Sling 2 build / Midwest Sky Sports

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Re: Sling 2 build / Midwest Sky Sports

Postby 3Dreaming » Fri Nov 16, 2018 9:41 am

The numbers should match the stripes.

I had a friend who had his Cessna Cardinal painted. He spent hours designing an drawing up a more modern paint scheme. When he arrived to pick up the airplane it had big ugly black numbers painted on the side. When he ask the painter about it he said that is what's on your drawing. Anyway the black numbers really look out of place.

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Re: Sling 2 build / Midwest Sky Sports

Postby Scooper » Fri Nov 16, 2018 10:47 am

As long as there's sufficient contrast between the background color and the registration numbers, I think the numbers should be in one of the colors already being used.

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Re: Sling 2 build / Midwest Sky Sports

Postby ShawnM » Fri Nov 16, 2018 11:10 am

3Dreaming wrote:The numbers should match the stripes.

I had a friend who had his Cessna Cardinal painted. He spent hours designing an drawing up a more modern paint scheme. When he arrived to pick up the airplane it had big ugly black numbers painted on the side. When he ask the painter about it he said that is what's on your drawing. Anyway the black numbers really look out of place.


"Painted" on N numbers, oh no !! And the wrong color, ugh !! :shock:

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Re: Sling 2 build / Midwest Sky Sports

Postby 3Dreaming » Fri Nov 16, 2018 12:11 pm

ShawnM wrote:
3Dreaming wrote:The numbers should match the stripes.

I had a friend who had his Cessna Cardinal painted. He spent hours designing an drawing up a more modern paint scheme. When he arrived to pick up the airplane it had big ugly black numbers painted on the side. When he ask the painter about it he said that is what's on your drawing. Anyway the black numbers really look out of place.


"Painted" on N numbers, oh no !! And the wrong color, ugh !! :shock:


It's hard to say it was the wrong color, because after all that was what was on the drawing. It just wasn't what the owner was expecting.

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Re: Sling 2 build / Midwest Sky Sports

Postby cam737 » Fri Nov 16, 2018 3:40 pm

Thanks for your inputs. Is black a color?
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Re: Sling 2 build / Midwest Sky Sports

Postby dstclair » Fri Nov 16, 2018 5:58 pm

Nope -- black is the absence of all color. :)
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Re: Sling 2 build / Midwest Sky Sports

Postby cam737 » Sat Nov 17, 2018 11:19 am

Thanks. I need a feng shui art major to pipe in please.

Also, is white a color?
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Re: Sling 2 build / Midwest Sky Sports

Postby TimTaylor » Sat Nov 17, 2018 11:45 am

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Re: Sling 2 build / Midwest Sky Sports

Postby Jim Hardin » Sat Nov 17, 2018 1:21 pm

dstclair wrote:Nope -- black is the absence of all color. :)


Then Black comes in an empty can? :wink:

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Re: Sling 2 build / Midwest Sky Sports

Postby cam737 » Sat Nov 17, 2018 2:50 pm

Jim...great question.. Tim...that article makes my head hurt. Ok, back to Sling 2 build...canopy on...rudder attached...Whirlwind prop on...!

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Re: Sling 2 build / Midwest Sky Sports

Postby cam737 » Sun Dec 02, 2018 1:43 pm

Decision made on N numbers and paint...we are getting close. Cowling is in paint shop. Power up of aircraft soon!

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Re: Sling 2 build / Midwest Sky Sports

Postby Sling 2 Pilot » Sun Dec 02, 2018 3:25 pm

Exciting! Looking Good...

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Re: Sling 2 build / Midwest Sky Sports

Postby cam737 » Thu Dec 06, 2018 4:53 pm

Airplane basically finished...currently nearly 2 months into the FAA registration process:

1) Applied for registration October 17, 2018.
2) October 24 Letter from FAA Legal Instruments Branch requesting a notarized Affidavit of Ownership...knocked it out in 24 hours.
3) November 8 Letter from FAA Legal Instruments Branch requesting a $5.00 check (the $5.00 check was mailed to them in October with the original application)...knocked it out within 24 hours.
4) November 20 Letter from FAA Legal Instruments Branch requesting the seller name be printed next to the seller signature IAW US DOT, INFORMATION TO AID IN THE REGISTRATION OF U.S. CIVIL AIRCRAFT, SIGNATURE REQUIREMENTS, PARAGRAPH 43, SUBPARAGRAPH 3, 43 B. Knocked it out in 10 minutes.
5) Called OK City today, Dec 6, 3:30C to get an update...FAA closes at 3:30C...of course.

I know I should not be surprised by the inefficiency of the bureaucracy machine. But, it just sucks.

DAR will not schedule aircraft inspection (for Airworthiness Certificate) until FAA Registration complete. Dead in the water...awaiting the next FAA request.
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Re: Sling 2 build / Midwest Sky Sports

Postby TimTaylor » Thu Dec 06, 2018 7:11 pm

Looks simple. Just follow the instructions. Of course, that doesn't explain why they didn't find your check.

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Re: Sling 2 build / Midwest Sky Sports

Postby 3Dreaming » Thu Dec 06, 2018 7:24 pm

A search on www.faa.gov shows it is registered.


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