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    Unfortunately I don’t think social distancing...

    Unfortunately I don’t think social distancing will be gone by July. Its going to force EAA to rethink a lot of things. I would not be surprised to see some venues and services severely drawn down or...
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    Thanks Sam. Pending some major setback, I think...

    Thanks Sam. Pending some major setback, I think its going to boil down to a couple of issues.
    First, just how comfortable will people be traveling and attending AV even with protocols in place. ...
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    Well I am beginning to feel more optimistic about...

    Well I am beginning to feel more optimistic about AV2021.
    Georgia has started vaccines for anyone 65 and older. Last week I actually got into the North Georgia Public Health District after...
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    Don’t bother, It’s merely the standard for the...

    Don’t bother, It’s merely the standard for the various types of lock wire used by DOD and the industry.
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    Per NASM33540.... The size of of the wire...

    Per NASM33540....

    The size of of the wire shall be in accordance with the following minimum requirements:

    a) 0.032 inch minimum for general lock-wiring except that 0.020 inch wire may be used...
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    There is a 12 minute video interview where Mark...

    There is a 12 minute video interview where Mark talks about his 701 and the influence of the golden age designs. It does includes some brief comments about his nose gear. I particularly like his...
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    Looks good! Nice workmanship. John Monnett...

    Looks good! Nice workmanship.
    John Monnett offered a design option for his Sonerai using straight leading and trailing edges as a time saver. To my knowledge it made no observable difference in...
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    All of his designs were about speed. His wingtip...

    All of his designs were about speed. His wingtip design was probably meant to improve cruise performance at altitude. Not sure why he picked the triangular shape but at the end of the day, the...
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    Got it. Thanks for checking.

    Got it. Thanks for checking.
  10. Thread: Oshkosh 2021?

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    Well, it looks like we’re all in for another six...

    Well, it looks like we’re all in for another six months of wait and see. I’ll think I’ll be holding off on buying my advanced tickets for a while.
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    I’m a big advocate of the chapter program. ...

    I’m a big advocate of the chapter program. Unfortunately not all chapters are created equal. I think a lot of chapters go thru phases over time. Some chapter issues are driven by the presence of...
  12. Thread: Oshkosh 2021?

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    Ooooooh or should it be arrrrrrgh???

    Ooooooh or should it be arrrrrrgh???
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    I’m with you, I intend to get it regardless the...

    I’m with you, I intend to get it regardless the number of doses. I just mentioned it because I believe too many people (not necessarily this forum) think: “A shot on Monday, free to travel the world...
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    When we started building our place up in...

    When we started building our place up in Wisconsin I let them go and bailed out of Calhoun. Not too mention the pressures of trying to finish the RERP program meant no time off. Then went to a...
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    Thanks George! I just read an article that...

    Thanks George!
    I just read an article that suggests that we ultimately go to a three dose regimen. Second shot one month after and the third six months after. Yikes!
    Don’t know how it’s gonna...
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    Sure, that would be awesome!!

    Sure, that would be awesome!!
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    So where are you sourcing your wood? Aircraft...

    So where are you sourcing your wood? Aircraft Spruce, TEAM, local lumber yard. If local, would really like to know which one. Thanks. At this point in time I would really like to take over a...
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    My doc told me it would be probably be May/June...

    My doc told me it would be probably be May/June timeframe for the average folks to get a vaccination.
    So what is the timing between doses? Can’t seem to find the answer on that. Interesting that...
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    Based on your locale, could we be in the same...

    Based on your locale, could we be in the same chapter?? PM me. Thanks
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    Your papers, please. .....Mein herr your papers...

    Your papers, please. .....Mein herr your papers are not in order!
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    I was actually surprised that EAA made the...

    I was actually surprised that EAA made the statement this far out. Personally I don’t think the vaccine availability/acceptance is going to happen in time to reduce the COVID numbers to permit large...
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    Hey Sam just for kicks I went to the USUA site...

    Hey Sam just for kicks I went to the USUA site and followed their link for insurance. First Flight Insurance’s website states that they provide liability insurance for watercraft and ground based...
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    Bob, the good news you probably didn’t have COVID...

    Bob, the good news you probably didn’t have COVID back in January. The virus was just being detected in December/January and all those cases were associated with air travel. Community transfer...
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    The truth is whatever public health mandates...

    The truth is whatever public health mandates exist come next Spring could take the decision to hold AV 2021 out of EAA’s hands.

    Last month the governor reinstated mandates citing increasing...
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    In Oct 1970 Lockheed Georgia lost C-5A SN 0001...

    In Oct 1970 Lockheed Georgia lost C-5A SN 0001 (AF 66-8303) due to somewhat similar circumstances. Except in this case the heater duct was placed in a fuel tank. Prior to taking a break the crew...
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