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    I recommend that you join the Bellanca-Champion...

    I recommend that you join the Bellanca-Champion Club ($43.00US International dues) at www.bellanca-championclub.com
    They have the 7ACA operators manual that you need #B-671.
    There are many parts...
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    One thing that would help me, as a reader is if...

    One thing that would help me, as a reader is if people would use the spellcheck option.
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    I recommend that you register the plane with...

    I recommend that you register the plane with Zenith in Mexico, MO. I was just there last week building a rudder. From what they said, they will still support "2nd" owners. I imagine that you will...
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    You might contact Zenith Aircraft (USA) or Zenair...

    You might contact Zenith Aircraft (USA) or Zenair (Canada).
    They have a prototype 2 seat low wing twin. They also make the 640, a low wing four seater.
    Maybe they will give you some insights. They...
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    Mutt Drawing

    Stearman Bob,

    Doggone it, I like it! I think you're on to something.
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    Murphy Aircraft have two aerobatic tube and...

    Murphy Aircraft have two aerobatic tube and fabric biplanes. The Renegade and the Renegade Spirit depending on your horsepower choice. Incidentally, the were the original Renegade. Another company...
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    Thanks, Hal. But, since I'm still fighting...

    Thanks, Hal.
    But, since I'm still fighting against getting a smart phone, it'll be years before I get a tablet or smart TV.
    Bill
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    My coupe was recently annualed and all seems...

    My coupe was recently annualed and all seems structually good.


    Al,
    If it just passed an annual inspection, it had better be structurally sound! I would think that any A&P IA that signed it...
  9. Search the KitPlanes archives for an Aero...

    Search the KitPlanes archives for an Aero ’lectrics column. Maybe a 2013 issue.
    I have seen several articles on just such portable cheap antenna for a hand held radio. I just don't know which...
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    EAA Webinars

    Is there a way to download the archived webinars so that I can copy them to a DVD and watch them in bed?
    There are a lot of good sounding webinars, but the thought of sitting at my computer for...
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    [QUOTE=C150L;44733]Hi Max, I have to say, if I...

    [QUOTE=C150L;44733]Hi Max,

    I have to say, if I hadn't already, all these Corvairs I know of have been in the KRs. It was also suggested to me that it might be the shorter props and higher RPMs...
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    What is the availability of engines & parts like...

    What is the availability of engines & parts like on these?

    From FlyCorvair.com, "The Corvair is a General Motors designed engine, manufactured by Chevrolet. 1.8 million engines were built in...
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    I believe that the four seat helicopter kit to...

    I believe that the four seat helicopter kit to which Bill Berson refers is the Hummingbird. It's a formerly certificated helicopter that is now in kit form. The URL is: http://vertical-aviation.com/
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    Here are a couple of sites that I stumbled across...

    Here are a couple of sites that I stumbled across and bookmarked:
    http://www.activheat.com/
    http://www.sportflyingshop.com/Gear/Flying_Suits/flying_suits.html
    If snowmobilers can ride all winter,...
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    Two things: 1) During my flight instruction, I...

    Two things:

    1) During my flight instruction, I had to have the instructor fly home because I was feeling queezy. When I asked if this meant that I wouldn't become a pilot, he laughed and said,...
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    The FAA has changed the rules on using...

    The FAA has changed the rules on using certificated parts on an experimental aircraft. Before that was acceptable. Now, not so much. Check with an FAA contact before assuming you can cut those...
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    Matthew, The Merlin produced by Blue Yonder...

    Matthew,

    The Merlin produced by Blue Yonder is slightly different from the one Aerocomp sold. I think that the wing is a little longer.
    I have lusted after the EZ Flyer since the early 90's....
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    If someone is building their own aircraft, I have no quarrel with them building an IFR Breezy, if they wish. I someone wants to build a Murphy Moose and fill it with so much stuff that it can only...
  19. [QUOTE=steveinindy;13677]Even if you plug in two...

    [QUOTE=steveinindy;13677]Even if you plug in two full PFD/MFDs from Aspen, a three-axis autopilot, radios two full sets of back-up "steam" instruments, an EFIS, and all the other "gee whiz" stuff...
  20. I agree with Cap'n Jack. A full year series of...

    I agree with Cap'n Jack. A full year series of watching the grand prize being built just as the AOPA spends a year of restoring their grand prize.
    I would wait at the mailbox to pick up each...
  21. First, let me add my "atta boy" for submitting...

    First, let me add my "atta boy" for submitting this proposal.
    It's ironic that the LSA community is being used as an example of the idea working. LSA's will be the most hurt by the FAA accepting...
  22. Getting back to the original question... The...

    Getting back to the original question...
    The Experimental Aircraft Association should give away an Experimental Aircraft.
    A completed aircraft by a "repeat offender" builder.
    My suggetions would...
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    Corvair Engine Suggestion

    If you are interested in the Corvair Engine (a fine choice), you really should study up on the William Wynne Corvair Engines.
    www.flycorvair.com/
    The more I read his website and purchased...
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    Possible Information Source

    You might try the Bellanca-Champion Club at:

    www.bellanca-championclub.com

    Bill
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    The Dec 2011 issue of Experimenter Magazine tells...

    The Dec 2011 issue of Experimenter Magazine tells of a new Diesel "Flat V 8" out of Wisconsin.
    The test pilot for this engine is Dick Rutan.
    Here is the URL:...
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