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    The blades maybe have been from a P-3 but...

    The blades maybe have been from a P-3 but Lockheed never used a 3 blade setup on the Orion. Early C-130s had a 3 blade configuration which was a Curtiss Electric setup. The Ham Std blades were...
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    Oh wow, 3 bladed prop and the white & gold paint...

    Oh wow, 3 bladed prop and the white & gold paint scheme - that’s a throw back pic. Didn’t mean to imply that it can’t be done. My comment was to the most likely poor efficiency of the Morane’s...
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    True, but the Japanese invaded Nanking about a...

    True, but the Japanese invaded Nanking about a week after Earhart went down. The slaughter of 300k people doesn’t exactly fit the definition of lying low. Japan was on a war footing and hellbent on...
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    Just yesterday USF announced that they would be...

    Just yesterday USF announced that they would be conducting DNA testing on bone fragments that were supposedly found on Nikumaroro in 1940. Unfortunately the fragments were ”lost” and supposedly...
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    I doubt that the spinner and those deflectors...

    I doubt that the spinner and those deflectors bolted on the back were channeling much cooling air thru that narrow opening. The Morane appears to have been pretty tightly cowled. Donít think the...
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    For a while I had a tag that read FLY4FUN but the...

    For a while I had a tag that read FLY4FUN but the state jacked up the fees for “vanity tags” and I gave it up.
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    Found this in an article at military.com. Will...

    Found this in an article at military.com. Will be interesting to see how the FAA reacts to this tragedy.

    Federal investigators will take a hard look at the possibility of restricting or...
  8. Well Lawrance was an aircraft engine...

    Well Lawrance was an aircraft engine manufacturer. Wright Aircraft acquired them in the early 20’s. Supposedly the Lawrance J-1 was the inspiration for the Wright Whirlwind. It makes sense...
  9. Did a little more digging based on the USN...

    Did a little more digging based on the USN markings on the mags. Lawrance built a Model 30-D APU. There are some pics of it out on the web but they all have their cooling shrouds installed and...
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    Ron, I love watching any vintage aircraft fly and...

    Ron, I love watching any vintage aircraft fly and I’m not an alarmist by any means. But the reality is we are slowly losing these awesome aircraft.
    The engineer in me asks who deals with the...
  11. You can find a pic of this unit on the...

    You can find a pic of this unit on the powerofthepast.org website. There is a contact number but unsure if they still exist. Or you could try contacting someone at the Wright Pat or Pensacola air...
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    Bill, if you’ve been out of the saddle that long...

    Bill, if you’ve been out of the saddle that long as a CFI I would suggest you go find a flight school and brush up on the regs and your flying skills before you take on the Drifter. Attend an...
  13. It appears to be sitting upside down on the...

    It appears to be sitting upside down on the tailgate but I believe it to be a Lawrance. They were bought out by Wright. I’m totally guessing at the designation. Maybe the J-2?????? ...
  14. Thread: Swimming Hole

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    Lake Winnebago water is just nasty. Between the...

    Lake Winnebago water is just nasty. Between the bad smell and the occasional algae bloom why would you want to swim in it???
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    Well, the image keeps getting scrubbed off so...

    Well, the image keeps getting scrubbed off so here is the link. The aircraft is equipped with nav lights....wonder if it’s approved for night VFR.
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    Will try this again...

    Will try this again
    http://eaaforums.org/blob:http://eaaforums.org/62e9b53d-50f6-4c9b-a693-12b84cf476f2
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    Obviously there are no Naval Aviators on this...

    Obviously there are no Naval Aviators on this thread. No one has mentioned Wings of Eagles. John Wayne did a much better job in this film. The sequence where he goes over the side is pretty darn...
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    Aww, c’mon guys it’s got to be 12 O’Clock High. ...

    Aww, c’mon guys it’s got to be 12 O’Clock High. Any movie that starts with the cranking of an R1820 is gotta win. Not to mention the Paul Mantz belly landing; and he wasn’t supposed to hit the...
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    Just found this pic. Please note that there is...

    Just found this pic. Please note that there is no P-S driven airspeed or altimeter installed installed. I think I found the answer to my original question. ...
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    I heard about the fire; never a good thing. At...

    I heard about the fire; never a good thing. At least no one was injured. Didn’t know that they were that badly hurt. Hope they can hang in there and make a comeback.
  21. Thread: Davis DA-11

    by Airmutt
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    Just did a quick google search for it and the one...

    Just did a quick google search for it and the one page article popped up at AirplaneZone.com. Hope that helps.
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    Ron, I assume that you know iPhones since the 6...

    Ron, I assume that you know iPhones since the 6 and up can sense pressure?. If you or Ron are concerned about local static pressure variances you can Bluetooth to a Texas Instruments SensorTag which...
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    A bit off topic but... FAA orders, notices and...

    A bit off topic but...

    FAA orders, notices and bulletins are documents that provide information to FAA employees. These documents are essential sources of information on what the FAA expects of...
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    Years ago I flew a friend’s Corben. It had a...

    Years ago I flew a friend’s Corben. It had a very nice and expensive sensitive altimeter installed. Unfortunately his static system was a piece of tubing stuck up under the instrument panel. It...
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    But Ron there are electronic devices ( smart...

    But Ron there are electronic devices ( smart watches, phones, tablets) that can sense pressure altitude. I also have a pic of a Volksplane that has an automotive style altimeter installed. I can...
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