Can't get enough Melmoth? Watch this...

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    Featuring my favorite picture of Matt Damon.
     
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    People probably stop Matt on the street and say "do you really know Peter Garrison!!" LOL
     
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    Who is Matt Damon, and what airplane did he build?


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    Excellent.
    Garrison's articles are why I subscribe to FLYING.
    Aero textbooks hide ocassional jewels of wisdom in useless equations. Peter translates them in his Technicalities column, so that pilots don't become a topic in his Aftermath column.
     
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    Fan-freakin-tastic!
     
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    Heck if I know.
     
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    Been a FLYING subscriber off and on since 1974 and have always enjoyed Peter Garrison's contributions most. His willingness to tackle a project as big as Melmoth with no prior education or experience in aircraft construction is just amazing. His Melmoth II looks faster with the thin wing but I really liked the mid-span dihedral on Melmoth I. Don't know why...
     
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    Mid span dihedral like a Thorp T-18, Jodel, Falconar, etc. My Falconar F-12 was like on rails when banked at 45 degrees.
     
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    Agree.
    First Melmoth had that elementary form follows function look. MII certainly makes more sense and is more efficient... but guess it's my age showing.
     
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    Melmoth 2's hangar, as seen in the photos during this video presentaiton, is less than 200 feet from mine. I see it taxiing around and flying every once in a while. Peter Garrison is quite a bit smarter than he lets on. The cooling system on the Melmoth is really clever.
     
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    For those of you who would like to see more of what is 200 feet from VB's hangar go to Melmoth2.com.
     

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