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  1. Rockiedog2 replied to the thread Electric Remote Fuel Valve.

    I would have to do whatever is necessary to have a manual valve where I can see it, put my hand on it, and turn it. A line run fwd and...

    Nov 21, 2019 at 5:22 PM
  2. Rockiedog2 liked Victor Bravo's post in the thread Electric Remote Fuel Valve.

    Still gives me the Willies, whether it's normally open or closed. Yeah, old-school, paranoid, Luddite. Guilty.

    Nov 21, 2019 at 5:16 PM
  3. Rockiedog2 replied to the thread Prop pitch, rpm, and performance.

    Also makes sense for a hi power UL we’re trying to keep legal. Like 58-18 on my LEU

    Nov 17, 2019 at 3:55 AM
  4. Rockiedog2 replied to the thread Long flight SE to NW Planning.

    Flew my RV8 in the Idaho back country in hot temps. It handled the DA ok light loaded but had to watch that. The thing was the turb. Not...

    Nov 16, 2019 at 5:19 PM
  5. Rockiedog2 liked Pops's post in the thread Long flight SE to NW Planning.

    Heck, a Cherokee handles a crosswind so good, its a non- event. Owned one for 5 years and wife and I did a lot of traveling with it.

    Nov 16, 2019 at 4:45 AM
  6. Rockiedog2 replied to the thread Long flight SE to NW Planning.

    I’ll go with Pops description of his hands on experience with the type. He knows...

    Nov 16, 2019 at 4:45 AM
  7. Rockiedog2 replied to the thread Long flight SE to NW Planning.

    Sorry It’s just not my idea of a pilot’s airplane

    Nov 16, 2019 at 1:32 AM
  8. Rockiedog2 liked BJC's post in the thread Long flight SE to NW Planning.

    Rockiedog2: You don’t fly an Ercoupe, you drive it. BJC

    Nov 16, 2019 at 1:30 AM
  9. Rockiedog2 replied to the thread Long flight SE to NW Planning.

    Right as usual Pops. The one I flew had the rudders hooked to the ailerons. Nothin but a brake pedal on the floor. Best I remember. What...

    Nov 16, 2019 at 1:26 AM
  10. Rockiedog2 replied to the thread Long flight SE to NW Planning.

    Only one I ever flew was no rudders. Only airplane I ever flew that I didn’t like

    Nov 15, 2019


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