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  1. Victor Bravo replied to the thread Amboy fly in.

    Oh hell yes !!! When I get my little Ridge Runner flying I would be all over that. Was that Dustin Mosher and his bunch from Tehachapi...

    Nov 21, 2019 at 10:53 PM
  2. Victor Bravo replied to the thread For Sale Craigslist.

    Looks like a pretty nice Volksplane at first blush...

    Nov 21, 2019 at 10:49 PM
  3. Victor Bravo replied to the thread Flying Flea PIREPS.

    There it is, in plain language, for all to see. Provided by someone with personal experience that is not horribly biased one way or another.

    Nov 21, 2019 at 4:34 PM
  4. Victor Bravo liked rotax618's post in the thread Flying Flea PIREPS.

    Being one of the few forum members who have built and flown a Flea all I can say is: Fleas do fly, and the control system is simple,...

    Nov 21, 2019 at 4:29 PM
  5. Victor Bravo replied to the thread 105 pound HAIG Minibat.

    Look into the Marske Monarch and Pioneer tailless airplanes as a starting point. They fly much better than the MiniBat. Marske used more...

    Nov 21, 2019 at 4:26 PM
  6. Victor Bravo replied to the thread Amboy fly in.

    Oh crap. sorry I missed that! Is that one old dilapidated hangar still there at the end of the runway? I hope they bring that town back...

    Nov 21, 2019 at 4:16 PM
  7. Victor Bravo replied to the thread Low-powered, four-seat homebuilts?.

    As I said, I have personally seen Toobuilder's PA-22 E-AB project and it will do this mission with a fair amount of panache. Cheaply....

    Nov 21, 2019 at 4:09 PM
  8. Victor Bravo liked cheapracer's post in the thread 2 aero questions about flaps please.

    The guy that invented Autocorrect died recently, he had been very I'll.

    Nov 21, 2019 at 4:01 PM
  9. Victor Bravo replied to the thread Electric Remote Fuel Valve.

    But then "Fail Open" prevents you from shutting off the fuel (in some sort of catastrophic engine fire, where your alternator or battery...

    Nov 21, 2019 at 3:59 PM
  10. Victor Bravo replied to the thread 2 aero questions about flaps please.

    Yes, Samantha is pretty darn good, but I'm a Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks fan thru and thru. Derek's guitar slide looks like it...

    Nov 21, 2019 at 7:23 AM
  11. Victor Bravo replied to the thread Low-powered, four-seat homebuilts?.

    The "stretched" experimental PA-22 derivatives will give you a "Poor Man's Bearhawk". Not as good of an airplane by any means, but the...

    Nov 21, 2019 at 2:54 AM
  12. Victor Bravo replied to the thread 2 aero questions about flaps please.

    Blown flaps probably need higher than just ram air pressure to do something useful. The F-4 and other airplanes use engine bleed air,...

    Nov 20, 2019 at 11:25 PM
  13. Victor Bravo replied to 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 20, 2019 at 11:19 PM
  14. Victor Bravo replied to the thread Low-powered, four-seat homebuilts?.

    He may have been a little guy, but he was also known for having an out-sized personality. "The Mouth of the South" is how he was...

    Nov 20, 2019 at 11:15 PM
  15. Victor Bravo replied to the thread Low-powered, four-seat homebuilts?.

    Has anyone here seen four adults fit into a PA-14? My one ride in a PA-14, in Alaska no less, convinced me it is not a 4 seat airplane...

    Nov 20, 2019 at 11:10 PM


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