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Old 10-26-2010, 07:03 PM   #1216
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best xcross photo shoot with 60hp / Piper Cub

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Old 10-26-2010, 08:03 PM   #1217
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that was AWESOME!
They captured the esscence of flying...
One of the best pictorials, of why we do what we do...
I sure miss my Pacer...
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Old 10-27-2010, 05:04 AM   #1218
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Lost Vikings

Those weren't lost vikings in DSC 4608 on day 25. They were Dragon Boats. An ancient Chinese sport gaining popularity in the US. A very good workout BTW.
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Old 10-27-2010, 05:39 AM   #1219
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that was AWESOME!
They captured the esscence of flying...
One of the best pictorials, of why we do what we do...
I sure miss my Pacer...
A J3 is one of my favorite planes to fly, that was an
awesome trip and great pix.
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Old 10-27-2010, 06:23 AM   #1220
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Man that is sweet! If that doesn't capture the purity of flying, then I don't know what does.
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Old 10-27-2010, 06:27 AM   #1221
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Here's a nice video of some test flights in a recently-completed Nemesis NXT. The test pilot is Kevin Eldredge, the same pilot who lost the prop at Reno this year.

Check out the proximity of the local fowl on the first low pass.............

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Old 10-27-2010, 05:46 PM   #1222
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Holy crap! Whats the stall speed of the Nemesis plane? It was touching down on the runway faster than I cruise at.
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Old 10-27-2010, 05:53 PM   #1223
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Holy crap! Whats the stall speed of the Nemesis plane? It was touching down on the runway faster than I cruise at.
I dunno what the stall speed is, but those approaches were a bit on the brisk side. It was designed to be a racer.
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Old 10-27-2010, 05:54 PM   #1224
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I've been drooling over the NXT for a while. If I won the lottery, THAT is what I would spend it on...well that and a pilot's liscense...and a few planes to work up the NXT's level of performance.

Edit: Specs: http://www.nemesisnxt.com/kit/p3-2.php Stall is 90 mph according to this, but the plane in the video may not be exactly the same due to the larger engine and other possible differences.

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Old 10-27-2010, 06:05 PM   #1225
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Don't know if it's posted already but if you want to watch something that will break your heart, search Youtube for Kee Bird. Watch the parts in order.
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Old 10-27-2010, 06:16 PM   #1226
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That plane is quick on the stick! Very little movement and you are banking!
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Old 10-27-2010, 06:31 PM   #1227
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Landing speed is going to be a significantly higher than stall speed.

Note that the NXT had split flaps--without them you'd be sure to slam the tail first when you flare for landing.

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Specs: http://www.nemesisnxt.com/kit/p3-2.php Stall is 90 mph according to this, but the plane in the video may not be exactly the same due to the larger engine and other possible differences.
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Old 10-27-2010, 06:39 PM   #1228
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Don't know if it's posted already but if you want to watch something that will break your heart, search Youtube for Kee Bird. Watch the parts in order.

Remember seeing years back on somehting like Discovery or PBS. Awesome effort working on that plane. Really got you to know the guys on the recovery team. Total shock at the end.
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Old 10-27-2010, 08:15 PM   #1229
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Remember seeing years back on somehting like Discovery or PBS. Awesome effort working on that plane. Really got you to know the guys on the recovery team. Total shock at the end.


How are things at the hub?
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Old 10-31-2010, 08:50 PM   #1230
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Got this in an email today...
interesting...
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