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    edwisch replied to the thread Engine failure turn back..
    Two minutes? Looks like a typo to me!! (I've never had a typo... )
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    edwisch replied to the thread Engine failure turn back..
    Boy, is there a lot of pseudo science, generalizations and just plain errors in this discussion! * The appropriate math to discuss...
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    edwisch replied to the thread Crashes in the News - Thread.
    How do you know what he thought? How do you know what he saw?
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    edwisch replied to the thread E-AB to TC.
    IIRC, there were significant differences between the Lancair ES and the certificated brethren. Also, the Glastar morphed into the...
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    edwisch replied to the thread 10/23 Raptor Video.
    The quote I've heard is that everybody who survived their first flight in the BD-5 loved the handling... As for "mortality rate," I've...
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    edwisch replied to the thread P-38 Lightning.
    My other obscure fighter is the Miles M.20. Fixed gear monoplane but faster than a Hawker Hurricane. However, I found more information...
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    edwisch replied to the thread P-38 Lightning.
    My list is the Westland Whirlwind, DeHavilland Hornet, Volksjäger, and one other I can't remember. And of course, a Spruce Goose.
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    edwisch reacted to PredragVasic's post in the thread Peter Sripol is at it again... with Like Like.
    Several cynical responses here, so I’ll try a more tactful one. It is easy to understand your disappointment, as someone of the HBA...
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    edwisch replied to the thread V-173 / XF5U - Flying Flapjack.
    C'mon, now, model airplanes have so much thrust they don't need wings!! :-) Here's the video of the retractable gear UFO:
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    Just a comment on weight changes. Once you up a certified a/c weight above LSA weights (ex. Ercoupe 415C or CD to D) you can't return it...
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    edwisch replied to the thread V-173 / XF5U - Flying Flapjack.
    Why is it better to have the canopy on top though, when it restricts your view of the ground? Wouldn't it be better to have the canopy...
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    edwisch reacted to Jeff Liot's post in the thread 10/23 Raptor Video with Like Like.
    Brandon They diminiish themselves by their chosen rhetoric and attitude. Jeff
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    edwisch replied to the thread 10/23 Raptor Video.
    “It is not the critic who counts, not the one who points out how the strong man stumbled or how the doer of deeds might have done them...
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    edwisch replied to the thread V-173 / XF5U - Flying Flapjack.
    As for emergency egress -- yes, you would normally enter the aircraft from below. But, in case of a forced landing out in the boonies...
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    edwisch reacted to drive330's post in the thread V-173 / XF5U - Flying Flapjack with Like Like.
    Several years ago, I became interested in developing an RPV based on the V-173 and it’s more powerful fighter version the XF5U-1. The...
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