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    ABOUT ME

  • Robert Bush
  • Willie II Biplane, builder, pilot, mechanic.
  • Pennsylvania,United States
  • aircraft builder: Willie II Biplane, biplane owner, A&P,commercial pilot,, former skydiver
  • Sensenich Propeller Mfg: Inspector

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  • Posted in thread: Vintage Pitts photos on 01-14-2018 at 03:57 AM
    When you look at the first Pitts built by Curtis, you see at lot of "borrowed" Cub and T-Craft.

  • Posted in thread: Living in a air park on 01-14-2018 at 02:10 AM
    i have a friend who worked in his air park hangar with the door closed when it was 100 degrees
    outside...too many people with suggestions on how to do things. I do my maintenance and
    inspections early...

  • Posted in thread: Tire Pressure Monitoring on 01-10-2018 at 09:47 PM
    I have had good luck with Aero Classic LeakGuard tubes. "LEAKGUARDŽ" Butyl Inner Tubes Are
    Blended With A Proprietary Leak Resistant Compound For Less Maintenance.

  • Posted in thread: NorthEast Biplane Fly In on 01-04-2018 at 02:18 AM
    If in June, count me in.Bob

  • Posted in thread: Nomex flight suits on 12-31-2017 at 02:48 AM
    I used to wear a nomex flight suit........No more........I can no longer zip it up. LOL

  • Posted in thread: How Do I Quieten my S1-S? on 12-27-2017 at 12:06 AM
    trex, I used pipes as in your photo, instead of the threaded set screw, I used 2 self tapping
    sheet metal screws to secure each pipe. My biplane is still loud but the radio is easier to
    hear, the volu...

  • Posted in thread: Trailing Edge needed on 12-26-2017 at 12:49 AM
    My idea of a CF trailing edge is just a concept. Details to be worked out by the builder.:D The
    way I would do it:a backbone of steel or aluminum plate or thick sheet to form the curve,foam
    to form th...

  • Posted in thread: Trailing Edge needed on 12-23-2017 at 11:03 PM
    Has anyone thought about making a trailing edge form and vacuum bagging carbon fiber ? Bob

  • Posted in thread: Which way is up on 12-17-2017 at 02:36 AM
    adding weight to the trailing edge of an aileron......that far from the hinge line.......think
    about flutter.....think of the children in school yards ! :D

  • Posted in thread: Makin" Lil Bitts on 12-16-2017 at 10:41 PM
    If I was a rich industrialist into aviation, I would have a Bitts made for each region of IAC
    and have a challenge to all pilots at the contest. Everyone gets one flight, one practice loop
    and roll ou...

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