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EMG-6 Post Apocalyptic Update

EMG-6 Post Apocalyptic Update

This blog post has been quite some time coming, and much anticipated by those that have been avid followers of ...
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Builder Ed. Santucci S/N 16-027 North Carolina

Builder Ed. Santucci S/N 16-027 North Carolina

Ed’s Santucci Album[su_spacer] Update 8-12-2018 [su_spacer] 2-23-2018 Brake Installation 2-23-2018 Brake Installation 2-17-2018 2-17-2018 2-17-2018 8-12-2018 Aircraft Starting to take ...
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Load Testing the EMG-6 Strut Fittings (Video)

Load Testing the EMG-6 Strut Fittings (Video)

In this video we take a look at our cool little set up for load testing components and fittings on ...
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EMG-6 Project Update (January  2018)

EMG-6 Project Update (January 2018)

Greetings from Rainbow Aviation for 2018. It is been quite some time since we did a progress blog and the ...
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Unboxing MGM Compro REX 30 Power System ***EMG-6*** (Video)

Unboxing MGM Compro REX 30 Power System ***EMG-6*** (Video)

Unboxing. This video we open up the packages from MGM Compro and take a look at the power system that ...
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EMG-6 Flight Test #11 Jan 1, 2017  (Video)

EMG-6 Flight Test #11 Jan 1, 2017 (Video)

This is archive footage from January 1, 2014. This is test flight number 11. This was during the very early ...
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3D Printed Press Brake Dies for  Building The EMG-6 (Video)

3D Printed Press Brake Dies for Building The EMG-6 (Video)

In this video we take a look at our latest invention, 3D printed press brake dies. Born out of necessity, ...
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Iolani School Builds The EMG-6

Iolani School Builds The EMG-6

 In Honolulu Hawaii there is a very special school. Iolani high school is obviously a very special place. Instructor Martin ...
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November 2017 EMG-6 update

November 2017 EMG-6 update

Update Many of you have been becoming a little bit antsy about the fact that we haven’t posted anything new ...
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Rules For Flying The EMG-6

Rules For Flying The EMG-6

Rules For Flying The EMG-6 We constantly are reminded by other pilots and would be pilots that all of the ...
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EMG-6 "Shop Notes" August 2017

EMG-6 "Shop Notes" August 2017

August 20, 2017 New Updates. More updates to the MGM Compro Rex 30 Motor Click here to see that post ...
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EMG-6 "Shop Notes" July 2017

EMG-6 "Shop Notes" July 2017

July 19, 2017:  Off to Oshkosh The voyage to Oshkosh begins. The 4300 mile round trip journey, has in the ...
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EMG-6 "Shop Notes" June 2017

EMG-6 "Shop Notes" June 2017

June 28, 2017 It’s time for an update. We continue  our frenetic pace getting ready for Oshkosh. Most everything that ...
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EMG-6 "Shop Notes" May 2017

EMG-6 "Shop Notes" May 2017

“EMG-6 Shop Notes” is a day-to-day accounting of what’s going on in the shop with the EMG-6 Electric Motor Glider ...
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EMG-6 "Shop Notes" March 2017

EMG-6 "Shop Notes" March 2017

“EMG-6 Shop Notes” is a day-to-day accounting of what’s going on in the shop with the EMG-6 Electric Motor Glider ...
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EMG-6 "Shop Notes" February 2017

EMG-6 "Shop Notes" February 2017

“EMG-6 Shop Notes” is a day-to-day accounting of what’s going on in the shop with the EMG-6 Electric Motor Glider ...
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EMG-6 "Shop Notes" January 2017

EMG-6 "Shop Notes" January 2017

“EMG-6 Shop Notes” is a day-to-day accounting of what’s going on in the shop with the EMG-6 Electric Motor Glider ...
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EMG-6 "Shop Notes" December 2016

EMG-6 "Shop Notes" December 2016

“EMG-6 Shop Notes” is a day-to-day accounting of what’s going on in the shop with the EMG-6 Electric Motor Glider ...
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EMG-6 "Shop Notes" November 2016

EMG-6 "Shop Notes" November 2016

“EMG-6 Shop Notes” is a day-to-day accounting of what’s going on in the shop with the EMG-6 Electric Motor Glider ...
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EMG-6 Webinar Hosted By EAA (Video)

EMG-6 Webinar Hosted By EAA (Video)

EAA Hosted Webinar: EMG-6 Update October 2016 This is upgraded video of the EMG-6 webinar hosted by EAA. We have ...
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EMG-6 "Shop Notes" October 2016

EMG-6 "Shop Notes" October 2016

“EMG-6 Shop Notes” is a day-to-day accounting of what’s going on in the shop with the EMG-6 Electric Motor Glider ...
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EMG-6 "Shop Notes" September 2016

EMG-6 "Shop Notes" September 2016

“EMG-6 Shop Notes” is a day-to-day accounting of what’s going on in the shop with the EMG-6 Electric Motor Glider ...
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Aero-TV: Rainbow Aviation’s EMG-6 – The Cutest Motor Glider (Video)

Aero-TV: Rainbow Aviation’s EMG-6 – The Cutest Motor Glider Interview with Aero TV at AirVenture 2016 Advertisements Share this:Click to ...
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EMG-6 "Shop Notes" August 2016

EMG-6 "Shop Notes" August 2016

“EMG-6 Shop Notes” is a day-to-day accounting of what’s going on in the shop with the EMG-6 Electric Motor Glider ...
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EMG-6 "Shop Notes" July 2016

EMG-6 "Shop Notes" July 2016

“EMG-6 Shop Notes” is a day-to-day accounting of what’s going on in the shop with the EMG-6 Electric Motor Glider ...
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EMG-6 Prototype #2 Test Flights Day 2 (Video)

EMG-6 Prototype #2 finishes certification on Thursday, we conduct 12 test flights on Friday, and aircraft is being disassembled on ...
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First Test Flight of EMG-6 (Prototype #2) Video

Raw video of the first test flight on Prototype #2.  About 650 foot altitude on the tow. Just at sunset ...
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EMG-6 "Shop Notes" June 2016

EMG-6 "Shop Notes" June 2016

“EMG-6 Shop Notes” is a day-to-day accounting of what’s going on in the shop with the EMG-6 Electric Motor Glider ...
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3D Printing The EMG-6 (Video)

A look at the use of 3-D printing technology to build the EMG-6 Electric Motor Glider. All of the 140+ ...
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EMG-6 "Shop Notes" May 2016

EMG-6 "Shop Notes" May 2016

“EMG-6 Shop Notes” is a day-to-day accounting of what’s going on in the shop with the EMG-6 Electric Motor Glider ...
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EMG-6 "Shop Notes" April 2016

EMG-6 "Shop Notes" April 2016

“EMG-6 Shop Notes” is a day-to-day accounting of what’s going on in the shop with the EMG-6 Electric Motor Glider ...
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EMG-6 "Shop Notes" March 2016

EMG-6 "Shop Notes" March 2016

“EMG-6 Shop Notes” is a day-to-day accounting of what’s going on in the shop with the EMG-6 Electric Motor Glider ...
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55-21-34 Inboard Rib Building the EMG-6 (Video)

This is a 26 minute long video with step-by-step instructions on installing the horizontal stabilizer rib assemblies. This video also ...
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EMG-6 "Shop Notes" February 2016

EMG-6 "Shop Notes" February 2016

“EMG-6 Shop Notes” is a day-to-day accounting of what’s going on in the shop with the EMG-6 Electric Motor Glider ...
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Carol’s Transition Training in the EMG-6-250

In this totally unscripted video we see the start to finish process of Carol making the transition to her first ...
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Carol Carpenter Fly's the EMG-6

Carol Carpenter Fly’s the EMG-6

By Carol Carpenter The thing about life with Brian is that everything happens “suddenly.” There was no discussion leading up ...
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EMG-6 Airshow 2015 Set Up (Time Lapse)

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EMG-6 Goes Open Source

EMG-6 Goes Open Source

Breaking News We have decided to change our basic premise on marketing and selling the EMG-6. Our confidence level in ...
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EMG-6 "Shop Notes" January 2016

EMG-6 "Shop Notes" January 2016

January “Shop Notes” “EMG-6 Shop Notes” is a day-to-day accounting of what’s going on in the shop with the EMG-6 ...
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Re: EMG-6 and Polini Engine

Re: EMG-6 and Polini Engine

Good Morning Mr. Carpenter: Wow!  Very excited about the EMG-6.  Your attention to detail has impressed me in a big ...
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EMG-6 Renderings

EMG-6 Renderings

Renderings We have posted these renderings to help in the visualization of the EMG-6. Click on one of the images ...
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EMG-6 "Shop Notes" December 2015

EMG-6 "Shop Notes" December 2015

December “Shop Notes” “EMG-6 Shop Notes” is a day-to-day accounting of what’s going on in the shop with the EMG-6 ...
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EMG-6 "Shop Notes" November 2015

EMG-6 "Shop Notes" November 2015

November “Shop Notes” “EMG-6 Shop Notes” is a day-to-day accounting of what’s going on in the shop with the EMG-6 ...
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EMG-6 "Shop Notes" October 2015

EMG-6 "Shop Notes" October 2015

October “Shop Notes” “EMG-6 Shop Notes” is a day-to-day accounting of what’s going on in the shop with the EMG-6 ...
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EMG-6 "Shop Notes" September 2015

EMG-6 "Shop Notes" September 2015

September “Shop Notes” “EMG-6 Shop Notes” is a day-to-day accounting of what’s going on in the shop with the EMG-6 ...
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EMG-6-250 Fun Flying September 2015 (Video)

Our First flight after returning from the Oshkosh AirVenture 2015 Airshow. After reassembly and a good pre-flight we are back ...
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EMG-6 "Shop Notes" for the Month of August 2015

EMG-6 "Shop Notes" for the Month of August 2015

EMG-6 “Shop Notes” and Index for the month of August 2015 In our upgrade the progress blog for the EMG-6 ...
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EMG-6 Flying at AirVenture 2015 Video

The EMG-6 flew during every available session during air venture 2015. However there was only one session during the very ...
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EMG-6-250 and the Polini 250 motor 1st test flight series Video

So we have gathered up just a portion of the video that we took during the flight test day. On ...
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EMG-6 Prototype Certification into the Amateur Built Category

EMG-6 Prototype Certification into the Amateur Built Category

Certification. Before we could conduct any flight tests we had to finish up with the certification on the aircraft. Putting ...
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Towing Options for the EMG-6

Towing Options for the EMG-6

Towing One of the concepts that the EMG-6 design was based on was the ability to tow the aircraft aloft ...
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Building the EMG-6 aircraft under FAR Part 103.

Building the EMG-6 aircraft under FAR Part 103.

Back to Roots-  Building the EMG-6 aircraft under FAR Part 103. The EMG-6 was designed to meet both the spirit and ...
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EMG-6 Powered Flight Test (Predator 37 Electric Sustainer Motor)

EMG-6 Powered Flight Test (Predator 37 Electric Sustainer Motor)  Flight test #55 and #56 testing the viability of the Predator ...
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EMG-6 Test Flight #54 (First Flight With Electric Power)

EMG-6 Test Flight #54 (First Flight With Electric Power)  This is the 1st test flight series using the predator 37 ...
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EMG-6 Test Flight #11 (Video)

EMG-6 Test Flight #11 (Video)

EMG-6 Test Flight #11  (From Jan 2014) This is the remastered version of the original EMG-6 Test Flight  #11. This ...
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EMG-6 (1st Electric Motor Test Run) Predator 37 Sustainer Motor

EMG-6 (1st Electric Motor Test Run) Predator 37 Sustainer Motor  1st operational test of the predator 37 sustainer motor for ...
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EMG-6 Presentation for the CAFE Foundation, Electric Flight Symposium (Video)

EMG-6 Presentation for the CAFE Foundation, Electric Flight Symposium  This Video is and expanded version of the Power Point Presentation ...
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EMG-6 Aero Tow Testing With the Quicksilver sport single place ultralight

EMG-6 Aero Tow Testing With the Quicksilver Sport single place ultralight In this video we are showing the results of ...
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EMG-6 Safety Link Failure on Launch (Video)

EMG-6 Safety Link Failure on Launch (Video)

EMG-6 Safety Link Failure on Launch Test flight number 44 and we experience a safety link failure on launch. During ...
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EMG-6 Aggressive Launch (video)

EMG-6 Aggressive Launch (video)

EMG-6 Aggressive Launch Test flight number 41 During this test flight we were flying the aircraft in gusty wind conditions ...
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EMG-6 Hands Off Stability Test (Video)

EMG-6 Hands Off Stability Test (Video)

EMG-6 Hands Off Stability Test Test flight number 39. On this flight test sequence we show the initial tests for ...
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EMG-6 Landing using the nose skid (Video)

EMG-6 Landing using the nose skid (Video)

EMG-6 Landing using the nose skid In this short clip we show the EMG-6 landing in no wind conditions using ...
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EMG-6 Flight #29 Flight Data (Video)

EMG-6 Flight #29 Flight Data (Video)

EMG-6 Flight #29 Flight Data In this video we have shown just the instrument cam. This will give a overview ...
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EMG-6 launch fail

EMG-6 launch fail

EMG-6 launch fail In this video we see the EMG-6 getting pretty screwed up on the launch. We had a ...
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Operating the EMG-6 as a Glider

Operating the EMG-6 as a Glider

There is no official definition of a “motor glider”. The FAA does not use that term. They do call out ...
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Aviators Hotline ( EMG-6 Electric Motor Glider Achieves First Flight)

Aviators Hotline ( EMG-6 Electric Motor Glider Achieves First Flight)

Aviators Hotline ( EMG-6 Electric Motor Glider Achieves First Flight)  Article Click here to read entire article Advertisements Share this:Click to ...
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EMG-6 Take off Compilation

EMG-6 Take off Compilation

EMG-6 Take off Compilation This video is a simple compilation of the takeoff sequences that we have captured on video ...
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EMG-6 Towing (Video)

EMG-6 Towing (Video)

EMG-6 Towing In this video we are correlating some of the data related to the tow rope pressures within the ...
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Aero News Network: EMG-6 In the news with first test flights.

Aero News Network: EMG-6 In the news with first test flights.

Aero News Network      EMG-6 In the news       First Test Flights. Click Here to Read Entire Article Advertisements Share ...
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Aero-News Network EMG-6 Article

Aero-News Network EMG-6 Article

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EMG-6 Flight 11 face cam

EMG-6 Flight 11 face cam

EMG-6 Flight 11 face cam EMG-6 Flight 11 face cam (Raw Footage) Advertisements Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens ...
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EMG-6 Landing (Video)

EMG-6 Landing (Video)

EMG-6 Landing Rookie cameraman  (video stabilized) Advertisements Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
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EMG-6 Test Flight #11 Left wing (Video)

EMG-6 Test Flight #11 Left wing (Video)

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CAFE foundation Blog Article EMG-6 First flights by Dean Sigler

CAFE foundation Blog Article EMG-6 First flights by Dean Sigler

CAFE foundation Blog Article EMG-6 First flights by Dean Sigler Click Here To Read Entire Article Advertisements Share this:Click to ...
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EMG-6 Rope Break Ver 2 (Test Flight #4)

EMG-6 Rope Break Ver 2 (Test Flight #4)

EMG-6 Rope Break Ver 2 (Test Flight #4) The Quicksilver EMG-6 test flight #4. The rope breaks on launch. In ...
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EMG-6 Test Flight #3

EMG-6 Test Flight #3

EMG-6 Test Flight #3 In this video we look at a compilation of the events that took place during test ...
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EMG-6 Test flight #3 Wing Cam (Video)

EMG-6 Test flight #3 Wing Cam (Video)

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EMG-6 Face Cam Flight #3 (Video)

EMG-6 Face Cam Flight #3 (Video)

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EMG-6 Flight #3 Ground cam (Video)

EMG-6 Flight #3 Ground cam (Video)

EMG-6 Flight #3 Ground cam (Raw Footage) EMG-6 Flight #3 Ground cam (Raw Footage) Advertisements Share this:Click to share on ...
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EMG-6 Tow Release Testing

EMG-6 Tow Release Testing

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Electric power and the EMG-6

Electric power and the EMG-6

Electric power and the EMG-6 The EMG-6 aircraft was designed from the onset to be able to leverage the new ...
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CAFE foundation Blog Article EMG-6 Progress report by Dean Sigler

CAFE foundation Blog Article EMG-6 Progress report by Dean Sigler

CAFE foundation Blog Article EMG-6  Progress report by Dean Sigler Click here to read entire article Advertisements Share this:Click to ...
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