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    Adam Marshall
    Adam Marshall commented on Larry Mednick's picture.
    Hey Amy! The uninstructed view is unreal!! Beautiful shot! Hopefully sooner than later I will upgrade my Pegasus Quantum to a Revolt :)
    3 hours ago
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    Randall Mason
    Randall Mason commented on Larry Mednick's picture.
    Flying upstream on the Salmon?
    1 day ago
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    Doug Boyle
    Doug Boyle The control bar should always come in when power is lost or reduced. The degree depends upon the amount of power since preserving airspeed will always be the goal. Airspeed is preserved with power or giving up altitude. Obviously, there are times where your altitude is low and the nose-lowering response is critical in preserving airspeed enough to cushion your touchdown.
    1 day ago
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    Andy Hughes
    Andy Hughes Question: If you were taking off in a performance 912 trike and climbing at maximum ft/min what would you do if your engine suddenly quits? Leave the bar out or pull the bar in?
    2 days ago
    • Larry  Mednick
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      Larry Mednick Snap the control bar in untilthe nose is in the glide angle you normally do power off landings, then let the bar out as far as you can without causing the nose to raise up. “The nose” is the attitude of the carriage and not necessary the wing. This should be covered before solo. This just happened to me a couple of months ago on a test flight when the restrictor Jet was absent on a brand new Rotax 912. This technique has allowed me a safe landing on more than one occasion in a low level climb out loss of power. And you cannot wait until the Trike stops climbing to pull in. You must pull in quickly and immediately for maximum margin of safety in my opinion.
      1 day ago
    • Tom Currier
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      Tom Currier Larry, along those same lines I ran into a huge lift last summer while in a gradual climb out. I snapped the bar in which I think was the right solution but also reduced power which I'm not sure was the right thing to do. I powered back on shortly after and before I started to lose altitude Anyway, for me it was smooth and controlled the sudden lift I got. Anything I should have done differently?
      1 day ago
    • Doug Boyle
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      Doug Boyle Larry, What is a Restrictor Jet?
      1 day ago
    • wexford air
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      wexford air As per the ROTAX installation manual, a Mandatory “restricted” fuel return line is to be incorporated within the aircraft's fuel system. The purpose of the fuel return line is to bleed off any vapors that may form within the fuel system that could cause vapor lock, resulting in a poss itible loss of engine power. https://www.rotax-owner.com/en/flightsafety/476-ai476
      1 day ago
    • wexford air
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      wexford air I think that's what Larry is referring to Doug
      1 day ago
    • Larry  Mednick
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      Larry Mednick Correct and without the jet, the fuel just goes back into the tank and starves the carbs.
      23 hours ago
    • Larry  Mednick
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      Larry Mednick Yes Tom, same action. Snap the bar on until the desired attitude is obtained. Reducing some power can help. Reducing too much power can create a whole new problem. Sounds like you did it right.
      23 hours ago
    • Doug Boyle
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      Doug Boyle Ok, got it! Thanks
      22 hours ago
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    Bill Magness
    Bill Magness commented on Paul Hamilton's Video.
    Thanks for the videos of Tahoe, we are here today and are using them to sight see. Looked for you to fly by, didnot see anyone. Very hazy today. Bill
    2 days ago
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    Larry  Mednick
    Larry Mednick commented on Larry Mednick's picture.
    Amy flying in Idaho in her new REVOLT
    2 days ago
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    Mark Pansing
    Mark Pansing commented on Tom Currier's Video.
    Nice choice of music.
    2 days ago
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    Paul Hamilton
    Paul Hamilton has added a new Video.
    2 days ago
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    Tom Currier
    Tom Currier has added a new Video.
    2 days ago
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    jeff trike
    jeff trike commented on jeff trike's picture.
    I am over Maroon Bells now (14164ft), looking back towards Capitol Peak.
    4 days ago
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    jeff trike
    jeff trike has uploaded 1 New Profile Photos.
    4 days ago
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    jeff trike
    jeff trike commented on jeff trike's picture.
    Here I am at 16100 ft over 14131 ft Capitol Peak in Colorado. It was a calm morning. I took off from the 7800 grass airstrip at Marble and climbed and climbed and climbed. Continuous O2 is required above 14000 ft, and I had it on this flight. ...
    4 days ago
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    jeff trike
    jeff trike has uploaded 1 New Profile Photos.
    4 days ago
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    jeff trike
    jeff trike I am presenting at Oshkosh on Tuesday, Forum Stage 3, from 4pm to 5:15pm. The title of the talk is "The NM Backcountry in an Ultralight", which was shortened from "Exploring New Mexico's Backcountry in an Ultralight Trike". It will feature lots of GoPro Video, including some of my Fusion 360 video on the big screen, plus a lot of still photos and stories about exploring the New Mexico Backcountry from my trike. If you are Oshkosh this year, I hope you can come. I am created the video for another talk on Monday at 8:30am called "Flying New Mexico's Backcountry." They are both good, but my talk is trikes, trike, trikes. Be sure to say hi to me if you come to either talk. Jeff
    4 days ago
    • Quinn Ahrens
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      Quinn Ahrens Hi Jeff, my wife and I are driving in to Oshkosh this year ... wish I was flying the trike and camping. Anyway, thank for letting us know you are presenting. We'll see you there!
      1 day ago
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    Larry  Mednick
    Larry Mednick commented on Larry Mednick's picture.
    Henry Trikelife leading the REVOLT over the mountains at 10,000+ feet. More photos of day 3 of the Montana Fly in on Evolution Trikes Facebook.
    4 days ago
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    Larry  Mednick
    Larry Mednick We have some short video clips of the Montana Fly in going on Righ now on Evolution Trikes Face book which we will be updating all week if you want to see the event.
    4 days ago
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    Paul Hamilton
    Paul Hamilton commented on Paul Hamilton's picture.
    I have been calling him The Kid
    6 days ago
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    Howard Benson
    Howard Benson PLEASE GIVE THIS A BIG THINK! at your next hanger-talk session! I have heard not a word or message about all the hundreds of miles of these so called safety-barriers being installed in the nation highway margins. Also nothing in the motorcycle communities! we've already killed a couple motorcycle riders just in my local valley. The aviation community is losing hundreds of miles of possible emergency landing strips to these 4ft. heavily cabled barriers. I think they would shred and cartwheel aircraft almost instantly upon contact. They would force the pilot to try landing in with auto traffic. What do pilots think about this. Next time you drive the freeways - look to your left and imagine if you had to land there. Thanx. Howard
    7 days ago
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    Larry  Mednick
    Larry Mednick commented on Paul Hamilton's picture.
    Great shot! We need more young blood in this sport.
    8 days ago
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    Paul Hamilton
    Paul Hamilton commented on Paul Hamilton's picture.
    Ravean after his first solo with that trike smile. I think we will be seeing more of this young adventurer with his outback Revolt trike.
    8 days ago
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    Paul Hamilton
    Paul Hamilton commented on Paul Hamilton's picture.
    Tavean first solo in his Revolt.
    8 days ago
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    Paul Hamilton
    Paul Hamilton commented on Paul Hamilton's picture.
    Ravean First Solo Taking Off.
    8 days ago
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    Paul Hamilton
    Paul Hamilton commented on Paul Hamilton's picture.
    Ravean First Solo Accelerating for takeoff.
    8 days ago
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    Perry Wiggin
    Perry Wiggin I’m selling my Gold Tukan Trike, 503 dual carb, dual is. 918-636-3311, 9500.00, 16 meter wing (La Monette) Low time, always hangered, new tires
    8 days ago

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