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    Carbon Fiber Tubing

    Does anybody have any experience with this carbon fiber tubing sold by Aircraft Spruce? CARBON FIBER TUBING from Aircraft Spruce I am building a Cozy and have been looking at this tubing for two applications in the Cozy. First, I was thinking of substituting the aluminum aileron torque tubes...
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    Build one or buy used......Dillema?

    If you don't like building for the sake of building you are better to buy a plane. Even buy a finished homebuilt. It is really hard to finish such a long project without a passion for the actually process. Plus homebuilt aircraft rarely sell for much more than the cost of materials.
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    What is the ultimate bush plane?

    Really? In Trespassing in God's Country there are many deep wilderness trips that were done with Cubs. I think they went as far North as the north end of James Bay with one fuel stop. I could be wrong on the logistics, but that seem pretty far to me.
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    What is the ultimate bush plane?

    I really don't think any of these qualify as bush planes. I my humble opinion a bush plane is for accessing remote areas for things like trout fishing. It is to get to the place that nobody else can reach. I see images of chest waders tosses in the back with a fly rod and enough supplies for a...
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    What is the ultimate bush plane?

    What is the most ultimate bush plane of all time? To me it is between the Beaver and the Piper Cub.
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    Rebuilding a Lycoming IO-360

    Is it realistic for a homebuilder to rebuild his own Lycoming IO-360? I am building a Cozy aircraft and I am thinking about engine issues. New engines are expensive. The run out engines look pretty cheap. I really like engines and engine work, but I have never worked on an aircraft engine. I...
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