Tracy Buttles's Blog – September 2012 Archive (2)

Bungee heat part 2

After a few more flights testing heat ,i nmade a heat shield for the nose gear bungee

here is the pic just a simple piece of .016 sheet flanged on the ends and bolted on the the gear channel

 

I also made a simple 2 " lower lip on the…

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Added by Tracy Buttles on September 19, 2012 at 4:03pm — 3 Comments

Bungee cord heat testing

I have had two bungee cord fail on a 750 in the last few hours

not this is on a 750 with a zenith Rotax FWF kit

 

 Just the way that they failed made me think that it might be a possable heat issue

I know that I had not been hard on the bungee

 so i put a remote temp sensor on the area of the bungee that had failed

also I did some…

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Added by Tracy Buttles on September 4, 2012 at 4:01pm — 6 Comments

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