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  1. TFF replied to the thread CriCri MC-15 in NZ.

    Nice. Now put it in.

    Apr 25, 2019 at 6:16 AM
  2. TFF replied to the thread Pietenpole steel tube fuselage.

    I will look but I think it has gear like a Pitts. My friend has owned a Termite but that was 60 years ago. It must have made an...

    Apr 25, 2019 at 6:12 AM
  3. TFF replied to the thread Pietenpole steel tube fuselage.

    It too got wet. It may all be ok but the fabric needs to come off and everything inspected before I would get in it. He bought it with...

    Apr 25, 2019 at 2:36 AM
  4. TFF replied to the thread RAGWITH HEATH REPLICA.

    Planing that much off would loose all the good wood; which is the faces.

    Apr 25, 2019 at 1:46 AM
  5. TFF attached a file to the thread Pietenpole steel tube fuselage.

    Smith project and adapters. I think the first airplane he owned was the Smith Termite SN1 back in the 50s but when he built the Piets he...

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  6. TFF attached a file to the thread Pietenpole steel tube fuselage.

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  7. TFF attached a file to the thread Pietenpole steel tube fuselage.

    Wooden tail. The airport flooded in 2008. There was warning for weeks. He was the only one not to move his stuff. I think it’s up for...

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  8. TFF replied to the thread Wing spar fatigue pattern.

    The hard to see side looks like there may have been a crack at the top. Smooth spots. The grainy stuff is not cause but effect. The...

    Apr 25, 2019 at 1:16 AM
  9. TFF replied to the thread Pietenpole steel tube fuselage.

    How does the Wag aero J3 plans cover the options of wood spar wood ribs, aluminum spar wood ribs, or aluminum aluminum? I know they...

    Apr 24, 2019 at 12:58 PM
  10. TFF replied to the thread Provocative Places to Unfold My Wings.

    You being use to Georgia summers, a hot day there feels like spring time in Georgia. Walmart is on the other side of the interstate. I...

    Apr 24, 2019 at 7:22 AM
  11. TFF replied to the thread how to convert a wooden fuselage into a a aluminium tubing one?.

    The fuselage is going to be generally the same as the biplane assuming they did it right. Making wing stay on is half different. You...

    Apr 24, 2019 at 7:05 AM
  12. TFF replied to the thread Pietenpole steel tube fuselage.

    I think so but have to look. When he built them, His wife told him he could only spend five days a week at the airport. Saturday and...

    Apr 24, 2019 at 6:43 AM
  13. TFF replied to the thread Filing weld joints.

    A blob that is out of place, grind down to about normal and then use a scotch brite pad and polish it out some. Something sticking up...

    Apr 24, 2019 at 3:21 AM
  14. TFF replied to the thread Pietenpole steel tube fuselage.

    of The adapter or aircraft? I will get some.

    Apr 24, 2019 at 3:11 AM
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