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by Jarek
05 Nov 2018, 19:49
Forum: Lockheed Vega 5 Information
Topic: New cowling
Replies: 2
Views: 312

Re: New cowling

This was not made without a reason. I found NACA paper from 1940 that recommends installation of cowling as close as possible to the propeller to maximize airflow and internal pressure.
by Jarek
24 Oct 2018, 21:18
Forum: Hangar Talk
Topic: Update 0.85 will be delayed
Replies: 24
Views: 1819

Re: Update 0.85 will be delayed

Fully aware. Another option is to use commercial service like https://cleantalk.org/, this is 7/8 $ per site per year, perhaps worth considering in these circumstances.
by Jarek
24 Oct 2018, 16:45
Forum: Hangar Talk
Topic: Update 0.85 will be delayed
Replies: 24
Views: 1819

Re: Update 0.85 will be delayed

Solution that works quite well is to verify first posted message by moderator, so they will not appear until manually accepted.
by Jarek
20 Oct 2018, 22:34
Forum: Hangar Talk
Topic: Update 0.85 will be delayed
Replies: 24
Views: 1819

Re: Update 0.85 will be delayed

Personally I don't think it was strong. Now it is a real challenge to find more balanced and respectful statements than on aviation forums, over entire internet ;-)
Otmar's transponder seems to be switched off for longer period, I think this is the only point here. Not the time pressure.
by Jarek
14 Oct 2018, 22:41
Forum: Lockheed Vega 5 Information
Topic: Vega trim
Replies: 2
Views: 144

Re: Vega trim

Ha! interesting... So this is Johnson bar. So now new question what is the purpose of this big wooden crank on right hand side... So it seems that parking brake is not used here (?) Lot of useful info in addition - I was trying to find something about this "hat box" where stick is falling onto. So n...
by Jarek
16 Sep 2018, 22:42
Forum: Lockheed Vega 5 Information
Topic: Request a feature
Replies: 133
Views: 10094

Re: Request a feature

There are two videos that show the applicable effect. Notice how with power applied, big droplets get fractioned into small particles which stay on the windshield.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wZJS0Eacl3w
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SWsqzNwx-j8
by Jarek
14 Sep 2018, 22:45
Forum: Hangar Talk
Topic: Reno Championship Air Races
Replies: 2
Views: 203

Re: Reno Championship Air Races

T-6 heat now, 7 Wasp engines at full power ;-)
by Jarek
14 Sep 2018, 21:53
Forum: Hangar Talk
Topic: Reno Championship Air Races
Replies: 2
Views: 203

Reno Championship Air Races

by Jarek
30 Aug 2018, 17:18
Forum: Lockheed Vega 5 Support
Topic: Cross-country flight
Replies: 10
Views: 603

Re: Cross-country flight

I believe 1 liter is a good estimation for now.
by Jarek
30 Aug 2018, 15:22
Forum: Lockheed Vega 5 Support
Topic: Cross-country flight
Replies: 10
Views: 603

Re: Cross-country flight

Generally NAY7B is ready for inverted flight, as long as fuel is supplied to the float chamber. Low pressure created by moving pistons and supercharger will draw fuel from there, through discharge nozzle. With gravity feed, engine will quit, with mechanical pump it should not. You can rotate this ca...