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by Tailspin45
12 Oct 2018, 17:14
Forum: Lockheed Vega 5 Information
Topic: Vega N-number list and disposition
Replies: 0
Views: 462

Vega N-number list and disposition

Thanks to Air History I've been able to compile a list of every Vega, Explorer, and Air Express and what happened to them. The list includes a canonical NC-number for sorting purposes, Lockheed model, constructor's number, N-number history, owner, date built, and disposition. The disposition column ...
by Tailspin45
08 Oct 2018, 01:53
Forum: Lockheed Vega 5 Information
Topic: Screenshot deposit
Replies: 33
Views: 4353

Re: Screenshot deposit

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by Tailspin45
07 Oct 2018, 23:57
Forum: Lockheed Vega 5 Information
Topic: Baby your engine
Replies: 1
Views: 536

Baby your engine

Some advice from Covington Engines on how to manage a 1340 Full Throttle Take-Off: This engine is equipped with a float type carburetor that supplies more fuel to the engine during take off and during very high power output than the engine actually needs for power production! This extra fuel is mete...
by Tailspin45
07 Oct 2018, 23:53
Forum: Lockheed Vega 5 Information
Topic: Request a feature
Replies: 141
Views: 24104

Re: Request a feature

Don't seem to find a request from anyone else, so here's request for an OAT gauge.

Had to cheat and use the performance pop-up to get the temp so I could compute TAS

(Yeah, I know the pop-up reports it too. But that's cheating.)
by Tailspin45
07 Oct 2018, 22:56
Forum: Lockheed Vega 5 Information
Topic: Screenshot deposit
Replies: 33
Views: 4353

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by Tailspin45
06 Oct 2018, 01:55
Forum: Lockheed Vega 5 Information
Topic: Screenshot deposit
Replies: 33
Views: 4353

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by Tailspin45
05 Oct 2018, 19:33
Forum: Lockheed Vega 5 Information
Topic: Screenshot deposit
Replies: 33
Views: 4353

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by Tailspin45
05 Oct 2018, 02:02
Forum: Lockheed Vega 5 Information
Topic: Screenshot deposit
Replies: 33
Views: 4353

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by Tailspin45
05 Oct 2018, 01:52
Forum: Hangar Talk
Topic: Let's vote on the liveries!
Replies: 6
Views: 5789

Re: Let's vote on the liveries!

It's too bad Líneas Aéreas Mineras didn't get a single vote. They operated 11 Vegas, as many as Braniff.

And Corp. Aeronáutica de Transportes, S.A. operated 10 Vegas out of Torreon, Mexico.

In fact, there were over 40 Vegas plying the skies of Mexico between 1929 and 1942.
by Tailspin45
19 Sep 2018, 01:12
Forum: Lockheed Vega 5 Information
Topic: Screenshot deposit
Replies: 33
Views: 4353

Re: Screenshot deposit

Approaching Soda Lake, east of San Louis Obispo, California at 11,000 on a speed run from Oakland to Los Angeles. TAS with OAT of 4ºC is 212mph, estimated ground speed 210. Forecast winds 220/15. https://justplaneprints.com/wp-content/Vega/1-2018-9-18_16-4-18-622.jpg Approaching Camarillo, Muroc Dry...