Jeromef

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About Jeromef

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  1. Jeromef added a post in a topic What kind of aluminum are the control sticks?   

    According to FAR23-397 the stick should be able to take the forces:

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  2. Jeromef added a post in a topic Fuel gage in Wingtank   

    Be aware that the fuel totalizer gives you the total remaining fuel. in a 2 tank setup, the motor can run out of gas with a tank empty, and fuel remaining in the other. I learned that lesson the hard way!
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  3. Jeromef added a post in a topic Arab airplane for sale.   

    I think its the military version, used mainly for carpet bombing.
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  4. Jeromef added a post in a topic Brake - dual calipers?   

    Hello Fred, I don't agree with that statement. In fact the pressure in the hydraulic circuit equals the force applied on the master cylinder divided by the area of the piston.
    The force applied by the caliper is the pressure multiplied by the area of the piston. If you put 2 pistons you double the force.
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  5. Jeromef added a topic in Avid fox flyers pics and vids   

    Nice castle in France
    The "Chateau de Neuville", XVIth-XVIIth century, some 50km from Paris, as seen from my Avid on a bright February day.
    It is for rent for weddings or events, if you like it!

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  6. Jeromef added a topic in Avidfoxflyers General Hangar   

    Avid for sale in France
    https://www.forum-ulm-ela-lsa.net/viewtopic.php?f=62&t=11054
    This machine seems interesting: its a Speedwing shortwing with leading edge slats (to comply with the French ultralight requirement of a stall speed below 65km/h)
    Seems to be a C model with Mk IV cowling. (on the right in the picture)
     

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  7. Jeromef added a post in a topic MATCO caliper P/N for MK IV?   

    Got the parts in the mail yesterday, the housing and pistons are assembled and leak tested! Great folks indeed.
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  8. Jeromef added a post in a topic Kitfox Flying to Fiber Optic Airstrip California   

    Hello
    Where does the name "fiber optic airstrip" come from?
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  9. Jeromef added a post in a topic MATCO caliper P/N for MK IV?   

    Yes, I did that, they answered instantly and my parts are in the mail now!
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  10. Jeromef added a topic in Avid Model IV   

    MATCO caliper P/N for MK IV?
    One of my calipers is leaking, I disassembled it and the leak is caused by corrosion in the O-ring contact area.
    This model of caliper seems to be obsolete, could someone point me to the replacement P/N?
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  11. Jeromef added a topic in Avid fox flyers pics and vids   

    A 1900's board game
    On the risks of aviation, not totally obsolete!

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  12. Jeromef added a post in a topic Becoming a rejuvinated bird   

    Hello
    do you have a clue on what happened to your 582?
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  13. Jeromef added a post in a topic World War One Pilot skills demonstrated. Real footage.   

    Just after WWI, Udet was very active in  soaring (which was at this time the only flight activity permitted to Germans).
    This could explain its exceptional ability in deadstick flight!
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  14. Jeromef added a post in a topic New Airport is open   

    Never seen that:
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  15. Jeromef added a post in a topic MK IV Aerobat speedwing spar gouge/repair   

    Sure not: as the repair tube is inside the original spar, its section inertia will be lower.
    Moreover, the rivet holes will further weaken this area.
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