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Comment by Patrick Hoyt on April 29, 2016 at 7:53am

Hey Clayton, that's a really nice looking airplane.  Subaru engine?  Custom cowl?

Comment by Clayton on April 29, 2016 at 7:44am

I personally dont think it is difficult at all, but, I learned in a tail wheel.  You just have to remember to keep flying the aircraft until the hangar door is closed and practice. Dont just learn the sight picture of the aircraft moving on the ground, KNOW it. And keep your toes off the brakes while moving more than a walk and never hit them while landing. When I started, my instructor made me taxi up and down the runway (private) until I was very comfortable with it. I bet I had ten hours of just ground work before I ever flew. Keep in mind, the airplane will do whatever you tell it to, and a tail wheel will do it now.

Comment by Larry Nelson on April 28, 2016 at 10:32pm
How difficult is it to land as a tail dragger? I am building a HDS taildragger with a corvair.
Comment by Clayton on April 28, 2016 at 6:51pm

Air frame has 184 hours and engine is new (less than 2 hours) built by Ram Performance 

Comment by Larry Nelson on April 28, 2016 at 6:43pm

I can't wait to finish mine.  How many hours do you have on it?

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