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Any Cabin Eagles out there?
« on: June 07, 2021, 03:02:33 PM »
It’s been five years since Leonard Milholland started selling Cabin Eagle plans.  Have any customer-built examples flown or projects made significant progress in that time?  I have not seen any.   :(
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Re: Any Cabin Eagles out there?
« Reply #1 on: June 07, 2021, 08:33:31 PM »
I think there was one done or almost done - see the ce section. user Kiwi55

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Re: Any Cabin Eagles out there?
« Reply #2 on: June 08, 2021, 06:04:26 AM »
Yes my Cabin Eagle is complete but not flown yet.
I am performing taxi tests and still need the airworthiness inspection.
...Paul

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Re: Any Cabin Eagles out there?
« Reply #3 on: June 08, 2021, 02:17:18 PM »
Yes my Cabin Eagle is complete but not flown yet.
I am performing taxi tests and still need the airworthiness inspection.
...Paul
Do you have any photos to share ?

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Re: Any Cabin Eagles out there?
« Reply #4 on: June 08, 2021, 06:14:43 PM »
would also love to see as many pics as possible!  I have purchased the plans already and thinking seriously as that being my next build :)

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Re: Any Cabin Eagles out there?
« Reply #5 on: June 09, 2021, 06:07:45 AM »
Here are a couple of photos...
I guess I need to take a few more recent pic's
...Paul

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Re: Any Cabin Eagles out there?
« Reply #6 on: June 09, 2021, 08:52:33 PM »
Here are a couple of photos...
I guess I need to take a few more recent pic's
...Paul
Very cool, Paul!  How did the weight and balance work out with the two-stroke engine?  And are there removable panels on the forward fuselage, you haven't put the fabric there yet, or you're going for a breezy cabin?  ;-)
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Re: Any Cabin Eagles out there?
« Reply #7 on: June 10, 2021, 05:26:00 AM »
I've still got to do the final W&B. Overall the plane is a bit on the heavy side. My initial weigh in showed the W&B close to where I want it.
I've got removable aluminium panels for the forward fueslage (Thats how I knew the pics were a bit old).
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Re: Any Cabin Eagles out there?
« Reply #8 on: June 11, 2021, 12:57:26 AM »
I should be finished with my wings this month, except for covering. Then I will be starting the fuselage.
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Re: Any Cabin Eagles out there?
« Reply #9 on: September 26, 2021, 02:09:54 AM »
Here are a couple of photos...
I guess I need to take a few more recent pic's
...Paul
Hi, Paul.  Any updates on the status of your Cabin Eagle?  First flight, more pics?  Cheers, Matthew
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Re: Any Cabin Eagles out there?
« Reply #10 on: September 27, 2021, 05:37:50 AM »
Afraid not.
I'm having a lot of problems with my brakes. Finally decided to replace them.
That's the only thing holding me up from more taxi testing and the airworthiness cert.
...Paul

 

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