Canard Weather Fairings

Canard Weather Fairings

Another odd and end update… when I was in Sebastian for my transition training Scott Swing was working on these. Andy has a much slicker way to do this, but this is easy and, probably, just as effective… Scott’s answer was to create a little deflector for the elevator torque tube opening that would move […]

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Finished nose gear fairing

Finished nose gear fairing

ll update this once we’ve flown it, but here are pictures of our finished nose gear fairing. Again, we’ve elected to use a fuselage-to-leg fairing from Ken Mishler because it seemed like a much better fairing, and I trimmed the end of the leg fairing to conform to the leg. Not everybody does that, and […]

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Nose gear axle, vinyl decals, nose gear leg fairing

Nose gear axle, vinyl decals, nose gear leg fairing

UPDATED: [10/12/14]¬†First flight with the new fairing, and we’re seeing about 10 kias better speed at 25 squared (full rich mixture) I’m finally getting around remounting our nose hear pant. It’s been basically ready to go back on all year, but I hadn’t done the work for a couple of reasons. One, I knew I […]

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Nose Pant 2.0

Nose Pant 2.0

Here we go again. Nose pants are notorious in Velocity circles for getting chucked off for various offenses. I can only hope we can spare this one. Jerry has set up the paint booth in his shop to paint the underside of N202VB, so he was kind enough to shoot this too. I’m hoping to […]

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Nose Pants

Nose Pants

Now that the main gear pants are on and test flown, we’re getting ready to install the nose pant. Unfortunately the nose pant is the cause of much concern in the Velocity community. It apparently is one of the leading causes, maybe the primary or only cause, of nose wheel shimmy. There are a variety […]

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Main Gear Pants

Main Gear Pants

Here you can see we’ve finally mounted and flown our main gear pants. They were worth it, near as we can tell right now, right about 10 kias.

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