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Here is the most recent update on the Honda Fit conversion at - https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/HondaFitAircraftEngine-Owners/conversations/messages/110
"Honda Fit Aircraft Engine Owners and newbee's to this small slice of the pie in general aviation -
Just wanted to update folks who weren't able to attend one of our two Educational Forums on 'Converting the…Continue
Raven Honda Fit Engine Conversion(Pt. 2)
We're now on: 'How do we plan to optimize and streamline the auto engine to aircraft process' from our initial outline below.
Come New Years we enter our 19th year of converting auto engines for aircraft. After doing both Reduction Drive Kits and Complete FWF Engine packages and working with a lot of great builders of all different skill sets, my number one observation of the homebuilt aircraft build process is that if you as a…
HondaFitAircraftEngine-Owners update as posted at:
This will be Pt. 1 of a short series on Raven Redrives goals and intended market for our new Honda® Jazz/Fit 1.5L 115/140+HP turbo engine.
Our now 18 year long endeavor to 'keep flying affordable through the adaptation…
On Friday the Oct 25th and Saturday the 26th educational seminars by Jeron Smith of Raven ReDrives Inc. were held at CopperState EAA Airshow.
Jeron Smith comments about the educational seminars he presented! To keep up with further updates, got to - - http://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/HondaFitAircraftEngine-Owners/info
"Just a quick note to let folks know that I'm back from Copperstate EAA…
On Friday the Oct 25th and Saturday the 26th educational seminars by Jeron Smith of Raven ReDrives Inc.cell 303-440-6234 was held at CopperState EAA Airshow. Friday featured the Geo®/Suzuki® and Honda® Engine Conversions. Saturday featured a talk on the progress of there Honda® Jazz/Fit 110-140+ HP engine and another covering our 'Super-STOL' Cargo Aircraft design mated to this Honda® engine. Hop up on the CopperState 2013 website for more info...
For those builders contemplating…
Here is my new Wagner HVLP Paint Spayer System. Great Spray Gun - can be used with all kinds of paint such as Waterborne Epoxy Primers, and Waterborne Polyurethane etc. There are some pretty expensive systems out there... but this was to good to pass up! Paid $75US from Gleam Paints. Runs off of 110V and feather light. Princess Auto had one for $130 from China and it just could not compare to the Wagner. I had a Wagner electric spray gun back in the 80's and it was one super…Continue
On Friday Aug 13,2010... the Aviation world lost a great man and the guru of VW engines. Bob had cancer which he had been fighting for awhile and he finally lost his battle! There are no words at this time to express my feelings... huge loss! Bob was a favorite on the Yahoo AirVW forum where he was always there to assist or critique anything to do with the VW engine. Some of the huge contributions that he made for the VW engine... were the HVX mods(oil system) and Fat Fin…Continue