The sump tank is installed with four bolts through the ears into the front of the gear bulkhead. The strake has a drain valve that pokes through the bottom of the aircraft. We’ve hollowed out the foam from the bottom of the fuselage. The factory recommends that this not protrude for the retracts, but I’d like mine to be easily accessible, and if I grind enough of my fixed gear off to scrape this thing, I’ve got real problems.

Building Sump Tank

Sump Tank Tabs

Posted By: Brett Ferrell
Saturday October 19th, 2002 at 8:13 PM

Categories: Strakes
Tags: Building Fuselage Strakes

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