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  Topic: Starduster/Skybolt in So California area
jimrice

Replies: 4
Views: 2532

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Wed Dec 22, 2010 3:34 pm   Subject: Starduster Fit
I'm just a fraction under 5'11" and 220#. I fit my Starduster well. In fact, I frequently used a cushion behind me in order to be able to reach full rudder deflection. I also tended to sit very low ...
  Topic: NEW TO BOARD
jimrice

Replies: 4
Views: 1606

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Fri Dec 10, 2010 4:08 pm   Subject: Re: Test from Doc
Doc is giving us all a test? Do we still have our medicals? Do I need a special issuance? HELP!
  Topic: Toys at an airfield
jimrice

Replies: 12
Views: 2624

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Tue Aug 31, 2010 11:07 am   Subject: NTSB Report
Frank,

I thought it pretty obvious it was not an aborted landing. I was pointing out the NTSB preliminary report someone posted stated the airplane was attempting a go-around. The FAA typically ...
  Topic: Toys at an airfield
jimrice

Replies: 12
Views: 2624

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Mon Aug 30, 2010 8:39 pm   Subject: R/C Planes at Airport
That was one heck of a fast go around.......with the smoke on. I'm surprised the Feds bought the "go around" after watching the video. Rolling Eyes

A have to agree with Marl, what are the implications ...
  Topic: CFI BFR Landing Conflict
jimrice

Replies: 23
Views: 9531

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Mon May 17, 2010 8:26 pm   Subject: Feet Up
I always raise my feet up on the pedals on final so I have access to the brakes, if needed. I only need brakes a few times in my Starduster, but would not want to be trying to reposition my feet to g ...
  Topic: Bungee tool
jimrice

Replies: 8
Views: 2670

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Sun Mar 28, 2010 8:10 pm   Subject: Re: Bungee Tool
Gear wrench? Must have been someone else. What is it?
  Topic: 'Dusterless
jimrice

Replies: 1
Views: 1016

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Sat Mar 27, 2010 10:21 pm   Subject: 'Dusterless
I am now 'Dusterless. I sold my Starduster several weeks ago but only yesterday did the plane finally leave my hangar (and the airport where I'm based). My brother delivered the plane to the new own ...
  Topic: Bungee tool
jimrice

Replies: 8
Views: 2670

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Sat Mar 27, 2010 10:07 pm   Subject: Re: Bungee Tool
Same here--- I've got a well travelled one with lots of experience!!

Marl, did you open the box and remove the cash from the last two borrowers? (me and one other person) Cool
  Topic: Painting my prop
jimrice

Replies: 11
Views: 2359

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Tue Mar 16, 2010 12:34 pm   Subject: Re: Painting My Prop
Personally, I'd use a prop shop. Balance is too critical and you can get one out of balance painting it.
  Topic: Batteries
jimrice

Replies: 18
Views: 6568

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Tue Feb 16, 2010 9:26 pm   Subject: STC'd Odyssey Battery
The STC if for a certified version of the PC-680. Cost a bit more than standard PC-680, but less than a 35 amp Concorde or Gill and half the weight. The STC is only valid for a Super Cub, but with t ...
  Topic: Batteries
jimrice

Replies: 18
Views: 6568

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Tue Feb 16, 2010 2:36 pm   Subject: Odessey PC-680
I had a PC-680 in my Starduster. After four years I had to replace it. It came with the plane so I have no idea how old it was.

I recently had to replace the Concorde RG-35A in my Swift. It c ...
  Topic: "STOLP-ACRODUSTER TOO - History", Author??
jimrice

Replies: 5
Views: 2106

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Sat Jan 23, 2010 10:52 am   Subject: Re: Acroduster Too History
.........Also Bob Herendeen one of the greatest pitts aerobatic drivers and a dear friend was Morgans first officer during those years......

My dad built the first Pitts Bob Herendeen flew in compe ...
  Topic: I'd like to stay
jimrice

Replies: 7
Views: 1457

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Wed Jan 20, 2010 8:24 pm   Subject: Re: post subject
Hey Jim, Where did your Starduster go?

Well, at the moment, it is still sitting in my hangar waiting for good weather. It is headed for south central Texas. Evant, TX about 50 miles west of Waco, ...
  Topic: I'd like to stay
jimrice

Replies: 7
Views: 1457

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Wed Jan 20, 2010 2:25 pm   Subject: Re: I'd like to stay
I guess I will be excommunicated then. My (former) Starduster is still sitting in my hangar waiting for weather suitable for the new owner to pick up. All I'm left with is a Swift and a Cub project ...
  Topic: Everything you wanted to to Know about tailwheels
jimrice

Replies: 20
Views: 213129

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Sun Jan 17, 2010 5:59 pm   Subject: Re: Tailwheels
It will be going down to Evant, TX which is about 50 miles west of Waco IIRC.

The Starduster was a fun plane but I needed to let something go. I need the room in the hangar to work on my Cub proje ...
 
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