KR> Drag????

2014-05-12 Thread tommy waymack via KRnet
Just got to get in on this one.I agree with almost everything said.Been flying my KR2 since 1990 without flaps or b board.Not because I don't want it but just haven't put one on.Landing is not a problem for me.I did own and fly an Avid Flyer with a VW conversion.The flaperons were great for

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2014-05-12 Thread cruz...@frontiernet.net via KRnet
?Is this a popularity vote or what? Responses like?this have nothing to do with building and educating?builders like myself.One way or another we? get educated here wether we like the tone or not. There is no such thing as a stupid question when you ask for advice and simply don't know. ?

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2014-05-12 Thread Lawrence Bell via KRnet
Amen, Larry Flesner. Larry bell On Sun, May 11, 2014 at 7:43 PM, via KRnet wrote: > > > Doran, > > I'm sorry you felt threatened or challenged by our rather frank answers to > a question asked on the net. Our response was based on thousands of hours > flight time in KR's. While your statement

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2014-05-12 Thread Lee Parker via KRnet
I seldom post anything on this site but, I have been following it for several years. ?I have learned a lot from Mark. ?He is very sincere in all his post and always post relative material that is always good stuff. ?Mark, keep up the good work and thanks for all the good stuff you pass on to

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2014-05-11 Thread via KRnet
Doran, I'm sorry you felt threatened or challenged by our rather frank answers to a question asked on the net. Our response was based on thousands of hours flight time in KR's. While your statement "I have flown several low drag / clean aircraft without flaps and never had any unnerving

KR> Drag diatribe

2014-05-11 Thread Jeff Scott via KRnet
02:14 AM > To: Jeff Scott, KRnet > Subject: Re: KR> Drag > > Today at 3:10 AM > The egos, the drama, the over reactions, the perfectionism, > WOW I am sick, > > Sincerely, > Carl Edward Dow > On Friday, May 9, 2014 10:25 PM, J

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2014-05-11 Thread Mark Langford via KRnet
Carl Dow wrote: >>The egos, the drama, the over reactions, the >>perfectionism, WOW I am sick, Mr. Langford, get over yourself. Life is >>short Just stop and be likeable it is enough to make me puke! << There was a time when I'd let this bother me, but no longer. I know

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2014-05-11 Thread ppaul...@aol.com via KRnet
on the Now Network from Sprint! - Reply message - From: "via KRnet" List-Post: krnet@list.krnet.org Date: Sun, May 11, 2014 7:29 am Subject: KR> Drag Whoa! To: "KRnet" At 03:09 AM 5/11/2014, you wrote: >The egos, the drama, the over reactions, th

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2014-05-11 Thread via KRnet
At 03:14 AM 5/11/2014, you wrote: >no one has the right to belittle others, especially for trivialities. ++ P.S. With 500+ hours flight time in a KR, there is nothing "trivial" about deployable drag for landing. Our strong opinions are based

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2014-05-11 Thread via KRnet
At 03:09 AM 5/11/2014, you wrote: >The egos, the drama, the over reactions, the >perfectionism, WOW I am sick, Mr. Langford, get over yourself. The KR net is usually a very civil exchange of

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2014-05-11 Thread Carl Dow via KRnet
Today at 3:10 AM The egos, the drama, the over reactions, the perfectionism, WOW I am sick, Mr. Langford, get over yourself.? Life is short? Just stop and be likeable it is enough to make me puke!? Your plane is awesome, your knowledge and experience are beyond reproach,

KR> Drag???? Whoa!

2014-05-11 Thread Carl Dow via KRnet
The egos, the drama, the over reactions, the perfectionism, WOW I am sick, Mr. Langford, get over yourself.? Life is short? Just stop and be likeable it is enough to make me puke!? Your plane is awesome, your knowledge and experience are beyond reproach, but my dear sir you

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2014-05-10 Thread Jeff Scott via KRnet
> - 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

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2014-05-09 Thread via KRnet
At 01:59 PM 5/9/2014, you wrote: >I still used my flaps almost EVERY landing. The few times I didn't >use them (just to stay proficient), I felt like I was landing downwind! + I landed down wind once

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2014-05-09 Thread via KRnet
> 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. > Doran > On the first flight in my KR,

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2014-05-09 Thread via KRnet
Doran, I don't know about other aircraft, but I do know that the KR is one slick little bird. It took me a while to accept the fact that it needed some drag for landing. The reason is because when you are set up on final and have the appropriate attitude to maintain the speed you want, you

KR> Drag????

2014-05-09 Thread Mark Langford via KRnet
Doran Jaffas wrote: > I have flown several low drag / clean aircraft without flaps and > never had any unnerving problems with landing. Then you may not have tried to get a KR to stick to the ground when trying to get into a short strip! > My personal opinion banded on some experience

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2014-05-09 Thread Doran Jaffas via KRnet
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 opinion banded on some experience

KR> drag/sandpaper

2008-10-12 Thread larry flesner
At 05:14 PM 5/4/04 -0400, you wrote: >Use 400/600 wet, chordwise strokes. Miniture wing fences, Virg >== Anyone silly enough to sand their wing would probably try flying without a motor too. Ha...:-) Larry Flesner

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2008-10-12 Thread Cellcool
Wednesday, May 05, 2004 1:13 AM Subject: KR> drag/sandpaper > At 05:14 PM 5/4/04 -0400, you wrote: > >Use 400/600 wet, chordwise strokes. Miniture wing fences, Virg > >== > > Anyone silly enough to sand their

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2008-10-12 Thread larry flesner
>Larry, one day take a flight in a glider, 1000 km in 8 hours non stop fun >without a drop of fuel and no engine noise and no my KR is not for sale >John ++ I made two "power at idle" landings yesterday. Does that count for anything? :-) I

KR> drag/sanding

2008-10-12 Thread Eric Evezard
For all the KRs with laminar flow airfoil sections,this might be interesting.During a World Gliding Competition,the American champion dumped water ballast onto the German champion below,who was gaining on him in climb.Naturally this dirty trick infuriated the German champ,and at the official

KR> drag/sandpaper

2008-10-12 Thread larry severson
At 07:54 AM 5/5/2004 +0200, you wrote: >Larry, one day take a flight in a glider, 1000 km in 8 hours non stop fun >without a drop of fuel and no engine noise and no my KR is not for sale I found the glider that I flew in extremely noisy.We had to shout to talk. Larry Severson Fountain Valley,