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Posted in thread: Ailerons on 12-29-2014 at 01:06 AM
So is it the absolute position of the hinges that is critical, or is it that both ailerons just
have to match, apparently nearly perfectly? I would assume the jig tolerances at Piper were
Posted in thread: X-country skiing with J-2 Cub on 12-28-2014 at 04:44 PM
J-2 winter fun. Appears to be NC 17843 s/n
Posted in thread: L-4 supply drop - interesting film clip on 12-27-2014 at 11:25 PM
Excellent reference Richard! Earlier than I thought, so southern Italy in the push toward Rome.
Posted in thread: L-4s in the snow on 12-27-2014 at 07:00 PM
I see they just use a couple strands of safety wire to clamp down the brake pucks. I used to
take a length of duct tape and fold it over on itself, and wrap that around the brake pucks,
then use a lar...
Posted in thread: L-4 pilots on 12-27-2014 at 05:59 AM
Film clip of L-4 pilots in late July 1944. Too bad there are no names associated with them.
Featured L-4 is 330431 A 52. 3rd Armored division? The air-to-air shot shows the edge camo
contrast pretty w...
Posted in thread: L-4s in the snow on 12-27-2014 at 05:34 AM
Great film clip of L-4s in the snow 29-Jan-1945. Finally a good view of the mechanism that
controls / limits the ski movement, instead of the traditional fittings and rigging cables.
Liberal use of du...
Posted in thread: L-4 supply drop - interesting film clip on 12-27-2014 at 04:51 AM
A unique supply drop mechanism improvised on an L-4. Says location unknown. The A5 222 emblem
on the vertical fin and a shoulder patch signify the US 5th Army, I'm guessing somewhere along
the Gothic ...
Posted in thread: Cub Clues on 12-26-2014 at 07:22 PM
Hard copy received today......
Posted in thread: Restoration of 45-4448 on 12-25-2014 at 03:31 AM
Won't be long before your "Pocket Plane" is back flying in all it's
Posted in thread: Restoration of 45-4448 on 12-24-2014 at 03:43 AM
The mag switch is on the left wing root for the L-4A and L-4B, just like the J-3. The switch
was then moved to the right wing root for the L-4H and L-4J.