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How to Remove Piston from Cylinder by Paul Dow (Remove Caps in mail address)
A member of our EAA chapter has a cylinder from a Franklin 150 engine (off the engine.) The piston was pushed too far up and the top ring sprung out so it now overlaps the cylinder sleeve which locks the piston in place. Does anyone have a technique to get the piston out? Preferably while...
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October 12th 08 10:29 PM
by Robert Bonomi Go to last post
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CNC lathe conversion by Philippe[_2_]
Hello, in my wich list about machining (for homebuilt), I want convert a lathe to a CNC lathe (standard asian 9x20 like Grizzly 4000). Is this guy still in business? http://www.thompsonmachine.net/9x20kit.htm I never have any answer when I sent Emails.
October 12th 08 10:49 AM
by Philippe[_2_] Go to last post
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Lycoming O-233. Any News? by Tim Hickey
I am sure that many of you saw the Lycoming O-233 engine at Oshkosh 08. For those of you who did not, it appears to be a Lyc O-235 that has undergone a weight shedding process. It is supposed to be rated at 100 hp at 2400 rpm, but will produce 116 hp at 2700 rpm. At least that is what I remember....
October 11th 08 09:10 PM
by Peter Dohm Go to last post
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Primary Glider Drawings by [email protected]
To All: As promised, I've began posting drawings of primary glider(s). You will find them in PRIMARY_GLIDERS Group, in the FILES archive, in the Folder 'The Northrup Primary Glider.' So far I've only posted a few. The others will be posted as time -- and my medical condition -- permits. The...
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October 8th 08 04:21 AM
by Ernest Christley Go to last post
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51% Rule Top Ten List by Ron Wanttaja
Lot of stuff lately about revisions/modifications to the FAA's enforcement of the 51% rule. We don't really need it. Here are the Top Ten Ways an Inspector Knows that an Amateur Builder Constructed the Aircraft: 10. Bloodstains on plans seem to emphasize the middle digit 9. Builder knows how...
October 6th 08 02:12 PM
by Ronnie Rataj Go to last post
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Kitplanes blog shuts down by Jim Logajan
That "experiment" didn't seem to find the lift its builders expected: http://www.kitplanesmag.blogspot.com/ Too bad - not sure if it was a lack of traffic (inadequate marketing) or simply too much of a drain of their finite time relative to what they thought they thought they were gaining.
October 5th 08 08:21 PM
by Lou Go to last post
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IGSO Engines - What are they? by JohnO
What's the difference between an IGSO-540 and an IO-540? Can one be conveniently used in an RV-10? Thanks JohnO
October 5th 08 04:23 PM
by Bill Daniels Go to last post
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Pinouts by alhansen
Is anyone aware of a web site that I can download pinouts for my Collins Nav and STEC autopilot? Thanks much... Al Hansen
October 4th 08 09:54 PM
by Barracuda403 Go to last post
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Subaru 2.0L by oilsardine[_2_]
wouldn't that be a nice starting point for an aircraft engine? http://jalopnik.com/photogallery/subarudiesel/1003879266 A flat torque curve until 2500 RPM and about 90HP, seems perfect for a direct drive. One of the questions may be if the prop/hub will suffer by the string power pulses of the...
October 4th 08 07:57 PM
by Philippe[_2_] Go to last post
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PRIMARY GLIDER DRAWINGS(2) by [email protected]
To All: I've started uploading drawings for the Northrup (*) primary glider, into the PRIMARY GLIDER Group on Yahoo. You will need a copy of DeltaCAD to view the drawings. A free but time-crippled copy of DeltaCAD is available from Midnight Software, the parent firm. Most of the drawings depict...
October 4th 08 05:48 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Primary Glider Recall by [email protected]
To All: As promised some days ago, I have been consolidating all of the computerized Primary Glider drawings I have. There's quite a bit of information dating from the late 1980's. It is on five computer systems and in several formats. Unfortunately, the most recent files (which are on memory...
October 3rd 08 08:19 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Homebuilt Aircraft Frequently Asked Questions List (FAQ) by Ron Wanttaja
Last revised on September 1, 2004. Added question on non-US homebuilding. This document attempts to answer common questions asked by newcomers to the rec.aviation.homebuilt newsgroup, or those curious individuals unfamiliar with the domain of homebuilt aircraft. It assumes that the reader already...
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October 3rd 08 03:13 PM
by Gig 601Xl Builder Go to last post
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PTI Paints from Aircraft Spruce by PPT33R
I just had a very bad experience with a can of PTI enamel "exclusively" from Aircraft Spruce. There was only enough propellant in the can to cover 1 square foot of surface. There is still a vast majority of the product in the can. This is absolutely horrible quality for the cost of these...
October 3rd 08 02:13 PM
by Lou Go to last post
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Blog COMMENTS by [email protected]
To All: If you have left a COMMENT for an article in my blog, the computer advises me of that fact by sending me an email. The email shows the first line or two of your comment then asks if I want to publish the comment, reject it or modify it, providing a button for each. If I'm busy I usually...
October 3rd 08 05:59 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Searchers find Fossett's plane and human remains by Charles Vincent
Searchers find adventurer Fossett's plane in Calif. along with human remains for DNA testing TRACIE CONE and MARCUS WOHLSEN AP News Oct 02, 2008 22:50 EST More than a year after the mysterious disappearance of millionaire adventurer Steve Fossett, searchers found the wreckage of his plane in
October 3rd 08 05:11 AM
by Charles Vincent Go to last post
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Pueblo Weisbrod Aircraft Museum Hangar Construction and EnterpriseZone Designation by Jason[_2_]
If you pay Colorado income tax, this will be of interest to you. An Enterprise Zone has been created to help build a new hangar for the Pueblo Weisbrod Aircraft Museum located on the grounds of the Pueblo Memorial Airport (PUB). Pueblo Memorial Airport is located six miles east of Pueblo, Colorado....
October 1st 08 02:34 AM
by Jason[_2_] Go to last post
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radio noise by et
I'm getting a high freq. noise when I press the PTT with the headphones and mic plugged in. With the mic unplugged it 's ok. With a handheld mic it's ok. Tried a different headphone, still noisy. I grab the mic wire and the noise goes away. Continuity cks ok in mic wire. What am I...
September 30th 08 05:43 PM
by RST Engineering Go to last post
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Finding Time by [email protected]
"Where do you find the time?" That's one of the more common questions I'm asked. Probably the best answer is that I don't watch TV. Oh, we've got one -- great big thing the kids bought for us, mostly so they could watch the Bowl games when they come over to visit during the holidays. We watch...
September 29th 08 01:41 AM
by Tech Support Go to last post
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VW Engine Prices by [email protected]
Planning to build or buy a Volkswagen engine? Right now all of the major components come from other countries. Brazil produces crankcases. Mexico casts the cylinder heads an produces most of the auxiliary components such as the cam and its gea or the distributors pinion gear. China has taken a...
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September 28th 08 05:47 PM
by Peter Dohm Go to last post
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Jaun n Zoom by Michael Casey
Give it up guys. I have had the misfortune to raise a child with mental illness. As a young adult, because of his illness, the only people that would associate with him were those in the same boat as he was in. They supported each others phobias and fantasies and defended each other,...
September 28th 08 12:19 PM
by Michael Casey Go to last post
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