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  1. Yes. Did the AME open your application and defer...

    Yes. Did the AME open your application and defer it? If so, you're already screwed unless you prevail with a SODA. Pretty sure the diabetes is a disqualifier, too.
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    28' wing, do U-Hauls even come that big?

    28' wing, do U-Hauls even come that big?
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    I'm not familiar with the big Continentals but...

    I'm not familiar with the big Continentals but the induction system (carb, air box, and intake manifold) is completely different from the breather, which is a crankcase vent. Some oil out of the...
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    The warbird guys were abusing the system,...

    The warbird guys were abusing the system, selling rides and calling it "instruction", and the court rightfully slapped them. Unfortunately, the court knew nothing about the wider ramifications of...
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    Lycoming issued a service letter about that...

    Lycoming issued a service letter about that. Basically, you change the oil using a preservative oil (Aircraft Spruce has it) mixed with regular oil and run the engine up to temp, then spray more of...
  6. With sport pilot your doctor has no say in it,...

    With sport pilot your doctor has no say in it, except to the extent that you do (and should!) listen to him. It's basicmed that requires the doctor's signature.

    The only time the FAA will...
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    That full scale Nieuport won't do well on 85HP...

    That full scale Nieuport won't do well on 85HP unless the motor is turning the same low rpm and spinning the same huge prop as the original Le Rhone. Many replicas with fast turning modern engines,...
  8. Paragraph 4 means that you, in your own...

    Paragraph 4 means that you, in your own reasonable opinion, have no medical issues that would prevent a safe flight today. The only time the FAA would ever look at it is if your medical condition,...
  9. Unless you've already applied for and been denied...

    Unless you've already applied for and been denied a medical, you don't need a special issuance to fly as a Sport Pilot. All you need is a state driver's license.
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    Remember that a 3" holesaw will cut a disk about...

    Remember that a 3" holesaw will cut a disk about 2.875" diameter, allowing for a 1/16" kerf, there's your 2.9".

    There are also 3-blade adjustable holesaws that might work better without a...
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    Band saw?

    Band saw?
  12. Thread: MZ 202 Plug Wires

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    You need to swap 2 & 3. I googled "MZ202...

    You need to swap 2 & 3.

    I googled "MZ202 ignition diagram". The very first hit was the engine manual, including the wiring diagram:
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  13. The no-electric exemption only applies to...

    The no-electric exemption only applies to operations in the "mode c veil" around class B airspace. Inside class c or b, you need mode c and ADS-B, unless you get permission from ATC, in advance,...
  14. Does anybody have any idea at all what these...

    Does anybody have any idea at all what these posts are about?
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    Ask the DAR to cite the relevant regulation. ...

    Ask the DAR to cite the relevant regulation.

    My friend flew off the phase 1 on the Sonerai he built while was a student pilot. Yes, his instructor signed him off to solo in it.
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    Pete Plumb, who was the driving force behind the...

    Pete Plumb, who was the driving force behind the project, has passed away. His family and friends are working on transition the project to somebody else, but haven't announced anything yet.
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    It's one of very few monoplanes that people ooh...

    It's one of very few monoplanes that people ooh and aah about over on the biplane forum... :cool:
  18. Don't worry, you're not alone... except in my...

    Don't worry, you're not alone... except in my case it's been too darn cold to fly my open cockpit Hatz, while my decadent friends with cabin heaters are out flying, landing on frozen lakes, and...
  19. Go for it! PPG is a lot of fun, as are other...

    Go for it! PPG is a lot of fun, as are other ultralights. It's a very different scene from airplanes, though there is a lot of overlap, many PPGers are also airplane pilots, or become airplane...
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    Take a look at JavaProp. It doesn't do...

    Take a look at JavaProp. It doesn't do everything you want, but it's free and can help get you in the ballpark.
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    For low to moderate speed aircraft, larger...

    For low to moderate speed aircraft, larger propeller turning slower is more efficient than a smaller propeller turning fast.
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    If you crash, the FAA or NTSB will ask to see the...

    If you crash, the FAA or NTSB will ask to see the aircraft logbooks... they did when I had my accident.
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    Glad to see Hatzes holding steady, too... Hatzes...

    Glad to see Hatzes holding steady, too... Hatzes and Piets just seem to go together. The hotter planes (Pitts, Starduster, Skybolt, etc.) without current kit support are dwindling, I guess people...
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    JLS, it can be done (breaks in the longerons) but...

    JLS, it can be done (breaks in the longerons) but it's not optimum. You will have to analyze each element (like you would for any truss anyway), and you'll probably need doublers or finger plates at...
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    With the loss of the 103 training exemptions,...

    With the loss of the 103 training exemptions, insurance was about the only thing USUA did in recent years.
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