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    How does this Hybrid work ?

    He was saying , you could run 40Kw on Gas, or run 40Kw with electric , or run both and double the power, or just recharge the batterys ; and i have no clue how it works as stated . If ya add the gas with the electric ; wouldn't ya need to double the reduction ? Cool engine and reduction combo ...
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    Elon Musk REVEALS Tesla's new battery design

    Are you certain ; they measure energy density, in that manor ? Bille
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    Elon Musk REVEALS Tesla's new battery design

    Please look at the screenshot, from my last post .
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    Elon Musk REVEALS Tesla's new battery design

    I didn't see 5% ; I thought i understood (5X) the energy density ? And, "That" would be Huge !! Bille
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    Elon Musk REVEALS Tesla's new battery design

    Bille
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    FAA written exam / gliders

    Best books, to prepare me for the FAA written and oral exams for a sailplane licence ? I have a logbook from 1998 , with about 20 hours in the L-13, SGS 1-26 , and 2-33 gliders ; i'd like to finish off my glider licence, and thought getting the written out of the way first, might be the way to...
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    Single Tube Fuselage idea

    My friend told me near the same thing, last night ; he is the guy who drew up this idea for my Exxtacy glider ,(below). Bille
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    Crashes in the News - Thread

    The A-26 ? I will remember that . Holden showed me the same plane at an airshow located at Nellis ; and it only had 1 tail, (so your correct). Beer will do that to me !! Ha My sisters kid, had a ride in a sailplane , at the old Boulder City airport in the early 80's ; be Cool, if it was the...
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    Crashes in the News - Thread

    I belonged to a sailplane club in Jean Nv , back in 1998 ; after flying one of the club members, (and best pilot in the club) told me over a few beers, that he use to fly the B-25 , as a gun-ship, not a bomber in Vietnam. I was Really surprised, about that !!! Does the name Holden ring a bell ...
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    Experimental Ducted Fan Aircraft Designs

    Please do Not let anyone, or anything ; ever stop you from endeavoring, to fulfill your ideas, or dreams !!! Bille
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    Experimental Ducted Fan Aircraft Designs

    Do you have any data, from your work ; would be fun, to look at ? And your , "Not Wierd" , (some people enjoy tinkering with the, What-If) . For every attempt, there may be 2 failures at trying to improve something ; but without people like You sir , technologically speaking , we'd still be...
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    HP-18 Sailplane KIT Craigslist Michigan

    Is that is how the HP-24 kits are made ? Bille
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    Experimental Ducted Fan Aircraft Designs

    Should have mentioned ; never seen a counter rotating DF at the field where i fly . There are a lot of guys into EDF in Las Vegas. Bille
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    HP-18 Sailplane KIT Craigslist Michigan

    That is a , "Lot" of ribs !!! Bille
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    Spoilerons ?

    Not if i put a retractable landing gear on it ! Bille
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    HP-18 Sailplane KIT Craigslist Michigan

    So the HP-18 has issues, with the ribs getting glued to the skins ; how about if the ribs in the kit were molded , and built with Nomex honneycomb, and carbon, or S-glass ? Bille
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    Experimental Ducted Fan Aircraft Designs

    I mentioned something about were not there Yet ; but a lot of people are working on it. Look at the efficiency gain, when ya do counter rotating props ; I haven't seen a DF , (model or full scale) that tried that yet. It sure works for compressors used in turbo fan engines . That is just , (1)...
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    Spoilerons ?

    YEA -- both the Exxtacy , and Atos, use weight-shift, for pitch control ; however The Exxtacy glider, is getting a 30Hp engine, with a folding prop, and the weight-shift is going Bye Bye . I might put something like this , (below) for pitch ; and now i have a rudder as well, if i want. There...
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    Experimental Ducted Fan Aircraft Designs

    4.2 minutes is about right, for RC guys ; my F-35 with a 70mm fan, can eat up a 14.8v, 3,200mah battery, in about 5 minutes. It's a Really FUN, 5-min though !! Efficiency is Not there , (Yet) ; but there are a Lot of people that are working on a better solution ------- so maybe some-day ? Bille
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    For Sale Craigslist

    Now Here is a Good deal ; TWO PIPER PACERS ONE TRI-PACER all for $11,000 • ESTATE SALE. They all need , a bit of work : https://phoenix.craigslist.org/wvl/avo/d/glendale-pacers-tri-pacer-aircraft-parts/7198270335.html Bille
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