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  1. Twodeaddogs

    Aircraft for the common man, homebuilt or kit....

    Nominate the aircraft that fits the bill....evans vp 1
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    never heard of it...
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    electronic ignition? magneto retrofit?

    Hello all; Is it possible to fit electronic ignition kits to magnetos, like Bendix or Slick, for uncertified use? I'm talking about the types of kits you can use to replace points ignition on VWs. regards TDD
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    Porco Rosso

    Hayao Miyakazi film. beautifully drawn and very charming. Compulsory viewing for aircraft lovers.
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    how simple is this?

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    Chris heintz

    Just read that the great man has passed away. RIP
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    what the russians are building...

    A legal eagle with a two stroke?
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    AN fitting for Cessna brake units?

    Hi all Can anyone tell me the part number for the AN fitting on the Cessna 150 brake caliper? TDD
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    thrust expected from an 1834cc VW?

    Hi all, What kind of thrust would you expect to get from an 1834cc VW?
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    KR-2 cable tensions?

    Hi all, Anybody know the proper KR2 cable tensions? thanks TDD
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    what ignition systems are people using for VW engines?

    Hi all, I have flown behind vertex magnetos, Lucas and slick magnetos on VWs. What are you guys using?
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    change axle...

    Hi all, I'd like to change the axles on this Spezio main gear for a newer Cessna type 4-bolts tub axle. Is there any option for getting the existing stub off, without taking a grinder to it?
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    magneto leads replacement...

    Hi all, Im dealing with an old Bendix scintilla 6 cylinder magneto and am wondering if it is possible to change the old heavy mag leads for modern shielded leads?
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    Pilot operating handbook for a Spezio Tuholer

    Hi all, I'm looking for one of the above, to copy for use on aircraft s/n 162, which is now under my watch in Ireland, so, if anyone has one, or a link to one, I'd appreciate it. regards TDD
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    copy of Spezio Tuholer wing diagram

    Hi all, I need to get a copy of the drawing or drawings of the wing structure of the Spezio Tuholer. If anyone has the means to copy the relevant pages, let me know and I'll pay for them regards TDD
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    spezio tuholer with old type brake units.

    Hi all, I'm working on a Tuholer with older Goodyear brake units, the ones with clips that hold the disc in....what a pain in the **** they are to get back on the axle...anyhow, we got the job done but now I need to know what type of brake fluid goes with them. What came out of the pipe was a...
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    dealing with brakes on a Spezio...

    Hi all, I am servicing a Spezio Tuholer at the moment, with a view to it being given it's Permit to Fly (Ireland). It's brakes have seized from being idle, so I pulled off a wheel to have a look. The brake disk is a kind I've never seen before; it's a slotted disk, which appears to sit in slots...
  18. Twodeaddogs

    Question: should the forum add a thread for conversions of industrial engines

    Hi all See thread title. Lots of very interesting industrial v-twins appearing on smaller aircraft. regards TDD
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    Super Cub with Kubota wind driven genny

    Hi all, I'm trying to track down a wind driven generator installation, which I have seen fitted to a Super Cub, in a video. It consists of a Kubota gene or dynamo driven by what appears to be a marine type propeller, which appears to be a multi-bladed type, possibly from a trolling motor,made of...
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    why not air starters for smaller aircraft?

    when I see the extensive use of air starters by Russian aircraft, I wonder why they have not been in more extensive use for small aircraft? anyone got any ideas for air starters for the likes of VW/Rotax/what have you ? regards TDD