Please contact me off list at: ?ronwright5 at yahoo.com. ?Need to discuss the
KR2 donation from Tom Garner.
Yes, I think we are dancing around the same elephant. ?When I say I respectfuly
disagree, I mean exactly that as I know you are really into aircraft
performance and measurement with a lot of first hand knowledge. ?I have a lot
of respect for your work.
My only point was that as a
KR II expermental airplane,ultralight homebuilt taildrager project plane
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> - Original Message -
> Maybe I AM blowing smoke and will inhale it later but I AM curious about
> all the talk of adding drag to the KR to slow it down.
> ?I have flown several low drag / clean aircraft without flaps and
> never had any unnerving problems with landing.
> ?My personal
I knew Bob quite well as we spent time together at the gatherings, travelled to
several together, met on a few occasions, and kept in touch since the first
time we met at the gathering. We had exchanged email only a few weeks before
we got the sad news. Bob kept his pain and suffering to
After a fair amount of experimenting with props over the years, I will
respectfully disagree with you, Jeff, and agree with Tommy. ?But I will also
state that the statement about longer props equals better climb is only true
within limits until you reach a point where the engine HP gets used up
Thanks for passing this along. ?I knew Bob was in the end game from your last
post about him a few weeks ago. ?He was one of the good guys and will be sorely
missed. ?I'm relieved that he was able to pass on without lengthy suffering.
Los Alamos, NM
I noted that
Since I don't disagree with almost everything you posted, I suspect we are
commenting about the same elephant, but from different ends ; )
Sounds like you found the minimum diameter prop for your airplane. May I ask
what that prop was and at what rpm you saw no further gains?
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