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  1. fly2kads liked steveair2's post in the thread LEXLD94SE.

    Yesterday after our EAA chapter 280 meeting, we cut fit and tacked in two horizontal braces into our landing gear. [ATTACH] [ATTACH]...

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  2. fly2kads liked PTAirco's post in the thread Got my Chipmunk badge!.

    Finally got a flight in a neighbor's Chipmunk. Very original, Gypsy engine. Let me actually fly the thing from take off to landing....

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  3. fly2kads liked FritzW's post in the thread talk about tedium!.

    Just a thought... If it's a VP style wing, you could just use Pine corner stock from the lumberyard. Set a stop on your tablesaw or...

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  4. fly2kads replied to the thread Liability Protection For Homebuilt Aircraft Sales.

    I have seen, as a juror, some of those attorneys in action in a civil case. They were laughably poor counsel. Lesson learned: choose...

    Sep 12, 2019 at 1:57 AM
  5. fly2kads replied to the thread SDS EFI at Reno 2019.

    Those speeds are just amazing. Best of luck to your customers!

    Sep 12, 2019 at 12:38 AM
  6. fly2kads liked rv6ejguy's post in the thread SDS EFI at Reno 2019.

    Andy Findlay is on the pole in Sport Class this year at 398 mph, which is faster than all but two of the Unlimited qualifiers. I'll be...

    Sep 12, 2019 at 12:36 AM
  7. fly2kads liked dmar836's post in the thread Steps to scratch build a VW.

    On the third iteration of the rear bulkhead of my fuel tank. When done, I’ll resume the engine build [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH]

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  8. fly2kads replied to the thread Alnus Glutinosa, Black Alder !.

    The mechanical properties of alder look pretty good, it should be useful. I know I have seen references to it's use in aircraft before,...

    Sep 10, 2019 at 4:43 PM
  9. fly2kads liked John.Roo's post in the thread Issues and Solutions for kit- and plans-based sailplanes and motorgliders.

    Hello! As I posted in my "e-soaring thread" - last weekend was very interesting meeting in Denmark. We flown there with electric...

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  10. fly2kads replied to the thread Steps to scratch build a VW.

    A new VW engine building book is on the market: I...

    Sep 10, 2019 at 5:05 AM
  11. fly2kads liked BJC's post in the thread Raptor Composite Aircraft.

    An airframe with unproven aerodynamic qualities, control systems that are questionable, controls that resonate with nose wheel shimmy,...

    Sep 10, 2019 at 3:02 AM
  12. fly2kads liked VP1's post in the thread Chilton DW1 Build.

    Spars are DONE! Well mostly. Still need to trim the ends and I’m leaving the ply webs a little oversized for the time being while they...

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