Having bumped my head on an overhead I-beam while wearing a helmet, and also not wearing a helmet, I can tell you, wearing a helmet is a superior...
My regard for this forum, as a useful resource for home building airplanes, has plummeted to zero. An echo chamber of confirmation bias.
I sent the same video to David the builder of my Poorgirl, thinking I had bumbled across something really offbeat, and he shot me back a picture...
"Better wet pants, than a broken neck"
German built Lilienthal Glider test flown in California
Confirmation Bias ~ Echo Chamber
I don't think low temperature heat alone is going to ignite a flammable liquid. Heck, I've microwaved motoroil and grease in a microwave...
2 killed after small plane crashes in Long Island Field. Not pretty. At all....
Helicopter Basket Rescue Fail
Either the rope is untwisting under tension, or helicopter rotor wash is spiral in nature (I think it's...
My friend Greg <av8rgreg @ gmail.com> builds a lot of Beujon's.
Ouch. And now I have to actually switch from acquiring to building missing airplane parts. :-/
Someone else start the thread, I got banned after...
Flying a Big Fan... PB#205.
Now I have to clean up and put back together
what's in my front yard (#227), to flying like this.
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