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  1. Don't see how you could prove compliance with the...

    Don't see how you could prove compliance with the 51% rule without builder logs.

    There are other projects out there that won't have the obstacles associated with this one......keep on kicking...
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    You are asking questions that have complex...

    You are asking questions that have complex answers but one factor to consider is optimizing prop tip speed. This requires an engine with a gearbox unless very small-diameter props are used which are...
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    And therein lies the problem..... ;)

    And therein lies the problem..... ;)
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    Google doesn't know much about the fine points of...

    Google doesn't know much about the fine points of Part 103. ;)

    The AffordaPlane ends up being much too heavy to qualify for 103. See my post above yours for a legal option.
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    He said he wanted to build an ultralight....... ...

    He said he wanted to build an ultralight....... ;)

    To answer the original question---I do not believe it is possible to build a viable powered ultralight for $1500-2000. Just the cost of raw...
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    The water-borne Stewart System adhesive (3M) will...

    The water-borne Stewart System adhesive (3M) will not attack varnishes so your choice of varnish is just dependent on what you want to use.
  7. Well stated.

    Well stated.
  8. OK.....didn't know ops in Canada were under...

    OK.....didn't know ops in Canada were under discussion...
  9. Get up to speed on BasicMed, you may have more...

    Get up to speed on BasicMed, you may have more options than you realize.
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    Occasionally I don't pay close enough...

    Occasionally I don't pay close enough attention....... :)
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    Well.....guess I'm just nuts....... ;)

    Well.....guess I'm just nuts....... ;)
  12. I have read the thread (been reading it since it...

    I have read the thread (been reading it since it was started) and the photo of the interior speaks volumes to those of us who have been in aviation for multiple decades. A ponzi scheme may very well...
  13. There are rea$$ons why this poor Cherokee is...

    There are rea$$ons why this poor Cherokee is abandoned......
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    ......ok....I tried........

    <sigh>......ok....I tried........
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    JBlack, Please don't take this...

    JBlack,

    Please don't take this personally....but I think your concerns about hang gliding would have a better chance of reaching a receptive audience in a forum other than this one. Hang gliders...
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    Glad you've gotten good service from your...

    Glad you've gotten good service from your chariot. The late model connectors I've pulled apart usually have a rubber boot and/or some sort of grease on the contacts. Unfortunately, the service depts...
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    Manufacturers of modern cars go to great length...

    Manufacturers of modern cars go to great length to hermetically seal connections in wiring harnesses and switches. The same care usually isn't present in our 'primitive' aircraft wiring and...
  18. Ouch......I had much rather teach in the...

    Ouch......I had much rather teach in the classroom than deal with the challenges of the gym. Gym teachers are certified same as classroom teachers.

    (retired teacher)
  19. The salvage yards have more scrapped Cherokees...

    The salvage yards have more scrapped Cherokees than they know what to do with............................
  20. Prelim report has been released. Prelims donít...

    Prelim report has been released. Prelims donít assign a cause.....but pilots reading the report can figure it out......very sad.....
  21. There may be very good rea$$$ons why the Cherokee...

    There may be very good rea$$$ons why the Cherokee was abandoned...... :)
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    Let's say this again......it really sounds like...

    Let's say this again......it really sounds like your friend needs some training on how to use his airplane. :)

    The other situations you cited have nothing to do with technology in our aircraft...
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    Your friend needs transition training to his new...

    Your friend needs transition training to his new Cirrus. That fancy panel will automatically tune the radios to the airports in the flight plan if you know how to enter the flight plan........don't...
  24. Saw a doorbell video camera clip today located...

    Saw a doorbell video camera clip today located near the crash site. The clip only had audio of the flight due to low clouds but the helo turbines sounded normal and strong up until a loud “whump”....
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    Yes....you missed the vote.....your time is...

    Yes....you missed the vote.....your time is up....somebody sound the gong........ :P
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