Last Activity:05-05-2015 7:15 PM
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Posted in thread: Get your PPL in a Pitts on 05-06-2015 at 01:04 AM
You would probably have to own the airplane to make this happen and you may have to
self-insure. At the very least I'd do as much training as possible in tail-draggers.
Posted in thread: Eagle yaw in straight and level on 05-06-2015 at 01:02 AM
I'd take the gap seals out and see if that changes it. While they're out adjust the tab so the
airplane flies feet off at cruise. Only then would I re-install the gap seals. I've never used
Posted in thread: Hinged Fiberglass Cowl--Maybe not the Best Idea on 05-05-2015 at 08:53 PM
The ones Aerographic offers are very likely designed to fit a stock nosebowl and firewall. I
don't remember changing the firewall shape but I may have. Ray may have made a new one that is
not a match ...
Posted in thread: Biplane Forum IAC Domination on 05-05-2015 at 05:46 PM
The next thing you know they'll be letting the competitors mix&match maneuvers to make their
own Unknowns. Everybody will be flying different Unknowns and none of the old fun of everyone
trying to ove...
Posted in thread: Method of goal setting. on 05-05-2015 at 04:59 PM
One thing I'd like to see is the sequence marked up with altitudes and airspeeds at the
begining/end of each maneuver. I don't understand where all the energy is going.
Posted in thread: Biplane Forum IAC Domination on 05-05-2015 at 04:50 PM
I think the 3/4 roll on the hammerhead would another of the 'not-for Intermediate' maneuvers.
Posted in thread: Need help (again)…. bracing wire ends Pitts S1S on 05-04-2015 at 06:01 PM
On an S-1 the right hand threads are normally inside the wing and the left hand threads are
where the forks are used to attach to the external fittings on the fuselage and upper rear wing
Posted in thread: Need help (again)…. bracing wire ends Pitts S1S on 05-04-2015 at 05:02 PM
I would expect all the AN-665 forks to be left hand threads but it's best to confirm before you
Posted in thread: Biplane Forum IAC Domination on 05-04-2015 at 04:57 PM
That seems like a performance-neutral change to me.
Posted in thread: Cowl Oil Filler Door Fabrication on 05-04-2015 at 04:52 PM
On a Pitts there usually isn't an oil door, you open the cowling to access the dipstick and add