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  • Posted in thread: Airplane engines on 05-24-2017 at 10:20 AM
    I wouldn't fly behind a Lycoming that was assembled in 8 hours. Really? Then you must never
    have flown behind a production aircraft engine.

  • Posted in thread: Little Turbine on 05-23-2017 at 04:30 PM
    you managed to get your hands on the TP-100.

  • Posted in thread: Airplane engines on 05-23-2017 at 04:19 PM
    While it is true that most of the cost is parts and machine work. I think that an IA/AP that
    would work that cheap must be really hungry, and just slamming parts together. Remember you get
    what you pa...

  • Posted in thread: Carbon fiber custom build on 05-16-2017 at 03:48 PM
    I have a hard time thinking that'd be the case. I don't understand why people are so
    apprehensive to adopt composite technology.I agree, EASA certifies to 1.75 load limit, so the
    Extra had to go to 17...

  • Posted in thread: Rod End Safety Washers on 04-27-2017 at 03:51 PM
    Then I would say that I disagree with Cessna. :) Not an unusual situation.....Note the use of
    the cotter key on the other side of the arm, put there by the manufacturer.One of the freedoms
    of building...

  • Posted in thread: Parachute Riggers in Tri-State area on 04-04-2017 at 03:47 PM
    One of the cool things you can do at Ellington airport (if they are jumping that day) is get a
    ride in the co-pilots seat on the turboprop they use (been a few years since I did it) when
    jumping. You ...

  • Posted in thread: Parachute Riggers in Tri-State area on 04-03-2017 at 03:58 PM
    I have been using Don Mayers parachute shop at Pepperell Airport (not too far north of the
    Connecticut state line) in Mass for years. He is on the field and will do a repack while you
    wait if you call...

  • Posted in thread: Product Liabiliy Insurance, am I missing something? on 01-06-2017 at 10:57 AM
    The first step in any business nowadays is to form an LLC to help protect your personal assets.
    They are easy and relatively cheap to setup. I have been involved in large commercial aircraft
    asset pur...

  • Posted in thread: BRS in my S1S on 09-16-2016 at 03:45 PM
    Here is a ground test on a taildragger airframe. Not sure on the airframe manufacturer, still
    interesting. [ame][/ame]

  • Posted in thread: If a flying wire breaks on 08-31-2016 at 03:41 PM
    Most only have the one wire. The GLAC has two per station. Maybe others. I run eight (total) on
    my bird. JST The two wire system on the GLAC horizontal stabilizer led to a couple of failures
    and has b...