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    Bigshu replied to the thread Help Promote Electric Aviation.
    The solutions won't get any easier or cheaper if we kick the can down the road, either. Part of the solution to any improvement in GA...
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    Bigshu replied to the thread Help Promote Electric Aviation.
    Interesting info, but unless the argument is that fossil fueled IC engines don't contain most of the listed items, and they are all...
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    Bigshu replied to the thread Help Promote Electric Aviation.
    Well, using the example of a hard starting, or hot restarting IC engine just makes the point that antiquated engine technology needs to...
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    Bigshu replied to the thread Help Promote Electric Aviation.
    Not everyone who sees renewable energy as the future is too dense to get that legacy vehicles will be around for a while, and aren't...
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    Bigshu reacted to tspear's post in the thread Help Promote Electric Aviation with Like Like.
    You have to spend 5-10 hours learning a TW regardless if you do it first or last. Having done anecdotal questions to multiple CFIs; TW...
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    Bigshu reacted to Victor Bravo's post in the thread Help Promote Electric Aviation with Like Like.
    Baby seals and Eco BS, eh? I'm contacting Amazon Drone Division immediately and cancelling your delivery of Go Bernie! bumper stickers...
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    Bigshu replied to the thread Help Promote Electric Aviation.
    I'm not so sure it doesn't meet a lot of builder's needs to have an alternative power plant available. One of the arguments against...
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    Bigshu replied to the thread Part swaps.
    Unfortunately, that's well beyond my skill set. I found a guy that had a rudder post for sale (2024 T3, 56", for a vp 2) I hope it's in...
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    I'm curious if fiberglass or carbon fiber tubes can be substituted for aluminum tubes, for spars or rudder posts, or other structural...
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    I checked Wicks and Aircraft spruce and Airpartsinc, and I can't find the rudder tube for a VP1. The plans (p.51) calls for 2" diameter...
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    Bigshu replied to the thread Aerobatic Tandem Two-Seater.
    What's he asking for the RV4?
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    Bigshu replied to the thread $10 gallon Avgas.
    100% with you, for what you do with your aircraft. I'm just thinking we'll see an alternative to leaded fuel sooner rather than later...
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    Bigshu replied to the thread $10 gallon Avgas.
    Well, the cam change is to increase the duration of the valves opening, right? And the compression ratio typically is lower in flight...
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    Bigshu replied to the thread $10 gallon Avgas.
    And Premium E10 is rated at 93 octane.
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    Bigshu replied to the thread $10 gallon Avgas.
    Finding E free 93 anywhere is problematic. In the KC metro area, you can get E free 91 octane in several spots. Corvairs were designed...
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