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Tetra-14 (HP-24) First Flight by Wayne Paul
Brad Hill's Tetra-15 made its first flight on 27 January 2012. The Tetra-15 is the first sailplane built from the HP-24 project development and tooling. Brad got lots of photos and even some video of the event. There are some pictures (soon to be more) on the HP-24 website and on the HP-24...
February 4th 12 07:45 PM
by Dan[_12_] Go to last post
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VHF Aviation FBO Antenna by Phil
Hello , am looking for advise on a VHF Omni directional antenna for a small fixed base operation , looked at a commercial ant. and the price is a little high for a 1/4 wave vertical , am sure the quality is there but am wondering if I could modify a Ringo or something else to work just as good ,...
January 25th 12 06:07 PM
by RST Engineering[_2_] Go to last post
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Is this not Rec.Aviation.Homebuilt? by Wild Woodsman
Why is there so many posts not related to Homebuilts?
(Multi-page thread 1 2)
December 31st 11 04:16 AM
by Steve Hix[_2_] Go to last post
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496 Yoke mount by A36guy
http://www.ebay.com/itm/180776210779?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1555.l2649
December 16th 11 09:24 PM
by OnetteBaf Go to last post
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Reminder: Watch out for props at all times! by David E. Powell
Ouch. :+( http://usnews.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2011/12/05/9229570-model-editor-seriously-injured-by-planes-propeller http://usnews.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2011/12/05/9229570-model-editor- seriously-injured-by-planes-propeller
December 9th 11 07:06 AM
by David E. Powell Go to last post
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V-12 by Richard Isakson
Next time you're moping around and need a project, try one of these: http://www.wimp.com/tiniestengine/ Rich Isakson
November 22nd 11 03:14 PM
by Dan[_12_] Go to last post
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Piper Cub "Grace the Ace" - 80 Spins by (Keith Sowter)
Searching through my old slide collection I came across one of a J3-65 Cub marked "Grace the Ace" in large titles down the side - tucked away in the back of a Hangar in Lethbridge , Alberta back in 1980. here's the Photo http://www.abpic.co.uk/photo/1165897/ It had a notice in the Cockpit window...
November 11th 11 11:27 PM
by Karen Pollitt Go to last post
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Motion Detector Lights Also Can Improve Your Homes by securitycamera2000
It is a practical technological innovation for motion detector lights that drastically improve the safety of your home. And they are very cost-effective. There are many effective mechanisms with motion sensor lights but the most common being technology is the PIRs (passive infrared). Since human...
November 9th 11 01:39 PM
by vaughn[_3_] Go to last post
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UL flying boats by David E. Powell
On Nov 7, 2:09*pm, george152 wrote: Frogwatch wrote: http://www.seair.com/flyingboat.htm I had to post this as it just looks fun. In the 70s early 80s every ultralight/microlight had provision for floats... increased drag and lowered airspeed would take them from...
November 7th 11 09:22 PM
by David E. Powell Go to last post
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Another AirBus-320 question by pintlar
I have seen reported that the AirBus-320 has a glide ratio of 1:15. That was what our pilots told us the wings on Cessna 180-182 (L-19)'s glide ratio was. It does not seem consistent that a swept, thin airfoil, wing would have the same glide ratio as the Cessna. It is correct the AB-320 has a...
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November 7th 11 06:04 AM
by Artenteli Go to last post
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Building Airplanes... by Richard[_8_]
I've been sailing now for 5 or 6 years. Boats are fun, and the girls come along! But I've been getting the itch to build another flying machine. Maybe the YB-1 Stealth Biplane? Or a WW-I sorta replica. One more time? Before I'm too old to cut the aluminum?
November 4th 11 07:12 PM
by Richard[_8_] Go to last post
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Another senior Obama advisor by whlea642
In appearances on the TV talk shows, GOP candidatesHerman Cain and Texas Gov. Rick Perry pointed to their respective plans to simplify the federal tax code as key to economic growth. "This plan is about getting people back to work, putting confidence in the American entrepreneur to know that the...
November 3rd 11 09:45 PM
by Scott[_7_] Go to last post
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RV7 and GNS430W by StephenW
Hello, I am planning to install a GNS430W with CDI (GAR GI-106A). My question is, is there a switch that needs to also be installed to select the mode of the CDI? From LOC/GS to GPS. Or is this included in the GNS430W? Thanks
November 2nd 11 03:33 PM
by Dude Go to last post
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Officials arrest 70 in major Arizona drug bust by moncler6243
Tens of thousands of people have been killed in drug-related violence since Mexican President Felipe Calderonlaunched his military campaign against the cartels after he took office in late 2006. Drugs were smuggled from Mexico into Arizona by car, plane, on foot, and through tunnels. "This is one...
October 31st 11 06:18 PM
by Orval Fairbairn Go to last post
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Rad Cam engine by Neal Fulco
Does anyone have any new information on Mark Bierle's ( of Earthstar Aircraft) Rad Cam engine? All the web searches mention that the engine was at Sun-n-Fun 2003 and Airventure 2003. Was he at either of those fly-ins this year? Thanks Neal
October 29th 11 06:11 PM
by Helicopter Mech Go to last post
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Nice static port for RVs and other homebuilts by Bug Dout
I'm building an RV-9A and finally installed the static ports today. Vans provides a pair, one for each fuselage side, made from a couple of pull rivits: Remove the stem and voila, instant static port. They seem to work well but nobody likes the look. SafeAir provides a nice kit with CNC machined...
October 28th 11 07:54 PM
by Bug Dout Go to last post
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Limbach VW engine quirc by Lars[_2_]
Hi all! It's been a while since I visited this group, I've been busy putting a Scotish Aviation Bulldog on civilian register with a group of people at the Swedish Air Force Museum. But now a friend of mine visited a cousin in the US and whent on an airboat ride in the Everglades and that hooked him...
October 22nd 11 05:13 PM
by wesley marceaux[_2_] Go to last post
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Narco Com IIA Wiring connections? by Rod
I picked up an old Narco Com IIA radio. I'd like to wire it up at home in the garage so I can listen to the traffic and approach control flying overhead. I've searched the internet high and low looking for documentation that would identify the connections on the back. I can't find any, not...
October 12th 11 07:08 AM
by Dimiter Petrov Go to last post
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Experiences with vendors by Bug Dout
Van's Air Force (VAF) is probably the largest homebuilding site on the Web. But it's devoted to Vans Aircraft homebuilts (the RV series). Worse--for the purpose of this post--it actively deletes negative posts about vendors. So you get all the praises of good vendors, but negative comments are...
October 7th 11 04:54 PM
by Bug Dout Go to last post
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O-200 Crankshaft STC for the C85 Continental ---- How's It Going? by jls
We are about to buy a couple of them if the history is good. Anybody know of any glitches with the modified engine? The STC is $350 and was originated by Don Swords of Don's Dream Machines in Griffin, GA. You install an O-200 crankshaft, O-200 rods, and O-200 pistons in a C85, for a total cost...
September 30th 11 04:09 PM
by Scuddycog Go to last post
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