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    Default Re: Open window in flight?

    Quote Originally Posted by Don Yarbrough View Post
    Dane,

    D-Window refers to the windows aft of the opening side windows, named for the traditional "D" shape on traditional Cubs.

    All of the windows on the PA-18 have letters in the parts manual, starting with the front left "A" window (which sort of looks like an "A"), then the two slider windows B, C, and the two D windows in the back which are interchangeable p/ns, then the swing up window on the right is "E".
    Pete Dougherty
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    Default Re: Open window in flight?

    Wow, never thought I'd see a thread on closed windows in a Cub. Most Cub guys think it's against the law to close the window and door while flying. My Pa11 was good to 122mph with everything wide open. Loops, rolls and slips included

    Glenn

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    Default Re: Open window in flight?

    You can remedy the d window leading edge separation by using a small strip of clear leading edge tape under the felt seal and wrapping it around the tube....no channel needed. Did this 3 years ago on my bird with no issue since

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    Default Re: Open window in flight?

    Quote Originally Posted by Snoopy View Post
    You can remedy the d window leading edge separation by using a small strip of clear leading edge tape under the felt seal and wrapping it around the tube....no channel needed. Did this 3 years ago on my bird with no issue since
    Got a snapshot?

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    Default Re: Open window in flight?

    Currently out of town here, Ill take a pic when back in town later this week

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