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'Dual Citizenship'!, Montana and Washington.
Posted 08 December 2005 - 12:27 PM
The property is divided into six lots, and we will probably do a boundary line adjustment and then build a retirement mainland home base on one combined lot.
Not condusive to off roading, however.
We'll be out for a short Christmas visit, but prolly won't have any time for FtF'es. Maybe next summer, when we fly out (if I get the dang airplane finished) for the EAA Arlington Fly-In.
Anyhow, we're all as excited as kids on Christmas morning to start looking at the land configuration and start designing a new house.
Posted 08 December 2005 - 12:30 PM
Posted 08 December 2005 - 01:00 PM
What type of airplane? I am an A&P mechanic so I also love airplanes.
DAL-1, Spezio Sport, also called the 'TuHoler'
Mine is slightly different, the builder eliminated the razorback turtledeck, it has a tendancy to blank the rudder in a slip. I have a drop headrest and a vertical fin like a Ryan STA.
Power on my machine is a Lyc 0290D. I am in process of doing some rebuild and upgrade work, as my ship is twenty-five years old, but since it came from Tucson, AZ, and was always hangared, it's in good shape.
I'm redoing the gear, adding electrics, repainting and shifting the W&B aft (mostly by eliminating the metal prop and getting a wood one).
Know anyone who needs a perfect Sensenich 72/58? It's been inspected and yellow tagged, and they can have it certified repainted, or mirror polished and back only painted.
Posted 08 December 2005 - 01:27 PM
Posted 08 December 2005 - 01:36 PM
Slepcev Storch. STOL aircraft capable of taking off in 50-60ft.Would be the ultimate bush flying aircraft.I wanted to build it with the subaru EA81 engine.
The new EAA Sport Aviation mag has a listing of several of the LSA qualified sport planes, and ther are now a number of Storch derivitives, not just Slepcev's.
I agree, that would be a fun plane, especially painted up likeField Marshall Rommel's ship.
My next (especially if we move to WA) is an EA-8T powered SeaRey. I would also like to build an Erkanoplan for the sound, whoo-hoo, 100 mph, ten feet off the water, and it's registered as a BOAT!
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