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    It is true according to ...

    It is true according to https://www.faa.gov/documentLibrary/media/Advisory_Circular/AC_45-2E.pdf if your plane meets eligibility requirements to display an NX number
  2. Carl, go a week early and pour a slab. Make it...

    Carl, go a week early and pour a slab. Make it wide enough for your neighbor ! ! ! You'll be a hit !
  3. Thread: Normandy

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    Wow RW, I'd wish I could have seen your entire...

    Wow RW, I'd wish I could have seen your entire presentation but the PDF was great! My dad landed in France a few days after the initial invasion. I can only imagine.
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    The Minimax was more or less designed around a...

    The Minimax was more or less designed around a Rotax 277 engine which has over 2x the displacement of your KTM engine. Remember the old quip attributed to Caroll Shelby? "There ain't no substitute...
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    That's the same rig I have, popup and quad cab...

    That's the same rig I have, popup and quad cab ram. I park my truck at the tongue end of the camper so I'll have room to hook up and pull out if I leave midweek. About 2 yrs ago, between my truck and...
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    I would just take it elsewhere. And before every...

    I would just take it elsewhere. And before every departure, announce to the on-field shop you are taking it elsewhere for maintenance.
  7. As in accident data? You can dig up back...

    As in accident data?

    You can dig up back issues of something like "Aviation Consumer" for a supposedly non-biased opinion of the AA-1 and C-150 then compare and draw you own conclusions.
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    "he got his pilot certificate. Then he purchased...

    "he got his pilot certificate. Then he purchased an experimental airplane ("exhibition", as I recall, not amateur-built). When the weather was poor, he would drive the products in his truck as...
  9. Can probably hawk it on ebay for $5.

    Can probably hawk it on ebay for $5.
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    Everyone is hearing about the "pilot shortage"...

    Everyone is hearing about the "pilot shortage" going on, it's nothing compared to the current A&P shortage in the US. A young kid that wants to work on airplanes can write his own ticket. There are...
  11. An what would one look for? A Fury bi-plane, a...

    An what would one look for? A Fury bi-plane, a Sea Fury, a Lopresti Fury (swift) a North America FJ-2/3 Fury, an LSA Storm RG Fury or C-FURY, a homebuilt from Canada?
  12. Simple advisory message. Like a pilot has to...

    Simple advisory message. Like a pilot has to brief a passenger of the experimental nature of the aircraft before taking off.

    No, not outdated at all.
  13. Write a clear and concise, make simple...

    Write a clear and concise, make simple declarative sentences, avoid pedantic -- oh sheesh I sound like my old english teacher....
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  14. I have heard FAA officials make incorrect...

    I have heard FAA officials make incorrect statements (sometimes in writing) many times over my 40 yrs in aviation.



    Sometimes people prefer to let sleeping dogs lie.

    I think most...
  15. Well, they have areas like that, called "Class E...

    Well, they have areas like that, called "Class E transition areas," except they don't use 400'. Where the floor of Class E touches the surface, the powers in charge decided they needed to vertically...
  16. Yes, there is. There is a Comments/Corrections...

    Yes, there is. There is a Comments/Corrections page in the front of the AIM right after the subscription information page. And you will absolutely receive a reply to your comment(s), no black holes...
  17. The AIM is not a 'regulatory' document from which...

    The AIM is not a 'regulatory' document from which some people infer it can't be used to uphold a regulation infraction. That's not true as the FAA often cites the AIM during enforcement cases as...
  18. I think that is what the FAA was addressing in...

    I think that is what the FAA was addressing in the Part 103 preamble - some ultralight operators were being less than prudent, a NMAC in IFR conditions while in controlled airspace, was one of the...
  19. Stalemate- The AIM says: "Surface area arrival...

    Stalemate-

    The AIM says: "Surface area arrival extensions become part of the surface area and are in effect during the same times as the surface area" (AIM 3-2-6)

    My position is the same as...
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    methylene chloride paint stripper will remove it.

    methylene chloride paint stripper will remove it.
  21. Trapperjeff I bet you could google "ultralight...

    Trapperjeff I bet you could google "ultralight flightpark" or "ultralight airpark" in South Florida and come up with a handful of hits. Take a Sunday drive and go visit. Should be able to find...
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    lol, the electrical kind doesn't have 2 "esses"...

    lol, the electrical kind doesn't have 2 "esses" either!!
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    Not "new" but certainly rising in popularity....

    Not "new" but certainly rising in popularity. Only ~1% of the global population has Celiac disease, an autoimmune disorder which requires one to avoid gluten so it would be statistically unusual to...
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    A recent article in USA Today said ~1/3 of all...

    A recent article in USA Today said ~1/3 of all food labeled "gluten free" contains gluten. The worst offenders are pizza and pasta.

    Subway HQ says that all of their bread, wraps and muffins...
  25. To a trained A&P, everything about an Quicksilver...

    To a trained A&P, everything about an Quicksilver ultralight is going to look "unsafe" so you'll have to find a person versed in ultralight construction if you want someone to evaluate it before you...
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