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  1. that akagi and soryu had their islands on the...

    that akagi and soryu had their islands on the left side, the theory being that the kaga and akagi were a division and would sail together one would use a right traffic pattern the other the left the...
  2. well for one that dive bomber looks like it is...

    well for one that dive bomber looks like it is coming out of the bottom of its dive and hasn't dropped its bombs, and since it didn't deploy its dive brakes it'd probably be in the water by now as...
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    i understand that many fly into Oshkosh loaded...

    i understand that many fly into Oshkosh loaded more heavily than they usually fly and its usually hot with high humidity, but most have flown a ways to get there so while you are on they way at a...
  4. Thread: Normandy

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    commemorating the Normandy invasions is great and...

    commemorating the Normandy invasions is great and the right thing to do, but also never forget that the same time these brave men were storming the beaches more brave men were also fighting and dying...
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    well I'm pretty sure not too many ME-109s were...

    well I'm pretty sure not too many ME-109s were airworthy in 1948 and those that were were still in service in spain and other small nations. ever notice that "tiger" tanks in the movies of the late...
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    that is a gorgeous airplane. well done

    that is a gorgeous airplane. well done
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    with the prop turning the usual way (clockwise as...

    with the prop turning the usual way (clockwise as seen from the cockpit) the torque and P-factor will counter the weather vaining tendencies if the wind is from the right making it easier to keep...
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    A lot of the answer to the how long to solo...

    A lot of the answer to the how long to solo depends on several variables.
    1. the aircraft: is is a simple aircraft with a single radio to learn how to operate or do you have to figure out a glass...
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    So I can choose the to follow the procedure where...

    So I can choose the to follow the procedure where everyone has their head stuck inside the cabin and so many I pads stuck to the windows they can't see out or the one where people actually know how...
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    I remember on flight aware it was so cluttered...

    I remember on flight aware it was so cluttered they just put a picture of a shark on the arrival area to promote shark week on discovery
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    I suppose since they are already long down the...

    I suppose since they are already long down the road going from an organization trying to make aviation affordable to one trying to separate pilots from their money and selling promotions to the big...
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    Id build an exact replica of a JN-4 Jenny

    Id build an exact replica of a JN-4 Jenny
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    no is there a link to it?

    no is there a link to it?
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    rotax 503 fuel use

    those who have or are flying with a rotax 503 what is your average fuel burn
    I am putting one on my project and have a 6 gallon fuel tank, I am not sure if I should add another tank or not
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    I already have my number reserved and assigned to...

    I already have my number reserved and assigned to my project and it is no where near complete
  16. Also in FAR part 1 definitions light sport...

    Also in FAR part 1 definitions light sport aircraft you can see if your airplane meets the requirments.
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    Take a look at the ragwing line. You might be...

    Take a look at the ragwing line. You might be able to get the heath together with a rotax cheaply
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    Comparing 6061 vs 6063 alum.

    I know 6063 t5 isnt as strong as 6061 t6
    Is 6063 t5 acceptable or only 6061 t6 for a small slow single seater
  19. the FAA rules in the USA for experimental...

    the FAA rules in the USA for experimental aircraft is that I may buy one I may even take flight instruction in one, I may give flight instruction in one, but i may not rent one out for flight...
  20. The problem is finding an suitable airplane to...

    The problem is finding an suitable airplane to put on an rental fleet that meets the Light sport criteria yet is still affordable to rent. you can get an older 150 for $20,000 and rent it out for...
  21. I've kind of liked the fisherflying products you...

    I've kind of liked the fisherflying products you may want to look at
    https://fisherflying.com/horizon1/
    https://fisherflying.com/horizon2/
    or
    https://fisherflying.com/dakota-hawk/

    I am...
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    My ultra-piet project used 1/4 by 1/4 capstrip...

    My ultra-piet project used 1/4 by 1/4 capstrip for ribs, I used t-88 and then used staples instead of nails, no splitting problems. If you decide to change to staples put a toothpick under them to...
  23. but how does it do on the fisk arrival? :)

    but how does it do on the fisk arrival? :)
  24. What did or are you building and why did you choose that aircraft

    Since this is the EAA if you have or are building an aircraft what is it?

    why did you choose that one?

    I will go first

    working on a Ragwing Ultra-Piet

    I chose it because it is wood, in my...
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    If his goal is airlines then yes it is good, they...

    If his goal is airlines then yes it is good, they are taught to think as an airline pilot. as in not much at all, follow checklists, follow company procedure, call dispatch if anything not on the...
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