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...
Still gives me the Willies, whether it's normally open or closed. Yeah, old-school, paranoid, Luddite. Guilty.
Also makes sense for a hi power UL we’re trying to keep legal. Like 58-18 on my LEU
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...
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.
I’ll go with Pops description of his hands on experience with the type.
It’s just not my idea of a pilot’s airplane
Rockiedog2: You don’t fly an Ercoupe, you drive it.
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.
Only one I ever flew was no rudders. Only airplane I ever flew that I didn’t like
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