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  1. BBerson replied to the thread Raptor Composite Aircraft.

    For over water flights to Hawaii, I think maybe a Lycoming dual pack twin engine, with both into one prop shaft might work. Using two...

    Aug 25, 2019 at 12:15 AM
  2. BBerson replied to the thread Crashes in the News - Thread.

    The smaller Citations use our 3000 foot runway. Mostly empty, of course. I don't think any Lear would ever come here.

    Aug 24, 2019 at 11:50 PM
  3. BBerson replied to the thread Crashes in the News - Thread.

    Do the pilots generally refuse to comment in an accident? Or only when they are criminally negligent with drinking or something.?

    Aug 24, 2019 at 3:21 PM
  4. BBerson replied to the thread Crashes in the News - Thread.

    Why does the NTSB leave out the only detail that matters: why did the pilot bounce and try to go around? Was he too high or fast? Tried...

    Aug 24, 2019 at 2:36 PM
  5. BBerson replied to the thread Crashes in the News - Thread.

    I watched again. He said they were " on a photo shoot over a marine layer, or whatever". And he said "it quit at 3000agl" "tried to...

    Aug 23, 2019 at 3:25 AM
  6. BBerson replied to the thread Crashes in the News - Thread.

    I thought he said he was out looking at a fog bank or something.... like whatever.

    Aug 22, 2019 at 10:27 PM
  7. BBerson replied to the thread Crashes in the News - Thread.

    ABC evening news reported he has done stunts in the past to promote his business.

    Aug 22, 2019 at 4:49 AM
  8. BBerson replied to the thread Crashes in the News - Thread.

    Hmmmm... just happened to be two miles out at 1000 feet.o_O

    Aug 22, 2019 at 1:31 AM
  9. BBerson replied to the thread Steps to scratch build a VW.

    My older G109 has a Limbach 2000 (90mm X 78mm) The previous owner replaced the heads with new auto heads. I don't know if Limbach heads...

    Aug 21, 2019 at 8:28 PM
  10. BBerson replied to the thread Float springs a leak....

    Floats normally have multiple compartments. So shouldn't sink but needs to be dragged up on the beach to let the water out and check the...

    Aug 21, 2019 at 1:47 AM
  11. BBerson replied to the thread Trying to achieve turbonormalizing the home-built way.

    Title is "turbo normalizing" the "Homebuilt way". Is " supercharger normalizing" a Homebuilt way?

    Aug 20, 2019 at 11:31 PM
  12. BBerson replied to the thread Spar angle tolerance.

    Drilling or driving out the steel pin is difficult. When rear access is possible I nip the rivet off on the back and that gets the pin...

    Aug 20, 2019 at 4:41 AM
  13. BBerson replied to the thread Steps to scratch build a VW.

    Yeah, is that the VW?

    Aug 19, 2019 at 11:27 PM
  14. BBerson replied to the thread Steps to scratch build a VW.

    I think the one in the museum has an aluminum prop.

    Aug 19, 2019 at 9:21 PM
  15. BBerson replied to the thread Woods "Windy" pusher design.

    Yeah, the sit on top "keel" fuselage is smaller and lighter than a sit inside fuselage. Also provides some lower crash/crunch stroke...

    Aug 19, 2019 at 8:11 PM
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