Av8r3400

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  1. Av8r3400 added a post in a topic VG's on the flaperon   

    I've thought about this too.  I think the "normal" VGs for a wing may be too large for a flapperon, but the theory is sound on their operation.  They would help if you are having flapperon inversion issues...
     
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  2. Av8r3400 added a post in a topic Where did you fly today?   

    Yesterday, a quick sunset flight to go to the neighboring airport for fuel...

     
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  3. Av8r3400 added a post in a topic Where did you fly today?   

    Dallas coming along?

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  4. Av8r3400 added a post in a topic 912 aftermarket ignition   

    I see...
    This may be a good option for people with the really old 912 engines with the "aluminum box" style ignition system.
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  5. Av8r3400 added a post in a topic Oshkosh 2018...Who’s going!   

    2- 85 g Grey and 1- 85 g black...
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  6. Av8r3400 added a post in a topic 912 aftermarket ignition   

    That is what I paid for new modules two years ago from LEAF.  There are different configurations, this was the newest version.  I had to change plugs on the engine to match it.   The ones with the same plugs as my engine was $1500 each.  
     
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  7. Av8r3400 added a post in a topic 912 aftermarket ignition   

    OEM Rotax is less than $800 each new...
     
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  8. Av8r3400 added a post in a topic Oshkosh 2018...Who’s going!   

    Love the 115 gallons of fresh water and built in genny in my new rig.  Can boondock for 11 days at OSH no worries...
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  9. Av8r3400 added a post in a topic Oshkosh 2018...Who’s going!   

    Here are some details of our party.
    Thursday afternoon starting at 4-ish my wife and I will host our 5th annual "Flapperon Party" at our campsite (EAA Chapter UL75).  Food and beverages will be provided.  After the party we all venture over to the STOL demo.  This is a change from previous years where we held it on Friday.  We (and everyone else) have too many schedule conflicts on Friday.

    Should be a good turn out this year!  Looking forward to meeting a bunch of you guys...
     
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  10. Av8r3400 added a post in a topic Just joined the Fat Avid Club   

    Keep in mind that synthetic oil will not begin to coke until over 400º F.  Even the semi-synthetic Sport +4 will easily handle 300º or more with out degrading.  The 230º number is extremely conservative IMO.
    These engines like to run hot and fast.  That's what they are designed to do.
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  11. Av8r3400 added a post in a topic KItfox 3 Project   

    Jim, I sent your email to the owner of the trailer and asked him to send you some photos per your request...
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  12. Av8r3400 added a post in a topic KItfox 3 Project   

    Congratulations!  Sold to Jim Chuk.
    Better start a build thread on this one...
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  13. Av8r3400 added a post in a topic KItfox 3 Project   

    Some more pics of the stuff moved to my hangar...


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  14. Av8r3400 added a post in a topic Airventure 2018   

    I'll be there all week down on the Ultralight Farm.  If you can stay to Thursday, this is the day of the party at my campsite.
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  15. Av8r3400 added a post in a topic Erghh... Online Sales Tax IS HERE!!   

    Yeah, but...
     
    Its gotta be Trumps fault. 
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  16. Av8r3400 added a topic in For Sale and wanted, you got it, I want it   

    KItfox 3 Project
    Long story short:  The gentleman that I bought my yellow Kitfox from back in '09 had another plane he was working on.  A Kitfox 3.  Johnny pass away a couple of years ago and this project was abandoned.  It is a covered, through poly brush, fuselage and wings, with all of the other parts to complete.  It was set up for a 912, but, unfortunately the engine was sold shortly after his passing.  There is an older, but never run,  grey head 582 with mount that needs rebuilding due to it sitting for many years with the whole thing that can go with the project.
    I will be picking up this project and transporting it to my hangar in the next couple of days to help sell it.  I'm really not interested in parting it out.  We would like to sell the entire collection complete.  I believe most everything is there to complete the plane (less the 912) or convert it to use the 582.
    Mary, Johnny's widow, is motivated to sell it.  We are starting at $7500 for the entire works, but reasonable offers will be accepted.




    I hope to have some more photos of the collection shortly to post here first before it goes up on Barnstormers and other places.
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  17. Av8r3400 added a post in a topic Erghh... Online Sales Tax IS HERE!!   

    We all knew this was inevitable...
    A good revenue stream for bloated governments not being used?  That could not last long.
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  18. Av8r3400 added a post in a topic Oshkosh 2018...Who’s going!   

    First and foremost:  Get a copy of the NOTAM.  Link.   Read the entire thing, but especially understand page 19.
    1). Yes your Avid is perfectly welcome at the Ultralight Field.
    2). Yes you are perfectly welcome to camp under your wing in the Ultralight area.
    3). You are supposed to be there.
    What is "the official guidance document"?
     
    This video shows the pattern to land to the Northwest:  Link
     
     
     
     
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  19. Av8r3400 added a post in a topic Lexan vs Acrylic - help!   

    I did the molded windshield and skylight with out incident.   Bubble doors too.  
     
    I would do them again in a minute.
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  20. Av8r3400 added a post in a topic Yamaha Apex Skytrax Adapters   

    In flight with this system, on a long decent for example, the motor could slow from the point of engagement causing the prop to windmill.  Correct?
    Has this system been flown yet?  What is that behavior like?
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  21. Av8r3400 added a post in a topic Belite Chipper Down   

    It had a modified fuel injected 912.  The Canadian company Edge Performance, I believe.  
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  22. Av8r3400 added a post in a topic Yamaha Apex Skytrax Adapters   

    A sprag is just a one-way clutch.  
    How does this help starting?
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  23. Av8r3400 added a post in a topic NMLRA?   

    Thanks, Ed.
     
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  24. Av8r3400 added a post in a topic NMLRA?   

    Okay.  What ya got, Ed?
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  25. Av8r3400 added a post in a topic NMLRA?   

    Okay, I'll bite.

    What is NMLRA?
     
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