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Flyability of Biplane Flying Boat by durabol[_2_]
I have been working on a biplane flying boat (similar to some in the early 1900s). Rough weight estimates a fuselage/tail/controls 200, Rotax 503/5Gal fuel 150, wings 150, me 225 = 725 gross. The reason for the biplane configuration is for the large wing area (250sq.ft) I feel will be needed to...
January 17th 16 07:49 PM
by Scott Perkins Go to last post
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Spencer AirCar plans by [email protected]
Has anybody found a source for new or used plans for this amphibious aircraft. Thanks for any leads. Steve carlisle
January 17th 16 07:33 PM
by Scott Perkins Go to last post
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Flying (Color) Blind by David E. Powell
Met a very well-marked High School student today who wants to do flying as a career. He has one problem, he is red-green color blind. He believes that the services will not take him as a military pilot, but he would still love to fly. Are there airlines or cargo carriers who will take a...
November 21st 15 06:59 AM
by Charlie+ Go to last post
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canard flying boat by Darrel Toepfer
karel wrote: has the canard concept ever been applied to a flying boat? with pusher propellers? if not, any good reasons? KA (just wondering) (1911 Voisin)
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October 19th 15 07:37 AM
by Alejandro Irausquin Go to last post
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BMW engine aircraft suitable? by Ralf Mueller
just read about the new BMW S 1000 RR bike. The complete engine assembly is less than 60 KG. Engine puts out 193HP (112 Nm, 12,000rpm). Wouldn't that one (slightly detuned) make a nice SLA powerplant ;-))
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Capella XLS by [email protected]
Does anyone have contact info for J. Reid Howell? I'm trying to find some info on a Capella T-Raptor that I just purchased.
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RV4 3pt vs wheel landings by [email protected]
On Saturday, June 8, 1996 at 3:00:00 AM UTC-4, Dennis wrote: Where can I get more informatin about "3 point" vs "wheel" landings in the Vans RV4 ? I have read the "Compleat Taildragger" and he says you must do "wheel" landings for high crosswind, but then many articles in Plane&Pilot say...
July 26th 15 10:41 AM
by Barnyard BOb[_2_] Go to last post
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Smyth Sidewinder by Marcello Mariutti
Is there anyone alse building a Sidewinder???
June 12th 15 08:07 PM
by Marcello Mariutti Go to last post
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Seattle Area Aircraft Salvage? by [email protected]
I used to play in one in the 1950's on Beacon Hill, that was on Military road going down to Airport way.
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RAH? by Richard[_8_]
So is anybody doing anything worth talking about? I did the detail design for an all wood elliptical wing that a friend is building. Low wing single seat Sportster. His airframe was started by Paul P some years back. Paul did beautiful welding. He's ready to have the fuel tank welded up now,...
April 1st 15 04:58 PM
by Richard[_8_] Go to last post
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Review of John T. Lowry's "Performance Of Light Aircraft" by [email protected]
John: It's been 16 years since your posts here, and I'm just now discovering your Bootstrap Approach to assessing small aircraft performance. Are you still around? If so, please respond. I'd like to buy additional background information directly from you since your book is now out of print. I...
March 26th 15 08:50 AM
by Richard[_8_] Go to last post
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My Turner T40 Prop Sensenich 68X68 by [email protected]
On Wednesday, December 3, 1997 at 1:00:00 AM UTC-7, Dennis Gillman wrote: I purchased Walt Lanes Turner T40 which appeared on the cover of SPORT AVIATION January 1974 and HOMEBUILT AIRCRAFT June 1978. It had been stored for about 15 years. It was restored and I have been flying it sense ...
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This Guy is building a copy of the Gee Bee QED! by [email protected]
Thanks! I hope there was a first flight last fall. Any updates on the progress? -Philip
February 21st 15 07:17 PM
by jj Go to last post
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Rotax 447 engine info by [email protected]
Steve Beatty knows his stuff he has bailed me out on a few problems over the phone....
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status of Delta Hawk diesel by jan olieslagers[_2_]
The Delta Hawk has been VERY slow to come to the market, yet I have a vague memory of the first samples being very close to release. Anyone know the details, or of any flying apart from factory test/demo planes? TIA,
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Looking for propeller Flange information by Guy Deraspe
Is there a web site or a book on "Everything you want to know on aircraft engine-propeller flange"? I have done some searches on the web, but I always get to specific propeller or engine model. They state Standard SAE #1, #2, ... modified... Lycoming bolt pattern... Continental Bolt pattern ......
January 12th 15 12:54 PM
by Dave F Go to last post
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Roy Downing's BROKAW BULLET CLUB by [email protected]
On Friday, August 27, 1999 3:00:00 AM UTC-4, Craig C. wrote: Hey Roy, is the book in a reproducable form or is it bound so as to complicate things? If it's reproducable, can we see about getting premission to do it so that it can be shared with those of us that don't have copies? With the...
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FAA says homebuilders have to build the components of theirprojects off-airport by [email protected]
On Saturday, August 9, 2014 5:57:52 AM UTC-6, Sylvia Else wrote: On 8/08/2014 1:03 AM, Larry Dighera wrote: FAA Says Hangars No Place For Homebuilders Having taken a look at the legislation, I have to say that I'm far from certain that the FAA really has the power to say...
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FAA says homebuilders have to build the components of theirprojects off-airport by David E. Powell
It depends on the airport, not all are so bad for it, but some aren't too good for it.
August 23rd 14 07:47 AM
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moteur 2 temps injection by bp
Bonjour Comment faire pour trouver un moteur 2 temps à injection environ 200 cm3 pour mettre sur un chariot paramoteur Avez vous un idée? merci Bernard
July 31st 14 11:25 AM
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