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  1. Hephaestus liked FritzW's post in the thread Cool picture for the canard crowd.

    That can't be Oshkosh, the picture was obviously taken in the southern hemisphere...;)

    Aug 23, 2019 at 3:51 AM
  2. Hephaestus replied to the thread Cool picture for the canard crowd.

    Pretty much same, since that area is throwing up rules and laws all over to manage all the offshore investment creating chaos.

    Aug 22, 2019 at 5:56 PM
  3. Hephaestus liked rv6ejguy's post in the thread Cool picture for the canard crowd.

    The yellow EZ is Kyle Fowler and is running our SDS EFI setup. Cool pic! [ATTACH] Here he is at Osh 2019.

    kyleosh1.jpg Aug 22, 2019 at 5:49 PM
  4. Hephaestus replied to the thread Cool picture for the canard crowd.

    Just because most of the Abbotsford area is owned by the Chinese one shouldn't presume that China is operating with impunity in the...

    Aug 22, 2019 at 5:44 PM
  5. Hephaestus liked Tantrum1's post in the thread Snoshoo SR-1 Reno Formula 1 Racer.

    Nothing makes you second guess yourself more then when your about to plunge an oscillating saw into your uncut carbon fuselage.....BUT...

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  6. Hephaestus replied to the thread Crashes in the News - Thread.

    My head hurts... Why... Why... With a bunch of recent upgraded and maintenance done no less...

    Aug 22, 2019 at 4:33 AM
  7. Hephaestus liked rv6ejguy's post in the thread Raptor Composite Aircraft.

    The AutoPSRUS have had failures in the past and are something like $15K. Not sure if all the bugs have been worked out yet. Never keen...

    Aug 21, 2019 at 8:34 PM
  8. Hephaestus replied to the thread How to get rid of those "Pesky" drones..

    The RFP I worked on with a team we actually figured a weighted fishing net made the most sense. Bonus you capture the drone for...

    Aug 21, 2019 at 8:32 PM
  9. Hephaestus replied to the thread How to get rid of those "Pesky" drones..

    Preprogrammed courses. My hobby grade drone is happy to run a preprogrammed course with 0 intervention from rc.

    Aug 21, 2019 at 7:46 PM
  10. Hephaestus replied to the thread How far are we from the perfect electric "homebuilt" ?.

    I still like the battery pod concept, off the wing or fuselage like a long-ez style baggage pod. Run fire protection style fusible links...

    Aug 21, 2019 at 4:59 PM
  11. Hephaestus attached a file to the thread How far are we from the perfect electric "homebuilt" ?.

    [ATTACH] These are what massive induction motors that generate massive heat look like. First you get cooling fins, then you get fans to...

    caplus.png Aug 21, 2019 at 6:29 AM
  12. Hephaestus posted a new thread.

    How's this look - sport touring kr1.5

    [ATTACH] Still fighting the cockpit and canopy area, there's gotta be an easier way to model that. 30" wide KR2, stretched out as if...

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    Forum: Aircraft Design / Aerodynamics / New Technology

    Aug 21, 2019 at 4:45 AM
  13. Hephaestus replied to the thread How to get rid of those "Pesky" drones..

    So... Throwing large quantities of lead at ballistic speeds at small objects where the backdrop has moving aircraft. Genius! Shoot down...

    Aug 21, 2019 at 3:29 AM
  14. Hephaestus liked rv6ejguy's post in the thread New Stand Alone Electronic Ignition System.

    We have some new hardware to replace the Bendix Dual Mag units on Lycoming engines with CPI or CPI-2 units. [ATTACH]

    dualmag3.jpg Aug 21, 2019 at 12:58 AM
  15. Hephaestus liked SVSUSteve's post in the thread FAA Knowledge Tests.

    What is it called when the buildup of pressure in your head as you try to figure out how the FAA keeps screwing up basic aerodynamics so...

    Aug 20, 2019 at 9:48 PM
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