# Recent content by CAB

1. ### how an airplane decollate technique

A good read,Kondor! Here is another: http://www.av8n.com/how/ Enjoy! CAB
2. ### Flying in Mexico

Or, as Mom used to say, Look out for what you want- you just might get it! Looks like a lot of reading. CAB Bearhawk#862
3. ### My Pitts is now an airplane

The Pitts looks and by all accounts is a fine plane. Mucho congrats, Wally!:ban: CAB Bearhawk#862
4. ### Torsional vibration

One word- weight. CAB Bearhawk#862
5. ### Help on Brackets

OK- dumb question- bear with me here. :nervous: What about your seat, pedals, stick? Maybe you have them in already? Sometimes the obvious bites us in the @! CAB Bearhawk#862
6. ### 1st time project selection

Take your time, Lynn. I took over a year to decide myself. I say join our local EAA chapter and attend some airshows. You'll get real-world first-hand info; priceless! You're in for a looooooong build, don't rush it! CAB Bearhawk#862
7. ### Too much information

One thing I love about this particular Forum is that most folks here keep their flamethrowers on low.:gig: Whatever you got, hell, just throw it out there. Lord knows I've asked a buncha dumb questions! CAB Bearhawk#862
8. ### Kitfox Super Sport questions

Not sure about amphib floats on a plane as light as a Kitfox- are straight floats OK ? Ilike the looks of the Just Highlander in this class.
9. ### HBA 2.0 Coming Soon!

I personally liked the "old" HBA just fine, but the new version does look better. Thank you for all your efforts then and now, Jake. Annnnnnnnd..... CONGRATULATIONS on your checkride.:ban:
10. ### New Carbon Wing

I look at the underside of your wing and it appears (to me) that the airflow would be directed somewhat downward at your ailerons. When the air comes around the leading edge of the ailerons and hits that flat section it looks to me like it would seperate- like a wing in stall. I wonder if that...
11. ### Low temp aluminum welding

Certain types of AL canbe welded with a torch- check here: http://www.tinmantech.com/html/aluminum_gas_welding_system.php several have tried- and succeeded!:ban: CAB Bearhawk#862
12. ### fast helicopters

Big problem developing fast helicopters is keeping the advancing blade tip speed under "the mach". Not even the mighty U.S. miitary could get a chopper to go much faster then 170 kts. :wail: Much as I love wings that go round-and-round, I just cannot afford one:wail: :pout: . CAB Bearhawk#862
13. ### Building Choices

A trend I see more and more of is the plans/kit (P/K) approach. Buy the plans and then any kits or components you wish!:D Company goes broke- so what- I can make the parts!:ban: The BD-4 and Bearhawk have both been mentioned several times in this thread; both are P/K planes. CAB Bearhawk#862
14. ### New Carbon Wing

What airfoil are you using for your ailerons? The bottom looks too flat to me. I would also move the hinge point back a little. Mass balancing has also cured flutter- if you can afford the weight. OK- enough criticism from someone who really has no clue what he's talking about!! CAB Bearhawk...
15. ### first time homebuilt recommendations

If ya got da money........... The Glastar Sportsman is for you!:D http://www.glasairaviation.com/kitcontentsportsman.html Seriosly, a nice yet expensive plane. CAB Bearhawk#862