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  1. IF it were possible, no, once it's been outside...

    IF it were possible, no, once it's been outside of the LSA envelope it can never go back in. Example: Take an otherwise Sport Pilot qualified Champ, add no-bounce struts, make a notation in the log...
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    I'm no expert, but here's what I'd try. Cut and...

    I'm no expert, but here's what I'd try. Cut and lay out the fiberglass cloth on an oversized piece of Saran wrap. Pour on the epoxy, cover with another layer of Saran wrap. Roll out the epoxy so...
  3. Thread: Bi Planes forum

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    Welcome! I'm building (very slowly) a Fisher...

    Welcome! I'm building (very slowly) a Fisher Celebrity. I was a Biplane Forum member until they went subscription and locked everyone else out.
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    Man, wouldn't that be nice? As a builder with a...

    Man, wouldn't that be nice? As a builder with a project in progress, I feel like my local EAA chapter is of limited benefit. Nobody is building with wood, and I get puzzled looks when they find out...
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    Kitplanes. Sigh.

    Kitplanes.

    Sigh.
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    Just in case you had not already found it,...

    Just in case you had not already found it, there's an organization of like-minded people that you may want to check out:

    Model Rocket Information | National Association of Rocketry (nar.org)
  7. Thread: Hangar,hanger

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    If you blow the picture up, it looks like a...

    If you blow the picture up, it looks like a T-shaped cradle on casters.
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    Well, that's certainly disappointing. More and...

    Well, that's certainly disappointing. More and more companies are moving toward this subscription model, where they can collect money from you forever just so you can continue accessing your own...
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    Now, that's thinkin'. Good ideas, both you and...

    Now, that's thinkin'. Good ideas, both you and Dave.
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    I don't think you'll find a kit manufacturer...

    I don't think you'll find a kit manufacturer eager to share CAD files to let other people mass produce the parts they're trying to sell. It's got to be a tough enough road as it is trying to sell...
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    Well, to be fair, some homeless people spent...

    Well, to be fair, some homeless people spent small fortunes to live that way, too.
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    How many places do you think would have a shop...

    How many places do you think would have a shop equipped (and willing) to handle large sheets of alclad and run precision cutting and punching operations as a one-off? I suspect that number to be...
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    You're in HBC at Oshkosh. How could it possibly...

    You're in HBC at Oshkosh. How could it possibly be any more perfect? OK, I guess you probably don't have the Swedish bikini team bringing breakfast to your tent every morning, but you probably...
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    I had trouble getting to sleep my first night in...

    I had trouble getting to sleep my first night in HBC. Lots of foot traffic, noise from various sources, noise on the road nearby, etc. I figured all of it predated my attendance by a long time, so...
  15. Thread: Day 2 of 9

    by DaleB
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    Were they complaining about the system, or just...

    Were they complaining about the system, or just Randy's jokes?

    :)
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    Similar crowd, but with less facial hair and...

    Similar crowd, but with less facial hair and fewer women.
  17. Thread: Training LODA

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    Nope. And the nice thing is, if I want to teach...

    Nope. And the nice thing is, if I want to teach my son or other family to fly in ours, I can. So my CFI-S plan is back on track, I guess.
  18. Thread: Training LODA

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    It's no secret, you can see the LODA here: ...

    It's no secret, you can see the LODA here:

    LODA_Template.pdf (faa.gov)
  19. Thread: Melted Boelube

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    Mine does that whenever the weather gets hot,...

    Mine does that whenever the weather gets hot, which is to say all summer. It's still OK, its just now liquid, until it cools off. If you bring it into an air conditioned house it will re-solidify,...
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    Mine doesn't really want to go back to A/V (she...

    Mine doesn't really want to go back to A/V (she went with me the first time) and positively refuses to go back to Dayton for Hamvention -- not that I blame her for either one, really. But we do...
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    Sure you can, you just drive or own a PC-12. ...

    Sure you can, you just drive or own a PC-12.

    Dale, who has gone on vacation with an espresso machine in the trunk...
  22. Thread: EAA brew?

    by DaleB
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    Remember that "religion" may temporarily expand...

    Remember that "religion" may temporarily expand to encompass nose/tail wheel, high/low/multi wing, primer/no primer, and a few other areas. :)
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    If left alone, this could prevent a lot of CFIs...

    If left alone, this could prevent a lot of CFIs from instructing. It could also kill the concept of a Sport CFI dead. I'm a Private Pilot flying with SP privileges, no medical. I can get a Sport...
  24. Lots of people flying under Sport Pilot rules...

    Lots of people flying under Sport Pilot rules have conditions that would get their medical certificate denied by the FAA. I personally know of several who have conditions that would get a medical...
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    WHAT???

    WHAT???
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