25 minutes ago
Question about Maule flaps
The effect of minor amounts of dirt, burrs on metal parts, corrosion, etc. can be greatly amplified when there are air loads on the parts.
Same principle as when you can easily drag...
Around the Campfire
47 minutes ago
That neighbor's Tri-Pacer reminds me of the Tri-Pacer I, and many other poor boys, rented, for ten dollars per hour wet. That one got lots of use. I went out one day, preflighted,...
I've flown with a lot of pilots that used to get motion sickness as passengers. Once they started taking flying lessons, they got over it. Kind of like giving them a job to do, being...
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Near Miss With Car
They should teach people in driver's training class that if they ever see an airplane approaching them from the front...or the rear...to get out of the way. It probably has an emergency...