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  1. I just opened my copy of "Sport Aviation" and it...

    I just opened my copy of "Sport Aviation" and it has all the Add ins in Figure 1 of the article beginning on page 20. It says SOLIDWORKS Education Premium as the title on page 20. In my world the...
  2. There is nothing I found on GrabCAD that is...

    There is nothing I found on GrabCAD that is useful as instructive in the design of an airplane. As an aside, have you seen the astonishment at finding rubble in the walls of the Leaning Tower of...
  3. Loading a file is not the same as exporting it....

    Loading a file is not the same as exporting it. I'm a writer (author) not a reader. Make something simple then try to export it as all the types. My 2013 version won't let me export things I have...
  4. Here is a site that shows how to make what they...

    Here is a site that shows how to make what they in marine call "ducks", though I alwys heard them referred to a "mice" to locate a spline for shapes much bigger than any ship's curve or French curve...
  5. Representing real numbers or transcendentals as...

    Representing real numbers or transcendentals as "floating point" by TYPING in the language or mixed numbers as integers and rationals of very large word length is something that tries to make up for...
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    IFR of a Transcontinental Kind

    My father worked on radar during WW-II at MIT and Princeton. I mostly tried to avoid radar in my own work and fortunately the A-4 "Skyhawk" as used as an adversary and the Israeli Air Force in The...
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    When it comes to not owning but building...

    When it comes to not owning but building something and promoting something that does not exist in metal form I can put my current needs in my pocket on a thumb drive. I lost my house in 1973 and...
  8. I found this link to be for the locally locked...

    I found this link to be for the locally locked up. https://www.eaa.org/eaa/eaa-chapters/find-an-eaa-chapter It needs an airport 3 letter code or - and the Mojave fly-in is cancelled and the link...
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    I helped my cousins put up a Cuckler steel "pole...

    I helped my cousins put up a Cuckler steel "pole barn" building with a crippled girder center and other wise wrapped channel main uprights and roof beams. Getting the site flat was the first major...
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    I have a virtual tram.8410

    I have a virtual tram.8410
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    While it would nice to be a veteran, even a...

    While it would nice to be a veteran, even a combat veteran and even an employee of Boeing for a long time after and now retired with two nice pensions, I am not those things so I need to bring up the...
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    I have the Wright Brothers work in ebook form as...

    I have the Wright Brothers work in ebook form as well as their licensing of the Hispano-Suiza V-8. What you inspired me to seach out is "Birdflight as a basis of Aviation" by their hero Otto...
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    I looked at your builders log and was especially...

    I looked at your builders log and was especially interested in how the vacuum pump mount was used to install a secondary Alternator as a backup. Very thorough overall.
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    Not everything is on the CVR or DFDR. I was...

    Not everything is on the CVR or DFDR. I was showing my father an article in Air & Space Smithsonian about the old kind of FDR's that used a smoke covered glass disk and turned on the TV to see the...
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    A caution that the DFDR on flight 255 was not a...

    A caution that the DFDR on flight 255 was not a Sundstrand
    The recorder aboard the Northwest jet, Flight 255, was made by Fairchild Weston Systems Inc. of Sarasota, Fla., one of three manufacturers...
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    I know you guys think I have weird links and...

    I know you guys think I have weird links and jumps but my follow on to this because of the Convair electical bus drop out was following news about Constant Speed Drives and thus...
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    Nope and that is why I need to go to the best...

    Nope and that is why I need to go to the best school. I am pleased my huge thunder cloud did not dampen your interest in flying on instruments overall.
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    At one time pilots used railroad tracks and water...

    At one time pilots used railroad tracks and water tower town names. Flight training includes situation awareness as well as traveling point to point where at one time there was a very distinct...
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    I'm going to pop in here with a much larger view....

    I'm going to pop in here with a much larger view. In 1968 I was asked to examine USAF Navigator Training with a view to using some of the C-9A options or contract extensions to replace T-29 aircraft...
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    I am a new EAA member with registration also for...

    I am a new EAA member with registration also for the Forum separately. My interest in most things today is to reduce in scale and update my ability to create and operate digital models of aircraft...
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    https://www.nytimes.com/1972/04/29/archives/dc10-p...

    https://www.nytimes.com/1972/04/29/archives/dc10-patent-is-set-mcdonnell-douglas-stresses-arrangement-of-3.html
  22. What I fear is going to the joint EAA/AOPA meet...

    What I fear is going to the joint EAA/AOPA meet in San Marcos on April 29 and some guy has a demonstration team of 5 F-119 Stealth fighters he bought in Kazakhstan. All I could say is "shown!." Seems...
  23. My napkin has turbofan, 5 stage augmentor, spoilers, VTOL, slats,multiple flaps

    It doesn't have a supersonic GA new design flying. It doesn't have me in the pilot seat. It's ancestor designs while updated with things like conformal fuel tanks are now 50 years old. It expects to...
  24. I need some disambiguation on the word "Douglas"...

    I need some disambiguation on the word "Douglas" in the way of Wikipedia. Reading "Poberezny" I have just come to camp Douglas in Tomah, Wisconsin. I know Camp McCoy in nearby Sparta, Wisconsin where...
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    The best for me was the first turboprop I met...

    The best for me was the first turboprop I met taking my Aunt Dort to Willow Run in the 50's, a Capitol Airways Viscount. The whistle and scream still lives on in muffled APUs on ramped jet liners. It...
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