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    The forums have not been recorded in many, many...

    The forums have not been recorded in many, many years. They were originally recorded on cassette tape. It has been suggest for many years that EAA put a camera in each forum location. Nothing has...
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    Make a plane (Plane 2) perpendicular to "Plane...

    Make a plane (Plane 2) perpendicular to "Plane 1". Draw a line (could be reference geometry) on Plane 2" that is also perpendicular to "Plane 1" (and on "Plane 2". Draw the OML (Outer Mold Line)...
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    I'll repeat the great data! You're work is...

    I'll repeat the great data! You're work is always wonderful and greatly appreciated.

    Ironically, I am interested in the data that you threw away. In other words, how many aerobatic...
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    The word "certify" is so misused in the...

    The word "certify" is so misused in the Experimental world. What regulations are you planning to "certify" the airplane? LSA, ELSA and ASTM are not certification processes per 14CFR21; they are...
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    This is interesting to me, and I would like to...

    This is interesting to me, and I would like to see what the answers are. Following.
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    I think that this topic is true with all...

    I think that this topic is true with all Chapters. We now have 3 EAA chapters in the Wichita, KS area. One is focused on flying ... with Young Eagles as a second. Another is focused on Young...
  7. Thread: Oshkosh 2021?

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    I'm still lobbying for 2 weeks for Oshkosh 2021!

    I'm still lobbying for 2 weeks for Oshkosh 2021!
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    More likely than not, you will not find a...

    More likely than not, you will not find a regulation that states the seatbelts need to be replaced. But call and ask a manufacturer; they will know. If the aircraft was truly in an accident, I...
  9. Yes. An STC is the right way to go. IF the...

    Yes. An STC is the right way to go.

    IF the FAA allowed a modification like this under the experimental category, the certificate would only be good for a year at most.

    Do you think a lot of...
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    Following.

    Following.
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    Beautiful airplane! I hope you find plans (there...

    Beautiful airplane! I hope you find plans (there had to be a least 26 other sets out there). Great airplane!
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    Dreams are what it is all about … and where it...

    Dreams are what it is all about … and where it starts.

    I have designed, built, rented, flown other people's airplanes and owned a C175/P172D for a while. All were good at the right time. I also...
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    First, if you're really interested in information...

    First, if you're really interested in information on Debonairs through EAA, you should search/ask the Vintage division/magazine. That source is much more likely to have information that you are...
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    Join ABS. If you think it is too expensive, it...

    Join ABS. If you think it is too expensive, it is cheap in the grand scheme of aviation. The are great people, and their knowledge base is incredible! Tom Turner and staff can tell you anything...
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    Looks like a Taylor Titch.

    Looks like a Taylor Titch.
  16. Marc is exactly correct. No TSO; no play with...

    Marc is exactly correct. No TSO; no play with the certified/TSOd airplanes. The rules are not there for X-plane pilots; they are there to protect the ones playing legally in the NAS.
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    There are many, many books. It depends on what...

    There are many, many books. It depends on what you want. EAA has many of these, many can be found on eBay, many are in EAA used book sales, etc. Yes, I am a geek (engineer) with a degree in...
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    There are tons of good books … mostly older than...

    There are tons of good books … mostly older than me, but … EAA has a wealth of them.
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    Richtdow: It depends on your gear design. With...

    Richtdow: It depends on your gear design. With bungees, are you looking for total vertical displacement? With an air/hydraulic cylinder at higher landing loads, the piston/cylinder will act as...
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    Although the internet isn't always correct, Wiki...

    Although the internet isn't always correct, Wiki does an okay job on this one in particular. I know Paul owned the right in 1984-1986 when I "updated" the airplane to the Pober airplanes (and...
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    By legal definition all work is copywritten. ...

    By legal definition all work is copywritten. There doesn't have to be marks or statements on the work. It is illegal to steal someone else's work and claim it as yours … or put it in open source. ...
  22. Thread: Stick shaker

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    One can actually see the vane from the cockpit? ...

    One can actually see the vane from the cockpit?

    So are you saying that the stall warning is shaking rudder pedals?

    Thanks, Ron
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    Just do it. The FAA will not move until they are...

    Just do it. The FAA will not move until they are forced to do so. Newton knew that years ago. "An object at rest will continue to stay at rest until a force is acted upon it." You're best off to...
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    interesting configuration. The slotted airfoil...

    interesting configuration. The slotted airfoil is cool, but not stall proof. The airplane does look tail power limited (which would make the airplane stall proof). Neat concept.
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    Thanks, Ron W., for the great information and...

    Thanks, Ron W., for the great information and Sport Aviation article reference. It's an amazing story. Paul had me put a different airfoil on the Cougar when I worked for him in the mid-80s. I'm...
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