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  1. akwrencher liked Bradsopex's post in the thread Turbo 4cyl build thoughts.

    Look, they were long empty stretches and we are now past the statute of limitations, so yes. This was a quick car, and the scenery in...

    Feb 23, 2020 at 5:07 AM
  2. akwrencher liked BJC's post in the thread Hello from Huntsville, AL!.

    There are planes that will takeoff and land shorter than typical airplanes in a category. They are referred to as STOL. As far as I...

    Feb 22, 2020 at 8:00 AM
  3. akwrencher liked Pops's post in the thread Hello from Huntsville, AL!.

    Bearhawk 4 seat and big enough to sleep 2. Bearhawk Patrol 2 seat.

    Feb 22, 2020 at 7:58 AM
  4. akwrencher liked cheapracer's post in the thread My extraordinary plane build ....

    Bob the Plane gets a bum steer ... Never thought about it before, but a rudder is a "bum steer", literally! My laser and sheetmetal...

    Rudder 10.jpg Rudder 4.jpg Rudder 5.jpg Rudder 6.jpg Rudder 7.jpg Rudder 8.jpg Rudder 9.jpg Feb 22, 2020 at 7:12 AM
  5. akwrencher liked cheapracer's post in the thread My extraordinary plane build ....

    I was delighted that some piano hinge got through to me that allowed me to make a start on the Rudder and after that, the HS Elevators....

    Rudder 1.jpg Rudder 2.jpg Rudder 3.jpg Feb 22, 2020 at 7:10 AM
  6. akwrencher replied to the thread Interesting stuff.

    Great pic, but aren't those parts flying in a much looser formation than usual?:D

    Feb 22, 2020 at 3:34 AM
  7. akwrencher liked Daleandee's post in the thread Don't Do Anything Dumb.

    "So in a 20º bank the wing should have folded ... and it did." Very sad to hear and even worse is that he notes, "of his previously...

    Feb 22, 2020 at 3:03 AM
  8. akwrencher liked Bill Welter's post in the thread Don't Do Anything Dumb.

    It's amazing what people with a lot of confidence do - pretty easy to make mistakes on the ground and get away with it. But up in the...

    Feb 22, 2020 at 3:03 AM
  9. akwrencher replied to the thread Someone finally built a manned "drone" and its worse than anyone expected.

    He is not a pilot, the drone is actually a drone, piloted remotely, and carrying a passenger, according to the article.

    Feb 21, 2020 at 4:33 PM
  10. akwrencher liked Vigilant1's post in the thread Why Gas Engines Are Far From Dead - Biggest EV Problems.

    My fuel air explosion was a pile of raked-up leaves (back when burning leaves was the preferred disposal method.). Oops, no kerosene...

    Feb 21, 2020 at 6:55 AM
  11. akwrencher liked lr27's post in the thread Why Gas Engines Are Far From Dead - Biggest EV Problems.

    If you ever see even a small amount of gasoline on water, GET AWAY FROM THERE. It's amazing how big the flames can be. One "experiment"...

    Feb 21, 2020 at 6:54 AM
  12. akwrencher liked Elmog's post in the thread Why Gas Engines Are Far From Dead - Biggest EV Problems.

    Electric vehicles are here and will only increase in number in the future. Please enjoy them if you like, just don’t continue to try to...

    Feb 21, 2020 at 6:51 AM
  13. akwrencher replied to the thread Dubai Jetpack company just proved our predictions right. Huge performance increase for jetpacks.

    I need to get me one of those.......

    Feb 21, 2020 at 5:33 AM
  14. akwrencher liked Bradsopex's post in the thread Turbo 4cyl build thoughts.

    I get your point, pic, but they make all kinds of parts, and the motor I am using has a supercharged variant, from the factory, with the...

    Feb 21, 2020 at 5:21 AM
  15. akwrencher replied to the thread The dangers of cheap plywood.

    Common as a shear web with solid caps, see minimax and also the Fisher designs.

    Feb 20, 2020 at 4:44 PM
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