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    Sticky: Some of you may enjoy this! For the past few...

    Some of you may enjoy this! For the past few years I've been working on various B-17 restorations across the country, and have been working on building up my own airworthy cockpit section. Some day,...
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    My other account is also a gmail account. I...

    My other account is also a gmail account. I checked the Promotions folder on the first account as well- It was never sent (or at least never arrived).
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    I found out the issue. For some reason, my...

    I found out the issue.

    For some reason, my email was not being accepted as a correct email format. So that you know, it is ***********17@gmail.com (where the * characters are letters). I assume...
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    I have checked all of my folders, including both...

    I have checked all of my folders, including both Spam and Trash. Unfortunately, nothing is there...

    I have done this process before, and it worked (about 7 months ago). The number from my older...
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    Unable To Receive Download?

    Over the past two weeks I've tried multiple times to get a download for Solidworks through EAA. I fill out the form, and it says I will receive an email shortly... The email never comes. I typed in...
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    I have in the past, but they want to put all of...

    I have in the past, but they want to put all of their time and resources into getting Champaign Lady fixed up.

    Ive been in contact with Desert Rat for a few months now, they are doing almost...
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    OK, so I'm going to say that my local crash site...

    OK, so I'm going to say that my local crash site can't be recovered. Two of the airmen were killed, plus it's a well-known site that draws visitors, meaning both data plates are missing without a...
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    If I was going to get a two engine warbird it...

    If I was going to get a two engine warbird it would be an A-26, they are cheaper than most other aircraft of their size.
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    There are enough parts to build one from scratch,...

    There are enough parts to build one from scratch, but you wouldn't be allowed to fly it (except as experimental). By recovering a wreck, it's an actual B-17 rather than experimental. Of course, it's...
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    Recovering a local B-17F Wreck

    I've been entertaining this idea for a few months now, and want to get some input about how realistic this may be. I decided to make this post while I'm still thinking about how to start my crazy...
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    Thanks for everyone's help! The short answer...

    Thanks for everyone's help!

    The short answer is "no," it can not be used. I could maybe get around the "changing data plate" regulations, but TC and the fact that it is all new means it just won't...
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    I am aware, but it is not helpful. I'll do...

    I am aware, but it is not helpful.



    I'll do a title search when I have a little more time. I will ask the seller if he can obtain a bill of sale for when he obtained the plate. I'm considering...
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    No logbook records that I know of, but I'd expect...

    No logbook records that I know of, but I'd expect there to be records from the military about its service (flight hours, maintenance, etc). Not sure if that counts...

    As as far as bill of sale, I...
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    Thanks Bill. Is there any chance you know where I...

    Thanks Bill. Is there any chance you know where I could find a regulation talking about this?
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    I don't have any parts of an airframe. All parts...

    I don't have any parts of an airframe. All parts would be brand new, and specific to the data plate. That FAA advisory seems to be implying that I have an airframe, or part of one, and want to slap a...
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    I doubt that Jay has this aircraft. So,...

    I doubt that Jay has this aircraft.

    So, here's where I stand: I can't get a chain of title (previous owners are out of business, likely passed away). I'm not sure if the aircraft is officially...
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    Actually the aircraft might not be destroyed....

    Actually the aircraft might not be destroyed. Here is the last sheet I have: http://i63.tinypic.com/641aud.jpg

    It occurred to me that the other plate and some parts might be for sale by someone...
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    I beleive so, yes.

    I beleive so, yes.
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    Obtaining Title for Data Plates

    Hello everyone,

    I was just offered a B-17 manufacturers data plate which has a history on the civil registry. I'd like to use it to build off of, but I'll need a title to do so. The airframe was...
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