Sun 'N Fun 2015

Sun n' Fun Every Spring Lakeland Florida : Come attend this huge fly-in and tradeshow/convention. http://www.sun-n-fun.org

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MrMorden
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Re: Sun 'N Fun 2015

Postby MrMorden » Thu Feb 05, 2015 1:19 pm

rezaf_2000 wrote:
Wow, 135 kts? At what RPM? What's the max cruise?!


Max cruise...ONE BILLION KNOTS! :D

This was not in level flight, it was in a shallow dive (about 5° nose down). I constantly retarded throttle as speed picked up to maintain 5500rpm.

My normal cruise is 115-117 @ 5200 or 120-125 @ 5400.
Andy Walker
Athens, GA
Sport Pilot ASEL, LSRI
2007 Flight Design CTSW E-LSA

rezaf_2000
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Re: Sun 'N Fun 2015

Postby rezaf_2000 » Thu Feb 05, 2015 6:18 pm

MrMorden wrote:Max cruise...ONE BILLION KNOTS! :D


Now I see why LSAs are the wave of the future! :wink:
60 hours of flight and counting

c162pilot
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Re: Sun 'N Fun 2015

Postby c162pilot » Sat Feb 07, 2015 12:07 pm

I plan to be there on Friday the 24th. Glasair have told me that I should be able to take a demo flight in the Merlin at Sun ' Fun. Let's see if they deliver.

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Re: Sun 'N Fun 2015

Postby Flocker » Mon Feb 09, 2015 4:34 pm

designrs wrote:Flocker: Always a pleasure... Are you still plane hunting?


The saga continues... stay tuned.


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