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    electric clutches

    It is a Wagtail setup and works very well for them. I'd like to know the manufacture of the hydraulic pump and motor. Wayne
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    electric clutches

    Let's see if one can identify the manufacture of the hydraulic pump on the Rotax with an electric clutch, and the hydaulic motor with a one way bearing, sprage clutch at the rotor head. Wayne
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    06 Sept 2020 121 degrees F Woodland Hills, CA

    Yes Scott, it was a dry heat for sure. Dry or not it still was hot. I definitely would not have walked barefooted on the pavement that day. During the summer as a child, my Mom would let me take one of her cookie sheets and leave it in the hot sun for an hour. Then with a little bit cookng oil...
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    06 Sept 2020 121 degrees F Woodland Hills, CA

    I only posted this thread to just share a one day unique weather phenomenon. No intention to entice a political fight. For those who desire to continue to have a heated political discussion, please start a separate thread and do your sparring there. Way back when I was a young cub in the last...
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    AVE Mizar Aircar, The Flying Pinto

    It was much easier to start a new thread on the AVE Mizar Aircar / Flying Pinto than high jacking my own previous thread on Pressure Jet Helicopters. I had seen up close the and sat inside the Mizar Aircar at Van Nuys Airport and at near by Galpin Ford Dealership. I personally am not big fan of...
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    Voljet Air Pressure Jet Helicopter

    When the concept of the Air Pressure Jet was conceived, fuel was inexpensive, and the increased cost of a higher fuel burn was still cheaper than the associated hourly maintenance costs of complex transmissions and associated accessories. Someday there will be a turbine engine that is powerful...
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    Wagtail Aviation

    Hello Braam, Can you please give us some specifications on your EJ25 powered Kriek Mk lV? Empty and gross weights, rotor diameter, cockpit width, fuselage length, cruise speed. Thank you, Wayne
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    Voljet Air Pressure Jet Helicopter

    Voljet Air Pressure Jet Helicopter Wayne
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    06 Sept 2020 121 degrees F Woodland Hills, CA

    Yesterday, 06 Sept 2020 the official recorded high temperature at the certified National Weather Service Station located on the campus of Los Angeles Pierce College in Woodland Hills, California was 121 degrees F. (49.4 C). The highest temp ever recorded. Wayne
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    FAA Safety Team | Safer Skies Through Education

    All professions have "continuing education" requirements. Why should aviation be any different? It is just good common sense to remain continuously updated. Many of us complain how many ridiculous government programs waist our tax dollars. I can tell everyone that the FAA WINGS program is one...
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    FAA Safety Team | Safer Skies Through Education

    Thank you John. The WINGS/AMT programs are fantastic way for all of us aviators to remain current on rules, regulations, and aviation skills. Active participation in both seminars and demonstrated proficiency flights with a CFI will meet the requirements for a Flight Review. Participating in...
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    Just checking in

    If you post the company's press release of the UAVs, that's not "leaking," Yes, most digital photos today are double digit meg in size. For posting, I often try to reduce the photos to 750k in data size. Have a safe trip to Abu Dhabi. Wayne
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    PRA 31 starting to build an Airgyro AG-915 Sat. 8/29 at 10AM PST your invited

    Morning John, Is this a chapter owned gyroplane, or a member owned with the building assistance of chapter members? Wayne
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    Just checking in

    Good Morning Dennis, Glad to see you participating in the forum again. Please post some photos of UAVs that you have been designing recently. Will you make it to KBFFI? Wayne
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    China's "airforce" of aerial rotor-tricycles!!!

    Ben, Amphibious carriers draw attention in recon photos, civilian ships not so much, especially within an area whereas shipping normally transverse. Not all countries within the Western Pacific have Hawk Missile Radar systems or similar for defense. Using a gyro is not a one size fit's all...
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