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  1. Video of flight to/from Caernarfon

    Nick: I want one! Any chance of getting your receipe to make one? I like projects but am not creative when electronics are involved.
    Karey Love
    funflight@comcast.net
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    Skis

    Nick: Here's a picture of the windshield I made. I like it. The skiis I made are a bit of a nuisance. I have found that the roll rate and effort to correct a perturbation is adversely affected. ...
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    Skis

    I have made just one flight since installing the skis and tall windscreen and did not notice any unusual flight
    handling. Of course, the brakes dont work when on snow or ice, but they don't work...
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    Skis

    :yeah: Finally, my skis are made, installed and flown on 1/30/12 at Osceola, WI, USA. They work great! The only problem is - there's hardly enough snow to need them. The tall windshield is also an...
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    p factor in 912 Blade

    I first adjusted the upper motor mounts to counter the precession and P-factor without success, even after fully using all of the lengthening/shortening capacity. My new motor mounts did largely...
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    p factor in 912 Blade

    I have greatly improved the flight characteristics of my 912 Blade by offsetting the engine 2.25 degrees counter clockwise (as viewed from top - down)
    I made two engine mount plates of 3/8" aluminum...
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    p factor in 912 Blade

    Here's a little background on my issue as a preface to my answer to you and others:

    I bought a 1998 vintage 912 Blade and was surprised and unpleased with how it flew. When I compared it to my old...
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    p factor in 912 Blade

    Thanks for the tip. I have made adjustments to both upper motor adjustors and look forward to flying it when the weather cooperates.

    Karey
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    p factor in 912 Blade

    Dave; I have spoken to Roger P. about this issue and he did mention the seat frame, shifting possibility but my seat is symmetrically placed. The Blade does have spats that are minimally finned. I...
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    p factor in 912 Blade

    Is it common for a 912 Blade to cruise at about 5 degree list to the right? I have a 912 that seems to have a cart that is divorced from the wing and twists and turns as power is added. This is...
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