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    Sobering, for sure. I think they must have...

    Sobering, for sure.

    I think they must have used a speech to text converter to create the subtitles. Some of the errors are really funny.
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    Denny Fitch was the deadheading captain (and...

    Denny Fitch was the deadheading captain (and check pilot) who handled the throttles. There's a great interview with him on YouTube. It's long (55 minutes), but really worth watching if you have the...
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    Thanks for the pirep, Randy. Did you see the...

    Thanks for the pirep, Randy. Did you see the Texas Aircraft Colt, and if so, what do you think?
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    I spoke with Sebastien Heintz at Doug Dugger's...

    I spoke with Sebastien Heintz at Doug Dugger's retirement party from Quality Sport Planes (Cloverdale, CA) in June, and he said bringing the SAM to market is on the back burner for now because of...
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    Captain Haynes was a true hero and a heckuva nice...

    Captain Haynes was a true hero and a heckuva nice guy. One of my friends and a neighbor, Arnie Jackson (gone west) was a retired UAL DC-10 captain who flew with Al Haynes several times, and I met the...
  6. Thread: Bingelis books

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    Aircraft Spruce & Specialty sells Tony's books. ...

    Aircraft Spruce & Specialty sells Tony's books.

    https://www.aircraftspruce.com/menus/bv/books_bingelis.html
  7. Thread: Zenith CH 640?

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    Those are all good questions, but I'm sorry I...

    Those are all good questions, but I'm sorry I don't have any answers. I think your best bet would be to give the U.S. factory in Mexico, Missouri a call (573-581-9000) and get the answers from the...
  8. Thread: Zenith CH 640?

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    The CH640 front seat cabin width is 46 inches. It...

    The CH640 front seat cabin width is 46 inches. It compares quite favorably with C172s and PA-28s. The Warrior is 41.5 inches.

    CH640 Comparison Chart
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    For the average size American adult, the CH640 is...

    For the average size American adult, the CH640 is more like a 2+2 than a true four place. Even with the lowered floor and extended rear seat options, there won't be much legroom for back seat...
  10. Thread: Kit advice

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    The Zenith CH650 light sport is configurable as a...

    The Zenith CH650 light sport is configurable as a taildragger and the new canopy has plenty of headroom.

    Zenith CH650 Zodiac


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aaAhXOa9q0o
  11. Thread: Zodiac 601xl-b

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    Late to the party, but I've owned my 2008 AMD...

    Late to the party, but I've owned my 2008 AMD built 601XLi-B Zodiac SLSA since mid-2016 and absolutely love the way it flies; it handles like a Mazda Miata compared to my C-172 which handled like a...
  12. Thread: Jack Pelton

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    I ran into him (literally) in 2015 at an AOPA...

    I ran into him (literally) in 2015 at an AOPA fly-in in Salinas, CA. He was wandering around by himself, and I spent maybe five minutes talking to him about 3rd class medical reform (this was before...
  13. If you're thinking about a CH640, you might also...

    If you're thinking about a CH640, you might also consider a used AMD CH2000 Alarus. The Alarus is a factory built Part 23 certified 2-place airplane.

    The CH640, though advertised as a four place...
  14. Kent, email has been sent. Here's a brief English...

    Kent, email has been sent. Here's a brief English translation of the June 3, 2016 accident summary. The pilot deployed the airframe ballistic parachute and was not injured. The prototype sustained...
  15. There is an updated 13 page article published in...

    There is an updated 13 page article published in Journal of Aerospace Engineering in 2018.

    PM me.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=di9IkdY7fvs
  16. I found this 2012 Czech Republic paper very...

    I found this 2012 Czech Republic paper very interesting (English language 6 page pdf file).
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    Necro thread, I know, but all of the posts here...

    Necro thread, I know, but all of the posts here occured before the FAA legal counsel interpretation in December, 2013. This interpretation is limited to renting ELSAs and SLSAs that have had their...
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  19. Coincidentally, I just won an ebay auction for a...

    Coincidentally, I just won an ebay auction for a vintage Cavalier SA 102.5 booklet. It includes a 3-view drawing which I'd be happy to scan and email to you if you like.

    This is a photo of the...
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    More details on Kathryn's Report: ...

    More details on Kathryn's Report:

    http://www.kathrynsreport.com/2017/09/fatal-accident-occurred-september-16.html
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    Fantastic job, Jeff. Watching the YouTube video...

    Fantastic job, Jeff. Watching the YouTube video makes me want to build one. :thumbsup:
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    I've seen one occasionally parked on the ramp at...

    I've seen one occasionally parked on the ramp at Livermore (KLVK), and you're right; they are behemoths.

    Why do you think they can't fly in the U.S.? Granted most are Experimental - Exhibition...
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    Cool videos. The An-2 segment featuring a...

    Cool videos. The An-2 segment featuring a conversion to a high wing monoplane with the Czech Walter M-601 turboprop engine was particularly interesting.

    Thanks for the link.
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    Brian Carpenter of Rainbow Aviation Services in...

    Brian Carpenter of Rainbow Aviation Services in Corning, CA, has developed the EMG-6 Electric Motor Glider, and may be a resource for you.

    https://electricmotorglider.com/
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    Did you try the "new" website? Tiger Cub UL...

    Did you try the "new" website?

    Tiger Cub UL Plans

    Johnston Aviation
    Herron Airport (7G1) New Cumberland, WV
    724-745-4040

    Mailing Address:
    Johnston Aviation
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