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    Heath parasol metric plans

    **** I thought it was all wood like the original, what about the ragwing one, is it all wood? Looks good to me
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    Heath parasol metric plans

    Maybe the easiest way is to learn to use the imperial system ahah
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    Heath parasol metric plans

    Yes actually i think I'm going to mill my own wood, not because I want but because I don't have other chooses, for the plans I was looking at the Texas parasol, which look very familiar to the original heath parasol
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    Heath parasol metric plans

    Sup guys! After a long time school is over and I'm back on my little island with some free time. As I previously said I wanted to try building a heath parasol, but I can't find "new" plans and with metric measurements, do you know if someone sells them? Or at least if there's a reliable source...
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    It's possible to learn to fly on a homebuilt airplane?

    In August I'm going to start my ppl course, and me and my brother already started to get the things ready to build a heath parasol, so one day he goes like "you know, once is ready we should try to fly it" and to me it sounded like the worst idea ever, because you know, if you crash you don't...
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    It's possible to learn to fly on a homebuilt airplane?

    Yeah obviously I mean with an instructor, I don't think anyone with no experience at all would fly a plane and just improvise ahah
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    It's possible to learn to fly on a homebuilt airplane?

    Yeah that's natural selection at his finest ahah
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    It's possible to learn to fly on a homebuilt airplane?

    It's something I've been thinking for a while, do you think it's possible to learn to fly on a homebuilt plane? Apart from the fact that looks kinda dangerous I think that learning to fly on a home built plane would be ideal because you already kinda know how it works. Let me know what do you think!
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    Building a mini bi plane... very new at this

    That would genuinely scare the crap out of me, just imagine a flying barrel with a dude in it who screams at a bull during a rodeo 😂
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    Building a mini bi plane... very new at this

    First I think you should understand what you can and what you can't do with an ultralight, regulations may vary from place to place but just do a quick Google research or ask here, the members are super kind and who can it's definitely gonna help you. I don't know if you can actually learn to...
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    Updates on the seaplane ultralight!

    Lol no way I can find a rotax here, but I really want to get in touch with the baganfibio dude to see how it does on water
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    Updates on the seaplane ultralight!

    Yes I have access to a lathe and a milling machine, I know how to use them and fabricate things, I also know how to Tig weld both in ac or dc, but I think I've found some "store-made" redrives both for a fire or for a PSA engine, I don't think those cost more than 1/2k
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    Updates on the seaplane ultralight!

    Ok I got this, but how can I test if my engine radiator and the oil radiator are big enough?
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    Updates on the seaplane ultralight!

    What if I use chestnut or apple wood?
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    Updates on the seaplane ultralight!

    Due to the fact that I live on an island the only woods that I can use are the ones used for boatbuilding, here are very common cedar, mahogany and pine, for the propeller as far as I understood I could use a 180cm or a 190cm one, I can easily carve a propeller once I understand how to design...
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    Updates on the seaplane ultralight!

    First, I want to thank you for the patience, so I've done some math, the engine I'm currently able to use have at the crank around 90hp at 6000 rpm, so if I want to spin a 180cm propeller at right below mach 0.8 (which is around 877km/h), I need to spin it at 2300rpm, because the radius of the...
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    Updates on the seaplane ultralight!

    I purchased the plans for a Piet air camper, sadly the plans for the baganfibio are kinda hard to get
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    Updates on the seaplane ultralight!

    Yes I want to fly, and really just want to keep things easy as possible, but I have to work with what I have, at the moment I can't import an aeronautical engine nor an auto one with big displacement, so I'm trying to figure out what to do. But how do I know how fast my prop need to spin in...
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    Updates on the seaplane ultralight!

    I see, well I guess I'm gonna test some direct drives and maybe if I can machine some reducers, I have experience with pulleys with teeth on them and at high-ish speed they tent to vibrate or resonate, on the other hand they have less probability to slip, to reduce vibration are better V cut...
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    Updates on the seaplane ultralight!

    Nah they're not rare, only the twin sparks and 2.0L carburates ones are a bit pricy, the IE ones are sold for a fair price
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