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  1. Pops liked Victor Bravo's post in the thread Hello from Huntsville, AL!.

    How much will the Carbon Fiber skin "field repair kit" weigh that you take into the field with you? A quart of resin and hardener, a...

    Feb 20, 2020 at 5:52 PM
  2. Pops liked BJC's post in the thread Hello from Huntsville, AL!.

    How will you attach the CF skin to the underlying structure? How will you address the CF/aluminum corrosion issue? How much CF will...

    Feb 20, 2020 at 5:52 PM
  3. Pops liked rv7charlie's post in the thread Hello from Huntsville, AL!.

    Please consult an aero engineer before starting down that path. It's extremely unlikely that it'll be that simple, for a variety of reasons.

    Feb 20, 2020 at 5:51 PM
  4. Pops liked Victor Bravo's post in the thread Hello from Huntsville, AL!.

    The Cessna 170/180/206 series, the Beaver/Otter/Twin Otter series, the Canadaian Found Bros. series, and the Pilatus Porter are all...

    Feb 20, 2020 at 5:51 PM
  5. Pops liked TFF's post in the thread Hello from Huntsville, AL!.

    A lot of STOL flying depends on CG and weight but it also depends on stuff like landing gear. The extreme STOL fliers fly controlled...

    Feb 20, 2020 at 3:12 AM
  6. Pops liked lr27's post in the thread Eviation Alice prototype fire.

    I'm sure there's significant research on tip mounted props. I suspect that the flight testing and wind tunnel models of the V-173...

    Feb 19, 2020 at 10:07 PM
  7. Pops replied to the thread Eviation Alice prototype fire.

    Its like trying to eat the elephant in one bite. Huge amount of obstacles at one time. Wonder why ?

    Feb 19, 2020 at 10:06 PM
  8. Pops liked Vigilant1's post in the thread Eviation Alice prototype fire.

    Nothing to see here. No reason to think twice about a fire on a highly (aerodynamically) speculative prototype aircraft with an...

    Feb 19, 2020 at 9:58 PM
  9. Pops liked Victor Bravo's post in the thread Wren 460, Peterson 260SE, King Katmai 182 - What are the design concerns of a 3 surface STOL Mod?.

    Ahhh...so the Wren system not only unloads the elevator to counter the flap pitching, but it also puts an elevator on both ends of the...

    Stunt Flaps.jpg Feb 19, 2020 at 6:04 PM
  10. Pops replied to the thread Hello from Huntsville, AL!.

    Bearhawk 4 seat and big enough to sleep 2. Bearhawk Patrol 2 seat.

    Feb 19, 2020 at 5:52 PM
  11. Pops liked mcrae0104's post in the thread No one can explain WHY planes fly....

    Here you go, BB. Enjoy. :) [MEDIA] The whole NSF Fluid Mechanics playlist will probably be of interest, as well as Dr. Lippisch's...

    Feb 19, 2020 at 3:02 PM
  12. Pops replied to the thread Wren 460, Peterson 260SE, King Katmai 182 - What are the design concerns of a 3 surface STOL Mod?.

    I have rigged many, many Cessnas. IF nothing is bent, going by Cessna's manual will do it. Huge percentage of flying Cessnas are out...

    Feb 19, 2020 at 2:47 PM
  13. Pops liked Dana's post in the thread wing comparison- MiniMax and Kolb.

    When NACA (predecessor to NASA) developed the 4 digit airfoil series, they started by looking at existing airfoils that performed well....

    Feb 19, 2020 at 2:50 AM
  14. Pops replied to the thread Hello from Huntsville, AL!.

    I bought my Falconar F-12 project from a man down at Hartselle back in 1979. Finished it and that is what I was flying when going down...

    Feb 18, 2020 at 8:01 PM
  15. Pops replied to the thread Hello from Huntsville, AL!.

    Welcome. Great bunch of airplane nuts here. My daughter used to live in Huntsville, I used to fly into MDQ very often. Remember the...

    Feb 18, 2020 at 6:13 PM
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