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Uncle Willie
Uncle Willie
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Last Activity: Yesterday, 08:41 PM
Joined: 09-17-2015
Location: North Ridgeville, Ohio, USA
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  • Just food for thought, and I haven't thought this through completely...

    You can buy gas Springs/Shocks with 16" of stroke and up to 600lbs force for $75-150.
    Weight is under 4 lbs.

    The Additional force needed will be the tangent of the angle time the ratio of the...
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  • Uncle Willie
    replied to Ethanol Testing
    Day 42 (6 Nov 2018)...

    Six-Week Update.

    The Small samples in the Jars...
    E85 shows no Water and has lost an additional 3% for a total of 12.5% by weight.
    E0 shows no Water and has lost an additional 3.5% for a total of 15.5% by weight.
    E10 Dry shows no Water...
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  • Uncle Willie
    replied to Ethanol Testing
    That is totally true!
    A sealed container will not come into contact with Water Vapor that causes Phase Separation or Oxygen that creates Varnish compounds.
    It also prevents the evaporation of the lighter fuel fractions, mostly Butane, that allows for starting engines at reduced ambient temperatures....
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  • Uncle Willie
    replied to No AR-1 in ICAO db?
    Until it is given a designation...
    GYRO Would be for under 1,000 lbs.
    ZZZZ would be for 1000 to 41,000 lbs

    For a weather briefing it won't make much of a difference.
    When you file a flight plan you will need to enter a few performance spec's in the notes section.
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  • Uncle Willie
    replied to No AR-1 in ICAO db?
    From JO 7360.1D...


    The issue is likely that there are not a Significant Number of AR-1's that are Requesting Air traffic Service.
    How many people file Flight Plans when the plan is to stay within 20 miles of the airport?...
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  • I agree!
    It would be like watching a demolition derby!
    It wound not be IF someone rolled it on their sides, It would be WHEN!
    And then add a down-wind takeoff and landing with hard braking...

    The good news is that I don't think you will ever find a venue that would...
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