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  1. Vigilant1 liked TFF's post in the thread Raptor Composite Aircraft.

    If he had a Big Board all these problems would have never existed.

    Nov 21, 2019 at 9:52 PM
  2. Vigilant1 liked BJC's post in the thread Raptor Composite Aircraft.

    I love your strange posts, Dr. V. BJC

    Nov 21, 2019 at 9:52 PM
  3. Vigilant1 replied to the thread Raptor Composite Aircraft.

    We have a "Posting Gap!" [IMG]

    Nov 21, 2019 at 7:40 PM
  4. Vigilant1 liked cheapracer's post in the thread Raptor Composite Aircraft.

    LOL, 3100+ posts, the Russians are beating us Guys!!

    Nov 21, 2019 at 7:34 PM
  5. Vigilant1 liked blane.c's post in the thread Webinar - Composites and Graphene: Stronger Together.

    just the monthly stuff for those interested. https://www.thegraphenecouncil.org/blogpost/1501180/Graphene-Updates

    Nov 21, 2019 at 7:23 PM
  6. Vigilant1 replied to the thread Low-powered, four-seat homebuilts?.

    This page has a few specs on the DA-3, and a picture of one example:http://www.angelfire.com/ks2/janowski/other_aircraft/Davis/ With a...

    Nov 21, 2019 at 6:36 PM
  7. Vigilant1 replied to the thread Low-powered, four-seat homebuilts?.

    4 seats? There were a few DA3s built, which were slightly bigger DA2s and had a small rear seat. O-200 power.

    Nov 21, 2019 at 4:16 AM
  8. Vigilant1 liked Tiger Tim's post in the thread 2 aero questions about flaps please.

    Exactly, a requirement for type-specific training as well as BFRs to be done on type. Thread drift alert: Doggzilla the Governor of SD...

    Nov 20, 2019 at 5:19 PM
  9. Vigilant1 liked cheapracer's post in the thread My extraordinary plane build ....

    So Guys, let me introduce to "Bob". Bob is as simple a plane I could figure from all my experiments and investigations over the last...

    Bob 45 front.jpg Bob 45 rear.jpg Bob front stagger cabin.jpg Bob rear stagger cabin.jpg Bob side.jpg Bob top stagger cabin.jpg Bob top.jpg Nov 20, 2019 at 3:29 PM
  10. Vigilant1 liked mcrae0104's post in the thread You're All Trash*, Part 234,567,988 - DarkAero.

    Sure it is. Better airfoil? That's covered by L/D. Less weight due to carbon or innovative structure? That's covered by L. Less...

    Nov 20, 2019 at 2:44 AM
  11. Vigilant1 liked FritzW's post in the thread Idea for T & G construction assist tool.

    My inner 'low parts count nazi' had to jump in one more time... The body is printed, everything else is off the shelf from...

    TnG Drill Guide.JPG TnG Drill Guide 2.JPG TnG Drill Guide 3.JPG TnG Drill Guide 4.JPG Nov 20, 2019 at 1:56 AM
  12. Vigilant1 liked Heavy Iron's post in the thread Crashes in the News - Thread.

    Correct, all 737-100 through 737-900 the left cutout switch kills the main electric trim and the right switch kills the autopilot trim....

    Nov 20, 2019 at 1:46 AM
  13. Vigilant1 replied to the thread Shoulder wing unpopularity.

    The detailed numbers are on page 3 of the report, in a box at the top.

    Nov 19, 2019 at 7:06 PM
  14. Vigilant1 replied to the thread Shoulder wing unpopularity.

    One problem: When the CAFE team tested the Tailwind, they found that it didn't actually stall at those speeds as listed in the POH...

    Nov 19, 2019 at 6:53 PM
  15. Vigilant1 replied to the thread Has anyone be thinking of designing a more modern, light weight powered sailplane ?.

    On remote/manual starting: I'd think it might be hard to get much speed in pulling a standard recoil starter rope while seated in a...

    Nov 19, 2019 at 5:18 PM


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