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    That’s some heads up baseball, Ron! Let’s hope...

    That’s some heads up baseball, Ron! Let’s hope something comes of your suggestion. I’m planning to give Alibre a try too, as soon as I get through some other chores…
  2. I don’t have the equipment or skills to help with...

    I don’t have the equipment or skills to help with the repair, but thought I’d point out that your trailer does not use flush rivets. The rivets in the photos are universal head (sometimes called...
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    Flight control malfunctions are a BIG DEAL to the...

    Flight control malfunctions are a BIG DEAL to the FAA and NTSB. Flaps that can move through their range of motion without any pilot control sounds extremely dangerous to me, but I've never flown the...
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    The inability to export files from this “Maker”...

    The inability to export files from this “Maker” version to file formats that are readable by production shops with desktop SOLIDWORKS, or any other 3D CAD package is, I suspect, a deal breaker for...
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    Goodbye Free SOLIDWORKS

    I received the following email from EAA this morning:



    Figures. Just when I get serious about learning and using the tool, DS wants to put their hand in my pocket…
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    You’ll be hard pressed to build any of the...

    You’ll be hard pressed to build any of the aluminum 2-seater kits for less than $50k, all-in, unless you’re extraordinarily good at scrounging, and willing to install a used engine.

    A Pietenpol...
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    I believe the aviation safety world calls those...

    I believe the aviation safety world calls those pilots the "unreachables." They don't check NOTAMs, don't seek out safety-related articles, don't read accident case studies, don't take online safety...
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    A group of Canadian guys started a project called...

    A group of Canadian guys started a project called MakerPlane (Wikipedia link) to do just that, but it seems to have morphed into DIY avionics and a few 3D printed parts. Their website once had info...
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    Looks like you're right. From the EAA website's...

    Looks like you're right. From the EAA website's FAQ on this topic:
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    Yes, if you have a Letter of Deviation Authority...

    Yes, if you have a Letter of Deviation Authority (LODA) for the aircraft, and the instructor has one for himself.
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    Welcome, Tony, and congrats on getting started!

    Welcome, Tony, and congrats on getting started!
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    If you don't get an answer here, you might try...

    If you don't get an answer here, you might try this: https://forums.cessnaowner.org/
  13. No need to apologize, and I'm certainly not...

    No need to apologize, and I'm certainly not trying to prevent you posting here, selling your tickets or feeling welcome on the forum. I just wanted to point out that there is risk in sending a large...
  14. If this is legit you have my apologies, but I...

    If this is legit you have my apologies, but I would encourage anyone contemplating this to consider...


    Brand new forum member with only one post
    Obfuscated username with no real name posted
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    I don't know if the new rules apply anywhere...

    I don't know if the new rules apply anywhere else, but airlines have managed to get the rules changed so they no longer have to put up with the "service animal" and "emotional support animal" scams. ...
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    This doesn't directly address your question, but...

    This doesn't directly address your question, but it's related...

    I have no connection to this guy or his website, but I ran across it while researching engines for my Kitfox build. It might be...
  17. Thread: CorrosionX

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    Indeed it is. Funny story: My last home, in...

    Indeed it is.

    Funny story: My last home, in Phoenix, had its air handler situated in the attic, where it was placed by crane before the roof sheathing was installed. You can imagine the trouble...
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    Hard to say based on your description. Air...

    Hard to say based on your description. Air Traffic Control Specialists require a Second Class medical certificate. As you'll see here, the requirement for color vision states, "(c) Ability to...
  19. Or, as you suggested above, fly ultralights with...

    Or, as you suggested above, fly ultralights with no need for any "permission" from the government. Many years ago, before I took the path toward commercial flying, I flew ultralights for awhile. ...
  20. Dana is exactly right. All pilots have to assess...

    Dana is exactly right. All pilots have to assess their fitness to fly before each and every flight. If you're having a rough day and you don't feel that flying is a safe activity today, then don't...
  21. This is what they're talking about:...

    This is what they're talking about: https://www.aopa.org/advocacy/pilots/medical/basicmed
  22. SocialFlight Live - Jack Pelton: EAA AirVenture 2021

    Tue, May 25th, 8:00pm EST. Info and registration at this link.
  23. Thread: CorrosionX

    by Eric Page
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    Isopropyl alcohol? A quick test would tell you...

    Isopropyl alcohol? A quick test would tell you if CorrosionX is soluble in it, and if the alcohol flashes off to leave the product behind.
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    Well, now I'm sorry that I asked family for the...

    Well, now I'm sorry that I asked family for the book and cards for my birthday back in Feb. They'll be obsolete before my plane is finished.
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    Good find, Marty. That AC covers the ground...

    Good find, Marty. That AC covers the ground pretty thoroughly.
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