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    Abid Farooqui
    "Abid Farooqui" commented on roger larson's Blog "Finned wheel coverings?".
    Its very simple. The wheel pant fins act as pseudo vertical stabs. They are needed when one has significant side area in front of center of pressure. Revolt or other nacked trikes hardly have any. It is also needed more when one goes faster. Revolt ...
    20 hours ago
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    Larry  Mednick
    "Larry Mednick" commented on roger larson's Blog "Finned wheel coverings?".
    The short answer is the carriage is not supposed to help the wing track straight. The wing, if designed properly will do that all on its own. The carriage is either yaw stabile or it's not. To find this out in layman's terms take a side profile ...
    20 hours ago
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    Damien B
    Damien B commented on Damien B's picture.
    >>Damien with you other job, how do you find time to train? About 6 years ago I cut my working hours back to 30 per week, the minimum needed for full time classification. A confused man once said - You can always get more money but you can NEVER ...
    1 day ago
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    Damien B
    "Damien B" commented on roger larson's Blog "Finned wheel coverings?".
    >> Curious of thoughts about the finned wheel pants that are used on the trikes https://vimeo.com/10741247
    1 day ago
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    Joe Hockman
    "Joe Hockman" commented on roger larson's Blog "Finned wheel coverings?".
    I too think the Revolt would fly just fine without any finned wheel pants. The benefits finned wheel pants provide (tracking stability, and reduced yaw twitchiness in particular) is proportional to the amount of vertical surface area on the chariot ...
    1 day ago
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    Steve Beste
    "Steve Beste" commented on roger larson's Blog "Finned wheel coverings?".
    I'm guessing that the Revolt flies fine without finned wheel fairings. I have a trike with no pod and no finned wheel fairings. My wing is an Aeros Profi TL. My top speed is 65mph, maybe 70 if I pull way in. The wing will go faster, but my 60hp HKS ...
    1 day ago
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    Rizwan Bukhari
    Rizwan Bukhari commented on Damien B's picture.
    Very cool, Damien with you other job, how do you find time to train? Do you train early mornings and go to work then? You seem to be soloing a lot of students. Good for you.
    1 day ago
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    Doug Boyle
    "Doug Boyle" commented on roger larson's Blog "Finned wheel coverings?".
    Wheelpants are useful as your speed increases through providing vertical stabilization behind the center of gravity. They also help in countering the use of a pod, reduce drag, and improves tracking. Mostly used with double-surfaced wings since ...
    1 day ago
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    roger larson
    roger larson wrote a new blog: "Finned wheel coverings?".
    Curious of thoughts about the finned wheel pants that are used on the trikes.  Has anyone flown with and without them on the same trike and noticed a difference? The revolt doesn't have wheel pants.  What will be the good, or the bad of ...
    1 day ago
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    Joe Hockman
    Joe Hockman commented on Joe Hockman's Video.
    Hi Jim, thanks for the question. I had a similar question that I answered on the FB TrikePilot group so thought I would give the link. The short answer is that it is my VG adjustment lever. The more detailed explanation is here: ...
    1 day ago
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    Paul Hamilton
    Paul Hamilton has added a new Video.
    2 days ago
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    Damien B
    Damien B commented on Damien B's picture.
    Kenton (middle top left picture, with his wife and son) lives in Mexico and has come up to get trained in his 582 Air Creation Trike. We have been up the last few days taking off before the sunrises and cranking out up to 15 landings an hour. I've ...
    2 days ago
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    Jim Davidson
    Jim Davidson commented on Joe Hockman's Video.
    Wondering about that trim device?
    2 days ago
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    Rebekah S
    Rebekah S will be attending: "6th Annual Pacific Northwest Trike Fly-in"
    2 days ago
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    Henry Trikelife
    Henry Trikelife commented on the Event 6th Annual Pacific Northwest Trike Fly-in's wall:
    We have 40 trikes / 80 people coming to Sandpoint. It is a almost overwhelming result. We know there are many people still considering to attend. But, there is the limit of hangar space and camping space at the airport. We also think it is necessary ...
    2 days ago
    • Henry Trikelife
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      Henry Trikelife As I said, the event is already closed for a new signing up. Thanks.
      18 hours ago
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    John Olson
    John Olson commented on Cliff Tulpa's wall:
    Cliff do you have a trike down in the Yucatan?
    3 days ago
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    Chuck Tabbert
    Chuck Tabbert has uploaded 2 New Profile Photos.
    3 days ago
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    Chuck Tabbert
    Chuck Tabbert Got a chance to take trike float training last week with Jeff Bell and look at CYGNETs at Anytime Aircraft with Mike Percy. If you ever get a chance to fly a float trike - do it! On base leg of one landing, Jeff leans over and points out a eight footer in the water. Note to self - don't crash! LOL Big shout out to Jeff and Mike for their hospitality and insights into trikes on floats. The CYGNET and Explorer (103) are awesome aircraft.
    3 days ago
    • joey martin
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      joey martin yes they are both 1st class just as soon as i hit the lotto i will have me new krucker
      3 days ago
    • Chuck Tabbert
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      Chuck Tabbert Absolutely - that little Explorer is real nice to for a much lower price. I'll post two pics on my profile
      3 days ago
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    Carson Pryor
    Carson Pryor Does anyone know where to find an Airborne XT trike cover here in the states?
    3 days ago
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    Joe Hockman
    Joe Hockman has added a new Video.
    3 days ago
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    Larry Howe
    Larry Howe I'd like input from anybody who has flown both the P&M GT450 wing and the Airborne Arrow. Which handles turbulence better? Which handles crosswinds better (or just wind in general)? Which is lighter handling? And lastly which stalls more benign? Thanks in advance.
    3 days ago
    • Abid Farooqui
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      Abid Farooqui Between those two, GT-450
      3 days ago
    • Larry Howe
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      Larry Howe Thanks Abid, do you believe it does all the above better? Could you expand on you're comment please.
      3 days ago
    • Larry  Mednick
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      Larry Mednick Larry, the GT 459 is a phenomenal flying wing in every respect. I have nothing positive to say about the Arrow except that I'm glad it's discontinued now.
      3 days ago
    • Larry  Mednick
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      Larry Mednick IAirborne makes some really nice wings like the Streak III and now has a new line up that might be as good or better than the GT 450, but the comparison you are asking about is no comparison IMHO.
      3 days ago
    • Abid Farooqui
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      Abid Farooqui Larry, you asked I answered directly and pointedly. I don't want to dig into other companies products in detail. Arrow on the XT 912 carriage combination suffers from spiral instability IMO and yaw issues which couple with roll. Hope that suffices
      3 days ago
    • Larry Howe
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      Larry Howe Thanks Larry Mednick, you've helped greatly.
      2 days ago
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    Glade Montgomery
    Glade Montgomery commented on Larry Mednick's picture.
    Okay Larry, you'd better send me one of those. Dang! Candy, candy, candy. You keep making irresistible candy. What's a guy to do? It never ends. My trike keeps getting better and better.
    3 days ago
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    Leo Iezzi
    Leo Iezzi commented on Larry Mednick's picture.
    This site seriously needs a thumbs up feature.
    4 days ago
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    Larry  Mednick
    Larry Mednick commented on Larry Mednick's picture.
    New spinner cone for the E-Props multi blade pushers. Shown here on the Excalibur 6 blade!
    4 days ago

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