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    When I was researching for the belleville washer...

    When I was researching for the belleville washer design, I found requirements from many wood prop MFG's that ranged (after the first retorquing or two) anywhere from every 10 hours (holy crap -...
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    And if you used Belleville washers, you wouldn't...

    And if you used Belleville washers, you wouldn't need to do this but once per year, at the Condition Inspection.

    You indicated that you read my response above - while it would be nice, without...
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    Better than with it windmilling, yeah. And...

    Better than with it windmilling, yeah. And smooth, too :-).

    Yes. There are always inaccuracies in torque measurements, due to friction, surface finish, lubrication, interference fits, etc., but if...
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    Nope - didn't on my plane. See: ...

    Nope - didn't on my plane. See:

    http://cozybuilders.org/Oshkosh_Presentations/2007_Prop_Loss_Desert_Center.pdf

    The safety wire will prevent the bolts from turning, but that's not worth diddly...
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    Since wood prop hubs can shrink when they dry...

    Since wood prop hubs can shrink when they dry out, a washer that depends on compression for anti-rotation would not be useful. Now, as it turns out, safety wire on wood props isn't all that useful...
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    Nothing magic. See: ...

    Nothing magic. See:

    http://www.zenithair.com/kit-data/ra/hardware.html

    second one down on the left - standard AN steel bolt.
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    I think you meant 65.81, not 65.85...

    I think you meant 65.81, not 65.85...
  8. That's my interpretation of the regs. Now, as I...

    That's my interpretation of the regs. Now, as I tell my customers, there are no transponder police, so the chance of getting in trouble either because your transponder is off or because it hasn't...
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    Do NOT use standard Simple Green on aluminum...

    Do NOT use standard Simple Green on aluminum aircraft or aluminum aircraft parts. SG makes "Aircraft Simple Green" which IS safe for aluminum (and composites).
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    No idea... In fact, it might have BEEN an FAA...

    No idea... In fact, it might have BEEN an FAA inspector - it was many years ago...
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    You can, you're just not supposed to... The onus...

    You can, you're just not supposed to... The onus will be on the builder to attempt to rectify the situation when the DAR does something that the owner believes is contrary to the rules.

    That's...
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    So as with the other thread regarding night...

    So as with the other thread regarding night lighting legality and approval that I just replied to you on, this is another issue where DAR's do different things. I HAD exactly the same interpretation...
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    I'm glad to hear that there's an appeal path -...

    I'm glad to hear that there's an appeal path - that certainly is NOT made clear to folks when they hire a DAR for an inspection of an E-AB aircraft. DAR's certainly don't hand you a piece of paper...
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    Aerocanard S/N #001 For Sale

    Folks:

    I am assisting a customer in selling Aerocanard #1, built by Jeff Russell. For more information, see:


    https://www.dropbox.com/sh/ek4raabf10mv6ev/AAAEX8cc5YHWsU6k_Mx5kXnXa?dl=0

    Any...
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    Very good. That's the argument I needed to hear,...

    Very good. That's the argument I needed to hear, and I agree that the logic makes sense.

    I find it a bit strange that the FAA would exempt Experimental aircraft from the day VFR 91.205...
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    I go back and forth on this one. Some days, I...

    I go back and forth on this one. Some days, I agree that 91.205 doesn't apply for EAB aircraft operated day VFR only since the OL's only discuss complying for night/IFR, and some days, I don't. While...
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    Well, sure - if it wasn't drugged, how would he...

    Well, sure - if it wasn't drugged, how would he have convinced it to get in the suitcase? Anytime my wife wants me to go somewhere with her and tries to put me in the suitcase, she has to drug me...
  18. The Operating Limitations for the specific...

    The Operating Limitations for the specific aircraft (which are a part of the Airworthiness Certificate, and must by in the plane at all times, usually also specified as being accessible to the pilot,...
  19. Yes - you can train in an EAB aircraft - you just...

    Yes - you can train in an EAB aircraft - you just can't rent it out. I did my Instrument Training in my COZY MKIV, and many others have done training in EAB aircraft, from sport pilot to CFI,...
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    You mean like this? https://www.cloudahoy.com/

    You mean like this?

    https://www.cloudahoy.com/
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    There are about 215K US registered aircraft, and...

    There are about 215K US registered aircraft, and with the NxxxAA numbering scheme, there are about 1.4M available "N" numbers. We're not going to run out of available #'s in the foreseeable future....
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    Eh, a little bit, but Mr. Lewis is pretty much...

    Eh, a little bit, but Mr. Lewis is pretty much correct at least in the case of the blue flotation foam used in the wings, canard and winglets of canard aircraft. Mostly, it's there for ease of...
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    If you don't know what you're talking about, it's...

    If you don't know what you're talking about, it's better not to say anything.
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    I'm not going to speculate on the crash cause,...

    I'm not going to speculate on the crash cause, but I want to correct an inaccuracy (and I'm pretty sure we've had this discussion before). Long-EZ's (and all Rutan derivative canards - Variezes,...
  25. I don't interpret my CI signoffs that way. What...

    I don't interpret my CI signoffs that way. What I'm "certifying" when I sign off a CI is that I "inspected the aircraft and found it in a condition for safe operation" - in other words, I'm...
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