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    Big or XL Pietenpol, does this exist?

    Erkki, I bought both the Corben Jr Ace plans and the Pober Jr Ace plans. There is a significant difference in size between the two, with the Pober being much larger. I travelled to an airstrip outside of Tucson to visit a Pober builder's plane. Aside from the head hitting the bottom of the wing...
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    My crash

    I am glad you're OK. The plane is just a thing that can be fixed or replaced.
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    For Sale 2 Seater Chinook Plus 2

    SOLD! Thanks.
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    For Sale 2 Seater Chinook Plus 2

    2-SEATER CHINOOK PLUS 2 • $3,000 Chinook Plus 2 (Birdman 2S converted). I bought her 7 mo ago and have only had the Rotax 503 dual carb air-cooled, electric start engine completely rebuilt at Aircore Aviation in Arlington, WA. It has not been broken in yet since rebuilt in July 2017. Includes a...
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    For Sale Russian Antonov AN-2 Biplane Aircraft Airplane*-$12500*(Bonney Lake Area)

    You don't see one of these for sale every day...."Take 12 of your friends flying..." https://seattle.craigslist.org/skc/for/6181584971.html
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    For Sale BeLite Skydock Molds for Sale

    I saw this On Barnstormers this evening and thought it was odd, somehow. It seems not too long ago this was a significant addition to the ELSA mileu, and now the production rights are up for sale? What gives?
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    Lightweight, cheap, cylindrical gas tank?

    "Volvo convertible driving around with a Sidewinder model in the back seat." That's what I need for the traffic here around Bellevue, wake some of the sleepy heads up and get them moving.
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    Rotax 700 Triple

    I received an answer from Rotax Rick: The 670's had 132 hp but 90 is pushing them in a Aircraft. I thought about them but no exhaust is made that I know of that will work & i believe there Prov 4. That means only a A gearbox will work. Rick Too bad. Seemed like a lot of HP with...
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    Rotax 700 Triple

    I received an answer from Rotax Rick: The 670's had 132 hp but 90 is pushing them in a Aircraft. I thought about them but no exhaust is made that I know of that will work & i believe there Prov 4. That means only a A gearbox will work. Rick Too bad. Seemed like a lot of HP with little...
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    Lightweight, cheap, cylindrical gas tank?

    A lot of good ideas here, thanks all!
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    Pioneers of Aviation

    Painful to watch....
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    Lightweight, cheap, cylindrical gas tank?

    So, this is a Chinook Plus-2. It is now offered through Aeroplane Manufactory, Texas. They bought the rights and business from ASAP, Canada, who bought out Birdman, Canada. If you look at the wing struts you will see there is a fuel tank on each wing, half way up the strut. My plan is to do as...
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    Little Wing Autogyro Tail and Rudder

    Ahh, yes, that makes sense. Probably the first design had a larger rudder, until.....Thanks!
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    Lightweight, cheap, cylindrical gas tank?

    Thanks Fritz. Isn't the founder of Alibaba worth more than Bill Gates?
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    Lightweight, cheap, cylindrical gas tank?

    Thanks Daleandee! This might do it! I could sheath it in a larger, longer diameter PVC pipe, with a bit of insulation even, separate the light (spark) from the tank by a foot or so, with grounding) to avoid the danger Vigilant1 points out and no worries about the filler neck etc. Fritz I...
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    Little Wing Autogyro Tail and Rudder

    This is the famous Little Wing autogyro. Why is the rudder on these so stout? What is going on, aerodynamically, on these that is different from a normal winged airplane?
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    Game-changing rotary engine muscles a go-kart

    Sorry, didn't know this was already covered. I am like my young daughter sometimes. She sees something that is new to her and is sure she discovered it...
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    Pioneers of Aviation

    http://chezpeps.free.fr/0/pre-1914/04-151_200-copy_paste_Breguet-Pre-1914-Aircraft-Challenge.html This one reminds me of Deconstructive Architecture or Russian Constructivism. Not sure if it ever flew. It could also be this chap travelled to the future, saw a Soviet Mig and tried to replicate...
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    Lightweight, cheap, cylindrical gas tank?

    Hello all! I am looking for tips on how to construct a 6-8" dia x 42" ethanol-gas proof tank that is lightweight, durable and cheap. At the end of the day it will look like this Under the clear cap will be an LED wig-wag landing light. Any suggestions?
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    Game-changing rotary engine muscles a go-kart

    https://youtu.be/-g4dKZTnxHo http://newatlas.com/liquidpiston-xengine-rotary/43776/?li_source=LI&li_medium=default-widget This is interesting, too.
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