Hello Wayne did you get a chance to test fly the plane for the new season? Flew Teds 701 from owensound to edenvale yesterday..nice flying airplane. Flew mine last weekend and finally the radio seems to be working properly. we have to get together at some point Im ready for my climb test and file to get away from the airport tired of flying circles around for 25 miles...maybe you can fly up to owensound just call me first to see if Im up? Ron and Val
Wayne, who knows why a cylinder develops a crack? Unless you send it away for analysis to see if it was a material or manufacturing defect I would be guessing. If I am going to guess I would say it may be "under" designed. ULPower has increased the thickness of the flange and cylinder base since my early version of the engine. As it stands now, I have replaced only that one cylinder with the newer version and will keep any eye on the others.
Congratulation on your new hangar...I'm envious!! Cheers and Merry Christmas...Dave
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