B: Engine Bragging Rights
flybrad at yahoo.com
Mon Feb 25 10:04:51 EST 2008
Just to be fair, mine won't do 160 knots. In fact, I
can't do 140 knots if the ride is bumpy. I say 3 hrs
at 6000' on $100 worth of fuel is more like it! (I'm
bringing my fuel to the airport from Sams Club)
--- Lance Fisher <lfisher at cyberoptics.com> wrote:
> To make it a fair race, I'd say you'd both have to
> have enough fuel to
> cruise at something like 160 KTAS for 3 hrs @ 6000
> ft plus the same
> cabin payload. Of course if you really want the
> engine to be the only
> variable, then you'd need equal gross weights.
> BobsV35B at aol.com wrote:
> >Good Morning Brad,
> >Our J35 is ready and willing!
> >Do we race at equal gross weights or at equal
> >Happy Skies,
> >Old Bob
> >Bob Siegfried
> >Ancient Aviator
> >628 West 86th Street
> >Downers Grove, IL 60516
> >630 985-8502
> >Stearman N3977A
> >Brookeridge Air Park LL22
> >In a message dated 2/25/2008 7:49:39 A.M. Central
> Standard Time,
> >flybrad at yahoo.com writes:
> >Here's a sure way to settle the "mine is bigger
> >yours" arguments about engines.
> >Should we do this in waves? E185 v E225, etc. or
> >find a really wide runway and line-up 5 or 6
> >**************Ideas to please picky eaters. Watch
> video on AOL Living.
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