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  1. Victor Bravo liked BoKu's post in the thread Wing spar fatigue pattern.

    I think it could be told, but not from this photo. But a moderately hi-resolution photo of the fracture faces would show the presence or...

    Apr 24, 2019 at 8:12 PM
  2. Victor Bravo replied to the thread Provocative Places to Unfold My Wings.

    Plenty of free water. It comes right down from the sky, hydrating all the airplanes, and hydrating your clothes, and hydrating the...

    Apr 24, 2019 at 7:47 PM
  3. Victor Bravo replied to the thread Cantilever parasol wings?.

    This is getting a little further away from antique style parasols, but I think it is still a little relevant. And before anyone gets...

    Apr 24, 2019 at 5:28 PM
  4. Victor Bravo replied to the thread Pietenpole steel tube fuselage.

    Not exactly, I was not wanting to suggest certified Cub parts. Dakota Cub and Wag-Aero stuff is fairly expensive because it's being done...

    Apr 24, 2019 at 4:19 PM
  5. Victor Bravo replied to the thread Pietenpole steel tube fuselage.

    Thread drift, sorry, sue me: There needs to be an aluminum tube and gusset Pietenpol, or a Piet-ish replica parasol monoplane using AL...

    Apr 24, 2019 at 9:18 AM
  6. Victor Bravo replied to the thread Provocative Places to Unfold My Wings.

    **** the all night coffee shop in town, I will cheerfully introduce you to at least one group of nefarious all-night campers who infest...

    Apr 24, 2019 at 8:57 AM
  7. Victor Bravo replied to the thread Provocative Places to Unfold My Wings.

    Chopsie, if you do go I have some good advice. Pack lunch and snacks in a backpack, extra socks, etc. Oshkosh will try to bleed every...

    Apr 24, 2019 at 4:37 AM
  8. Victor Bravo liked Little Scrapper's post in the thread Provocative Places to Unfold My Wings.

    I'll pay for admission and parking for the whole week Chopper girl. You can sleep in my plumbing shop on a cot. I have a motorcycle you...

    Apr 24, 2019 at 12:13 AM
  9. Victor Bravo replied to the thread Hello from the San Fernando Valley.

    Our EAA chapter at Whiteman has one or two FX guys (one of which is a powder card), a retired studio exec, and other assorted ne'er do...

    Apr 23, 2019 at 11:43 PM
  10. Victor Bravo replied to the thread Consensus on Lightest FAR 103 Wing Design.

    Yes, but a bucket full of brass and steel turnbuckles, and steel tangs, and steel bolts, and steel cable, and another whole set of ribs...

    Apr 23, 2019 at 11:11 PM
  11. Victor Bravo replied to the thread Northrop N9.

    Very sad. Prayers and kind thoughts for the pilot's family, the museum, and the entire warbird/antique community.

    Apr 23, 2019 at 6:03 PM
  12. Victor Bravo replied to the thread Consensus on Lightest FAR 103 Wing Design.

    One other light weight wing that may be relevant to this discussion is the Fauvel derivative ultralight from Jean-Claude Debreyer, the...

    Apr 23, 2019 at 5:50 PM
  13. Victor Bravo replied to the thread Replace Rotax 503 with Simonini Victor 1.

    Jack Hart's website is definitely a huge gift to the ultralight community, the Kolb community, etc. A real live engineer who...

    Apr 23, 2019 at 5:45 PM
  14. Victor Bravo replied to the thread Consensus on Lightest FAR 103 Wing Design.

    I believe you would have to completely abandon the tandem wing "stall-proof canard" thing, and set both main wings at the same...

    Apr 23, 2019 at 5:42 PM
  15. Victor Bravo liked Dana's post in the thread Replace Rotax 503 with Simonini Victor 1.

    There's a bunch of stuff about the Victor on http://www.jackbhart.com/firefly/fireflyindex.html

    Apr 23, 2019 at 5:32 PM
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