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Some time back, I replaced the Bing carb on my STOL 750/Jabiru 3300 with a Sonex/AeroConversion "AeroInjector" throttle body carb. The AeroInjector's throttle body slide operates in reverse to most other carburetors in that the throttle cable pushes in to close the slide and reduce the rpm's to idle and the cable pulls the slide open for full throttle. Typically, most builders use an AeroConversion throttle quadrant to reverse the cable direction. By attaching the throttle cable below the…Continue
In part 4 of making the flaps and ailerons, I finally bend the flap skins.
Also an additional video doing a detailed measurement and plot in CAD of
a bend radius
Added by Damon Brantley on November 25, 2019 at 11:30am — No Comments
I have been lax at keeping up with my blog entries but I haven't been idle. I have been dealing with a number of issues created by the factory and by me.
I backtracked a lot of rivet work when I discovered the factory installed L angle on the spar at the gear box stations blocked me from back riveting the flanges of the channels to the spar. This also required ordering AN3 bolts to replace the solid rivets I removed.
I was missing the two lower plates that are…Continue
Added by Bradford Drown on November 17, 2019 at 6:30pm — No Comments
Bungee have a 5 years replacement life cycle based on the color code on the bungee. The CH601HD has a nose gear bungee, and 2 bungee / main gear. All bungee 1080HD. Other builders have asked me how I replace main gear bungee. Pictures are worth a thousand words... and I hate typing.…Continue
Parts 2 and 3 of making flap construction.
Part 2 is devoted to figuring out some problems with the test sections.
Part 3 covers making the rib forms.
Coming soon will be part 4 which will be bending the full size flaps.…
Added by Damon Brantley on November 9, 2019 at 2:00pm — No Comments