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    My gosh when ever logic enters a discussion its a...

    My gosh when ever logic enters a discussion its a troll. Just wow.
    Yeah fun not allowed right?
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    Wow, how many racing boats that end up doing...

    Wow, how many racing boats that end up doing aerobatics, and race cars flying through the air, then there are the moto cross guys flying motor cycles, and the ones that jump cars and motorcycles over...
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    A person could do a quicky magnetic particle...

    A person could do a quicky magnetic particle inspection of the flange engine on plane. The wood would have cushioned it. And yes a dial indicator check is needed.
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    A-26 yes nice, but not enough engines, though I...

    A-26 yes nice, but not enough engines, though I think Neptunes look a bit nicer. For a twin a P-38 would be the choice though. I'd like the thrill of flying the heavy 4 engine job solo. How many have...
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    I don't want no stinking DC-6, I want a flame...

    I don't want no stinking DC-6, I want a flame spraying DC-7 or a Connie, maybe a C-97:cool:.
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    And what about the barn find of the large engine...

    And what about the barn find of the large engine for a multi engine application? The whole reason for a barn find would be to avoid the $100,000 plus overhaul cost. And with any barn find it could...
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    I came back lots of times after the post. No one...

    I came back lots of times after the post. No one answered as of yet. I was just day dreaming about winning a power ball or what ever and how it would be nice to have some land and be able to sort of...
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    I have worked in many shops, as machinist and...

    I have worked in many shops, as machinist and have been an engine tech, and from day one as a youngster I've seen many so called experienced in both fields that know very little and do shoddy work. I...
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    Airpower was my favorite as a youngster. ...

    Airpower was my favorite as a youngster. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Air_Power_(TV_series)
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    Dumb question of the day

    Okay this it kind of hypothetical, if a person had a few thousand acres of land, and yeah the $$ too, at what height above that land could you
    fly a plane and not be under FAA authority? 100 feet ?
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    Engine overhaul and shops question

    To do and overhaul on an aircraft engine does it have to be a shop that does the work? I'm not talking about a home built type of deal.
    A search for do it yourself aircraft engine overhaul brought...
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    It's not going to happen. I just think its crazy...

    It's not going to happen. I just think its crazy to be so restrictive here in the US and just toss in the towel for foreign country's, and allow aircraft to be serviced by ones you likely wouldn't...
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    Its time for a change

    In how A and P certificates are done. This is proof.

    https://www.bizjournals.com/chicago/news/2019/10/21/southwest-airlines-mechanics-riled.html?ana=yahoo&yptr=yahoo
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    A question about paint removal

    On small parts etc. for engines or airframes.
    And then there is this....
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    So yeah lots of proof of working on aircraft...

    So yeah lots of proof of working on aircraft related with no credentials. Then there are the airlines sending alot of the maintenance work out of the country for cheaper labor as well. Just makes me...
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    A curious question

    In all aircraft manufactures and engine manufactures or rebuilders there are many non FAA licensed workers assembling and installing parts. And unless a licensed person is there watching every step...
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    So you can build a plane and apply the time for...

    So you can build a plane and apply the time for an A&P. What if I only want the P? Building a plane powered by an automobile engine gives said person zero Jet/ turbine experience. So how can I do...
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    All materials I would not care to trust keeping...

    All materials I would not care to trust keeping me so high off the ground. Its bad enough thinking about some small bolts taking some huge stresses, I'm just not a composite fan, and for real...
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    Scary low G's, a good bit of turbulence would...

    Scary low G's, a good bit of turbulence would exceed that I'd think.
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    Stupid question, what material is the wing made...

    Stupid question, what material is the wing made from? How about the spar and inner structure? What area failed?
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    A question about wing loading

    I watched a video about the 787 wings being tested. It said they went 153 or so percent of design load, so what would that be in "G" load?
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    I would think with a 2k paint or 2 part paint you...

    I would think with a 2k paint or 2 part paint you would sure need something that sets up real slow, I'd like to know more details about it as well. Like how many coats are needed etc. details are...
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    I was doing some searches and found that its very...

    I was doing some searches and found that its very funny how the FAA would be so stringent on say me, and so crazy lax else where, it really proves some nonsense to it all.
    So you think I could send...
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    Okay first off, about the teaching deal at a...

    Okay first off, about the teaching deal at a school. I am over 60 and had worked on industrial engines for many years as a job though not aircraft. I also have over 20 some plus years of machinist...
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    So with an experimental rating can the owner do...

    So with an experimental rating can the owner do all the mechanic work on it just like for the home built?
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