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Forum: RV-6/6A 08-14-2022, 07:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 719
Posted By Blw2
I've been curious why they didn't design it maybe...

I've been curious why they didn't design it maybe similar to the Elixr LSA plane's canopy
or that someone hasn't done a modification to their build like it..
the hinge points are extended forward,...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 08-14-2022, 06:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,282
Posted By Blw2
I recently learned that the National Naval...

I recently learned that the National Naval Aviation Museum is closed for some reason, open only to folks with DOD identification cards. Confirm for yourself of course.
If true it really is a...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-13-2022, 06:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 722
Posted By Blw2
Nice job! ...so I'm curious....what was the fix...

Nice job!
...so I'm curious....what was the fix for the canopy? I bounced over to your youtube channel... didn't watch, yet, but didn't notice a video addressing it...
Forum: RV-15 08-10-2022, 10:03 AM
Replies: 65
Poll: Who's In?
Views: 6,038
Posted By Blw2
Held off on voting till now since I'm only maybe...

Held off on voting till now since I'm only maybe a maybe...

Yeah, count me in on that street tire variant! Even just something similar in back country capability to say a cessna 170 I'm sure would...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-07-2022, 08:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,074
Posted By Blw2
thanks..... got it.

thanks..... got it.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-07-2022, 06:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,074
Posted By Blw2
I'm new to this....having a hard time...

I'm new to this....having a hard time understanding the positioning of this "doughnut"
Forum: Safety 08-06-2022, 12:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,627
Posted By Blw2
what if the trailing edge of the rudder was built...

what if the trailing edge of the rudder was built strong enough so as to just attach that tie downs.... basically build the 4ft long brackets into the rudder?

did this sort of damage happen...
Forum: RV-15 07-26-2022, 07:30 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 92,415
Posted By Blw2
What do you think the odds the kit will be...

What do you think the odds the kit will be offered in a "front country" version.....wheel pants, fairings, etc....
Forum: Midwest 07-24-2022, 06:16 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 31,304
Posted By Blw2
what is that screen shot from? I was playing with...

what is that screen shot from?
I was playing with the flight aware app and was unable to figure out even just to show everything destination KOSH
Forum: Midwest 07-23-2022, 07:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,966
Posted By Blw2
Guessing there's a relationship Col Morgan? I...

Guessing there's a relationship Col Morgan?

I wish I was there so I could attend your presentation. I bought a copy of his book form him at Sun n Fun just before his fall. It was an honor for me. ...
Forum: RV-15 07-14-2022, 06:39 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 92,415
Posted By Blw2
For me, I'm only just curious about the high wing...

For me, I'm only just curious about the high wing option for other reasons...very little to do with the "back country" angle.
I don't live in an area with huge amounts of public lands that would...
Forum: RV-15 07-11-2022, 07:16 AM
Replies: 457
Views: 92,415
Posted By Blw2
doors! I hope with windows that can open in...

doors!
I hope with windows that can open in flight.....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-18-2022, 07:07 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 13,565
Posted By Blw2
agreed I'm not into the idea of punishment money...

agreed
I'm not into the idea of punishment money for things like this. realistic limitations, ok maybe....but punishment in the name of discouragement...no thanks.

If a person is that against...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-04-2022, 12:34 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 13,565
Posted By Blw2
this has been an interesting thread to...

this has been an interesting thread to read.

I've never owned a plane and I'm not currently building so it's not something I've ever gotten into. I have though thought about this topic quite a lot...
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 06-01-2022, 06:49 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,586
Posted By Blw2
I'm not so sure about that...lots of folks out...

I'm not so sure about that...lots of folks out there in the world like me, with more than 2 kids.

I'm a rusty pilot that would love to have an opportunity to get back into it. I've often dreamed...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-21-2022, 08:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,592
Posted By Blw2
all the earlier suggestions to let someone else...

all the earlier suggestions to let someone else build it reminds me of the time I was re-building a "mud job" shower pan. Lots of folks are telling you to not do it....but they don't 'know' you or...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 05-18-2022, 06:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,586
Posted By Blw2
i was thinking more about it...that felt is...

i was thinking more about it...that felt is probably too light to do much good for acoustic reductions. Probably mostly higher frequency stuff so more mass would be needed, right?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-18-2022, 06:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,225
Posted By Blw2
but isn't filling it with gas just a static test...

but isn't filling it with gas just a static test at "nominal" static head loading?

From a practical sense that makes sense that it verifies against leaks when the thing is sitting in the...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 05-18-2022, 06:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,586
Posted By Blw2
I have no idea.... so this is just thinking "out...

I have no idea.... so this is just thinking "out loud"
maybe fiberglass?
or maybe even better..... those carbon fiber felt soldering/welding blankets. You can just about put a blow torch to your...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-12-2022, 08:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,577
Posted By Blw2
I'd like a floor drain, hot and cold running...

I'd like a floor drain, hot and cold running water...softened even. And the lower walls of brick or in some way protected against splashing....basically A place to wash cars out of the sun...useful...
Forum: Alternative Engines 05-06-2022, 07:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 961
Posted By Blw2
I looked at it for a bit. I thought it was...

I looked at it for a bit. I thought it was interesting that the EVSE plug they used is Chademo standard...which seems to be the Betamax of that technology
Forum: RV-14 04-25-2022, 06:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,070
Posted By Blw2
I spent a little time with the rv-14 at their sun...

I spent a little time with the rv-14 at their sun n fun tent, just trying to get the feel for it. I kept coming back around scratching my head over teh canopy set-up....
Regardless, Seems to me that...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-25-2022, 05:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,006
Posted By Blw2
I was afraid of that....thanks for the report

I was afraid of that....thanks for the report
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-23-2022, 07:09 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,006
Posted By Blw2
side question... how stable is the RV-12 in the...

side question... how stable is the RV-12 in the bumps...is it a decent IFR platform?
Published Wing loading is 10.4 pounds per SF

basically the same if not a little worse than a Cessna 152 at 10.5...
Forum: Nosewheel vs. Tailwheel 04-21-2022, 05:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,861
Posted By Blw2
nice! I'm going to remember this in case I ever...

nice! I'm going to remember this in case I ever get a chance to try it again!
Forum: Nosewheel vs. Tailwheel 04-20-2022, 07:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,861
Posted By Blw2
Many years ago when I was actively flying and...

Many years ago when I was actively flying and very current...not long after my instrument rating, the school has a lease back 7AC Champ...so I went for a tailwheel sign off

Solidly the most fun I've...
Forum: Tip up canopy vs. Sliding canopy 04-20-2022, 07:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,219
Posted By Blw2
Major Canopy modifications?

I've been searching for a while, haven't seen any posts yet about seriously customized canopies. Any out there that I'm missing?

I'm just starting to daydream about a retirement project. It's a...
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