Volksplane VP-2 Mk2 wing project

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  1. Oct 28, 2018 #21

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    Hey, Fritz, did you get a new hard drive and get back up and running to finish the VP-2 wing "kit?"
     
  2. Oct 28, 2018 #22

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    I lost a couple of weeks getting the Wayward Waiex Wonder-boy winging his way westward but I'm back on track. If all goes well I'll start cutting again tonight. ...if the Dodgers are still loosing
     
  3. Oct 28, 2018 #23

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    Your guest wasn't Benton Harbor (the Wonderful White-Winged Weekend Warrior) was he?
     
  4. Oct 28, 2018 #24

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    No, it was Timmy the Terrific, tumultuous tempter of trans-gravitational tribulations.
     
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  5. Oct 28, 2018 #25

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    there is a video on YooToob of a French VP-2 flying two-up on a Corvair.
     
  6. Oct 28, 2018 #26

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    If there's no link then it's not real. ;-)
     
  7. Oct 28, 2018 #27

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    If he posts a link we'll have to admit the passenger is an 60 pound 9 year old and they're still cramped :gig:
     
  8. Oct 28, 2018 #28

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    Think of it as the Evans diet...build a VP-2, then lose 50 lbs if you want to take up a passenger. :grin:
     
  9. Oct 28, 2018 #29

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    Or for the more DIY there's, I know off at least 2 maybe 3 of these in our chapter http://www.hainesengineering.com/rhaines/cnc/cnc_info.htm
     
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    Lose a few pounds and a couple inches of width. LOL. Its a nerrow plane
     
  11. Oct 28, 2018 #31

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    That one looks good but a little 'involved'. There are hundreds of plans on the interweb for cheap (affordable), easy CNC machines. I can't imagine why there's not one in every garage that has a tablesaw.



    It ain't pounds that keep a VP-2 from being a two seater, it's inches. 34 inches is 34 inches no matter how much you weigh :gig:
     
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    Bud and Bill made it work, so can we!

    evans vp-2 sport aviation cover (medium).jpg

     
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    Lol, that's the same photo I wanted to use to show that you CAN'T fit two people in a VP-2 but I couldn't find it.

    evans vp-2 sport aviation cover crop.jpg you can put two people in a VP-2, just like you can...

    90407-most-people-into-WV.jpg ...put 17 people in a VW Bug
     
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    Theres another pic from Budd's article that shows their shoulders overlapping.
     
  15. Oct 28, 2018 #35

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    So does this one.
     
  16. Oct 29, 2018 #36

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    I guess it comes down to picking the right passenger. ;)

    VP-2 51-IW.jpg

    Why am I not surprised that this is a French VP-2...? :ban:
     
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    C'est Francais, c'est logique!
     
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    deleted... (it was just unnecessary personal opinion) :gig:
     
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    You're in the hot seat now Fritz, Tim got back home yesterday and the Dodgers !(#*$& tanked it tonight.
     
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    I live in the hot seat ;) After I invested 7 hours watching 18 innings in game 3 your Dodgers went and broke my heart last night.
     
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