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  • robertsailor's Avatar
    Today, 09:52 PM
    So how long have they had a restaurant at Friday Harbor airstrip? Back in the day, nothing much there at all. R
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  • Stephen's Avatar
    Today, 09:26 PM
    Stephen replied to a thread Flying Movies in Shortwing Saloon
    I'm also a big Erine Gann fan. He spent his last years on San Juan Island. Ernie's Place is a popular lunch spot at Friday Harbor Airport.
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  • wyandot jim's Avatar
    Today, 04:57 PM
    wyandot jim replied to a thread Flying Movies in Shortwing Saloon
    The Book is much better and is true????????????? I have all of E. Gann's books and all are great, What a life he had. A little trivia, "Fate Is...
    30 replies | 1027 view(s)
  • Jim's Avatar
    Today, 04:49 PM
    Jim replied to a thread Flying Movies in Shortwing Saloon
    Hi Todd, Islands in the Sky. http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x43gy94
    30 replies | 1027 view(s)
  • tloes's Avatar
    Today, 04:33 PM
    tloes replied to a thread Flying Movies in Shortwing Saloon
    There's no love here for Islands in the Sky? It's my favorite John Wayne movie by a large margin.
    30 replies | 1027 view(s)
  • Jim's Avatar
    Today, 03:59 PM
    Jim replied to a thread Flying Movies in Shortwing Saloon
    Hi Hunter J, Might be "Captains of the Clouds" you're recalling. I found it on youtube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L1NG0os_-3o but it...
    30 replies | 1027 view(s)
  • HunterJ's Avatar
    Today, 02:17 PM
    HunterJ replied to a thread Flying Movies in Shortwing Saloon
    Hey All Saw Only Angels Have Wings mentioned. There was another good one about a group of bush pilots fronting up to the RCAF to join up during WW2...
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  • Jim Hann's Avatar
    Today, 11:23 AM
    Jim Hann replied to a thread Wings in Maintenance Hangar
    You are right Fred, it has 12 ribs and a non-standard landing light. Steve Pierce mentioned in another thread that the light was installed in...
    48 replies | 1970 view(s)
  • Clayton Harper's Avatar
    Today, 10:30 AM
    I loved the Great Waldo Pepper. One line "You are only flying, she is only driving, I'm doing the stunt." That was just before Waldo was dragged...
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  • Fred Mayes's Avatar
    Today, 10:19 AM
    Fred Mayes replied to a thread Wings in Maintenance Hangar
    Jim I am going to guess just for the fun of it. That is the 1950 Pacer with the 0-235 engine in it so it should have 12 ribs, but the landing light...
    48 replies | 1970 view(s)
  • Jim Hann's Avatar
    Today, 04:01 AM
    Jim Hann replied to a thread Wings in Maintenance Hangar
    From the SWPC CD, I had to screen shot the PDF, I have no way to upload it from my iPad. Trick question, how many ribs does this airplane...
    48 replies | 1970 view(s)
  • Jim Hann's Avatar
    Today, 03:39 AM
    Jim Hann replied to a thread Flying Movies in Shortwing Saloon
    Zac, EAA Chapter 32 at KSET runs a movie night on the last Saturday of the month during the warmer months. Same idea except we bought an old...
    30 replies | 1027 view(s)
  • Stephen's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:59 PM
    Stephen replied to a thread Platinum Pacer Wings in Modifications
    I assume Eddie is trying to increase strength to the rear spar at the strut attachment. The Bushmaster did it by layering aluminum plates and strips....
    196 replies | 23967 view(s)
  • mmoyle's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:50 PM
    mmoyle replied to a thread Platinum Pacer Wings in Modifications
    BTW: Eddie says if he had a do over he would not install the two additional 18 gallon fuel tanks. Here's the wing tip mount rib assemblies.....
    196 replies | 23967 view(s)
  • mmoyle's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:46 PM
    mmoyle replied to a thread Platinum Pacer Wings in Modifications
    Just spoke with Eddie. STC engineering isn't done...maybe after the first of the year. Still has a problem with the rear spar strength. May need...
    196 replies | 23967 view(s)
  • stevesaircraft(Bri)'s Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:20 PM
    Steve, Per Eddies web site.. Move the aileron outboard 24" and then extends the flap outboard & inboard to the fuselage, as a part of this STC...
    196 replies | 23967 view(s)
  • NRW-Aviator's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:59 AM
    I have it and it works fine
    18 replies | 5352 view(s)
  • Netilus's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:30 AM
    Hello Glen Were you able to get this gauge to work? I have the single gauge/toggle I would like to change out. Thanks
    18 replies | 5352 view(s)
  • Stephen's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:38 AM
    Stephen replied to a thread Platinum Pacer Wings in Modifications
    What will be the length of the flaps and the ailerons?
    196 replies | 23967 view(s)
  • efrench's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:38 AM
    I have a Sutton Exhaust complete system for O-320 for sale. I am upgrading to an O-360, but the system is not compatible. I will replace with a...
    0 replies | 141 view(s)
  • SClow303's Avatar
    12-10-2017, 10:06 PM
    What a great way to make memories! Thanks for taking us along on the journey.
    4 replies | 211 view(s)
  • mmoyle's Avatar
    12-10-2017, 10:01 PM
    mmoyle replied to a thread Platinum Pacer Wings in Modifications
    Yup....most of the wing/s aluminum was toast...especially the right wing I bent when the right gear leg failed. Many of the ribs were repaired...
    196 replies | 23967 view(s)
  • Stephen's Avatar
    12-10-2017, 10:00 PM
    I try to stop there on my trips to Idaho in the summer. I camp out on the grass under my wing. I like to purchase my fuel at places like Martin...
    4 replies | 211 view(s)
  • Stephen's Avatar
    12-10-2017, 09:52 PM
    Stephen replied to a thread Platinum Pacer Wings in Modifications
    If I added up everything correctly, you will be over 31 foot wing span. It looks like your ribs are Dakota's but, the one picture has the rib...
    196 replies | 23967 view(s)
  • mmoyle's Avatar
    12-10-2017, 09:42 PM
    mmoyle replied to a thread Platinum Pacer Wings in Modifications
    One other change is the cross brace wire/s. Eddie uses 1/16" cable and turnbuckles.. I have two extra sets of tail wires....the original and later...
    196 replies | 23967 view(s)
  • mmoyle's Avatar
    12-10-2017, 09:31 PM
    mmoyle replied to a thread Platinum Pacer Wings in Modifications
    Trimmer's wing length is 160" from wing tip rib to inboard tank bay rib. Haven't spoken with Eddie for a couple weeks and don't know if the DER has...
    196 replies | 23967 view(s)
  • Subsonic's Avatar
    12-10-2017, 09:29 PM
    Subsonic replied to a thread Wings in Maintenance Hangar
    Thanks for the help Rick.
    48 replies | 1970 view(s)
  • wyandot jim's Avatar
    12-10-2017, 08:19 PM
    Stephen, I can not say enough about what a GREAT Guy Dave the owner of Martin Field is at 89 years young. He let us stay in his guest house and we...
    4 replies | 211 view(s)
  • Stephen's Avatar
    12-10-2017, 06:58 PM
    Great story. Martin Field is a regular stop for me.
    4 replies | 211 view(s)
  • wyandot jim's Avatar
    12-10-2017, 06:15 PM
    This is what I posted on a NON Aviation Forum so it might have to much detail for you Guys. :-) Took a little trip, wellllllllll maybe a long trip...
    4 replies | 211 view(s)
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