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    I would HIGHLY recommend upgrading to Windows 10....

    I would HIGHLY recommend upgrading to Windows 10. Win7 is about to lose support and 8 was a mistake that Microsoft let out of its campus.
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    Composite Aircraft -

    Hello all,

    I have recently come into possession of a composite aircraft project. This project has been thru 2 hands so far both men have since gone west. I have some concerns so i am asking for...
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    OK so with 15 days left to fund the FAA and this...

    OK so with 15 days left to fund the FAA and this bill is still active, I thought I would revive the thread to see if anyone has any update on where this stands. When is it scheduled for a vote? Is...
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    Got my card last week. Now the debate is on of...

    Got my card last week. Now the debate is on of what to do. I have a member of the Marine One force living down the street. Never thought that would happen. So good stories for a night, chapter...
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    Yes, they were ok with it at teh press...

    Yes, they were ok with it at teh press conference last year.
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    As a presenter this year, we did supply a small...

    As a presenter this year, we did supply a small bio and a description for the presentation. The deadline for submission was June 1. I think they filled in titles, presenter names and assigned...
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    Lifetime Dinner 2017

    Does anyone know where the information is for this years speaker? I thought I had to reserve a spot by May normally to get into the dinner, but would like to know who is speaking.

    Looking forward...
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    Bill if you are suggesting a laser or...

    Bill if you are suggesting a laser or radio/microwave weapon, I would highly doubt it. The physics involved allows it to be possible, but the amount of energy it would take at that distance is more...
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    What makes your chapter great?

    OK, so what makes you want to attend your chapter meeting?

    I get the ability to meet with people and hear their success stories on building thier plane. That has given me some confidence to...
  10. I am a "younger" member and submitted a list to...

    I am a "younger" member and submitted a list to the president of our chapter. Our chapter is made up of older folks, 50's to 90's with most in the 60 to 80 range. I am 40+ so no spring chicken. ...
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    Rudder about 2 feet. According to HG470 it is 25...

    Rudder about 2 feet. According to HG470 it is 25 11/16"

    The Datum is just behind the Spinner. The front of the cowl is -8 inches, HG470 shows 7.686 Firewall appears to be about 95.62 inches. ...
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    P-51 Ordinates

    Ok, so I am building a full scale p-51. I have purchased old microfiche and have the ordinates. If any of you have purchased them, I am looking at roll HG471 to HG475. I have plotted each station...
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    Ok guys, so it has been a few years and I still...

    Ok guys, so it has been a few years and I still have not seen many big auto engine conversions at OSH. I would love to know who, where to see them, there don't seem to be many in Minneapolis. I...
  14. At the announcement the Dassault folks, indicated...

    At the announcement the Dassault folks, indicated that they would be open to this. They see the demand. You might have to wait. It would make another announcement next year as big thing. Here's...
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    Allow popups, turned off the popup blockers and I...

    Allow popups, turned off the popup blockers and I am in!
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    Any idea when I log in with my EAA.org account,...

    Any idea when I log in with my EAA.org account, that it sends me back to a screen to log in? Is anyone else experiencing this issue?
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    Thank you to the team at EAA for setting this up....

    Thank you to the team at EAA for setting this up. The announcement is HUGE. I look forward to downloading once I get home from OSH16. Lots of great stuff this year!
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    Warbird picnic

    Has anyone ever attend this picnic? Is it potluck, or bring all your own stuff and just enjoy the people?

    This will be my first time. Will kids be accepted, or frowned upon?

    Thanks.
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    I am controls engineer, so I don't use 3D CAD...

    I am controls engineer, so I don't use 3D CAD yet. I do like to define things before I build them, and I normally over to things. (Build twice, once in a virtual environment, then again in the real...
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    Ron thanks for the laugh. Paul, thanks for...

    Ron thanks for the laugh.

    Paul, thanks for that. I did not see the posting. As my chapter's newsletter editor i have some press contacting me, but not for this. This will be going in the...
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    This looks like a major announcement. That would...

    This looks like a major announcement. That would be why I think it has it's own section. Also if we typical members can get our hands on the software, we will have questions, so I think it would be...
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    SolidWorks and EAA

    I am looking forward to the announcement at this year's Oshkosh. They are the leader in 3D systems. I just hope that it is something the average guy can afford. Last years discount of $500 was...
  23. Thread: 1st Timer

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    Welcome. Enjoy. Remember you can't see it all. ...

    Welcome. Enjoy. Remember you can't see it all.

    As always, the folks here are real nice and can give lots of great advice.
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    10 days! What are you most interested in seeing...

    10 days! What are you most interested in seeing this year?
  25. Thanks to you and the EAA Advocacy teams hard...

    Thanks to you and the EAA Advocacy teams hard work. After the big push last year, and the lack of movement, I was doubtful it would happen. What a great outcome for your years work! Way to go!
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