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    What Did You Do To Save General Aviation Today?

    I thought about pulling it, it’s just two pins, but without a rear windscreen you have to really want it. That and open cockpits can freak out first-timers. Besides, the intercom works better with the canopy in place and without that it’s awful hard to give these kids some stick time!
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    Airplane for the Common Denominator

    As a sort of review, here’s the method to my madness in asking in the first place. This is obviously the minimum amount of crewed airplane. Less obviously, a single-seater can have every seat occupied and full fuel and I believe it’s somewhat shielded from mission creep in this respect. With...
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    G'Day, I'm one of those new kids - building one of those fandangle multicopters that are all the rage these days ;)

    Welcome to the forum. Your project sounds interesting. Will it be a true quad or some other sort of multi copter? Also what kind of endurance are you hoping to see at this point?
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    What Did You Do To Save General Aviation Today?

    Amid the chaos elsewhere in life I took a bunch of kids flying. One at a time, of course.
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    Airplane for the Common Denominator

    I must be restoring the wrong cars. “Buy low, sell never” seems to be my M.O.
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    LiteFighters: P-40/P-36 and beyond

    Congrats!
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    Curtiss-Stinson Special

    I’ve never tried actually looking. Be neat to have a set, though.
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    Curtiss-Stinson Special

    Heads up, the Mynah (which I adore) has some stuff going on under the seat that your sketch does not. I recommend you either source Mynah plans or maybe Ragwing Motor Bipe and save yourself the trouble of figuring out if your own getup will work or not. I think the Motor Bipe plans are well...
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    Human Powered Flight

    …or cheat and have this place on a shallow hillside for a bit of assist.
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    Cheap Little Press Brake

    I think it might be safe to assume the guy who builds a plywood press doesn’t have a milling machine…
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    Laurent Fabre’s design ideas

    I’m not big on how the tail boom seems to be attached but if that cabin structure is strong enough get a load of how big the entry door can be! Just imagine if it was controlled with a side stick on the right and you get in on the left by just sitting down and swinging your legs in. It’s so...
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    Airplane for the Common Denominator

    Fair point and I’m not among ‘em anyways.
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    Airplane for the Common Denominator

    I wonder what a personal airplane mass produced by the half-millions would look like? A Teenie Two with an air cooled V-twin?
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    Human Powered Flight

    I think that statement alone could be brought out any time someone thinks human powered flight could be easy or commonplace.
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    Laurent Fabre’s design ideas

    I like the tail tip plates to keep the stabilizer narrow. Shades of Arado 231 there…
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