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Old 03-13-2018, 05:54 PM
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Old 03-14-2018, 02:14 AM
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So Wingnut - I'm guessing you're the guy responsible for putting together some pretty cool videos. Like 2014 Hornet Ball, for example? The Bullet Train segment - one of my favorites!
Nice work, both in front of and behind the camera.
And an RV-8 too!

Keep 'em coming!

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Old 05-17-2018, 08:51 PM
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Old 05-20-2018, 07:22 PM
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Default Looking good!

Looking just as good as the first time I saw it at Kosh is 2013! Hope all is well.
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Old 05-21-2018, 05:20 PM
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Great pic Ralph!
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Old 05-26-2018, 06:28 PM
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Old 05-26-2018, 06:32 PM
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Doug,

That would be me! I'm glad you liked the videos and thank you. I've been a little overdue for more but we've been quite busy deployed and on detachment. I've got another Hornet Ball in the works as well as a mini documentary from our OIR deployment. Hopefully they are out before too long!

I'll be sure to give you a buzz in the Rhino next time I'm up that way!

Cheers!

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So Wingnut - I'm guessing you're the guy responsible for putting together some pretty cool videos. Like 2014 Hornet Ball, for example? The Bullet Train segment - one of my favorites!
Nice work, both in front of and behind the camera.
And an RV-8 too!

Keep 'em coming!

Doug
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Old 05-26-2018, 07:27 PM
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Its a cleaver trick of painting and lighting I hope -- it looks like an -8 without a counterweight on the rudder.
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Old 05-28-2018, 10:01 PM
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I took it off and blended the gap, didn't like the way it looked! Wasn't sure what is was for anyway, seemed silly.


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Its a cleaver trick of painting and lighting I hope -- it looks like an -8 without a counterweight on the rudder.
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Old 05-29-2018, 05:42 AM
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Are you kidding? You took off the rudder mass balance weight? It's there for flutter prevention!

I would strongly suggest you reduce your Vne while you build another rudder (per plans) and get it installed.

Carl...I think he was joking...the counterweight looks to be there in the picture.
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