Sun n Fun

    by skywagon8a
    Replies
    6
    Views
    579

    Is it just an optical illusion or is the rudder...

    Is it just an optical illusion or is the rudder oversized? If oversized, have you found a need for more rudder or was this just a means to increase the vertical tail area? Was there a consideration...
  6. Replies
    28
    Views
    1,965

    Do you think it warmer or just not snowing as...

    Do you think it warmer or just not snowing as much as it used to do? After all glaciers are just big snow banks.
  7. Replies
    27
    Views
    1,771

    You need to fly and become familiar with a Twin...

    You need to fly and become familiar with a Twin Bee to learn what it will easily do.
    Also bear in mind that both airplanes were at minimum weights.
  8. Replies
    27
    Views
    1,771

    I had the fortunate opportunity to fly that...

    I had the fortunate opportunity to fly that Nomad. It's surprising it didn't catch on in the part 135 community.
  9. Replies
    27
    Views
    1,771

    As a general rule of thumb that is a very fair...

    As a general rule of thumb that is a very fair statement. However, in the instance of the airplane noted in post#1 of this thread, the airplane was within the normal safe parameters of it's...
  10. Replies
    27
    Views
    1,771

    Thanks for this picture E, never saw it from this...

    Thanks for this picture E, never saw it from this perspective. My recollection is looking out the right rear window at the Cub's unsuccessful attempt to keep up.

    Incidentally, A similar contest...
  11. Replies
    20
    Views
    1,124

    That is an interesting comment. I think he...

    That is an interesting comment. I think he misspoke. I can understand the slats enabling the wing to be able to provide 64% more lift in a certain situation. I can not see the structural strength in...
  12. Replies
    20
    Views
    1,124

    You could stick some teflon tape to each slat...

    You could stick some teflon tape to each slat bracket. I used this on the bottom of the wing trailing edge to prevent chafing of the fabric on the top of the flaps. It works. Stick it on before you...
  13. Replies
    27
    Views
    1,771

    That is true, but in the take off which was...

    That is true, but in the take off which was happening in that photo that was not the case. Vmc is only 58 mph.
  14. Replies
    273
    Views
    34,222

    Oops, my memory is off by 1/2 psi. :-)

    Oops, my memory is off by 1/2 psi. :-)
  15. Replies
    273
    Views
    34,222

    Just for information purposes, the FAA only...

    Just for information purposes, the FAA only requires 3 psi for the fuel tank test. Not much.
  16. Replies
    43
    Views
    2,530

    My Doc recommends the annual "at home" poop test...

    My Doc recommends the annual "at home" poop test as an alternative to the probe.
  17. Replies
    22
    Views
    1,346

    What does the spark look like? A fat blue spark?...

    What does the spark look like?
    A fat blue spark?
    Or a thin weak yellow spark?

    Should be fat bluish.

    The fix if not, can be the points are not set properly in relation to E-gap. OR the...
  18. Replies
    83
    Views
    6,499

    I've been working on a small project which has 25...

    I've been working on a small project which has 25 square feet of fabric to finish. The entire project is made from "spare" parts. When it came time to use the EkoFill, I had a 10 year old 3/4 of a...
  19. Replies
    12
    Views
    1,414

    Look for a low to mid time engine from an...

    Look for a low to mid time engine from an airplane which was scrapped for reasons other than engine issues. Like a hangar collapse for example. Since you are not in a hurry you have time to wait for...
  20. Replies
    52
    Views
    2,711

    Wow! What do they charge per hour, $530? A new...

    Wow! What do they charge per hour, $530?
    A new installation of EDO 2000s including assembly right out of the crates is 8 hours. Except on a Husky which is twice the time.
  21. Replies
    8
    Views
    660

    Unless you have pin holes in your welds, oiling...

    Unless you have pin holes in your welds, oiling the insides won't make any difference being on floats. The tubes rust from the outside in. If you have pinholes the oil will leak out the holes.

    Not...
  22. Replies
    2,224
    Views
    571,424

    And there have been some which came from the...

    And there have been some which came from the factory with a hole in the cowl where the hose sticks out for just the purpose of conveniently draining the oil. Tri-Pacer or Colt? I can't remember which.
  23. Thread: Cgr 30-p

    by skywagon8a
    Replies
    162
    Views
    14,079

    How would you like to be somewhere in the outer...

    How would you like to be somewhere in the outer Bahamas where there are no spare parts to be found? You can get the engine started but have to fly 50 or more miles over shark infested water without...
  24. Replies
    8
    Views
    636

    The special airworthiness certificate is using...

    The special airworthiness certificate is using the previous owner's name as being the manufacturer of the airplane. That piece of paper is describing and is the property of the airplane. You are good...
  25. With today's low draw electronics, 40 amps should...

    With today's low draw electronics, 40 amps should be more than enough.

    My concern is with your dual lightspeed electronic ignition which is totally dependent upon an outside electrical source....
Results 1 to 25 of 500
Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4