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  1. Personally, I would start with the empennage...

    Personally, I would start with the empennage components. Treat the rudder, horizontal stab and elevator as individual projects. That way if you decide wood working is not your cup of tea you won’t...
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    For the same reason pilots belly in with the gear...

    For the same reason pilots belly in with the gear warning horn blaring.:eek:
  3. Thread: STC's

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    If all else fails; the auto fuel STC is still...

    If all else fails; the auto fuel STC is still available thru EAA at $1.50/hp. Filler stickers are $5 each but you must purchased the STC from EAA.
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    It is exactly what it sounds like... A flying...

    It is exactly what it sounds like...
    A flying wing is a tailless fixed wing aircraft that has no definite fuselage, with its crew, payload, fuel, and equipment house inside the main wing structure. ...
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    Thanks for sharing the video. The use of the...

    Thanks for sharing the video. The use of the tandem gear and outriggers is interesting. The layout is actually not too dissimilar to the Dyke Delta. Both designs are actually considered to be...
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    Back in the early 80s I had the unfortunate...

    Back in the early 80s I had the unfortunate opportunity to watch a P-3 at NAS Barbers Point go gear up after executing a go-around for an F-4 that had declared low fuel status. During the go-around...
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    You should lookup the history of the T-6. They...

    You should lookup the history of the T-6. They have seen combat action by a number of governments and were used as FAC aircraft by the US in Korea and even early Vietnam.
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    Guess it doesn’t help when some vendors use...

    Guess it doesn’t help when some vendors use flat/matte as a sheen and others use flat and matte as separate sheens. The way I understand it that flat has high porosity and therefore is less...
  9. Thread: Fighter Jet

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    Well they’ve changed the paint scheme. Added a...

    Well they’ve changed the paint scheme. Added a retractable bear and obviously played with a turbine. Unfortunately their website only features the one plane and offers no kit pricing. The one...
  10. Thread: Fighter Jet

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    It’s a Greek design called the Archon SF1. It...

    It’s a Greek design called the Archon SF1. It first appeared about 10 years ago. Definitely not 103 complain. There was desire to market it as a kit but that seemed to have never taken off. Too bad...
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    Pictures are important. Take as many as you can....

    Pictures are important. Take as many as you can. But.....
    Still think your best course of action is to seek the professional counsel of an attorney. You might get told it was an act of God and you...
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    Bill you could be right, the derecho could be...

    Bill you could be right, the derecho could be considered an act of God but if I was his attorney I would point out that the other hangars on the field remained intact. I would argue that the plane...
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    I’m not a lawyer but there are enough questions...

    I’m not a lawyer but there are enough questions in my mind that I would at least sit down and talk with a tort attorney at minimum. I suspect you’ll need an attorney in the long run. Here’s just...
  14. They were on morning of the 3rd. Guess since EAA...

    They were on morning of the 3rd. Guess since EAA has “reopened” they feel they can relax grounds security somewhat.
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    Northern Lightning

    Yesterday was the start of Operation Northern Lightning and the Volks MOA in central Wisconsin rumbled all day long. Was able to catch a glimpse of an F-16 turning and burning before yesterday’s...
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    Chris, Exactly what Category and Class would a...

    Chris, Exactly what Category and Class would a tram fit into?? I am assuming one could get away with a Commercial Single Engine Land but would need a Tram type rating based on the number of pax and...
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    At 0945 the barricaded Bifrost to Aviation Asgard...

    At 0945 the barricaded Bifrost to Aviation Asgard came down. OK an EAA employee walked over and removed the sandbagged barrier to the museum. Witnessed by myself and another guy. Then got a free...
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    Not opening the museum until 8/3 was a pretty...

    Not opening the museum until 8/3 was a pretty thinly veiled effort to discourage people from coming to OSH last week. Especially since the rest of Oshkosh and Appleton was humming along and almost...
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    I have never seen or heard of a private entity...

    I have never seen or heard of a private entity owning property inside the confines of a publicly owned airport.

    Isn’t the parcel viewer just showing who has the tax liability???? I would bet that...
  20. I know this off topic but I have the generational...

    I know this off topic but I have the generational connection experience when I went to work at Lockheed Georgia in 1984. My immediate boss was a gunner’s mate on an LST who to a kamikaze just below...
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    Define grounds. I am under the impression that...

    Define grounds. I am under the impression that anything inside the fence is airport property and leased by EAA, at least that’s what I took away the emails. The parking lots, Camp Scholler,...
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    This website has a pretty good list of aircraft &...

    This website has a pretty good list of aircraft & airfoil used...... https://m-selig.ae.illinois.edu/ads/aircraft.html

    There are many design factors that influence dihedral; it is not solely...
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    If still looking for things to do and you’ve got...

    If still looking for things to do and you’ve got the time, drive over to Wausau and go to the 45N-90W marker. Of the four 45x90 geographic locations on earth it’s the only accessible point. Puts ya...
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    Hey Kyle I tried :cool: The grounds void of...

    Hey Kyle I tried :cool:
    The grounds void of aircraft and campers just ain’t right! It’s been pretty darn gusty all day with the winds basically out of the west. Would have made the N-S...
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    The heat and high humidity made eastern WI a...

    The heat and high humidity made eastern WI a pretty miserable place yesterday. Don’t think tent camping would have been much fun. The predicted storms rolled thru the the area around 0300. At...
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