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    Close call with a drone

    Drone motors are made of copper, laminated iron and hard dense magnets. A rotor is traveling as fast as any airplane wing. Remember what a soft feathered bird strike will do.
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    Capt. George Silver

    My favorite story My favorite story My favorite story he told was the "landing" in the Chesapeake Bay.
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    Trump - Day 24 of 4 years

    Senator Ted Kennedy communicated with the Russians trying directly to subvert Reagan policies. Nothing done to him. John Kerry met with communists during the Vietnam war. Nothing was done to him. Jimmy Carter met with North Korean communists despite Clinton warning him not to. Carter negotiated...
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    President trump

    Bubbles Bubbles I heard mention that last night was a "political bubble" burst by a population weary of the shenanigans emanating from Washington. Today I see where many ignorants are demanding a direct popular vote instead of the electoral college. Our constitutional forefathers were not...
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    Happy Birthday Ray Pierce!

    Thank you sir.
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    New Yamaha Aircraft Engine Facebook Group

    That is true but in my opinion FaceBook accounts are too easily hacked. That may be due to easy to guess passwords and such. I don't know exactly how they get hacked but it happens. Three that I know since May.
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    New Yamaha Aircraft Engine Facebook Group

    Why there? Why there? Why there and not here? ..............and share?
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    Wolverine

    The Skunk Bear Weasel? The Skunk Bear Weasel? So you are going to build a Gyroplane you've named the Wolverine but you can't post the word Wolverine here? Will they (whoever they are) allow you to call the gyroplane a skunk bear weasel? Political correctness has gotten out of hand.
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    Rotor thrust experiment

    Jakes rotor. Jakes rotor. Use a manometer with Jake's equipment to measure air pressure on the top of the disk, under the disk from the out side tip of the rotor to the center between it and the fan. Put a sheet of plywood (runway) oriented in the same manner as it would be in normal flight...
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    Wrens CHALLENGE 2016 - Sep 16-18 - GA AND Carolina VS. EVERYONE ELSE!!

    There was one injury There was one injury There was one injury.....me. Stupid me ignored a tent peg that got me in the shin. I'll have a fix for that next year that I will install on each tent peg.
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    Wrens CHALLENGE 2016 - Sep 16-18 - GA AND Carolina VS. EVERYONE ELSE!!

    Hertz was all out of cars?
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    Wrens CHALLENGE 2016 - Sep 16-18 - GA AND Carolina VS. EVERYONE ELSE!!

    Hm? I had heard 31? But I don't hear well.
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    Server is busy, try again later

    I never log out I never log out I never log out. I've seen what you are talking about but after a few hours access is back. The only times I've had to log in is if I've cleared cookies and cache.
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    Need help with hydraulic pre rotator

    hydraulic "potentiometer"? hydraulic "potentiometer"? Perhaps a hand operated (or remotely) variable relief valve that bypasses the motor? A hydraulic "potentiometer" if you will. MOOG used to make 4-20ma valves to control speeds of hydraulic motors...
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    Look at what showed up at Mentone

    Cobras are cool! Cobras are cool! Yeah! Said someone that got to ride in one!
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