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Space slingshot was: Space Elevator by Keith Goodwin
Hi everyone. This is an extremely interesting thread, and I have been reading avidly. As a glider pilot, based in the U.K (not that my location makes the blindest bit of difference), I am reasonably familiar with the process of using a cable to get airborne, whether behind another aircraft (the...
June 29th 04 04:11 PM
by Tim Ward Go to last post
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Leading edge protection search by Tim Hickey
I have a question, and I suspect that someone in this group can help me. I fly a Zenith CH-300 that has a wood prop. Actually, I think that it may be the last prop ever made by the Great American Propeller Co. This prop does not have any leading edge protection. Years ago I found a product sold by...
June 28th 04 02:45 AM
by Tim Hickey Go to last post
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Flying CH 601s? by dan
-- Dan Tappan I am about to send for plans and rudder "starter" kit for the CH 601. I would be very interested in talking to anyone flying one. I am thinking about the 6 cyl. Jab for power. I am interested mostly in how it fly's, what it is like in a xwind and...
June 27th 04 11:23 PM
by Danny Go to last post
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Windsheild cleaning by OSKI 3
I don't know how many folks I have talked to, do NOT know about. Bounty paper towels (MICROWAVE/COOKING). I have used these for 15 years and have not had to replace a windshield yet. These towels are specifically for Microwave use and have No metal recycled crap in them. A lot better than trying...
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June 27th 04 07:48 PM
by Richard Lamb Go to last post
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Quirky LCD's on Ancient Trimble Flightmate Pro by jls
What's causing the letters and characters to be incomplete, like for instance, a "T" without the horizontal part or a "P" without its vertical line? It clears up and does great sometimes and I noticed it will sometimes clear up after it has rested in a hot airplane for a while? Yeah, it's an...
June 27th 04 07:00 PM
by jls Go to last post
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Third of July Splash-in by Gilan
Third of July Splash-in http://www.flyinggators.com/news/4th-splash.htm -- Have a good day and stay out of the trees! See ya on Sport Aircraft group http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Sport_Aircraft/
June 27th 04 03:53 PM
by Gilan Go to last post
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How long an Electric Horizon GYRO can be used? by Luo Zheng
I am a new one to attend in this group. Hope some one can help me. I wish some one can tell me how long an Electric Horizon GYRO cab be used in ultralight aircraft. Thanks. Luo Zheng
June 27th 04 04:12 AM
by Larry Go to last post
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CAAC in China had approved below 116kg aircraft sold in China without airworthiness cetificate by Luo Zheng
Chiese CAAC had approved below 116Kg aircraft sold in China without airworthiness certificate from June 1st. 2004. Luo Zheng
June 27th 04 03:50 AM
by Luo Zheng Go to last post
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Prop balancing and assorted observations - long by Dave Hyde
I've had a kind of unnerving vibration in my RV-4 since first flight. I looked into harmonic dampers, but they're pretty expensive, so I decided to give dynamic balancing a shot first. $200 and 1 hour later, my engine runs *much* smoother. It measured 0.3+ ips on the first run, so the guy weighed...
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June 27th 04 01:08 AM
by Brian Whatcott Go to last post
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Ride from Milwaukee to OshKosh? by News1
I'm in Dallas, considering flying (commercial) to Milwaukee for OshKosh. I'd prefer not to rent a car myself. Could anyone give me a lift? I'd be glad to buy gas for your car or airplane, and dinner or lunch if you'd like it. I'd like to leave Milwaukee either later on Wednesday or early...
June 27th 04 12:58 AM
by Lou Parker Go to last post
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Plasma Reduces Jet Noise (Turbines?) by sanman
Here's an article: http://www.newscientist.com/news/news.jsp?id=ns99996073 So if plasma reduces jet noise, then can it reduce turbine noise? There are gyroplanes like the one made by Groen Bros, and also the old Fairy, which used ramjets on the rotortips to boost rpm and lift during takeoff, but...
June 27th 04 12:45 AM
by Otro Malo Más ...\(Aka Gokú\) Go to last post
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aero-domains for homebuilt experts by secura
It is not well known, that also homebuilt experts can get aero-domains. If they have an own website or send a document, they can get a domain name at .aero and at the official subdomain homebuilt.aero, which has been established by SITA. In the future, everybody, who is interested, in flying,...
June 26th 04 07:11 AM
by secura Go to last post
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1200lb Zenith Ch701 by Tony
Any news if the 701 will have its` weight increased from 1100lb to 1200lb for the new Sports Plane Cat. Thanks Tony
June 26th 04 04:17 AM
by Richard Lamb Go to last post
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How long an Electric Horizon GYRO was used? by Luo Zheng
I am a new one to attend in this group. Hope some one can help me. I wish some one can tell me how long an Electric Horizon GYRO cab be used in ultralight aircraft. Luo Zheng
June 26th 04 02:55 AM
by Luo Zheng Go to last post
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internal timing of slick magneto by Jerry Jensen
Anyone have any detailed instructions for internal timing of a newer slick magneto?
June 25th 04 07:59 PM
by Dan Thomas Go to last post
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Engine update, good and bad news by nauga
The bad news: There was a welded repair on the #2 cylinder, right next to the intake valve. Looks like the stress around the repair warped either the valve stem or the valve guide. There was no scoring on the cylinder walls and the rings were intact, and it was apparent that oil was coming in...
June 25th 04 06:26 PM
by Orval Fairbairn Go to last post
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Cessna buyers in So. Cal. beware ! by Bill Berle
This is a very lengthy but worth reading post. For the purposes of possibly saving someone's life or at least preventing serious injury to their wallets, I am posting below the text of an e-mail I sent recently to someone who had advertised a Cessna in the San Diego area. I was looking for a super...
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June 25th 04 04:53 AM
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Flightworks Capella Plans by rj
Flightworks appears to have gone out of business. I have spent a great deal of time searching the web and can't find a trace of them. I have a Capella, 2-place, trigear, Rotax 582 powered, and of about a 1990 vintage. I need a copy of the construction manual. Not the drawings. Just the pages...
June 25th 04 03:37 AM
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Narco Escort II Service Manual by Jeff
Does anyone have a copy of the Narco Escort II Service Manual that I could get a copy of? Thanks, Jeff
June 25th 04 02:33 AM
by Jeff Go to last post
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Hawks/Miller HM-1 by Ken Balch
Hi, I'm looking for leads to any information on Frank Hawks' Golden Age racing airplane, 'Time Flies'. This plane was designed by Howell Miller and built by the Granville Brothers crew after the company was liquidated in the mid-1930's. The plane was damaged in a landing accident and later...
June 24th 04 09:39 PM
by Hirsch388555 Go to last post
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