Installing Control Stick Push-Tube Assembly

Installing Control Stick Push-Tube Assembly

Time to hook up the elevators. This was a pretty straight-forward operation, all things considered, the only real wrinkle was getting the push-tube connected at the same time as our┬áStrong Pitch Trim┬ásystem. One end of the tube was drilled and and finished by the factory, with the other end needing to be cut, fitted with […]

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Stripped Seat hardpoint

Stripped Seat hardpoint

I recently noticed that one of my pilot seat hardpoints was no longer holding properly, allowing the seat to flex a bit (it didn’t really move, but there a perceptible flexing of the base/frame). I had previously put a helicoil in this one, having likely cross-threaded it at some point. Anyway, it was something that […]

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Replacing Brake Pads

Replacing Brake Pads

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Stripped Seat hardpoint

Stripped Seat hardpoint

Check out this maintenance article on repairing a stripped seat hardpoint.       For formatting only Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisci elit, sed eiusmod tempor incidunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. Ut enim ad minim veniam, quis nostrum exercitationem ullam corporis suscipit laboriosam, nisi ut aliquid ex ea commodi consequatur. Quis […]

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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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