Rolf Grandstaff
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  • Garner, NC
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601 HDS Fuel System Question

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rolf Grandstaff Oct 17, 2018. 5 Replies


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601 HDS Fuel System Question

I had a question regarding my 601 HDS airplane's fuel system.  I bought this airplane a couple of years ago already built.  It's a 1999 build that evidently just had the header tank originally and then LE wing tanks were added later.  Right now the way it's set up, the wing tanks pump fuel into the header tank and the header feeds the (Rotax 912 ULS) engine.  I have a problem though sometimes if I get distracted - even with a countdown timer stuck right in front of my face on the instrument…See More
Oct 10, 2018
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Computer programmer/analyst with NC State University
Served w/ 3rd Marine Air Wing in Vietnam, MAG-12
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At 12:34pm on January 4, 2015, David Orr said…

Enjoyed your EAA Sport Aviation " I'll Never do that Again" article. Just curious did you purchase that plane from James Brown?  I bought a C85-12 from him for my 701.

Take Care

David L. Orr

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At 5:54pm on May 14, 2009, Vann Covington said…
Rolf, Where do you keep your plane? I have a 701 at Triple W. (5W5). It is off of hwy 401 just south of Raleigh. Vann

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