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  1. EAA has partnered with Falcon Insurance, check...

    EAA has partnered with Falcon Insurance, check with them to see if you can get the coverage you need.
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    And a six-pack. Of Copenhagen. :-) Ron "Uf...

    To be fair, though, that only takes -- what, a dozen cases?[/QUOTE]
    And a six-pack.

    Of Copenhagen. :-)

    Ron "Uf Da" Wanttaja
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    Probably a byproduct on how hard COVID hit the...

    Probably a byproduct on how hard COVID hit the more-populous states. All the emphasis in the first three months was how bad it was in New York, New Jersey, California, etc. It certainly was...
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    That's part of the cascading effect of the...

    That's part of the cascading effect of the pandemic. Hospitals are not only occupied with COVID infectees, they still have to handle "normal" emergencies and the load on resources is increased. In...
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    Then again, if I had a nickel for every Internet...

    Then again, if I had a nickel for every Internet comment along the lines of "Bush is going to ruin things by..." or "Obama is going to ruin things by..." or "Trump is going to ruin things by...."...
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    That did it! Thanks. Ron Wanttaja

    That did it! Thanks.

    Ron Wanttaja
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    Aligning Sketches on Different Planes

    There's probably an easy-peasy solution for this that will produce an instant facepalm, but....

    Here's the setup. I've got similar (but not identical) circles drawn on separate planes (parallel...
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    Interview with local researchers last night...

    Interview with local researchers last night indicated third quarter 2021 for general availability of a vaccine. First deliveries will go the most vulnerable and to health-care workers.

    EAA is...
  9. Check your Private Messages, I just sent you the...

    Check your Private Messages, I just sent you the name and email of someone who might be able to help.

    Ron Wanttaja
  10. US Copyright Office has a summary of "Fair Use":...

    US Copyright Office has a summary of "Fair Use":

    https://www.copyright.gov/fair-use/more-info.html

    The main point as far as your situation is the... "Effect of the use upon the potential market...
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    By the Oz specs, the plane is too heavy for Light...

    By the Oz specs, the plane is too heavy for Light Sport: 1,450 lbs, vs. the 1,320 lb Light Sport Limit.

    No matter, though: When you apply for the US airworthiness certificate, just list 1,320 as...
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    Not necessarily. Insurance doesn't cover normal...

    Not necessarily. Insurance doesn't cover normal wear and tear. If the engine starts making metal and the IA refuses to sign off the annual, the airplane has lost a tremendous amount of value which...
  13. Thread: Big bomb

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    The US's Massive Ordnance Air Blast bomb (More...

    The US's Massive Ordnance Air Blast bomb (More commonly known as the Mother of All Bombs) was twice the size of the Tallboy, at 21,600 pounds. They used C-130s to drop it.

    In any case the Tallboy...
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    Mike Rhodes landing Fly Baby N20277. Picture...

    Mike Rhodes landing Fly Baby N20277. Picture taken by Aaron Bartels.8710
    Mike completed his airplane about ten years ago.

    Ron Wanttaja
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    Have to post this one, too. This plane was...

    Have to post this one, too. This plane was recently completed by Jim Katz, a long time RC'er and retired airline pilot. He did a stunning job, replicating the paint job of the original Fly Baby...
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    Fly Baby Eye Candy

    Been slow on the ol' group lately. Thought I'd post a picture of a South African Fly Baby, taken by Willie Bodenstein.
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    Ron Wanttaja
  17. Take a look at the Fly Baby PB100 page. It has a...

    Take a look at the Fly Baby PB100 page. It has a number of files on preparations, workmanship, etc.

    http://www.bowersflybaby.com/PB100/index.html#guide_start

    Building sequence is usually...
  18. Thread: Hal Bryan

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    Replaced it at twelve years? Rookie. A few...

    Replaced it at twelve years? Rookie.

    A few months, Kitplanes replaced a picture of me they'd be using for 18 years....

    Ron "Face made for radio" Wanttaja
  19. Looks like about 56 on the US registry, almost...

    Looks like about 56 on the US registry, almost all listed as Experimental-Exhibition.

    Looked at the FAA's Type Certificate Data Sheets; didn't find it, so don't think it was ever certified here. ...
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    Agreed...which is why I was curious when I saw...

    Agreed...which is why I was curious when I saw the SNJ panel with MPH.

    This Wildcat gauge looks like it says "Air Speed Knots" under the indicator.
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    Also found an N3N panel with what looks...
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    Just encountered a clue in a discussion in...

    I have been trying to pin this down. I know that the specifications (in 1952) for what would become the T-37 specified knots. Piston aircraft like the L-19 continued in mph, as did the Skyraider....
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    Keep in mind that practically *anything* can be...

    Keep in mind that practically *anything* can be flown as an RC model. Snoopy's doghouse, 3D models of Superman, witches on broomsticks, etc.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MTnnXhcmSgY

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  23. Thread: STC's

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    IIRC, part of the STC is the application of a...

    IIRC, part of the STC is the application of a decal to the fuel fill location stating that unleaded auto fuel can be used. If you don't have the decal, the STC has not been executed.

    (Adventures...
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    Looking at the manual, it appears these are in...

    Looking at the manual, it appears these are in miles per hour. Wonder when the Air Force switched to knots?

    Ron Wanttaja
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    Best story I heard along those lines was from a...

    Best story I heard along those lines was from a guy who would point at the gear indicator lights, and loudly announce, "I've got three green lights."

    One day a pilot passenger said, "No, you...
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