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  1. I helped my cousins put up a Cuckler steel "pole...

    I helped my cousins put up a Cuckler steel "pole barn" building with a crippled girder center and other wise wrapped channel main uprights and roof beams. Getting the site flat was the first major...
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    I have a virtual tram.8410

    I have a virtual tram.8410
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    While it would nice to be a veteran, even a...

    While it would nice to be a veteran, even a combat veteran and even an employee of Boeing for a long time after and now retired with two nice pensions, I am not those things so I need to bring up the...
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    I have the Wright Brothers work in ebook form as...

    I have the Wright Brothers work in ebook form as well as their licensing of the Hispano-Suiza V-8. What you inspired me to seach out is "Birdflight as a basis of Aviation" by their hero Otto...
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    I looked at your builders log and was especially...

    I looked at your builders log and was especially interested in how the vacuum pump mount was used to install a secondary Alternator as a backup. Very thorough overall.
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    Not everything is on the CVR or DFDR. I was...

    Not everything is on the CVR or DFDR. I was showing my father an article in Air & Space Smithsonian about the old kind of FDR's that used a smoke covered glass disk and turned on the TV to see the...
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    A caution that the DFDR on flight 255 was not a...

    A caution that the DFDR on flight 255 was not a Sundstrand
    The recorder aboard the Northwest jet, Flight 255, was made by Fairchild Weston Systems Inc. of Sarasota, Fla., one of three manufacturers...
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    I know you guys think I have weird links and...

    I know you guys think I have weird links and jumps but my follow on to this because of the Convair electical bus drop out was following news about Constant Speed Drives and thus...
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    Nope and that is why I need to go to the best...

    Nope and that is why I need to go to the best school. I am pleased my huge thunder cloud did not dampen your interest in flying on instruments overall.
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    At one time pilots used railroad tracks and water...

    At one time pilots used railroad tracks and water tower town names. Flight training includes situation awareness as well as traveling point to point where at one time there was a very distinct...
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    I'm going to pop in here with a much larger view....

    I'm going to pop in here with a much larger view. In 1968 I was asked to examine USAF Navigator Training with a view to using some of the C-9A options or contract extensions to replace T-29 aircraft...
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    I am a new EAA member with registration also for...

    I am a new EAA member with registration also for the Forum separately. My interest in most things today is to reduce in scale and update my ability to create and operate digital models of aircraft...
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    https://www.nytimes.com/1972/04/29/archives/dc10-p...

    https://www.nytimes.com/1972/04/29/archives/dc10-patent-is-set-mcdonnell-douglas-stresses-arrangement-of-3.html
  14. What I fear is going to the joint EAA/AOPA meet...

    What I fear is going to the joint EAA/AOPA meet in San Marcos on April 29 and some guy has a demonstration team of 5 F-119 Stealth fighters he bought in Kazakhstan. All I could say is "shown!." Seems...
  15. My napkin has turbofan, 5 stage augmentor, spoilers, VTOL, slats,multiple flaps

    It doesn't have a supersonic GA new design flying. It doesn't have me in the pilot seat. It's ancestor designs while updated with things like conformal fuel tanks are now 50 years old. It expects to...
  16. I need some disambiguation on the word "Douglas"...

    I need some disambiguation on the word "Douglas" in the way of Wikipedia. Reading "Poberezny" I have just come to camp Douglas in Tomah, Wisconsin. I know Camp McCoy in nearby Sparta, Wisconsin where...
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    The best for me was the first turboprop I met...

    The best for me was the first turboprop I met taking my Aunt Dort to Willow Run in the 50's, a Capitol Airways Viscount. The whistle and scream still lives on in muffled APUs on ramped jet liners. It...
  18. When I showed up for "Top Gun" in late 1969 at...

    When I showed up for "Top Gun" in late 1969 at Miramar NAS. I needed to, the next day be in Pennysylvania and get in a centrifuge and then get a Dilbert Dunker done to establish I was "ejectible"...
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    The reply to thread over on the left will bring...

    The reply to thread over on the left will bring up the thread but keep your reply at the end of the thread. The Reply or Reply with quote that is in the ribbon is only for that specific response of...
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    I assume from your aircraft ownership, you only...

    I assume from your aircraft ownership, you only care about most popular. Just because you have popped up I am going to post a render that is not a photograph here.8370 The engine has 26 cylinders in...
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    I am going through all the pages of Hangar Talk,...

    I am going through all the pages of Hangar Talk, one by one, and am at about page 60 now. I am well aware of engineers not being great writers and some folks only wanting to go flying. This will not...
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    I just opened my new copy of "Poberezny" by his...

    I just opened my new copy of "Poberezny" by his daughter and I can see what you are looking for in the bold text in the early chapters. I once read "Earnest Hemmingway, Cub Reporter Kansas City Star"...
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    I have two flight suits I bought off ebay in the...

    I have two flight suits I bought off ebay in the early 20somethings to wear to the party at Tail Hook in 2010. One is the sage green of my class 70-1 and one is a USAF one. I later bought a new...
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    A sketch and a picture the AOA vane is about...

    A sketch and a picture the AOA vane is about where the pilot is looking. I am stll looking for a picture of it as seen from the cockpit I saw a long time ago. In the first video above the little...
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    then on a carrier instead of an airfield. ...

    then on a carrier instead of an airfield.
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