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  1. Re: Well its a slow day, how bout a little aviation humor

    Wow, bird have accents too?

    I have something not too unlike this, When geese fly North in the fall, they fly in V's for energy savings, to stay together, following a old,smart gander, and so...
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    Re: Pride and Pilotage

    Those goggles, though. I need a pair of goggles. To go with my fleece bomber jacket and my scarf. Hmmmm google does not come up with any "Peruvian Military surplus eye protection." :ponder:
  3. Thread: Beyond the SR-71

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    Re: Beyond the SR-71

    Why not just use a lower orbit?
  4. Re: Seeking drawings or plans (or kits) of Pioneering aviation aircraft

    Have you heard of the Flitzer? They have used VW's in them. It is not an actual replica, just a new designs that looks old to me. http://www.flitzerbiplane.com/
  5. Re: Swarming Drones. Biggest Thing Since Nuclear Bomb? 60 Minutes 1/8/17

    57821

    The Russian make an automatic 12Ga shot gun. Recoil is minimal, so dual wielding applies here.
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    test

    http://www.pic4ever.com/images/5150.gif
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    [Wanted] Re: Emeraude plans for study

    I appreciate the response, but I was looking to start out small anyways, so I do not think the project will work for me. I am not ruling it out entirely, but just do not get anyone's hopes up.
  8. Thread: Beyond the SR-71

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    Re: Beyond the SR-71

    How far is the range on these lasers? Or are there no such limitations when it comes to focused energy like this?
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    Re: One Pound Survival Pod

    Ok. All we need to do is find out how to avoid spontaneous combustion induced by fumes
  10. Thread: Falconar F-11?

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    Re: Falconar F-11?

    How easy is it compared to the Cub? I am learning to fly the Cub, so might be a bit spoiled. I am 6'3"; how is the cockpit legroom/headroom space.
  11. Thread: N. Korean drones

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    Re: N. Korean drones

    A RotorWay capable of handling a .50 cal? I like it. We should send someone like Bud Davisson down there to do a pilot report on them. (Adverse yaw, necessary structural improvements, crew...
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    [Wanted] Emeraude plans for study

    I am looking into building an Emeraude, I have heard that they take a while to build, because of the roundish wing, so want a set of plans (used?) to just study.
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    Re: Falconar F-11?

    How many F12's are there?



    Hey, being a cynic is a necessary part of hanging around airplanes, according to my CFI and boss at CubAir Flight.

    What about GA flying in Russia? I know you...
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    Re: One Pound Survival Pod

    A bottle of 180 proof vodka. Then you emerge a bit like the Drunken Master, from The Legend of Drunken Master; basically impervious to pain.
  15. Thread: Falconar F-11?

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    Falconar F-11?

    I am researching the Falconar F-11, either the A or the E model. I am uncomfortable with the folding wing idea, just because it is another mechanism to break down, and could be a bit heavy. My...
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    Re: 100 HP 0-235 Overhaul

    I know I originally posted about O-235 engines, but how do you de-rate an O-200 to a C-90, (so I can swing a longer propeller)? The person I have asked about this seems to think it is just the...
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    100 HP 0-235 Overhaul

    How possible is taking a 100HP O-235 and upgrading it to a higher horsepower rating by switching parts that need overhauling?
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    Re: Hydroforming Pegazair parts

    Does the Pegazair use pulled or pounded rivets? Can you use them interchangeably?
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    Re: Off airport Storch?

    What about taking a wider Wag-Aero Super Sport fuselage and attaching it to a set of plansbuilt Pegazair wings? I know that airplanes are usually designed as a whole, but I read about someone who...
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    Re: Hydroforming Pegazair parts

    I have access to a lot of old conveyor belts, from a concrete plant. Some have cloth cores and some are just for making seals. We also have a couple of big Komatsu and Caterpillar wheel loaders....
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    Hydroforming Pegazair parts

    How much work is hydroforming with rubber plates? I imagine for a whole wing rib, I would need like a 120 ton press. I am just in the rambling stages of planning a possible airplane project. Or is...
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    Re: Off airport Storch?

    I did not know about the Pegazair. It looks like that's what I am looking for. The website is in French, Google translated it for me, but what about the plans? Google will not really translate them...
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    Re: Off airport Storch?

    I realize I have high aspirations, but what about a Wag Aero Super Sport with leading edge slats? I have seen the Cubby with doors on both sides. Or no, build it simple and light at first.
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    Re: Off airport Storch?

    Can the JustAircraft SuperSTOL be plansbuilt? My limited research has led me to the conclusion that it is not offered as a plansbuilt airplane. I like the SuperSTOL, though. I got to see the Valdez...
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    Off airport Storch?

    Are there any good Fiesler Storch plans available? In particular the Preceptor replica. Are any of these suitable for any sort of camping? Or should I look into just building a CH 750?
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