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Tom Cruise's P-51 Mustang by [email protected]
I saw his interview with Diane Sawyer last night. They showed video of him flying his sweet P-51. It's a really nice one. It has "Kiss Me Kate" painted on the nose. He had Diane Sawyer in the back seat. He also had two other warbirds escorting and filming him. One of them was a british warbird, I...
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February 28th 07 06:52 PM
by Bill Shatzer Go to last post
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IFR in the 1930's by Dick
Let me change that from "any thoughts" to "any helpful" thoughts G. "Dick" wrote in message ... Staring at my empty instrument panel while considering which instruments and their placement, I got wondering how old...
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September 11th 03 07:42 PM
by Mike Weller Go to last post
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restoring a DC9 restroom... at home by [email protected]
I want use my home workshop to rebuild an old, junked restroom from a USAF DC9. The milspec drawings show a slot for "used razor blades". How often am I supposed to clean out the used razor blades to maintain airworthiness specs?
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July 10th 05 07:20 PM
by Edgar Go to last post
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Rolls Royce Meteor V 2 engine from a Centurion tank by The Raven
Can anyone tell me how similar these engines were to the Merlin? I know they were a derivative but being intended for ground use may be so totally different as to be useless for any aviation application. Why do I ask? An acquaintance has just acquired a complete Meteor engine and is looking to...
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February 23rd 08 05:58 AM
by voodooman101 Go to last post
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Need Information To Do A 150 Hp Conversion On My C-150 by spar
Would appreciate hearing from anyone who can advise me who I need to contact to get information to do a 150 hp conversion on my C-150. Thanks in advance Spar
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March 3rd 05 03:21 PM
by Homesick Angel Go to last post
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Why were almost all of them scrapped? by [email protected]
Didn't ANYBODY after WW2 have the love of airplanes and the foresight to buy at least one military airplane, especially since they were so cheap? What were they thinking?! Did they not see the value of these planes for future generations? Why didn't some civilians simply buy a B-17 for $700 and...
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January 3rd 06 09:54 PM
by Ron Natalie Go to last post
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Navion Maintainance by [email protected]
Thank you for the excellent info on parts availabilty. On a similar topic, are there any maintenance trouble spots on the older Navions? I was told that the hydraulic system is leaky or troublesome. Is this true, how bad a problem is it and are there any other areas of concern?
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September 26th 03 04:22 AM
by Jay Honeck Go to last post
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Photos of 1:48 TA-4K Skyhawk by [email protected]
Hi, If interested, I've posted some pics here... http://homepages.paradise.net.nz/southfly/skyhawk.htm Cheers, Ian
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February 17th 05 03:39 PM
by Don McIntyre Go to last post
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Welding question - by Michael Horowitz
In preparation for doing some simple OA welding on a rudder, I've been practicing on some 4130 scrap. Since there is filler where it's not structurally important, I"ve been filing the excess material. All except one and it's as hard as if I were trying to file stainless. Is this an indication that...
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September 7th 06 03:52 PM
by wesley marceaux Go to last post
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Oshkosh 2008 Photos by John[_9_]
Maybe I am spoiled. I keep expecting that in this modern age there will be plenty of photos of an event like AirVenture even while it is ongoing. The official EAA site is top heavy with photos of mechanical bulls, past prime rock n' roll acts, and photos of the people that make AirVenture what it...
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August 15th 08 04:14 PM
by Rvator Go to last post
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Secondary Stall by w3n-a
http://w3n-a.blogspot.com/2008/12/secondary-stall.html This stall is called a secondary stall since it may occur after a recovery from a preceding stall. It is caused by attempting to hasten the completion of a stall recovery before the airplane has regained sufficient flying speed. When this...
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December 10th 08 12:35 PM
by Beauciphus Go to last post
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SBD Makes Deadstick Landing by Orval Fairbairn
This past Saturday, I had the privilege of flying in a massed Veterans' Day formation at DeLand, FL. I was leading White Flight, consisting of my Johnson Rocket, a Comanche and a Bonanza. We had arranged to form up over Bob Lee Airport with Red Flight, consisting of an SX-300, a T-34 and and SBD...
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November 22nd 04 03:49 AM
by Chip Jones Go to last post
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Putting a Plane into Storage by JAX
Is there a procedure or can anyone offer advice on putting a plane into long term storage, so that the airframe is protected and a few years down the road it can be brought back up with a minimum of fuss and lubing? Should the plane be wrapped somehow to keep insects and critters from getting in? ...
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July 1st 05 07:20 PM
by Doug Go to last post
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B-17 in Brantford, Ontario by Steve
Anyone know of the progress of the B-17 being restored in Brantford, Ontario? I've heard that that specific aircraft was used in making the movie Memphis Belle....is this true?
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February 20th 05 04:10 PM
by 50cal Go to last post
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Navion Parts Availability by Margy Natalie
"[email protected]" wrote: What is the parts availability like for 1940's vintage Navions? Not bad at all. One guy just bought the contents of the Navion factory. From what I've heard, the people that bought the paperwork are trying to make the parts considered bogus, but I don't think they have a...
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August 15th 03 03:47 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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V12 merlin by fana
good evening is someone know the price for an engine merlin V12 rolls royce? thanks
February 22nd 04 03:34 AM
by Cliff Go to last post
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Newbee: what does "Mk" stand for ? by Steven P. McNicoll
"Jan Gelbrich" wrote in message ... Hello, just as a non-native English speaker, I would like to know what the abbreviation "Mk" stands for, e.g. in "Supermarine Spitfire Mk I" or "~ Mk II" and so forth, ...
September 13th 03 12:05 AM
by Papa Go to last post
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Brewster Buffalo News by John[_9_]
I see in Classic Wings and at the Annals of the Brewster Buffalo, http://www.warbirdforum.com/buff.htm , that the Museum of Naval Aviation has transferred the Brewster 239 BW-372 to the Finnish Air Force Museum at Tikkakoski for a 5 year period. The Finns will finish cleaning and preserving the...
April 8th 08 09:05 PM
by Jukka O. Kauppinen Go to last post
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Russian abandoned aircraft site by Bob Fry
"This engineering was in a museum Aircraft technicians in Moscow earlier. But when a museum have closed, engineering have put on a separate platform open-air and it became nobody necessary." Nevermind the broken English. Photos of what's apparently a place near Moscow for abandoned Soviet...
April 4th 09 07:12 AM
by Joe Brophy[_2_] Go to last post
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UK Firefly crashes by F7FTCAT
Am I imagining things or does there seem to be a pretty high attrition rate among the really rare airplanes at some of these UK airshows? I mean there was the P-38, P-63, Mosquito, the Me-109 (Black 6), then there was the Sea Fury on the golf course and the Sea Fury on the beach. Now there is...
July 26th 03 08:08 PM
by ngilder Go to last post
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