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    Walter Johnson
    Walter Johnson commented on Paul Hamilton's picture.
    Hi Paul, how did you secure the iPad? Thx
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    John Olson
    "John Olson" commented on Rizwan Bukhari's Blog "Books or movies on trike flying".
    My favorite flying writers are Ernest K Gann and Antoine d' Saint-Exuperey but they are both out of print and hard to find any more. I think some Saint-Ex has been rereleased but Ernie is pure library these days. He wrote all kinds of stuff, not ...
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    Abid Farooqui
    "Abid Farooqui" commented on Abid Farooqui's Blog "Jet Star 582 brand new --- $35,500.00".
    Engineering wise Ole, topless wings just don't have stuff on top. The wings you are talking about have a technical name engineers would use. They would be cantilevered wings. Topless trike wings on trikes have as much as 13:1 glide ratio. Not so ...
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    Abid Farooqui
    "Abid Farooqui" commented on Abid Farooqui's Blog "Jet Star 582 brand new --- $35,500.00".
    I am not a hangie. I use trike terminology and Profi TL as in Topless is what the manufacturers of trike wings call it. You can call or use whatever terminology works for you.
    20 mins ago
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    John Olson
    "John Olson" commented on Abid Farooqui's Blog "Jet Star 582 brand new --- $35,500.00".
    Abid I think you must mean strutted wing, right? Because as any hangie can tell you topless wings do not have struts. This is why they offer a glide advantage-something not so important in trikes. So far as I know, there are no topless wings for ...
    22 mins ago
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    Abid Farooqui
    "Abid Farooqui" commented on Abid Farooqui's Blog "Jet Star 582 brand new --- $35,500.00".
    Yes a Rotax 912 powered one is $12k more. They are not many on the market because there are few here and people who own them are quite satisfied
    22 mins ago
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    Leo Iezzi
    "Leo Iezzi" commented on Abid Farooqui's Blog "Jet Star 582 brand new --- $35,500.00".
    Yeah I've run the numbers Abid, not arguing the justification, and I completely understand why the price get's up into that range quickly. That's why for my first Trike I had to take a step back and reconsider my original ambitious project, not to ...
    41 mins ago
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    Abid Farooqui
    "Abid Farooqui" commented on Abid Farooqui's Blog "Jet Star 582 brand new --- $35,500.00".
    Leo: You should just add up some numbers for a new engine, propeller, instruments and a new wing (take a new double surface wing as an example and about $1000 for airworthiness fees for a DAR) and come up with a number. I think that will give you a ...
    1 hour ago
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    Leo Iezzi
    "Leo Iezzi" commented on Abid Farooqui's Blog "Jet Star 582 brand new --- $35,500.00".
    Hmmm.....still too much. You're competing against some nice used machines with 912's at that price range. I take it you wouldn't entertain a BMW engine package in the US market? It would put ya in the ELSA, but who cares, it would be an option for ...
    1 hour ago
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    Robert Sumner
    "Robert Sumner" commented on Abid Farooqui's Blog "Jet Star 582 brand new --- $35,500.00".
    That sounds like a good option for people. Good luck. I hope you sell a bunch of them..
    1 hour ago
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    Abid Farooqui
    Abid Farooqui wrote a new blog: "Jet Star 582 brand new --- $35,500.00".
    Hi Guys:Lots of talk about new trikes being expensive.We are re-introducing Jet Star 582 (electric start) trike with all Day VFR instruments, with topless 14 meter wing, with training setup, hydraulic disc brake, tall windshield, factory finished ...
    3 hours ago
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    Leo Iezzi
    "Leo Iezzi" commented on Paul Hamilton's Blog "Does everyone need an expensive, high power, fast trike?".
    Hey Riz! Yes, you stated it more accurately. And you're right, the 80HP version seemed to be the one most folks liked and also the one they no longer manufacture. The trike we bought fits us perfectly, honestly I just stopped worrying about bigger ...
    4 hours ago
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    Paul Hamilton
    Paul Hamilton commented on Paul Hamilton's picture.
    Lighthouse photo shoot. I think this is Palos Verdes Point
    5 hours ago
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    Paul Hamilton
    Paul Hamilton commented on Paul Hamilton's picture.
    Passing through Los Angeles Class B airspace with the Special Flight Rules Area allowing flight through class B airspace with a specific altitude and course. I was one of my most challenging trips maneuvering through the complex airspace in LA. ...
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    Paul Hamilton
    Paul Hamilton has uploaded 3 New Profile Photos.
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    Paul Hamilton
    Paul Hamilton commented on Paul Hamilton's picture.
    View over the California Valley around Fresno
    5 hours ago
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    Paul Hamilton
    "Paul Hamilton" commented on Rizwan Bukhari's Blog "Books or movies on trike flying".
    One of the best books is The Greatest Flying Stories Ever Told ISBN 1-58574-512-X Lindbergh, Yeager, Bach, 19 total in one book. This is a place where I get some of my best inspiration.
    5 hours ago
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    Paul Hamilton
    Paul Hamilton commented on Paul Hamilton's picture.
    Dead batteries i guess. I have just updated my Spot 2 to a Spot Gen 3 that has a USB charger for direct power. Pretty useless if batteries run out at critical time or when needed.
    5 hours ago
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    Paul Hamilton
    Paul Hamilton commented on Paul Hamilton's picture.
    Interview with Courtney before our photo shoot.
    6 hours ago
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    Paul Hamilton
    Paul Hamilton commented on Paul Hamilton's picture.
    Greeted by Courtney Brin with Pacific Blue Aviation
    6 hours ago
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    Paul Hamilton
    Paul Hamilton commented on Paul Hamilton's picture.
    Final for Class D Hawthorne in Los Angeles the final destination.
    6 hours ago
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    Paul Hamilton
    Paul Hamilton commented on Paul Hamilton's picture.
    Heading out over the Sierras for the first leg XC trip from Carson City to Los Angeles. I used flight following for this part of the route.
    6 hours ago
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    Paul Hamilton
    Paul Hamilton has uploaded 4 New Profile Photos.
    6 hours ago
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    Jason Lindquist
    Jason Lindquist has added a new Video.
    6 hours ago
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    Roy Morris, CBET
    Roy Morris, CBET commented on Paul Hamilton's picture.
    Have something against Fresno :0)
    8 hours ago

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