Re: N44BJ


John ten Have <Jtenhave@...>
 

David,

sometimes you get that as a free bonus...

John

----- Original Message -----
From: David Posey
To: Q-LIST@...
Sent: Wednesday, December 01, 2004 3:26 AM
Subject: RE: [Q-LIST] N44BJ


Hey, guys all I asked for was info on one particular air frame, not to
start a controversay.

David Posey
dlposey-atlanta@...
112 Timber Ridge Court
Woodstock, GA 30188
770.442.0988 Home
678.640.9671 Mobile


> [Original Message]
> From: Kevin Fortin <kfortin@...>
> To: <Q-LIST@...>
> Date: 11/29/2004 10:31:25 PM
> Subject: RE: [Q-LIST] N44BJ
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> David and gang,
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> In the below reference to a Corvair engine, my thoughts went back to my
> dune buggy days. I was never impressed with the engine, but at the time
> we could buy a complete car for $40.00, so price prevailed. I may be
> crazy or just uninformed, but my thought was when I read this, I would
> never want a Corvair engine on anything of mine that might kill me if it
> quit.
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> Maybe someone has worked out the details of making the Corvair a
> reliable aviation powerplant but I just wanted to throw out my
> "terrestrial only" experience with the thing and say; I'm not so sure. I
> had an engine overheat and seize on 2 occasions. (I have to admit, we
> weren't too kind to them).
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> If I had the financial choice, (and I admit the O-200 can get a bit
> spendy) I would go for the aviation engine, which I know is pretty darn
> crude, but has been proven over the years as pretty darn bulletproof.
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> In any airplane that lands as fast as a Q, wants to avoid an off field
> landing if at all possible. The landing speeds are so high the
> probability for "bad" is too high to be ignored.
>
> My opinion and nothing more,
>
> Kevin Fortin
> sales@...
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: David Posey [mailto:dlposey-atlanta@...]
> Sent: Monday, November 29, 2004 5:48 PM
> To: Q-LIST@...
> Subject: [Q-LIST] N44BJ
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> Have purchased N44BJ less engine (O-200). Will be powered with a Corvair
> when I finish. Does anyone on the list have any info relevant to this
> Tri-Q ? If so please let me know. It will be greatly appreciated.
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> David Posey
> dlposey-atlanta@...
> 112 Timber Ridge Court
> Woodstock, GA 30188
> 770.442.0988 Home
> 678.640.9671 Mobile
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