External loads...canoes...any photos?

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Re: External loads...canoes...any photos?

#26 Post by jeta1 » Wed Dec 03, 2014 8:21 pm

zulutime wrote:Had a friend who once picked up some hunters and they convinced him, (a low timer at the time), to strap a large portion of a moose that had been cut up to the outside of the floats. He got airborne, but barely, and after just clearing the trees at the far end of the lake he set it back down on the very next lake about 200 yards away.
something like this?
http://www.tc.gc.ca/media/documents/ca- ... oading.pdf
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Re: External loads...canoes...any photos?

#27 Post by peterdillon » Fri Dec 05, 2014 10:26 pm

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We run the boats stern front on the right side just like the previous owner did. Handles great just about 10 knots slower. The boat is outside the prop wash due to the fact that the steel struts on the Norseman are used to hold the boat rack.
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#28 Post by ross1 » Sat Dec 06, 2014 7:12 pm

Great photo!....very helpful.

Thanks
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#29 Post by ross1 » Sat Dec 06, 2014 7:26 pm

...and more excellent pics and history regarding FQI in Milberry's Norseman books.
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Re: External loads...canoes...any photos?

#30 Post by bobo » Sun Dec 07, 2014 7:40 am

Perterdillon: I love the photo of the Norseman with the boat tied on the side, but you state that you fly them with the stern forward yet the photo shows the boat bow forward. Am I confused or?
I have seen this done many times and flown other types of float planes with external loads and always flew them stern forward, :?:
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Re: External loads...canoes...any photos?

#31 Post by peterdillon » Sun Dec 07, 2014 10:26 pm

My apologies I meant bow not stern. Worse than it sounds as I spent most of my life in the marine business. We always fly they them BOW forward on the Norseman and they handle like a dream. If you didnt notice the drop in airspeed you wouldnt know it was on there. Never tried it that way on the Beaver though.
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Re: External loads...canoes...any photos?

#32 Post by beaverbob » Tue Dec 16, 2014 5:20 pm

Here is a seadoo.
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