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  1. I found a Sport plane locally I can buy, so by...

    I found a Sport plane locally I can buy, so by the time I pay for the 12,500 dollar aircraft, this makes my sport license cost me roughly, $16,000.00, just to get my a$$ in the air legally. we really...
  2. ok,the final decision is in, they are not going...

    ok,the final decision is in, they are not going to offer the 162 for Light Sport training or use.
    Looking t build my own LSA to finish my training, that means I have to let other fly off the 40...
  3. I have the stubs, so that might be enough, thank...

    I have the stubs, so that might be enough, thank you for that suggestion.
    it does not hurt to ask.

    Robert
  4. Precision Propellers, replacement blades needed

    does anyone know who is making the wood replacement blades for Precision Propellers, hubs.
    I have a good 2 blade hub, and need 2 new blades.

    I tried an online search and found nothing.

    Robert
  5. so far no decision to put the 162 online, and the...

    so far no decision to put the 162 online, and the 5000 a year premium is still hanging out there. until they make a decision we are still on hold, there are o flying clubs in my area, we have at...
  6. And now for the other shoe to drop, the FBO...

    And now for the other shoe to drop, the FBO looked at the insurance cost to add it to the fleet, as a trainer for new / student pilots. They choked on the cost, for offering it for training new...
  7. Happy new year all, i have good news, some good...

    Happy new year all, i have good news, some good Samaritan pilot, has bought a Cessna Sky Catcher and decided to lease it, for use by the local FBO for use in Light Sport training. So miracles do...
  8. i have been trying to find out just how many...

    i have been trying to find out just how many people have a Light Sport License, the best i can find is about 5157, in 2015 in a report by Dan Johnson.
    Does anyone have newer or fresher numbers.
    ...
  9. i agree, good to have someone give GA a boost....

    i agree, good to have someone give GA a boost. yes the 150 Cessna's are are all over the place, they only have one problem they don't qualify as Light Sport, if they did i would be done and have...
  10. i checked with a site here in ohio, and they...

    i checked with a site here in ohio, and they wanted 195.00 per hour in a Quicksilver 2 Seat trainer. that would mean at least 2000.00 just for the minimum of 10 hours, to get you to solo, or maybe...
  11. How is EAA Actively promoting the Sport Pilot program

    i find it quite disturbing, and i may be wrong, where is the promotion of Light Sport Pilots, within the EAA organizations.
    it is not in the local chapters, it is not at the airports the limited few...
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    Ok, all so far all is good, 14 test flights and...

    Ok, all so far all is good, 14 test flights and only minor issues, nothing to do with engine, fuel, or controls.
    should be going for altitude tomorrow, final trim testing of horizontal stabilizer...
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    i found the answers i was looking for in the...

    i found the answers i was looking for in the April 1988 issue of Sport Aviation, on page 28, by Tony Bingelis.
    he explains why what i am looking for does not exist. That an the lawyers make sure our...
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    thank you Joe, that is what I am reading now,...

    thank you Joe, that is what I am reading now, looking at section 8-10 of the AC the guidance is there but need to read between the lines on what is really important.
    there are several people that...
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    well it looks like i am on my own on this one,...

    well it looks like i am on my own on this one, will have to create my own set of parameters based on the AC for Homebuilt aircraft.

    thank you all who looked.
    Robert
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    First Flight Test Procedures

    Does any one know where I can find good sample or full flight testing procedures plan. I have looked around and can only find test plans for the normal experimental category. nothing that pertains to...
  17. i found those as well, I just got home with my...

    i found those as well, I just got home with my new frame, so I can start building up the wing profile, and moment of inertia, that the tail has to produce in order to fly it cleanly.
    at this time...
  18. Ok, that is 2 to look up, thank you vaflier, and...

    Ok, that is 2 to look up, thank you vaflier, and Craig. its an experiment. have a great week.
    Robert
  19. built up wood spars for aircraft larger than Ultralights,

    All, I am looking for aircraft by name for any that have or use the built up wood spars in them.
    Example, Minimax uses a 1/16 plywood face web on the 3/4 x 1 upper and lower caps.

    I am looking...
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    Another thing you should really look at is the...

    Another thing you should really look at is the site you do your training at. Do they have more than one Light Sport qualified aircraft for training you in. i currently have all of the qualification...
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    i built my foam cutter out of a 25 watt Radio...

    i built my foam cutter out of a 25 watt Radio Shack power supply, and a standard house hold, dial type light switch, a dimmer.
    some .020 stainless steel safety wire, a wood bow, and some screw...
  22. now i get it, i can move up to the Private...

    now i get it, i can move up to the Private License, and fly more aircraft. it just reduces the costs associated with the Medicals, etc. i had heard from a friend it cost him about 6000 a year to keep...
  23. so all of the changes basically only affect...

    so all of the changes basically only affect Private Pilots, i have the list of 131, current models that meet LSA requirements.

    it was just a pipe dream then, currently in my area within about an...
  24. i was under the impression, there would be...

    i was under the impression, there would be changes to the rules to open up more airplanes to us Sport Pilots, to fly. example up to a 6000 pound airplane using the sport license, maybe its in another...
  25. Proposed Rules changes what does it mean for us Sport Pilots

    Has anyone had a chance to boil down the new rules, to show how it affects all of us up and coming Sport Pilots, and existing pilots.

    what does it mean for us at the end of the day.

    1. what is...
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