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  • Have a Super Cub, had a Pitts.
  • New Zealand
  • LAME in New Zealand with Super Cub (flying) and Pitts project. Lots of Tiger Moth time.
  • Engineer


  • Posted in thread: Acrosport II start on 03-20-2018 at 10:19 PM
    OP mentions a 200HP Continental 360, not a Lyc. Never seen of Cont. 360 on a plane like this.
    Quite a bit heavier than a Lyc. The ASII was designed for a Lyc. Not very knowledgeable beyond
    that. But t...

  • Posted in thread: Acrosport II start on 03-20-2018 at 02:10 AM
    Are all of these basically lighter than the old linen dope with silver and overspray?You tube
    search "better aircraft fabric" or something like that for Oratex. Should keep you entertained
    for a while...

  • Posted in thread: IanJ's Marquart Charger build thread on 03-19-2018 at 03:15 AM
    The reality is that a lot of these 50 and 60 year old legacy designs need to be redrawn and
    brought into the 21st century with modern thinking and the good ideas kept and the proven to be
    less than op...

  • Posted in thread: Magneto switches on 03-14-2018 at 08:37 PM
    I have on very much like that in my Acro Sport. Pretty sure it is the same manufacturer. B&F
    Aircraft had a bunch of them that were surplus, new old stock. That was a long time ago. Think
    I paid $20 f...

  • Posted in thread: Hatz CB-1 Value on 03-11-2018 at 10:31 PM
    I was involved with a tube frame plane that went in the water. Someone else cut it up after I
    was done with it and the inside of all the tubes were growing with rust to the point there was
    virtually n...

  • Posted in thread: Knight Twister N5788B restoration on 03-09-2018 at 05:51 AM
    Beautiful ! Paint the leading edges only and leave the plywood in clear varnish like a vintage
    Chris Craft speedboat. :)As long as the leading edges match the prop tips………..

  • Posted in thread: ACS got me. on 03-08-2018 at 08:37 PM
    You don't want 115 drills of all different sizes, but 115 drills of a handful of sizes. :D

  • Posted in thread: IanJ's Marquart Charger build thread on 03-04-2018 at 01:14 AM
    These tubes have been cut and fit with tin-snips and files. I find it enjoyable and satisfying
    work. Building the jigs is annoying and tedious and you're going to have to do that whether VR3
    do the fu...

  • Posted in thread: IanJ's Marquart Charger build thread on 03-03-2018 at 06:43 PM
    If you can build ribs, you can cut and fit tubes.Andrew

  • Posted in thread: Flying characteristics of the Baby Great Lakes on 02-26-2018 at 08:32 PM
    I was about 20 with probably around 100 hours TT, half of that in Super Cubs and some Tiger
    Moth time when I first flew the Isaacs Fury. I didn't crash it.Get as much Citabria time as you
    can before l...