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  1. Hot Wings replied to the thread Steps to scratch build a VW.

    More? Probably not. Different bits of the puzzle? Probably. You have more experience with flying VW's and here that is worth a lot....

    Aug 18, 2019 at 5:47 PM
  2. Vigilant1 replied to the thread Steps to scratch build a VW.

    While we're talking about small engines and displacement/bore/stroke options: As mentioned before, sticking with the 69mm stroke has...

    Aug 18, 2019 at 5:39 PM
  3. Niels replied to the thread Hello from Denmark.

    Thank You for being Welcomed. I will be pleased to hear where my reasoning can be wrong. Not very likely but ugly things happen

    Aug 18, 2019 at 5:35 PM
  4. Speedboat100 replied to the thread Is electric flying safe today ?.

    Did you see this:...

    Aug 18, 2019 at 5:33 PM
  5. Niels posted a new thread.

    Side-valved Two strokes for angels.

    Two stroke engines without valves are dying fast. Two strokes with exhaust valves sell very well for ships. It is great fun for an old...

    Forum: 2-Stroke Aircaft Engines

    Aug 18, 2019 at 5:30 PM
  6. Charles_says liked cdlwingnut's post in the thread Ragwing RW1 Ultra Piet.

    The piece of leading edge plywood is now glued in place. [ATTACH]

    20190627_151242_resized.jpg Aug 18, 2019 at 5:30 PM
  7. Charles_says liked cdlwingnut's post in the thread Ragwing RW1 Ultra Piet.

    i installed the trailing edge to the wings and then soaked and clamped the first piece of leading edge plywood to the wing to get the...

    20190618_172104_resized.jpg 20190618_174959_resized_1.jpg Aug 18, 2019 at 5:30 PM
  8. Charles_says liked cdlwingnut's post in the thread Ragwing RW1 Ultra Piet.

    It has been a hectic couple of weeks. The little piet hasn't gotten much attention. I did get a few minutes to measure and cut some...

    20190611_130154_resized.jpg Aug 18, 2019 at 5:29 PM
  9. Charles_says liked cdlwingnut's post in the thread Ragwing RW1 Ultra Piet.

    glued the leading edge plywood to the leading edge of the center section over lunch today [ATTACH]

    20190604_134715_resized.jpg Aug 18, 2019 at 5:29 PM
  10. TFF replied to the thread GM 3.6L variants FYI.

    Vans very much sell a certified style designed plane where every engineering need is addressed; if they learn something they address it....

    Aug 18, 2019 at 5:29 PM
  11. Speedboat100 replied to the thread Crash rate ?.

    It is possible yes...and they may even have rudder pedals on them. In fact last time I flew a Cessna 172 it felt nothing like a simulator.

    Aug 18, 2019 at 5:25 PM
  12. Turd Ferguson replied to the thread Crash rate ?.

    Not if the plane is defective. Even an experienced pilot would have trouble with it. Yes, but I'm fairly certain the box that the...

    Aug 18, 2019 at 5:20 PM
  13. Speedboat100 attached a file to the thread Crash rate ?.

    Yes and if you add some batteries to get that thing above the clouds to the sunshine you are good to go. Solar cell efficiencies get...

    efficiency-chart.png Aug 18, 2019 at 5:16 PM
  14. dmar836 replied to the thread Steps to scratch build a VW.

    All this talk has me thinking maybe I’ll remash my parts mix and prop formula to see what I can do with the 69mm crank! Dave

    Aug 18, 2019 at 5:16 PM
  15. dmar836 replied to the thread Steps to scratch build a VW.

    I made a cradle of cross crossed 2x4s for benchwork but it isn’t ideal. Pops didn’t mention that many strikers end up with rod bolts...

    Aug 18, 2019 at 5:14 PM
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