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    Hi, you probably aren't aware then that there is...

    Hi, you probably aren't aware then that there is an STM out at Wiley Post Airport in the OKLAHOMA Museum of Flying. They'll let you take all the pictures you want.
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    I CAN JOIN! I CAN JOIN! After making the rounds...

    I CAN JOIN! I CAN JOIN! After making the rounds in the club to THREE other owners, who fortuneately never flew it I have my TF ARF civilian version back in the house, WITH brand new cowling and...
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    A little clarification on my post with respect to...

    A little clarification on my post with respect to the Deluxe version of the Tiger 60.

    I'd like to make it clear that my comments apply ONLY to the Goldberg kitted and released "Deluxe" version. ...
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    I have one waiting in the box too. I have been...

    I have one waiting in the box too. I have been flying both float planes and a copy of an Ace Seamaster for the the last couple of years and have learned the following.

    Water gets into EVERY THING...
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    Born in 1955, grew up in Akron Ohio, son of an...

    Born in 1955, grew up in Akron Ohio, son of an Aero engineer who worked for Goodyear on blimps and other things (SUBROC) I started building plastic models in the early 60's. Flew lots and lots of...
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    A quick aviation related aside. When I was...

    A quick aviation related aside. When I was taking the USAF System Safety Officer course, one of the instructors, a statistician, was also a retired USMC pilot. He flew AU-1’s (Corsairs) in Korea. ...
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    Hi! Thought about a drop in after a too long...

    Hi! Thought about a drop in after a too long absence.

    Sounds like you want a simple bomb aiming device like used on the Dambuster Lancasters because the computational bomb sight didn't work. ...
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    The Golberg retracts were indeed nylon and...

    The Golberg retracts were indeed nylon and mechanical sized for a 40 sized low wing plane in the 80's They came in a triangular box with a hacked servo that operated to the up or down position...
  9. A little more info. As bikerbc said, in most...

    A little more info. As bikerbc said, in most cases in the US airplanes are set up with the elevator on the spring loaded to the center up and down right stick, and the ailerons OR the rudder (if it...
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    Yes, and the 'deluxe' changes in the kit would...

    Yes, and the 'deluxe' changes in the kit would have made old Carl spin in his grave. They did not re design the plans, the mods were all just grafted on extra drawings showing you what to change...
  11. Very NICE! I worked on a 1:1 scale version in...

    Very NICE! I worked on a 1:1 scale version in A&P school. Always wanted one as a flying camper. I'd like your plans if you're PUBLISHING punishing them.
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    Two years ago we were involved with a high school...

    Two years ago we were involved with a high school class science project using a Top Flight Dazzler thick winged 3D plane and a stock .46 two stroke. The plane was routinely clocked at 73 MPH using a...
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    I have no idea why the Europeans do it...

    I have no idea why the Europeans do it differently. I had a friend visit from Germany and he strongly declined trying to fly with our set up.
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    In the US the left sick controls throttle and...

    In the US the left sick controls throttle and rudder the right stick controls elevator and aileron. The right stick functions in the same directions as a control stick in a full scale aircraft.
    ...
  15. [COLOR=#363636][FONT=Palatino Linotype]The writer...

    [COLOR=#363636][FONT=Palatino Linotype]The writer doesn't know what Next Gen is or how it is supposed to function:


    The underlying precept of NextGen is for a commercial airliner to go from...
  16. Sport Flyer, come to Oklahoma City where there's...

    Sport Flyer, come to Oklahoma City where there's a pathetic little law on the city books prohibiting flying models of any kind in any city park at any time UNLESS it is in a city designated model...
  17. Ahh and there's the rub. To what standard do you...

    Ahh and there's the rub. To what standard do you want the LEO's working to? How do you create an equitable local law for things that fly that are fairly uniform across the country?

    The whole...
  18. Aww come on Sport, put it in a little common...

    Aww come on Sport, put it in a little common sense format. Why do you think home-built airplanes have a 50-hour fly off period out over remote areas? Why is the minim altitude over populated areas...
  19. One: Yes, I hold both a private pilot and an A&P...

    One: Yes, I hold both a private pilot and an A&P licence.
    Two: I don't believe the FAA interpretive document as originally written contained a threat to the above licenses.
    Three: Yes, it was...
  20. On the CBO issue. Just some thoughts to ponder...

    On the CBO issue. Just some thoughts to ponder on how things have changed since the 80's Part 103 was created out of close cooperation and discussions with multiple ultra-light aircraft...
  21. bradpaul, please see my comments up in 283, seems...

    bradpaul, please see my comments up in 283, seems things at the AMA changed back in January of this year. It appears none of us read our own safety code year after year
  22. Let’s try this again. Last night’s version of...

    Let’s try this again. Last night’s version of this post had too many thoughts going too many places

    First issue:



    bradpaul, please explain why you keep trying to apply the reference to a...
  23. Ok, tell me where my thinking is wrong. ...

    Ok, tell me where my thinking is wrong. Congress, two years ago, told the FAA in the middle of PL 112-95 to create operating procedures for UAV's. In that two year old law the congress told the...
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    Again facts:...

    Again facts:
    http://www.boeing.com/boeing/commercial/747family/pf/pf_classics.page

    747-100 max fuel load 48,445 Gallons = 322, 966 pounds

    NTSB Report...
  25. Please wait, lets discuss the original intent of...

    Please wait, lets discuss the original intent of this thread. Let's not run off on the over 55 pound limit yet. Lets please just discuss the one point: The agreement/notification required by the...
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