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  • Retired Army Warrant Officer. Was an OH58D mission and maintenance test pilot.
  • Gulfport, MS
  • Playing guitar, motorcycling
  • Helicopter Air Ambulance


  • Posted in thread: Beej's Fabric on 07-20-2017 at 11:13 PM
    Looks nice and neat.....and hot!

  • Posted in thread: New competition for Boeing on 07-20-2017 at 11:11 PM
    Not that it was a beauty queen before, but that Garrett pointy nose just doesn't look right.
    That's a howler of power plant if that's what they are using. Cheap.....

  • Posted in thread: -12 construction on 07-20-2017 at 01:56 AM
    1st compression rib is done.

  • Posted in thread: -12 construction on 07-18-2017 at 11:47 PM
    D'oh! I'm waiting for my first mistake like that. It can't be too far off, assuming it hasn't
    already happened.That's one of the reasons I will do my best to post my mistakes, so others may
    not repeat...

  • Posted in thread: M-12 Build on 07-18-2017 at 02:12 PM
    Look at all that aileron! Looks great, Jeremy. When are you anticipating first run?

  • Posted in thread: -12 construction on 07-18-2017 at 03:11 AM
    So far, building parts of them is more enjoyable than any non-work activity I've done in a
    long, long time. I completely lose track of time just screwing up these ribs:D.

  • Posted in thread: -12 construction on 07-18-2017 at 12:47 AM
    While I was busy congratulating myself for finishing up all the ribs made with the L4 jig, I
    grabbed the inventory sheet to start looking up materials needed for L3 ribs. I see aileron bay
    gussets lis...

  • Posted in thread: Model 12 rights and program for sale on 07-17-2017 at 07:26 PM
    I 2nd the nod for Smizo!There is almost nothing worse than not enjoying what you used to love
    anymore. I saw it in my early years in the Army then experienced it toward the end of that
    career. I can d...

  • Posted in thread: Electronic fuel injection and ignition. on 07-17-2017 at 02:56 PM
    If I were building a plane with a flat engine, I would be going the route the OP is asking
    about. The tech is not new in the experimental world. Perhaps not on biplanes. There are simple
    ways to mitig...

  • Posted in thread: -12 construction on 07-16-2017 at 07:27 PM
    Knocked a couple more half-sheeted ribs. It's amazing how much stiffer they are than plain
    truss ribs. I was showing the wife a truss rib last night and tapped lightly on the capstrip.
    They have a nic...

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