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  1. CTLS vs CTSW

    Re: Crosswind. In my two SWs, I've landed a few times with direct crosswinds 19G25, 25G34, 15G20, 17G28. Also 28G38 down the runway. I would not seek out these conditions for fun, but it's good to know the CT can handle it. I don't think there should be much difference between the CTSW and the CTLS,
  2. CT & LSA in China

    And, here's Dan's expanded article about AeroJones and the CT in the Asia-Pacific area... https://www.bydanjohnson.com/ctls-flying-high-in-asia-pacific-as-aerojones-gains-full-approval/
  3. Favorite weather app for planning?

    I use usairnet too, but also http://www.weather.gov/forecastmaps and also windy.com Windy has a complex interface, but lots of info and aviation-specific features
  4. Mine have been great, since these:
  5. CT & LSA in China

    Very nice video from Dan Johnson showing parts of his recent trip to China, to help promote Sport Aviation. The CT plays a big part, and is shown throughout the video. Nice shots of AeroJones production facilities.
  6. Ballistic Recovery System

    WooHoo! Shoot a Barbie into orbit next July 4th???
  7. Dan Bernath RIP

    A fairly comprehensive account of the incident and DB's checkered history... http://www.kathrynsreport.com/2018/01/vans-rv-12-n262ws-world-adventure.html
  8. C4 project is alive!

    From Sport Expo 2018.... https://www.avweb.com/avwebflash/news/Sport-Expo-Flight-Design-Reviving-the-C4-230217-1.html Audio podcast 8+ minutes, with Peghiny talking about the status of the company and the C4 project https://www.avweb.com/podcast/Podcast-Flight-Design-General-Aviation-Revives-C4-230218-1.html
  9. Dan Bernath RIP

    So much to say but, as mom said "if you can't say something nice..." https://www.news-press.com/story/news/2018/01/24/fort-myers-man-identified-pilot-who-killed-bonita-springs-plane-crash/1061153001/ http://thisainthell.us/blog/?p=77345 Check out the tower communications here, he drove ATC crazy: https://www.fox4now.com/news/local-news/victim-of-fatal-bonita-springs-plane-crash-identified
  10. AOPA article 12/21/17

    Nice video with recent (Jan '18) status information. Tom Peghiny and the new FD CEO Lars Joerges.
  11. 2018 LSA EXPO - Where's FD

    They are at N308
  12. KLA-100 gets first cert

    The KLA-100 has passed cert in S.Korea and on it's way to eventual ASTM certification, and sales around the World. Vessel also hinted at a project using the airframe as a drone for "public service" https://www.bydanjohnson.com/vessels-kla-100-wins-approval-south-korean-aviation-authorities/
  13. It's a Beauty! What is the useful load?
  14. Flaps Issue

    Cold weax has definitely affected my flap operation, not that it gets cold here much. But when it gets down below 40, my flaps definitely growl and move slower. I'm guessing the extra air pressure needed to add more flaps, just makes it worse.