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Old 02-18-2022, 08:39 PM
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Had a similar incident several years ago, I think I might have been the inattentive line boy Called ether the factory or perhaps Maule Flight for a replacement and they gave me the Stant part number and went on to say its simply a 1973 or earlier( vented) Ford behind the license plate gas cap probably in stock at your local NAPA. and it was.
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Old 05-09-2022, 08:18 AM
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I am predicting that Vans will want pilot seating forward of the wing spar to give great visibility in all directions. This will require a light engine. Best guess is they will choose a Rotax 915iS.
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Old 05-09-2022, 09:18 AM
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I am predicting that Vans will want pilot seating forward of the wing spar to give great visibility in all directions. This will require a light engine. Best guess is they will choose a Rotax 915iS.
I think they will have an io 390 up front, because they are going to have massive fowler flaps and a very large tail, probably filled with helium, so they can land in 5 feet and cruise at 200 mph. Total performance. It might even be a tail sitter!
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Old 05-09-2022, 09:31 AM
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Spar carry-through on a strutless high wing, ala Cessna 210?
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Old 05-09-2022, 10:09 AM
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Something with a lot of shear!
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Old 05-09-2022, 11:52 AM
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I was at Vans last week on the factory tour and the sounds coming from the skunk works were impressive. For those who haven't been there it is behind a wall at the back of their hangar. A sign on the door says engineering personnel only. They were definitely building something.
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Old 05-09-2022, 06:32 PM
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Looks like a little blood in the upper right corner of the cleco picture.
We all bleed during a build. Some more than others.
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Old 05-09-2022, 08:53 PM
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It's a new hemoglobin based primer product. Uses iron instead of zinc from the zinc chromate primers of yester-year.

No breathing protection required, but the person applying this primer will still feel lightheaded if applying too much in a short amount of time.
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