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    Mooney (MX-18) Mite Plans....worth??

    For those who reached out to me for copies....i have been busy with work and family. Pm me and we can work out the details.
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    Facet Opel

    I saw a video on YouTube where eye witnesses and friends commiserate the final moments. There was something up with the rear spar and the engine attach location. I forget the details. It was an Aussie video. Clearly the design has merit....but lacked refinement or gradual improvements over time...
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    Facet Opel

    First hand stories are valuable. Cheers
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    Mooney (MX-18) Mite Plans....worth??

    Oh...digitised as in electronic copies of wing drawings....yes...i thought you meant solid models (3d models). I have all 340 drawings ! Wing is well defined in drawings.
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    Facet Opel

    Here is one such report to whet the whistles of those willing to investigate: Investigation: 198902600 - Facet Opal, 0004-10-01, 1 km N Doyalson NSW, 12 May 1989 https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/1989/aair/aair198902600/
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    Mooney (MX-18) Mite Plans....worth??

    Not the wing. I was focused on retracts. The wing is very straight forward. I would stick to wood though! Cause i like wooden wings 🤣. Carbon would require a total redesign.
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    Facet Opel

    Sadly no. Flutter of the self popagating and amplifying kind. All speed and load related. Better VNE warnings may do the trick. There is a good video about it somewhere on facetube.
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    Facet Opel

    Sorry if i missed this in the earlier comments. There is an aerodynamic problem with plank planforms. Might be good to dig a little deeper. Overcome that problem by passive or active means and you are laughing! I like the design....but would avoid it because it is bound to bite again. Sorry for...
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    Mooney (MX-18) Mite Plans....worth??

    I made a 3d model of the chromolly frame from the drawings. Not easy! The entire empennage pivots for trim...including the fin..that is where the funny shape originates!
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    What was the first airplane you flew in and how old ?

    6yrs old. Wardair Boeing 747 named "Phil Garret". YYZ to Gatwick. Reverse thrust mechanism broke. Spent additional 6hrs in Gander getting it fixed. Had black forest cake at 1:30 am en rout while everyone was asleep! Just me and the stewardess hanging out! It was very memorable!
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    Mooney (MX-18) Mite Plans....worth??

    Made some models a while back!
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    Mooney (MX-18) Mite Plans....worth??

    Hello! If you send me a personal message we can negotiate for said fasteners and oracoat! 👍
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    Arduino-Based Instruments?

    I just bought a picopie with an oled display. Going to use it as a clock and cabin temp. Display. Will see how it goes!
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    Arduino-Based Instruments?

    Hello Huvver. I was wondering if you could talk me through how the tailbeakon adsb out works differently with your nice unit as opposed to the AV30. I want adsb out...i like the AV30....but also like the idea of having the adsb on its own instrument. Thanks for your time if you can spare it.
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