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  1. Hot Wings liked skydawg's post in the thread Adding redundant fuel and spark to auto/sled/motorcycle conversions..

    We well understood the problem, and the goals were to meet ARC DO178(b), and redundancy requirements that is the EASA, FAA, ASTM and...

    Feb 18, 2020 at 3:14 AM
  2. Hot Wings replied to the thread Fauvel AV-36 and 361 project - comment page.

    Not in the detail needed to actually say which is more. From the available component weights I've been able to find online the overall...

    Feb 16, 2020 at 12:59 AM
  3. Hot Wings liked Pops's post in the thread Single-seat ultralight puddlejumper: the "Carbonmax".

    I think this little airplane could be very popular if done right. Example-- One of my neighbors is a retired airline pilot that owns 4...

    Feb 16, 2020 at 12:25 AM
  4. Hot Wings replied to the thread Fauvel AV-36 and 361 project - comment page.

    A rough data point for a hybrid system in a heavy AV-361. 15 hp ICE would provide a 65 mph cruise speed and enough left over to...

    Feb 16, 2020 at 12:24 AM
  5. Hot Wings replied to the thread Fauvel AV-36 and 361 project - comment page.

    And it could work direct drive unlike a lot of the model electric motors that spin too fast. I also like the fact that they are using...

    Feb 15, 2020 at 10:27 PM
  6. Hot Wings replied to the thread Fauvel AV-36 and 361 project - comment page.

    The AVs require around 7hp (~5k watts) for level flight with zero lift. More lets it cruise at higher speeds and/or climb. A motorized...

    Feb 15, 2020 at 10:16 PM
  7. Hot Wings replied to the thread Single-seat ultralight puddlejumper: the "Carbonmax".

    Note that I qualified my statement with the word 'practical'. ;) I'd have to agree that most sold do come with the 'provisions' for 2....

    Feb 15, 2020 at 9:46 PM
  8. Hot Wings replied to the thread Fauvel AV-36 and 361 project - comment page.

    Potentially - Yes. But I don't want to get into a position where builders are dependent on my business to get/keep their plane flying....

    Feb 15, 2020 at 9:22 PM
  9. Hot Wings replied to the thread Single-seat ultralight puddlejumper: the "Carbonmax".

    And the old glass kit version [IMG] Starlite. Our hobby needs a modern version.

    Feb 15, 2020 at 9:03 PM
  10. Hot Wings replied to the thread Seeing Thermals.

    Interesting idea. A quick search turned this thread up. You friend may not have been the only one?...

    Feb 15, 2020 at 8:24 PM
  11. Hot Wings replied to the thread Fauvel AV-36 and 361 project - comment page.

    Double post from y project page: +++++++++++++++++++ After another nights sleep I've come to the conclusion I've been wasting time on...

    Feb 15, 2020 at 8:05 PM
  12. Hot Wings replied to the thread Fauvel AV-36 and 361 plans project.

    After another nights sleep I've come to the conclusion I've been wasting time on trying to adapt the B+S 810 to the AV. No one besides...

    Feb 15, 2020 at 7:54 PM
  13. Hot Wings replied to the thread The future of Wood..

    If it weren't for the politics and the minimum services clause in the required contract at my airport I'd be all over planes like these...

    Feb 15, 2020 at 3:27 PM
  14. Hot Wings replied to the thread Single-seat ultralight puddlejumper: the "Carbonmax".

    Maybe not that small, but I keep hearing there is no market for single place planes. Yes, there is. And it is a big one that is...

    Feb 15, 2020 at 3:18 PM
  15. Hot Wings replied to the thread Single-seat ultralight puddlejumper: the "Carbonmax".

    I ran across this a few years ago, but have never had the time to go back and really study what they were doing:...

    Feb 15, 2020 at 3:26 AM
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