June 2020 Blog Posts (5)

601 XL Elevator Balance Bungee

N601LL is 100 hours now and only remaining item was needing some up elevator trim for level flight and not enough up trim for a proper flaps down engine out glide.  The incidence of both wing and stab were good but as it does take quite some force to lift the elevator I decided to try a simple fix.  I put an eye hook on stab, drilled a hole in elevator horn and installed s-hook there.  Then connecting the two using #64 rubber bands discovered that nine was a good…

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Added by Joe Hopwood on June 22, 2020 at 7:16am — 2 Comments

601 XL Elevator Balance Bungee

N601LL is 100 hours now and only remaining item was needing some up elevator trim for level flight and not enough up trim for a proper flaps down engine out glide.  The incidence of both wing and stab were good but as it does take quite some force to lift the elevator I decided to try a simple fix.  I put an eye hook on stab, drilled a hole in elevator horn and installed s-hook there.  Then connecting the two using #64 rubber bands discovered that seven was a good balance. 

I have not…

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Added by Joe Hopwood on June 17, 2020 at 1:51pm — 4 Comments

Ground adjustable prop.

On a ground adjustable 60 inch two blade prop on a Jabiru 3300, what's the ideal pitch setting, I have changed mine which produced high EGT's

Added by Raymond Woods on June 16, 2020 at 8:00pm — 2 Comments

Rotax Ring mount / Engine mount

Hi 

I need some info / diagrams for dimensions of a Rotax 912 with a ring mount for a 650B. Made a start with using a Sling mount to the Rotax Ring... need a distance from firewall forward to Centre of Gravity. Can anyone who has done this help?? Any photos or advice welcome.…



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Added by Mark Jackson on June 8, 2020 at 4:51am — No Comments

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