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    Shoulder wing unpopularity

    Don't know if its been mentioned but they've been there and done that - Bolkow Aircraft Also cygnet homebuilt (vikingaircraft.com)
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    Tramsmit problems

    Ground plane - Antenna is mounted under cabin in the forward 1/3 of an aluminum panel, painted on the outside. This seemed to work with the handheld unit. Coax Length - I was unaware this was critical. It a little long, but not much to get from the top of panel to the floor. Work on the ground...
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    Tramsmit problems

    Hmmm - Bad pre-post inspection. Thanks, I'll check the other site.
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    Tramsmit problems

    I don't know if you can help with this in the forum but here goes; My plane is a Wittman Buttercup with the first series Lyc. 0-235, probably never intended to be in front of a radio. P leads are shielded except for a few inches were they connect to the mags. I have an wire external antenna. I...
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    Buttercup info?

    Thank you. Mike has sent me some great pictures now.
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    Buttercup info?

    The original is at the EAA museum, so thats good. I have quite a few contacts but few have ever seen a buttercup besides that one. We do have a nose bowl but its pretty round and the plane is pretty square. Its a start. Have found the Yahoo sites and have just joined. Thanks!
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    Buttercup info?

    Hello - I'm a new member, good to be here. I'm helping a friend with a Wittman Buttercup that he and someone else got about 60% done. I realize this is a fairly obscure plane. The plans we have do not include a cowl. Can anyone give me suggestions about a scratch built cowl or does anyone know...
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