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    Sport Aviation or building

    For me the most rewarding part of building is the creative problem solving process. You could say that is using my own head. Assembling parts from well written instruction manuals is a popular...
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    Buy a partial Van's kit and learn the rest. Best...

    Buy a partial Van's kit and learn the rest. Best resale, buy flying, just make sure you do a prebuy.
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    Now that is the spaceship I dream of. Dr....

    Now that is the spaceship I dream of. Dr. Zarcoff calling Flash Gordon!
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    I have it in my RV-3 and it would have worked...

    I have it in my RV-3 and it would have worked correctly first time if I had not had dyslexia on the first flight. After that it took a total of five flights and some tweaking and now it works great....
  5. Everyone needs a hobby and hobbies only need to...

    Everyone needs a hobby and hobbies only need to be enjoyable. Once you put a price on it, it no longer becomes a hobby or passion, as so many of us describe ourselves. Remember money doesn't spend...
  6. Sticky: Reading is good, building is better. I just...

    Reading is good, building is better. I just finished my third Stearman but only one plane was completed! OR... find a local museum and help restore some aircraft. That is what I did at the Air and...
  7. Sticky: I am using the latest FF Ver 60.0.2 on an older...

    I am using the latest FF Ver 60.0.2 on an older PC (AMD processor) A10-5700, WIN 7 Home 64 bit, 12 G of RAM, MSI 2AEO motherboard, 1G of video memory - ATI ASUS EAH5450, 931GB of disc space, cable...
  8. Sticky: Latest design for Hints for Homebuilders does not...

    Latest design for Hints for Homebuilders does not work for me in FireFox. The old designed seemed fine, I could watch the video on a small screen (many times I just want audio) and search for new...
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    I put a pyramid on top of the engine. Never had...

    I put a pyramid on top of the engine. Never had a problem.
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    We have a number of return YEs, as coordinator I...

    We have a number of return YEs, as coordinator I fly kids with no flight experience first then on to the others. I have two YEs that are "Certified Simulator Flight Instructors" who watch over the...
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    Every Month:
    Every Saturday: Lunch $3.00
    2nd Saturday: Young Eagle flights, flight simulators, free lunch to kids
    3rd Saturday: Monthly meeting, breakfast, lunch, and guest speaker
    Last Saturday:...
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    I have a bad habit of bringing my eyes to my...

    I have a bad habit of bringing my eyes to my work, and in fabric work that means bending over too much. My back finally signaled me to stop. Now, I have a purpose built taller work bench (I,m...
  13. You are right, WAR replicate's website is thin...

    You are right, WAR replicate's website is thin and ScaleBirds is just getting started but their work looks great and a ZERO would make a lot of sense after they finish the HELLCAT. The Grumman is...
  14. Mitsubishi AM6 scale kit plane - where are they?

    I have always liked the lines of the Zero and would consider building one if one were available that could handle a small radial.... like the Rotec. But Google and I are having trouble finding any...
  15. Cookies and our three dollar lunch every...

    Cookies and our three dollar lunch every Saturday. The Eagles Nest will also be a drawn once I finish the Surround Sound system.

    Young Eagles Coordinator Chapter 14 - San Diego
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    Nice plane and video. I think I saw a few birds...

    Nice plane and video. I think I saw a few birds on take off...
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    I believe we can only use original forms, at...

    I believe we can only use original forms, at least that is what I was told. I asked National if your form is acceptable.

    Mark
    EAA Chapter 14 YE Coordinator
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    A friend's son is one of those pilots and he told...

    A friend's son is one of those pilots and he told me I couldn't tell you.
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    Smoking is for suckers...

    Smoking is for suckers...
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    Just returned from Le Bourget and found these,...

    Just returned from Le Bourget and found these, may be of some help. ;-)

    Mark

    P.S. I volunteer for the USS Midway and San Diego Air and Space and the free museum at Le Bourget is excellent. ...
  21. Chapter 14 flys Young Eagles every second...

    Chapter 14 flys Young Eagles every second Saturday of the month. We fly Eagles whenever we find one. Building and maintenance is done every Tuesday and Thursday. The third Saturday is our monthly...
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    Re: Photo. That wing was resting in field for...

    Re: Photo. That wing was resting in field for years. A few of the wing bays were field with these rats nests. Obviously we removed the skin and then proceeded with a power wash and non-corrosive...
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    Did it look like this?2969

    Did it look like this?2969
  24. I wish I had a good answer for that, the datum is...

    I wish I had a good answer for that, the datum is the nose and the W&B uses index units for the arm/load. Loading calcs are for index units at a certain location and the "safe zone" needs to be 205...
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    Thanks.

    Thanks.
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