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  1. radfordc replied to the thread Torsional Vibration and Resonance - Basic Theory and Issues.

    Valley Engineering designed PSRUs for the VW engine and also for the Generac engine. At 5:30 in the video the designer describes an...

    May 24, 2019 at 10:11 PM
  2. radfordc replied to the thread Crashes in the News - Thread.

    Again, the misunderstanding of how/where the accident occurred....not anywhere close to the runway environment. I believe that the...

    May 22, 2019 at 6:51 PM
  3. radfordc replied to the thread Has anyone built their own personal flying machine?.

    Remember the guy who was going to design and construct an airplane in 30 days. The TV show was almost painful to watch!

    May 22, 2019 at 5:21 PM
  4. radfordc attached a file to the thread Has anyone built their own personal flying machine?.

    My friend and I built this replica of a World War I Fokker Eindecker [ATTACH] [ATTACH]

    KC DAWN PATROL-3956.jpg KC DAWN PATROL-9395.jpg May 22, 2019 at 2:38 PM
  5. radfordc replied to the thread P-51C at ~70% scale as ultralight?.

    The Loehle 5151 Mustang is the closest existing design to a 70% ultralight Mustang....and it's far from "ultralight"....

    May 22, 2019 at 2:33 PM
  6. radfordc replied to the thread P-51C at ~70% scale as ultralight?.

    You confuse them with WAR Aircraft Replicas https://www.revolvy.com/page/War-Aircraft-Replicas-International

    May 22, 2019 at 2:30 PM
  7. radfordc replied to the thread Crashes in the News - Thread.

    Learning from experience is valuable. But, shouldn't that mean knowing the facts about an accident and then determining what could have...

    May 21, 2019 at 1:34 PM
  8. radfordc liked BBerson's post in the thread Crashes in the News - Thread.

    If both pilots had working ADS-B the collision would almost certainly be unlikely. If both pilots are watching the screen it's like...

    May 21, 2019 at 1:28 PM
  9. radfordc replied to the thread Crashes in the News - Thread.

    Given the choices....it has to be Alzheimer's. But in my defense, commenting authoritatively about something when you don't know any...

    May 21, 2019 at 3:50 AM
  10. radfordc liked Mike Stewart's post in the thread Crashes in the News - Thread.

    There's something wrong with you. Maybe you haven't had a bowel movement in a few days. Pilots are being conditioned more and more to...

    May 21, 2019 at 2:13 AM
  11. radfordc liked n45bm's post in the thread Crashes in the News - Thread.

    Been there, done that. Feeling a little of that "humility" is understating the real feelings of stupidity you have when it happens to...

    May 19, 2019 at 10:40 PM
  12. radfordc replied to the thread P-51C at ~70% scale as ultralight?.

    Do you think that would work as an ultralight? I'm guessing it would be about a 1000 lbs too heavy!

    May 19, 2019 at 1:53 PM
  13. radfordc liked Richard6's post in the thread Crashes in the News - Thread.

    So he flew IFR then !

    May 19, 2019 at 3:27 AM
  14. radfordc replied to the thread P-51C at ~70% scale as ultralight?.

    FWF, about 90-95 lbs depending on prop and motor mount.

    May 19, 2019 at 3:24 AM
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