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  Topic: Starduster Magazines
Charles

Replies: 6
Views: 4101

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Fri Nov 06, 2015 11:17 am   Subject: Starduster Magazines
I am the guy that scanned all of those magazines about ten years ago. I had to borrow magazines from the collections of other folks in order to get a complete set.

I don't remember now, but it d ...
  Topic: Looking for a project
Charles

Replies: 0
Views: 49201

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Sat Nov 30, 2013 11:45 am   Subject: Looking for a project
Back about 1988 I sold my SA750 project to some gentleman in Houston. It had been signed off, covered, and was awaiting completion of the engine and propeller installation. I have never seen it show u ...
  Topic: Nose rib webs
Charles

Replies: 4
Views: 3320

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Fri Jan 25, 2008 7:11 am   Subject: Nose rib webs
Bryan - Several years ago, I drew all of the Acroduster II wing ribs into AutoCAD so that I could have them cut out on a CNC router. Worked great! Wonderful thing about CAD systems is that you can a ...
  Topic: Various questions on SD-300
Charles

Replies: 11
Views: 5693

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Fri Oct 05, 2007 5:21 am   Subject: Various questions on SD-300
Good luck with Baloo's project. If you want a copy of the CD's just send me an e-mail. You can go to my profile in the memberlist and send an email from there. - Or you might be able to find someone ...
  Topic: Landing Gear safety cables
Charles

Replies: 21
Views: 16078

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Tue Aug 07, 2007 5:44 pm   Subject: Landing Gear safety cables
I put them on my SA-750 just like the plans called for. Don't figure that I ever worried about the bungees failing as much as I worried that a hard landing would cause the diagonal tubing that runs b ...
  Topic: Check out the tank, whadday think?
Charles

Replies: 9
Views: 6862

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Wed Apr 18, 2007 6:24 pm   Subject: Check out the tank, whadday think?
I agree that a picture is worth a thousand words. However, if you are interested in the thousand words, take a look at the April 1975 issue of Starduster Magazine for the fuel system piping arrangeme ...
  Topic: flying wire tension
Charles

Replies: 15
Views: 11435

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Mon Mar 05, 2007 7:14 am   Subject: flying wire tension
Try the January 1992 issue of Starduster Magazine.

Charles
  Topic: Starduster Magazines & Related Publications
Charles

Replies: 6
Views: 4181

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Fri Mar 02, 2007 6:07 pm   Subject: Starduster Magazines & Related Publications
I'll still be glad to scan. After all it was you guys that sent me the $20 to cover my cost of the last batch that paid for the scanner. The accounting lady (my wife) made me keep up with the cost o ...
  Topic: Covered or uncovered truss gear legs
Charles

Replies: 36
Views: 18891

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Wed Feb 28, 2007 7:08 am   Subject: Covered or uncovered truss gear legs
I just visited Cam's website. Great job on posting the magazines! Although it does take quite some time to download each one, especially if you don't have a high speed connection, the information con ...
  Topic: need help understanding plans
Charles

Replies: 7
Views: 4236

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Wed Feb 14, 2007 8:11 pm   Subject: need help understanding plans
Athrin

For the AcroDuster II, the upper longerons are 1"X.035 forward of station 75 and 7/8"X.035 aft. The splice is actually aft of station 75 by enough so that the bend occurs forward of the spl ...
  Topic: Starduster Magazine
Charles

Replies: 3
Views: 3283

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Fri Oct 20, 2006 6:22 pm   Subject: Starduster Magazine
A few years ago and with the help of several of the members of this board, I copied all of the magazines that I could locate into portable document format. The set takes three compact discs to hold t ...
  Topic: thrust line acroduster too
Charles

Replies: 2
Views: 2524

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Thu Aug 24, 2006 6:15 pm   Subject: thrust line acroduster too
When I built my first Acroduster II, I talked with Eric Shilling about the same question. His response was to build it as high and straight as I could get it. The offset in the verticle stabilizer w ...
  Topic: Airman Medical Exam
Charles

Replies: 10
Views: 6365

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Sun Aug 06, 2006 6:23 am   Subject: Airman Medical Exam
I appreciate everyone's comments. As always, your advise is priceless. I've been to the cardiologist, taken the tests, sent the results to the local examiner in Seattle, WA. I received my second cl ...
  Topic: Airman Medical Exam
Charles

Replies: 10
Views: 6365

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Thu Jun 22, 2006 5:10 pm   Subject: Airman Medical Exam
Just went for my AME Class II yesterday. Doc heard a small murmur in listening to my heart. Turned me down for the physical. Said he would hold the paperwork for two weeks in order for me to get th ...
  Topic: wing fittings
Charles

Replies: 8
Views: 6146

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Sat Apr 15, 2006 10:38 am   Subject: wing fittings
Assuming that 2024T3 has a yield strength of 50000 psi and that you want to substitute with 4130 normalized with a yield strength of 63100 psi, there appears to be less than 1% difference in the stren ...
 
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