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  1. Hot Wings replied to the thread Conceptual Design of an "Inexpensive" Single-Seat Motorglider.

    Apparently it is a still unresolved glitch in the new software. Following your lead I set up a build and comment thread. The build...

    Aug 19, 2019 at 11:02 PM
  2. Hot Wings replied to the thread What did you do when you ran out of room?.

    What? No property taxes up there!? :confused:

    Aug 19, 2019 at 4:45 PM
  3. Hot Wings replied to the thread What did you do when you ran out of room?.

    Especially when you have to go buy the very same thing you threw out 6 months ago.:eek: I use a system of time vs cost to dispose of...

    Aug 19, 2019 at 4:15 PM
  4. Hot Wings replied to the thread Small Hybrid Electric Aircraft.

    I agree - not that it really matters. 2 strokes have a bad reputation with regard to efficiency, but if tuned to one RPM or operated...

    Aug 19, 2019 at 2:59 PM
  5. Hot Wings attached a file to the thread Briggs vanguard conversions.

    This might be what you are looking for?

    Aug 19, 2019 at 3:48 AM
  6. Hot Wings replied to the thread The most profitable option for a new propulsion system? (DEKAIR).

    Not water, Brown's gas. Get the facts straight. :p

    Aug 18, 2019 at 11:17 PM
  7. Hot Wings replied to the thread has anyone used fiberglass laminates for gusset material.

    IF the vertical is in tension with no gusset all you have is the glue area of the butt joint. Add the gusset and it now participates in...

    Aug 18, 2019 at 10:44 PM
  8. Hot Wings replied to the thread has anyone used fiberglass laminates for gusset material.

    I'd have probably phrased that to say: The gusset is sized to help transfer tension and compression by adding glue area and...

    Aug 18, 2019 at 10:01 PM
  9. Hot Wings replied to the thread Steps to scratch build a VW.

    More? Probably not. Different bits of the puzzle? Probably. You have more experience with flying VW's and here that is worth a lot....

    Aug 18, 2019 at 5:47 PM
  10. Hot Wings replied to the thread has anyone used fiberglass laminates for gusset material.

    Yes, really. And they lasted for decades with no problems. The sticks under them weren't even cut to fit. Just cut at 90 degrees with...

    Aug 18, 2019 at 12:45 AM
  11. Hot Wings replied to the thread Steps to scratch build a VW.

    And next to the stud inserts as well. :oops: I've got a few 10mm stud cases left and have been saving them to put the 12mm inserts...

    Aug 18, 2019 at 12:24 AM
  12. Hot Wings liked Pops's post in the thread Steps to scratch build a VW.

    I have to agree on this 100%. You will not be turning 4000 RPM in racing conditions with the 1600 cc engine. Go to the almost stock...

    Aug 18, 2019 at 12:11 AM
  13. Hot Wings replied to the thread Steps to scratch build a VW.

    Consider nothing but the 8mm. VW copied the Porsche studs for a reason. It may seem counter intuitive but if the studs are too...

    Aug 17, 2019 at 11:30 PM
  14. Hot Wings replied to the thread Is there anything out there like this?.

    "It's clear to me that I am indeed not welcome here." You are very welcome. We have an ignore option.............

    Aug 17, 2019 at 11:02 PM
  15. Hot Wings replied to the thread has anyone used fiberglass laminates for gusset material.

    I can't think of a reason it wouldn't/couldn't work. If the old Aeronca could use paper gussets for the ribs.......no nails there...

    Aug 17, 2019 at 3:14 PM
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