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  1. Buckchop added a post in a topic Parting out A model Avid STOL wing   

    Well Jim i think i like that prop, would that fit my 582 and Cbox on the BlueFox? Any idea what the price is for that? 
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  2. nlappos added a post in a topic Leaning the carbs for altitude - on the cheap   

    The HACMAN leans the fuel mixture using the same method as the Rotax approved HAC system (which is illustrated in the Rotax parts manual in the accessories section), except the manual mixture valve. It basically tricks the carb bowl pressure to a lower pressure, making the carb deliver less gasoline to the metering valve (functionally the same as having a smaller main jet). I used a HACMAN on my 582 for 3 years, and it always produced clean plugs and high egts, as I flew from 11000 foot legs in Wyoming to sea level long cruises.
    I do think the simple mixing valve and tubing set is not worth $200 and I applaud the guys here who make it cheaper and simpler!
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  3. TJay added a post in a topic Parting out A model Avid STOL wing   

    Could she donate it to my Personal airplane Museum    I would be happy to take it off her hands
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  4. Steven Freyone added a topic in Avid fox flyers pics and vids   

    EC-CC6 Test flight
    Mechanic has test flight my flymaster and flying good , ready for a service so that i can get back flying soon
     
    Test flight EC-CC6 email.wmv
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  5. flywise added a post in a topic Parting out A model Avid STOL wing   

    SAD....
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  6. TSoftware added a post in a topic Parting out A model Avid STOL wing   

    I might be interested in the full tailwheel assembly and rudder pedals with brake master cylinders and brake lines if the price is right.  I would need measurements on the rudder pedals to ensure that they would fit mine.
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  7. 1avidflyer added a topic in For Sale and wanted, you got it, I want it   

    Parting out A model Avid STOL wing
    Hi all,  I hauled my friend's plane over to my place today.  His widow is worried about liability issues, and so she wants to part it out.   It was flying last fall, and would fly today as far as I know.  65 HP Hirth 3203 engine that was installed new, last fall as well.  Has only 5 hrs on the engine. Sad to see it pieced out, but that is the way it's going to go.  Wings are good, flaperons are good, really everything for that matter.  If anyone has any interest in parts of the plane, let me know.  We haven't cancelled the registration yet, but it's going to happen.  Plane had a total of about 190 hrs on it, has home made skis, is on a trailer that will be for sale as well.  Well let me know....  JImChuk  






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  8. Av8r3400 added a post in a topic Oshkosh 2018...Who’s going!   

    STOL Demos will be Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday evenings at the ultralight field.
    We will be camping across the street from the ultralight barn.  God willing, the Mangy will be parked at the Ultralight Field. 
    Our party is scheduled for Thursday afternoon at our campsite, details to follow. 
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  9. wypaul added a post in a topic Curious fawns   

    Yes I suppose they were just fawning over your hangar!
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  10. marksires added a post in a topic Curious fawns   

    These guys were checking out my new hangar the other day....

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  11. TJay added a post in a topic Curious fawns   

    That is amazing I cant believe  you got it to land on you. Nice work.
     
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  12. dholly added a post in a topic WTB Floats   

    Straight or amphib? What's your budget?
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  13. culater added a topic in For Sale and wanted, you got it, I want it   

    WTB Floats
    Anyone have or know of any floats for a Kitfox IV 1200 for sale?  PM Me any info.
    Thanks
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  14. EDMO added a post in a topic Curious fawns   

    That's a cute little dinosaur descendant photo of the Hummingbird.  My College Geology teacher, who was also a Palentologist (SP?) and got to name the latest dinosaur found in Alaska, said that there was about a 100 Trillion to 1 chance of us ever being here.  Maybe she was right?  It's too much for my tiny brain to figure out.  I just wonder why the dinosaurs came first for hundreds of millions of years, if we are supposed to be "The Chosen Ones"?  Maybe the Dinosaur Farts were needed to produce the Ozone layer to protect us from the Sun?    EDMO 
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  15. Chris Bolkan added a post in a topic Oshkosh 2018...Who’s going!   

    Thanks Marlon! We always flew into the ultralight strip and camping area at Arlington. It was always nicer and more personable. I’m happy to hear Oshkosh doesn’t seem to frown on ULs sharing space with light sport. 
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  16. 1avidflyer added a post in a topic Curious fawns   

    The simplest life form is probably millions of times more complex than the key board I'm typing on.  None of us would think that the keyboard just happened.  Why would I believe that all life forms "just happened".  But to each his own, I guess.  Sorry if this offends, but I like to give credit to where credit is due.  JImChuk
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  17. Gunderson added a post in a topic Oshkosh 2018...Who’s going!   

    Chris, I would recommend landing at the grass UL strip and camping there by the Red Barn.  You could also do the Ripon approach, land on one of the long runways, and camp in the Homebuilt camping area.  But one advantage of the UL area is they don't charge you a camping fee (at least they haven't for me the last 6 years) since they aren't getting enough UL/ former fat ULs coming in these days.  All other aircraft camping areas require a minimum 3 night camping charge currently $27/night I think (per aircraft).
    That sounds like a great flight. If you and your group want a place to overnight on the way in or out of Oshkosh, I'm in the Minneapolis/St.Paul area 250 miles NW and can arrange a few beds at my place and/or other EAA chapter member's places, airport is 21D.  I'm flying my Cozy this year so won't be in the UL area but will certainly be down there often.
    Marlon Gunderson
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  18. Turbo added a post in a topic Folding wings an Avid idea?   

    Nice 2-1/2-cell sesquiplane design.  Spars can be quite minimal as they don't really have to support much bending.  Optimal airfoil thickness for fabric-covered wings (no laminar flow) is around 13%, though, which of course favors monoplanes where you can take advantage of deeper spars.
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  19. Turbo added a post in a topic Curious fawns   

    OOOPS!  Hundreds of MILLIONS of years!
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  20. Turbo added a post in a topic Curious fawns   

    Adorable baby bird.  Those guys put us human fliers to shame though!  Hundreds of years of evolution compared to only 115 for us as fliers.  I am awed with what birds routinely pull off.
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  21. Turbo added a post in a topic Ever wonder what it's like to...   

    Hey Joey,
    Is it true that B-1 drivers always have a dirty windscreen from fuel splatter upon disconnect?  Aerial refueling is so cool, and I'll bet the receivers appreciate that KC-10 with its bigger extension range, envelope, and fuel flow, over the antiquated KC-135!  The big guys just need to keep their T-shaped tailfeathers out of #2's exhaust plume!  The KC-45 will solve that problem (or will it, with the 767's wing engines so close together?).  We, McDonnell Douglas Boeing, had an internal hu-hu with the Boeing Wichita folks, who wanted to warm over the -135 boom for the KC-45.  I got dragged into the early phases of that design activity.  But there was no saving a bad, 1st-gen design!  We almost lost the tanker to Aerbus!  Fortunately, that KC-45 now sport a modified KC-10 boom,  and on some versions 3 (count 'em 3) hose drogues!  3 times the fun!  Anyway, thanks for what you do, and enjoy your "retirement"!
     
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  22. Chris Bolkan added a post in a topic Oshkosh 2018...Who’s going!   

    Never been to Oshkosh but have cleared work schedule and have permission from my significant other to go this year. At this time planing to fly the fat Avid. So far there are two of us planning to fly our Avids from tri-cities, wa.
    Sounds like the ul area is the place to land and camp?
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  23. THE MACHINIST added a post in a topic Oshkosh 2018...Who’s going!   

    Thanks for the map. That is just what I was looking for. Is the ultralight runway where the stol exhibition will be?  
    Larry where are you planning on setting up camp?
     
    thanks again
    Jamie
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  24. Gunderson added a post in a topic Oshkosh 2018...Who’s going!   

    There are usually a handful of Avid/Kitfoxes camped by the UL Red Barn.  There may be some scattered around in the Homebuilt camping areas but I'm not aware of any place other than UL camping by the red barn where you would find a cluster of them.
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  25. RobS added a post in a topic Oshkosh 2018...Who’s going!   

    Oshkosh map . . . 
    https://www.eaa.org/~/media/images/airventure/maps/av17_visitorsmap_frontback.pdf
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