Going 100 kt in STYLE

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  1. alfadog

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    That is style right there!
     
  3. Ted

    Ted The pilot formerly known as Twin Engine Ted

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    I approve of this airplane!
     
  4. alfadog

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    BRS? We don' need no stinkin' BRS...

    A note from the pilot's handbook reads:
    "If the engine quits in instrument conditions (blind flying when you can't see the ground) or at night, the pilot should pull the control column full aft (it won't stall) and keep the wings level. The leading-edge slats will snap out at about 40mph (64km/h), and when the airplane slows to a forward speed of about 25mph [40km/h], the airplane will sink at about a parachute descent rate until the aircraft hits the ground."
     
  5. poadeleted21

    poadeleted21 Touchdown! Greaser!

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    G-0.0125

    I like it.

    Buy it, sell mile high club flights.
     
  6. alfadog

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    Hell, you could land it on the football field on prom night. Beats the hell out of a limo.
     
  7. AdamZ

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    Wow that is Classy!
     
  8. Geico266

    Geico266 Touchdown! Greaser!

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    That's what my RV-10 looks like inside. ;)


    That is nice.
     
  9. poadeleted21

    poadeleted21 Touchdown! Greaser!

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    Would I spill my wine?
     
  10. alfadog

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    Wish you were here?

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  11. VanDy

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    There is (was, dont know if he still is or not) that does that in ohio. The local radio station gave a prize away last year that was 'screw "over" your ex' where you won a mile high prize with your current significant other while the pilot circled your ex's house!
     
  12. Fearless Tower

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    Huh????

    But Ted.....it only has ONE engine!
     
  13. jasc15

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    $188,000?!?
     
  14. Ted

    Ted The pilot formerly known as Twin Engine Ted

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    There are a small number of singles for which I provide approval. This is one. :)
     
  15. supernovae

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    That's the hourly fuel cost :)

    They had one of these on the Aviator show, I drooled over it until I heard the fuel burn. :eek:
     
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    pretty slick machine
     
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    Yea, it has foot holes built into the side of the plane for use as a ladder so you can climb to fill the fuel tanks in the upper wings
     
  18. Geico266

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    RV-10 too? :dunno:


    Never mind. :mad2:


    :rofl:
     
  19. Ted

    Ted The pilot formerly known as Twin Engine Ted

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    :rofl:

    You would probably be surprised to know I have a few friends for whom I said an RV-10 would be a good fit.
     
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  20. steingar

    steingar Taxi to Parking

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    Anatov. I've seen those things take off. I can ride a bicycle faster. Might be able to walk faster. Wouldn't worry much about an engine out, really. Could land one of those in most folks front yards.
     
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    Crazy, huh? Great plane if you have the mission for it but I understand that you have to go experimental in the US.
     
  22. teethdoc

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    That is Awesome!
     
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    Sex over your ex was through a heli operator, I'm fairly sure Flamingo air still does the mile high flights in their Cherokee Six
     
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    Yeah, unfortunately, the CIA/Air Force did not take the hint quick enough and two months later the facility was overrun and "most of the US personnel were killed - including SMSgt Richard Etchberger who was awarded the Medal of Honor. The battle resulted in the largest single ground combat loss of United States Air Force members during the Vietnam War."

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Lima_Site_85
     
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  27. CBeaulieu

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    Antonov An2? That's awesome!
     
  28. azure

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    I think the adjective I'd use would be... "stately". :rolleyes:
     
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    With that luxurious an interior, who cares how long it takes to get there?? :dunno:
     
  30. Apache123

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    Hey, Steve!
    Hmmm yes... I should do this to my Apache... granted I wouldn't be able to take any passengers once the weight of the interior is calculated...
     
  31. Dead Stick

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    That engine has an 800 hour TBO. I wonder if you can run it LOP?
     
  32. Ted

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    LOP, a few webinars, some CamGuard and Marvel Mystery Oil... Ought to make it to 4,000 easy.

    Edit: and borescope! Don't forget the borescope!
     
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    I really really want that airplane.
     
  34. Silvaire

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    Easy to calculate, it's 1 gal/min or, in calm winds, 1 gal/mile
     
  35. JasonCT

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    Looks like it would make a lot of nice plane noise!
     
  36. jasc15

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    Its Shvetsov ASh-62 engine has a specific fuel consumption of 0.77 lb/(hp*hr). That's more than 1.5 times a comparable P&W engine with 0.49 lb/(hp*hr).
     
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    They used to be based at Lunken, ahh here you go. Ted, another use for the 310 to raise $$??

    http://www.flamingoair.net/mile-high-club-romantic-flights
     
  38. Ted

    Ted The pilot formerly known as Twin Engine Ted

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    We've been approached about airplane rides in the 310 for fund raising. The problem has always been that it's not exotic enough to command sufficient charges to make it worthwhile.
     
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    Maybe you need to paint Flamingos on it. :no: don't so that!!
     
  40. Ted

    Ted The pilot formerly known as Twin Engine Ted

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    Flamingos! I like it! ;)

    Other problem is the rear two seats are profoundly uncomfortable, so you won't find people paying to sit there.