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  Topic: Baggage?
Ted Dvorak

Replies: 3
Views: 3609

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Tue Apr 11, 2006 11:35 am   Subject: Baggage
I cut out a door in the rear seatback and installed bracing, floor and back panel(s) attached to the fuse frame. Not an easy task, but doable. Room for a sleeping bag, small duffle, tent, folding camp ...
  Topic: Rudder and elevator gap seals
Ted Dvorak

Replies: 17
Views: 11232

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Wed Mar 15, 2006 2:11 pm   Subject: Rudder and elevator gap seals
njepsen,
How big are your aileron hinge gaps??
When I bot my SDII, the aileron stick forces were so heavy that I considered installing spades. The aileron hinge gaps in the aileron LE's were 3-1/2" ...
  Topic: Annual cost
Ted Dvorak

Replies: 17
Views: 8275

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Wed Mar 15, 2006 1:51 pm   Subject: Annual cost
Rick,
I bought my SDII so do not qualify for self insp. I guess I be the lucky one here! I have access to a semi-retired A&P who loves ragwings. I basically do the annual maint/insp and he repeat ...
  Topic: Advice for prospective owner
Ted Dvorak

Replies: 10
Views: 7355

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Mon Feb 20, 2006 1:13 pm   Subject: Experience
I was in about the same position as you 15 yrs ago when I bought a Baby Great Lakes. I had a few hundred hrs in a C-150 and found the transition a little hairy, but not too difficult. 5 yrs ago I boug ...
  Topic: Panther CAT System
Ted Dvorak

Replies: 4
Views: 3825

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Tue Jan 31, 2006 1:27 pm   Subject: Panther CAT System
I have Pacific Coast Avionics PCA-6A headsets fitted with Oregon Aero earmuffs and mike muffs. These are wired to a Sigtronics SPA400 intercom and King KX195B. My intercom is set up with PTT buttons i ...
  Topic: Rectangular Wings vs. Elliptical Wings
Ted Dvorak

Replies: 5
Views: 4537

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Sun Jan 22, 2006 3:48 pm   Subject: Rectangular Wings vs. Elliptical Wings
There is a Skybolt Builders Group online at email addy biplane@gf24.de.
It is much the same as our 'old' bullitin board.
  Topic: Old BB----is it now dead?
Ted Dvorak

Replies: 3
Views: 3184

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Thu Dec 29, 2005 1:20 pm   Subject: Old BB----is it now dead?
I just tried to post a msg to the old board and was sent here, to this board. So yes, I think the old board is now dead except for archival, read only, purposes.
  Topic: Toe In & questions
Ted Dvorak

Replies: 10
Views: 7979

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Tue Dec 27, 2005 1:06 pm   Subject: Toe In & questions
To HR,
I would think that it would take many many very hard landings to bend the gear truss to add toe-out, although that is a possibility.
A car has a constant AOA (angle of attack) with reference ...
  Topic: Toe In & questions
Ted Dvorak

Replies: 10
Views: 7979

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Sat Dec 24, 2005 12:41 am   Subject: Toe In & questions
This post is twofold.
First to test my ability to post a message, and;
Secondly to state that I am in close contact with Dave Baxter, who many of you may know. Our hangars are about 100' apart. Dave ...
 
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