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Posted in thread: Installing strobes at wing bow on 05-04-2016 at 02:33 PM
I wonder if you can install a non-approved lighting system and call it "decorative lighting".
Then you could use it any way you care to.....There must be some more attractive (less ugly)
Posted in thread: API Tailwheel Shimmy? on 05-04-2016 at 12:23 PM
You don't want to heat the springs, they'll lose their temper and become weak. If you know
someone with a hydraulic press you can use that to bring the angle back (to 45°??).
Posted in thread: Inverted fuel & Wobble Pump help on 05-03-2016 at 05:52 PM
Operating the aux pump during TO & landing is a big plus for an electric pump. In a typical
wobble pump installation the handle is not in a great spot for quick action so a failure on TO
is worse case...
Posted in thread: sent messages folder problem on 05-03-2016 at 02:46 PM
There's a limit on how many messages you can keep, maybe you have reached that limit??
Posted in thread: Pitts or Christen Eagle? Help me make this decision. on 05-03-2016 at 02:43 PM
Make that a "four cylinder two-place biplane". Back then most folks were flying single place
four cylinder airplanes in Unlimited.
Posted in thread: Inverted fuel & Wobble Pump help on 05-03-2016 at 12:57 PM
........The same situation with my rechargeable radio, if the radio is getting weak that also
creates a safety consideration. .....Stating the obvious here -- a weak radio doesn't create a
Posted in thread: Experimental Great Lakes 2T-1L Questions on 05-03-2016 at 12:44 PM
........ By the way a 90 hp Great Lakes set the world record for the ‘most consecutive outside
loops’ (131 for those of you playing at home).That 90 hp engine was likely producing more
thrust than the...
Posted in thread: Experimental Great Lakes 2T-1L Questions on 05-03-2016 at 01:27 AM
I've been in the front seat of the factory GL. At 6'5 you would not think that would be
possible. I was younger and more flexible!
Posted in thread: Experimental Great Lakes 2T-1L Questions on 05-02-2016 at 06:13 PM
I'm a bit taller than you and it was tight for me but workable. The airplane is larger than a
Skybolt and the one I flew was a dog with only an O-320 for power. This one is a homebuilt so
it may be qu...
Posted in thread: Inverted fuel & Wobble Pump help on 05-02-2016 at 05:36 PM
So, for those without a full electrical system here's a question;If you get it started but you
know the battery is getting low do you go anyway? Probably not an issue at home but on the road
I could s...