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    Great job Ryan! Brought back some wonderful...

    Great job Ryan! Brought back some wonderful memories. Bravo!
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    Best to only include the minimum required info in the Program Letter. Program Letter content is covered in Order 8130.2J, in paragraph 4-6 starting on page 4-2 of the order, and in Appendix C. For...
  3. Thread: Registration

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    The FAA has a lot of good info on the aircraft...

    The FAA has a lot of good info on the aircraft registration website. I'd suggest you take a look at the info at this link:
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    ...or not. I've seen a few examples of aircraft...

    ...or not. I've seen a few examples of aircraft built by these "pro builders" that were pure hack jobs. Just because someone hangs out a shingle and claims to be a "pro builder" doesn't make them...
  5. Thread: Vintage ???

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    I'll second what Ron said. If your aircraft fits...

    I'll second what Ron said. If your aircraft fits within the Vintage category, come on down! We would love to have you join us.
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    The fly in the ointment here is that the aircraft...

    The fly in the ointment here is that the aircraft originally held a standard category certificate. So even if you are successful in converting the aircraft to experimental, all of FAR Part 43 still...
  7. I agree. That was not a good day. I was right...

    I agree. That was not a good day. I was right there. Don't want to have to see something like that again.
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    I have both an Eastern Technologies and an ATS...

    I have both an Eastern Technologies and an ATS compression tester, and they both work well. I see no practical difference between the two.
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    I knew Dick and Jeanne very well. Worked with...

    I knew Dick and Jeanne very well. Worked with both of them on many occasions. Miss them both!
  10. The big difference between Canadian and US...

    The big difference between Canadian and US amateur-built regulations is that in Canada a builder can hire someone to build the aircraft, which is not allowed in the US. Also, aircraft that...
  11. Zshotts, Some clarification: Was the aircraft...

    Zshotts,

    Some clarification: Was the aircraft issued a certificate of airworthiness in Canada, or simply registered? Second, are the build records from Canada included with the project? ...
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    Randy, Yes, the "Green" route has been...

    Randy,

    Yes, the "Green" route has been eliminated.

    The E, F, M and W parking lots have been eliminated. What used to be the "Blue" lot is now the "D" lot, and much of the parking from the...
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    See the article at this link for updates to...

    See the article at this link for updates to parking and traffic flow at the 2020 convention:
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    The Sonex web page has a builder search so you...

    The Sonex web page has a builder search so you can find builders in your area:

    https://www.sonexaircraft.com/sonex-builder-database/
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    Ok, someone has led you seriously astray. The...

    Ok, someone has led you seriously astray. The FAA only needs $5 to renew the registration. Unfortunately, it sounds like you fell for one of the many scam artists that purport to be the FAA and...
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    I think each pilot's definition of what is a...

    I think each pilot's definition of what is a "cross-country capable" airplane will be different, as has already been demonstrated to a certain extent in this thread. Each pilot needs to figure out...
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    I remember the Steve Canyon show! I was just a...

    I remember the Steve Canyon show! I was just a wee 4 year old but was already airplane-nuts so watched every episode I could. I'll have to search the series out. It will be a fun "blast from the...
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    Agreed. Actually, this is probably the most...

    Agreed. Actually, this is probably the most compelling reason for doing the CGI the way they do. MOST people won't know the difference anyway.

    It still drives me nuts!!
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    Avatar worked great because it was fantasy to...

    Avatar worked great because it was fantasy to begin with. It was a great movie and their CGI was fantastic. But.....



    This is my gripe with CGI. For something that's REAL, they should be...
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    I've not yet seen a movie where they came close...

    I've not yet seen a movie where they came close to representing actual aircraft performance with CGI. It all looks fake. Even the "good" ones aren't that good. I'm just gonna watch the 1976...
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    Very interesting stuff Ron. Thanks for posting!!

    Very interesting stuff Ron. Thanks for posting!!
  22. True to a point, but you can't make blanket...

    True to a point, but you can't make blanket statements about how to incorporate a major change. The operating limitations have changed over the years, so it depends on when the airworthiness...
  23. First, the gross weight is not required to be...

    First, the gross weight is not required to be recorded on the data plate. Even if you have a data plate that has a place for gross weight, do not put it on there. The only items required on the...
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    It's my understanding that everything is full...

    It's my understanding that everything is full here at OSH. Haven't heard anything about any available hangars in quite a while.
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    Good that you pointed this out. I'm betting not...

    Good that you pointed this out. I'm betting not too many have seen the Christopher Reeves movie. It's not too bad. The DiCaprio flick is OK, but not stellar in my view.

    And then Ron W....
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