isn't a SLSA a certified aircraft?

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Re: isn't a SLSA a certified aircraft?

Postby FastEddieB » Tue Jun 24, 2014 11:25 am

drseti wrote:
Merlinspop wrote:"Certificated" sounds to me as if it's British in origin.


Our whole language is British in origin, Andy (though you'd never know it...)


Two nations separated by a common language!

Of course, we know you have one foot in the other world.

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Re: isn't a SLSA a certified aircraft?

Postby drseti » Tue Jun 24, 2014 11:53 am

Ah, you posted a picture of my baby. Thank you, Eddie! (you'll notice that the hood is up, because it was raining).

In fact, my father learned English (or what passes for English) in Liverpool. Thus, most Americans couldn't tell that he was Polish (and most Brits couldn't understand him).
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Re: isn't a SLSA a certified aircraft?

Postby MrMorden » Tue Jun 24, 2014 12:07 pm

drseti wrote:Ah, you posted a picture of my baby. Thank you, Eddie! (you'll notice that the hood is up, because it was raining).


It's a British car, I thought the hoods are always up? 8)
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Re: isn't a SLSA a certified aircraft?

Postby FastEddieB » Tue Jun 24, 2014 12:37 pm

MrMorden wrote:
drseti wrote:Ah, you posted a picture of my baby. Thank you, Eddie! (you'll notice that the hood is up, because it was raining).


It's a British car, I thought the hoods are always up? 8)


Silly Yank!

That's the bonnet.

BTW, a young Fast Eddie with his first car, also British!

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Re: isn't a SLSA a certified aircraft?

Postby drseti » Tue Jun 24, 2014 12:44 pm

Aha -- a Spriget!
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Re: isn't a SLSA a certified aircraft?

Postby drseti » Tue Jun 24, 2014 12:46 pm

FastEddieB wrote:Silly Yank!

That's the bonnet.


At least he's not a silly Canadian. They don't know what they're talking a boot.
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Re: isn't a SLSA a certified aircraft?

Postby zaitcev » Thu Oct 23, 2014 6:23 pm

3Dreaming wrote:I think standard category would be a better choice.


In that case you're ejecting the primary category airplanes such as RANS S-7. It's not a big loss, but they do exist.

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Re: isn't a SLSA a certified aircraft?

Postby 3Dreaming » Thu Oct 23, 2014 9:11 pm

zaitcev wrote:
3Dreaming wrote:I think standard category would be a better choice.


In that case you're ejecting the primary category airplanes such as RANS S-7. It's not a big loss, but they do exist.


No rejection intended. Primary category while built under a type certificate still has a special issue airworthiness certificte.

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Re: isn't a SLSA a certified aircraft?

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Re: isn't a SLSA a certified aircraft?

Postby drseti » Fri Oct 24, 2014 8:36 am

Eddie knows that. His old Spriget really could fly!
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Re: isn't a SLSA a certified aircraft?

Postby FastEddieB » Fri Oct 24, 2014 8:49 am

drseti wrote:Eddie knows that. His old Spriget really could fly!


1) It could, especially with the Judson supercharger I installed! (When it ran right!)

2) I wonder how SU's would do on the ROTAX?
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Re: isn't a SLSA a certified aircraft?

Postby dstclair » Fri Oct 24, 2014 8:57 am

http://www.flygas.info/en/kit-rotax-engines.html

Going to take a lot of room under the cowl.
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Re: isn't a SLSA a certified aircraft?

Postby CharlieTango » Fri Oct 24, 2014 9:57 am

isn't a SLSA a certified aircraft?

Certified and General Aviation too.


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