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    Wow.. Am I understanding correctly that you can afford to fly an L-39 and you are "wondering if you should chance using it's original...
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    Also, Tensarity beams develop useful stiffness at relatively low pressures, 6-10 psig, and exhibit increased stiffness with increasing...
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    Thought I would jump in here to clarify. "Tensarity" is not just an inflated thing. Rather, in it's simplest beam form, it is a...
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    Traskel reacted to speedracer's post in the thread Full Vinyl wrap? with Like Like.
    After I painted my plane all yellow I did the lime green wrap myself (thank you YouTube and knifeless tape). I can pull it off to change...
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    Traskel replied to the thread Prop shaft.
    I had a 63' Lemans on entitle with that "torque tube". It had 4 wheel independent suspension as well. I wish they'd continued...
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    Traskel reacted to Protech Racing's post in the thread Prop shaft with Like Like.
    Look at the c 5-6 vette drive system. Look at 63 Pontiac lemans.
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    Traskel reacted to Jay Kempf's post in the thread 10/23 Raptor Video with Like Like.
    Just to be complete on the subject cause I used to have to go do presentations at WL Gore and assoc., pipe sealing plumbers white tape...
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    Traskel reacted to ToddK's post in the thread Mountain plane with Like Like.
    Gyrocopter.
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    Traskel replied to the thread Scale ME-262.
    lots of DC-3's still dragging happy skydivers to altitude as well! Way fun to run down the isle, out that little door and then fall on...
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    Traskel replied to the thread 10/23 Raptor Video.
    They must be a blast to fly once one allocates to it and I know the original engines caused much grief. Like most everyone on this...
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    Traskel replied to the thread 10/23 Raptor Video.
    On the LE cooling tangent of this thread - Significant structural improvements have been made to graphite foams which exhibit remarkable...
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    Traskel replied to the thread 10/23 Raptor Video.
    Thank you for providing the materials info. It's always surprising to me how few people know of Teflon's infinite creep...
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    Traskel reacted to Jay Kempf's post in the thread 10/23 Raptor Video with Like Like.
    Billski, nobody was name calling. The subthread was about that giant plastic spool piece that was proposed to be installed to segregate...
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    Traskel replied to the thread 10/23 Raptor Video.
    ...And doesn't the BD-5 hold the record for # of crashes/total # of flying airframes?.. I don't recall the actual stats but I remember...
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    Traskel reacted to canardlover's post in the thread 10/23 Raptor Video with Like Like.
    P.o Design configuration is older than that ! Pic below is from 1943 timeframe, Miles M39 Libellula ( and there were earlier...
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