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    Volcano at Twelve O'Clock!

    Weather's been awful in Seattle this year. Yesterday, we had our first day with a high above 80 degrees. Perfect open-cockpit weather, at last.
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    This is Mount...
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    I made another flight yesterday, and aimed the...

    I made another flight yesterday, and aimed the camera a bit lower and widened the field of view. Short video, only ~13 seconds.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cke2ghwgY_E
    Two things, here. ...
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    Probably depends on who is most-strongly...

    Probably depends on who is most-strongly protecting their copyrights. There was a news item a few weeks ago that cops were playing Disney soundtracks when they interacted with people...on the belief...
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    Yeah, it's kind of weird. I'm getting notices...

    Yeah, it's kind of weird. I'm getting notices that some countries won't be able to play the music due to a copyright conflict. But it looks like it works in the US, at least.

    I moved the camera...
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    It's getting harder to do; YouTube has some...

    It's getting harder to do; YouTube has some pretty thorough copyright checking. I've got some old videos still online that use movie music, can't get away with that anymore. Have some recordings...
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    Wingtip Camera on Fly Baby

    Stuck a GoPro on the wingtip of my Fly Baby today....

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aD-LfpP3kxA

    Ron Wanttaja
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    I don't have a problem with it, for several...

    I don't have a problem with it, for several reasons.

    First, the original was a bad acronym. It should have been "NOTA," not "NOTAM." There's rarely a reference to "Air Men", so with the term...
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    E.g., can we self-identify as 17 years old? :-) ...

    E.g., can we self-identify as 17 years old? :-)

    Ron Wanttaja
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    Thanks, looks like it fixed my phone issue. ...

    Thanks, looks like it fixed my phone issue.

    Ron Wanttaja
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    Don't know if it's related, but recently my...

    Don't know if it's related, but recently my Samsung phone forgets that I've logged into the EAA forums. Every time I select the link, I have to enter the user name and password (and click the...
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    Special Purchase for Veterans

    Apparently, Solidworks allows veterans (US and Canada) to buy the educational version of Solidworks for $20.

    https://www.solidworks.com/media/military-services-education-program

    Ron "Where'd I...
  12. Shoot, dude...when has fear of writing a long...

    Shoot, dude...when has fear of writing a long post ever stopped ME? :-)

    Your stuff is a pleasure to read, and I'm glad you bring your expertise here. It's a refreshing change from guys who say,...
  13. Certainly. However.... In the past 100 years,...

    Certainly. However....

    In the past 100 years, how much lighter is one gallon of gasoline?

    In the past 100 years, how much lighter is a battery producing 40 kwh? :-)

    Ron "Where's Moore when...
  14. Good stuff, Eric. However, I must gently point...

    Good stuff, Eric.

    However, I must gently point out that the subject line refers to ULTRALIGHT electric aviation. People are using the physics that hampers 180,000-pound airliners to justify why...
  15. Thread: Engine swap

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    I'm certainly no expert, but from the Type...

    I'm certainly no expert, but from the Type Certificate Data Sheet, the H2AD is the approved engine for the 172N and the D2J is the approved engine for the 172P. Comparing the TCDS between the two,...
  16. Randy, I agree that the energy density in...

    Randy, I agree that the energy density in electric flight is the biggest problem right now. But your post was the second one I saw in a couple of days that claimed that "As fuel is consumed the...
  17. I keep seeing this claimed as a major...

    I keep seeing this claimed as a major disadvantage of electric aircraft, but just don't see it. A typical one hour flight in my Fly Baby means the plane is ~3% lighter at landing than takeoff. Big...
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    Every Man a Tiger

    Been pretty quiet here, figured to tell this story.

    Had some repairs to do on the left wing of my Fly Baby a couple of months back. My airplane has a long (~40in) inspection panel down the middle...
  19. Dale has it correct, of course. For those who...

    Dale has it correct, of course. For those who want the regulation, it's 14CFR Part 1:

    Light-sport aircraft means an aircraft, other than a helicopter or powered-lift that, since its original...
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    I presume the area you're wanting to work on is...

    I presume the area you're wanting to work on is the unpainted area in the photo. With the exhaust pipes running parallel to it, what about heat? Will the fiberglass tolerate it? It's one thing to...
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    Not specifically, here, but we would all like to...

    Not specifically, here, but we would all like to hear your progress and try to give you advice as needed. Even if NOT needed. :-)

    There is a separate biplane forum, not affiliated with EAA.
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    I've just been involved as a writer; can't really...

    I've just been involved as a writer; can't really speak to the business side. AVweb has been in operation for quite a while, they've apparently got it figured out.

    When most people think of, for...
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    I think the costs associated with print magazines...

    I think the costs associated with print magazines have gone up so much, it's tough to make a hard-copy Experimenter break even (though as Kyle mentioned, we were promised the same content in SA).
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    And here I thought this thread was about how...

    And here I thought this thread was about how dinosaurs had trouble maintaining their homebuilts....
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    Hardly worth the effort, then....:-) Ron...

    Hardly worth the effort, then....:-)

    Ron Wanttaja
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