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Added by Ryan James on February 24, 2021 at 9:41am — No Comments
Added by Joseph Millette on February 19, 2021 at 12:30pm — No Comments
I haven't posted in quite awhile. I am working at a very slow pace due to time constraints and perfectionism. I have lots of updated photos to show.
Added by Scott Smith on February 15, 2021 at 11:07pm — No Comments
Recently, the trusty 912S in my 701 has been, well, not that trusty. The symptoms started subtly about a year ago, with slight difficulty starting. Used to be, you couldn't count the blades before the thing sprang to life. Now I was counting 6 or 10 seconds, and having to mess with various combinations of throttle and choke - probably because the lack of immediate start was causing flooding.
Anyway, I had an annual inspection coming up, and even though I have my repairman…Continue
After flying my HDS for 10 and half years, decide to upgrade the instrument panel in order to relieve some COVID fatigue. Purchased an inexpensive CNC router to make the cutouts and learned to use the software to make the drawings and generate the GCODE.
Was able to clean up some wiring and remove unnecessary instruments. Still getting used…Continue
I am trying to find information on how to properly set the flaperon position. I have recently completed a set of high strength turnbuckles to assist in the setting process. I have looked through all the documentation I have and can't find any pictures or angle information, maybe I am too OCD but I want to get this correct. I started by laying a straight edge on the top rear of the wing and adjusting to that but when I have completed the settings I don't have much flaperon movement with the…Continue
I ordered the landing light kit for the 750 and started looking for instructions on how to install it. I found a few examples of what the final product looked like but nothing like what I needed as a VERY armature builder. Well, I decided to tackle the project and I figured I'd pass along what I did in case it might help someone else.
The first thing I found is that either I build the slat wrong or the SD slat is different than the 750 STOL. I say this because the pictures and…Continue