Sounds like some good ideas, thanks!
You can buy metric ply cheaply from Wick's.
Have you thought of borrowing a set of tuning forks, once you know what pitch to set to adjusting the others is like tuning a guitar!...
Lozenge fabric was camouflage used in the first world war, there was night, day and marine varieties, also phsycodelic varieties too!
Just got this link from a fellow FLitzer builder on wooden floats, looked interesting: MUK TUK
You can still buy them new from the son of the designer here in the UK, about £70 I think.
Adjust the points Russ, then reset timing.
Good luck, hope it stays cheap,
I fly 2 strokes all the time and have to premix.
To be really safe and sure of a perfect mix keep a clear marked botlle with screw cap...
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You need a load of money to build an RV, ask yourself all the questions about: what you need, what skills you have, what facilities you...
Finnish Ply is supplied to ACS/Wicks in 50" sheets, they cut it down then charge for it. Ask for it how it comes, pay less, get more material,...
All the above answers are wasting your time (well meant though). For a real vintage looking 2 seat Biplane, look at the Flitzer Z-2 Swalbe.
The primary function of lifting the nose is to reduce speed, lift it far enough the airflow break over the wing and the wing stalls.
The UK supplier of Rotax engines also supplies a small neat electrical carb heater for these engines. It fits behind the carb I think and keeps...
You forgot the easiest way to perform ground-looping displays: Just try and manouvere a skeg equipped biplane with no brakes on a hard...
There has been one built and flown here, there should be photos of it on the net. It visited our biggest fly-in, the PFA Flying For Fun rally this...
A Kit Fox with a Rotec radial on would make a great project, looks fantastic also!
Why not look at Murphy's range?
Midniteoyl, yes I have a copy, what do you have in mind?
Thanks for the recommendations, it seems worth using.
Do any of you know if it can be uploaded to my own web site easily?
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