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    Anyone who has flown electric RC airplanes can...

    Anyone who has flown electric RC airplanes can tell you: It may sound different, but the noise varies significantly by motor speed. One could set the RPM by ear.

    The elephant in the...
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    OP is in Canada. Probably falls under their...

    OP is in Canada. Probably falls under their "Owner Maintenance" category.

    Ron Wanttaja
  3. My apologies...I had been trying to post this to...

    My apologies...I had been trying to post this to another group, and double-posted it here.

    Ron Wanttaja
  4. 2020 Fly Baby Calendar Available for Download

    For those who like homebuilts on their calendars, the 2020 Fly Baby calendar is ready for download and printing:

    http://www.bowersflybaby.com/calendar2.html

    Ron Wanttaja
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    Like I said, other side of the family. Her...

    Like I said, other side of the family. Her parents got out of that environment as early as possible. Two of my wife's grandparents met at a KKK cross burning. Nana came to visit us in Seattle,...
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    Heck, even the victors can't always agree. What...

    Heck, even the victors can't always agree. What we call "World War Two," the Russians call "The Great Patriotic War."

    The War Between the States has its own continuing issues. What my family...
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    Oscar Brand was wonderful. He did albums of...

    Oscar Brand was wonderful. He did albums of service songs for the Air Force ("Wild Blue Yonder"), Army ("Cough"), the Navy ("Every Inch a Sailor"), and the Marines ("Tell It To the Marines). These...
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    "Battle of the Greasy Grass" is what the Sioux...

    "Battle of the Greasy Grass" is what the Sioux called it...and I think the victors should be allowed to name the battle. :-)

    Ron "Custer was wearing an arrow shirt" Wanttaja
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uC-8vPJo9OE ...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uC-8vPJo9OE

    Ron Wanttaja
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    "I Wanted Wings." Ron Wanttaja

    "I Wanted Wings."

    Ron Wanttaja
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    It's the way life is. Without looking it up...

    It's the way life is.

    Without looking it up online, how many people can give the dates for the battle of Belleau Wood? Dewey at Manila? Battle of the Greasy Grass? Shiloh? Chapultepec? ...
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    The transition from peace to war (and reverse) is...

    The transition from peace to war (and reverse) is a thorny one. How much warning is "fair"? Germany declared war on the US on 11 December 1941. According to their declaration, that was three...
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    It really depends on how long you owned the...

    It really depends on how long you owned the aircraft, and how long you *didn't* spend money on the hull insurance.

    I don't have hull on my Fly Baby. But if the worst happens, I can sublet my...
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    I don't think it was that dumb. Depending on how...

    I don't think it was that dumb. Depending on how much the inspection and prop costs and how long you'd owned the airplane, you'd still come out positive on that deal.

    Every time I buy a new cell...
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    Sigh (and slap my head). I'd been selecting...

    Sigh (and slap my head).

    I'd been selecting the aft face of the oval area, AND the side of the table area, or the vertical line AND the aft face of the oval area. Never considered just clicking...
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    Yes, looks like the previous administration...

    Yes, looks like the previous administration turned things around, after the recession of 2008.
    http://www.wanttaja.com/unemployment.jpg
    It's flattening out, now, but that's to be expected when it...
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    Fillet Question

    I'm designing a small enclosure for a headset matching adaptor. It's a small bracket that holds the 1/4" jack and the matching transformer, and an exterior cover slides over it.

    The bracket...
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    Must...resist...humorous speculation...on the...

    Must...resist...humorous speculation...on the kind of dog...Bill owns..... :-)

    Ron "****" Wanttaja
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    Interesting coincidence: The Evergreen...

    Interesting coincidence: The Evergreen Airventure Museum changed its name in 1997, dropping "Airventure." And EAA started USING Airventure the following year.

    Makes you wonder: Did EAA buy the...
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    Don't have to cut square holes for stock Fly Baby...

    Don't have to cut square holes for stock Fly Baby ribs. They're formed of three separate pieces, joined by a cap strip.
    http://www.bowersflybaby.com/tech/template_header.jpg

    Ron Wanttaja
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    I fly into Milwaukee four times a year and drive...

    I fly into Milwaukee four times a year and drive to Oshkosh. I'm always amused by the big XXX business...with its huge billboards....just a few miles short of Oshkosh. Family friendly, indeed.
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    Trademark protection is a real thing, but it's...

    Trademark protection is a real thing, but it's normally handled by a harsh letter rather than a lawsuit.

    If I write an article that says, "...Use pop rivets to hold it in place," me or the...
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    I certainly think EAA's "morality" argument...

    I certainly think EAA's "morality" argument fails, when the EAA supports on-site liquor sales and doesn't regulate on-site spokesmodel attire. Ditto the infringement claim, when myriad local...
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    Reminds me of this Gahan Wilson cartoon........

    Reminds me of this Gahan Wilson cartoon.....
    http://www.wanttaja.com/wilson_kite.jpg
    RIP....

    Ron Wanttaja
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    Actually, several folks have answered... The...

    Actually, several folks have answered... The Other Ron, Chris, and Wes. It's just that the answer is "you can't escape the FAA's rules on US territory."

    Ron "You may not like the ******* FAA, but...
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