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    Team Minimax plans now free to download

    If this has been so for awhile, please excuse my post, as somehow I never noticed!
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    Team Minimax plans now free to download

    Hello all, I didn't see this posted up here yet so I thought my fellow aircraft builders would appreciate it (not that I'm building anything yet!). Plans for the various models of wood-constructed Ultralight, LSA, and Experimental aircraft from Team Minimax (such as the 1100R Mini-Max,Hi-Max...
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    For Sale Bunch of aviation books including textbooks and design books

    Hey all, I have a bunch of aviation related books I need to find a good home for. $5 each + shipping (ground first class parcel) unless otherwise marked. Will combine shipping on multiple items. Will sell everything together for $50 + shipping and include a free 32R Aviation Apparel shirt. I...
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    ICeU SPECTRES Kickstarter project

    Whoops had to reread the page again: "The rotors not only tilt forward and aft 90 degrees for high speed horizontal flight, but they also have the ability to vector ten degrees in all directions during vertical flight."
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    ICeU SPECTRES Kickstarter project

    I think in his case he'd have to employ some advanced fly by wire techniques used in todays unstable (and therefore maneuverable) fighter aircraft. Quad-copters do it, so I would think the technology would be scalable. From reading his comments on the kickstarter page, I gathered the engines...
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    ICeU SPECTRES Kickstarter project

    Any thoughts on this? Looks far out! https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1614073669/iceu-spectres?ref=category
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    Anyone recognize this homebuilt twin-rotor helo?

    Awww come on guys, haven't you ever had a dream? :lick: You have to hand it to the builder though, they tried- they just need some direction and aerodynamics/engineering lessons. Turn this into a learning experience- what do you think about using twin non coaxial rotors to cancel out torque...
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    Anyone recognize this homebuilt twin-rotor helo?

    Someone posted this on a FB page I'm a member of and we are trying to find more info about it. All we have is this pic, though supposedly it was built by someone in Africa (go figure) and has been flown (I"m somewhat dubious on that last feat). The rotors are articulated and both are powered...
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    For Sale Saitek Pro Flight Yoke w/ throttle quadront, CH Pro rudder pedals and Track IR 5

    Gear has already sold. Thanks to everyone that was interested.
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    For Sale Saitek Pro Flight Yoke w/ throttle quadront, CH Pro rudder pedals and Track IR 5

    Thanks, I'll try the flightgear forum as well :) Also, lowering price to $220...
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    SR-71 50th Anniversary

    And a cool shirt to go along with it all :) 32Right Aviation Apparel -
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    SR-71 50th Anniversary

    Interesting bit of trivia for all you avgeeks :) 50 Years ago today (Dec 22, 1964) Lockheed SR-71 (s/n 61-7950) made its maiden flight from Air Force Plant 42, Palmdale, California (The Skunkworks) with Lockheed test pilot Bob Gilliland onboard. Earlier versions of the aircraft (the...
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    For Sale Saitek Pro Flight Yoke w/ throttle quadront, CH Pro rudder pedals and Track IR 5

    I dare say you probably have even less time than I do then!
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