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  • Cary, NC
  • Antique/classic, competition acro, anything with a tailwheel

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  • Posted in thread: S-2A crash in WI on 07-21-2017 at 08:23 PM
    Not trying to stoke a speculation argument, but the prelim report only reads that the aircraft
    "came to rest" inverted as opposed to impacting inverted. I could be way off here but the
    direction of bu...

  • Posted in thread: Chris' Acrosport 2S. Part 5 on 07-20-2017 at 08:01 PM
    Fun, but aviation is on the back burner for the foreseeable future.Kids are a reasonable excuse
    for the short term, but not marriage....don't be that guy. :DBut congrats BTW!

  • Posted in thread: Spades To Borrow on 07-18-2017 at 07:21 PM
    elevator is way lighter than the ailerons. want to get the pressures closer together.......
    plus spades and wheel landings make you a better biplane pilot. ;)Spades caused the opposite
    problem on mine...

  • Posted in thread: Chris' Acrosport 2S. Part 5 on 07-16-2017 at 11:37 PM
    The beatings in the ASIIS continue. Been working on spins and vertical stuff. I can get 1
    vertical roll, push hard and fly off. It's not happy, but it flies off. She hangs on good at
    low speed. I can ...

  • Posted in thread: Chris' Acrosport 2S. Part 5 on 07-11-2017 at 02:43 PM
    Bill, In Advanced you'll never be asked to fly off the top of anything more than a 1/2 roll.
    But you'll see 3/4 rolls before hammers or humptys. The highest energy figure I ever saw in
    Advanced (Unkno...

  • Posted in thread: Chris' Acrosport 2S. Part 5 on 07-11-2017 at 01:13 PM
    5.5G pull at 170 gets me on the vertical faster but upline same length.Not trying to beat up
    the issue but how were you measuring the upline - stopwatch or altimeter? If you got to
    vertical more quick...

  • Posted in thread: Chris' Acrosport 2S. Part 5 on 07-10-2017 at 03:39 PM
    I see no reason to ever put more +G on it.You'll get a feel for it with more acro practice and
    time in the plane, but you might need slightly more to maximize vertical line length from a Vne
    entry, wh...

  • Posted in thread: Chris' Acrosport 2S. Part 5 on 07-08-2017 at 12:09 PM
    What kind of DA conditions were you flying? I guess you realize you have the climb and vertical
    performance of a stock 180HP Pitts S-1. Pretty awesome man. And def don't touch the spinner. ;)

  • Posted in thread: Chris' Acrosport 2S. Part 5 on 07-07-2017 at 03:18 PM
    Dude those prop tips might cost you a Grand Champion trophy at OSH. ;)

  • Posted in thread: Chris' Acrosport 2S. Part 5 on 06-26-2017 at 06:23 PM
    so one day ill grab one of jimmy protons clarity aloft headsets and wear the jockstrap gopro
    head mount and take you for a flight.........Lemme know if you wanna farm that out. Have CA and
    jockstrap.....

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