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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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    Correct, you have to be a USUA member. Just...

    Correct, you have to be a USUA member. Just consider it part of the premium.
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    Avemco, Falcon, EAA, USUA, ASC, others.

    Avemco, Falcon, EAA, USUA, ASC, others.
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    I would say it's a bad idea. Clecos don't hold...

    I would say it's a bad idea. Clecos don't hold nearly as securely as rivets. They're fine when used as intended, but vibration and bouncing around would wiggle them around and possibly elongate the...
  5. Move. But seriously, if it has undoped...

    Move.

    But seriously, if it has undoped sailcloth covering then yes, keeping it outside is a real bad idea. The later RANS's were doped, I believe, which isn't quite as bad. A better choice in...
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    Contact the FSDO. Getting new operating...

    Contact the FSDO. Getting new operating limitations specifying a new test area is straightforward, no problem if you can trailer it there. I've done that for purchased homebuilts that I wanted to...
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    A 2 seater is not an ultralight (at least in the...

    A 2 seater is not an ultralight (at least in the US). You will need at least a Sport Pilot certificate with a seaplane endorsement, or a Private Pilot certificate with ASES (airplane single engine...
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    Looks homemade. Could be from a hovercraft or...

    Looks homemade. Could be from a hovercraft or airboat.
  9. Not a P-51, is a typical R/C pattern (stunt)...

    Not a P-51, is a typical R/C pattern (stunt) plane of the early 1970s. Not sure which one, there were hundreds of designs back then... it looks a little like a Sterling Lancer but the rudder shape...
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    Whatever it is, it's beautiful.

    Whatever it is, it's beautiful.
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    Frank, look for a free program called AF5Rename,...

    Frank, look for a free program called AF5Rename, it can do all kinds of mass renaming.
  12. Thread: Real Pilots?

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    Two words: "paragraph breaks."

    Two words: "paragraph breaks."
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    Most airplanes have at least some dihedral. The...

    Most airplanes have at least some dihedral. The airfoil used has nothing to do with it.
  14. Ditto.

    Ditto.
  15. Thread: homebuilt design

    by Dana
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    Pazmany's Light Airplane Design. Bruhn's...

    Pazmany's Light Airplane Design. Bruhn's Analysis and Design of Flight Vehicle Structures. Peery's Aircraft Structures.
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    What Ron said, with one caveat: If your special...

    What Ron said, with one caveat: If your special issuance requires anything on your part, like participation in a HIMS program, you have to keep that up until the medical expires. If you don't, and...
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    I don't know what equation you're using, but for...

    I don't know what equation you're using, but for a given vertical speed a longer shock stroke absorbs the energy over a greater distance, so the load is less.
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    Everybody worries about liability, but my...

    Everybody worries about liability, but my understanding is that there has never been a successful suit over a used homebuilt airplane. Put it on Barnstormers, the old 'dacs still have a following. ...
  19. Thread: Open Source Plans

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    A new design that "looks very similar" is one...

    A new design that "looks very similar" is one thing, a copy with identical structure (or with very minor changes) is another. If your copy would make it possible for somebody to build a new plane...
  20. Thread: Open Source Plans

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    Not a lawyer, but I'd think that without...

    Not a lawyer, but I'd think that without permission from the copyright holder you'd be in violation of copyright law. Serial number has nothing to do with it a builder (from legitimate plans) can...
  21. Thread: Do You Look Up?

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    Doesn't everybody?

    Doesn't everybody?
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    "Waldo Pepper" is my favorite, it doesn't hurt...

    "Waldo Pepper" is my favorite, it doesn't hurt that Dad took me to see it when I was a teenager, after reading all about the production in Flying magazine and waiting what seemed like forever for it...
  23. Hey Bill, do you ever miss Cadkey where you could...

    Hey Bill, do you ever miss Cadkey where you could model anything explicitly, without creating a separate file and sketch for every single component? No constraints... :P
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    I have a "G-8" leather flight jacket which I like...

    I have a "G-8" leather flight jacket which I like regardless of the maker's claims of military origin almost certainly being false. It (with obligatory silk scarf) is still functional in the open...
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    What every forum software needs is this (this one...

    What every forum software needs is this (this one is from POA), which automatically shows up on any old thread just above the reply box:
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