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    Hey Sam just for kicks I went to the USUA site...

    Hey Sam just for kicks I went to the USUA site and followed their link for insurance. First Flight Insurance’s website states that they provide liability insurance for watercraft and ground based...
  2. Thread: Oshkosh 2021?

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    Bob, the good news you probably didn’t have COVID...

    Bob, the good news you probably didn’t have COVID back in January. The virus was just being detected in December/January and all those cases were associated with air travel. Community transfer...
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    The truth is whatever public health mandates...

    The truth is whatever public health mandates exist come next Spring could take the decision to hold AV 2021 out of EAA’s hands.

    Last month the governor reinstated mandates citing increasing...
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    In Oct 1970 Lockheed Georgia lost C-5A SN 0001...

    In Oct 1970 Lockheed Georgia lost C-5A SN 0001 (AF 66-8303) due to somewhat similar circumstances. Except in this case the heater duct was placed in a fuel tank. Prior to taking a break the crew...
  5. Thread: Oshkosh 2021?

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    So Wisconsin did not get really hit until after...

    So Wisconsin did not get really hit until after Labor Day. Why is that significant? Answer - Kids went back to school. Specifically the college kids. My eldest granddaughter went to UW Madison and...
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    Just a hypothetical...... If EAA requires a mask...

    Just a hypothetical...... If EAA requires a mask for AirVenture 2021 does that mean you wouldn’t attend??

    When the museum reopened they were taking temps, required a signed statement of health...
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    Agree with Ron......with today’s ROEs in place I...

    Agree with Ron......with today’s ROEs in place I would be cautiously optimistic. It’s going to take widespread availability of a vaccine and acceptance for any large crowd event to get back to...
  8. You should be able to make all the copies you...

    You should be able to make all the copies you need for your personal use without issue. Just be aware some copiers do not yield 1:1 copies. So if you intend to use a copy as a template, check for...
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    Relocating an EAB During Phase 1

    What are the rules of engagement if it necessary to move an EAB aircraft outside of its designated operating area prior to the completion of Phase 1?
    Is it as simple as applying for special ferry...
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    Who doesn’t like a Cub? Who doesn’t enjoy a...

    Who doesn’t like a Cub? Who doesn’t enjoy a really well done video on Cubs? Thoroughly enjoyed. Heck....made me want to go out and buy a Cub! Thanks for sharing.
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    Personally, I would start with the empennage...

    Personally, I would start with the empennage components. Treat the rudder, horizontal stab and elevator as individual projects. That way if you decide wood working is not your cup of tea you won’t...
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    For the same reason pilots belly in with the gear...

    For the same reason pilots belly in with the gear warning horn blaring.:eek:
  13. Thread: STC's

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    If all else fails; the auto fuel STC is still...

    If all else fails; the auto fuel STC is still available thru EAA at $1.50/hp. Filler stickers are $5 each but you must purchased the STC from EAA.
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    It is exactly what it sounds like... A flying...

    It is exactly what it sounds like...
    A flying wing is a tailless fixed wing aircraft that has no definite fuselage, with its crew, payload, fuel, and equipment house inside the main wing structure. ...
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    Thanks for sharing the video. The use of the...

    Thanks for sharing the video. The use of the tandem gear and outriggers is interesting. The layout is actually not too dissimilar to the Dyke Delta. Both designs are actually considered to be...
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    Back in the early 80s I had the unfortunate...

    Back in the early 80s I had the unfortunate opportunity to watch a P-3 at NAS Barbers Point go gear up after executing a go-around for an F-4 that had declared low fuel status. During the go-around...
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    You should lookup the history of the T-6. They...

    You should lookup the history of the T-6. They have seen combat action by a number of governments and were used as FAC aircraft by the US in Korea and even early Vietnam.
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    Guess it doesn’t help when some vendors use...

    Guess it doesn’t help when some vendors use flat/matte as a sheen and others use flat and matte as separate sheens. The way I understand it that flat has high porosity and therefore is less...
  19. Thread: Fighter Jet

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    Well they’ve changed the paint scheme. Added a...

    Well they’ve changed the paint scheme. Added a retractable bear and obviously played with a turbine. Unfortunately their website only features the one plane and offers no kit pricing. The one...
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    It’s a Greek design called the Archon SF1. It...

    It’s a Greek design called the Archon SF1. It first appeared about 10 years ago. Definitely not 103 complain. There was desire to market it as a kit but that seemed to have never taken off. Too bad...
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    Pictures are important. Take as many as you can....

    Pictures are important. Take as many as you can. But.....
    Still think your best course of action is to seek the professional counsel of an attorney. You might get told it was an act of God and you...
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    Bill you could be right, the derecho could be...

    Bill you could be right, the derecho could be considered an act of God but if I was his attorney I would point out that the other hangars on the field remained intact. I would argue that the plane...
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    I’m not a lawyer but there are enough questions...

    I’m not a lawyer but there are enough questions in my mind that I would at least sit down and talk with a tort attorney at minimum. I suspect you’ll need an attorney in the long run. Here’s just...
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    They were on morning of the 3rd. Guess since EAA has “reopened” they feel they can relax grounds security somewhat.
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    Northern Lightning

    Yesterday was the start of Operation Northern Lightning and the Volks MOA in central Wisconsin rumbled all day long. Was able to catch a glimpse of an F-16 turning and burning before yesterdays...
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