Prop Repair

Prop Repair

So, having a pusher entails this kind of work more often than you would like. The folks, like Andy, and opted to use a piano hinge (or Dzus fasteners) instead of cowling screws get less of it than I do, but you still get some. We’re still not sure what hit us. We (with the […]

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Prop repair

Prop repair

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MT Constant Speed Propeller Manual

  MT Prop Manual     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 aute iure reprehenderit in voluptate velit esse cillum […]

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MT Prop Test Run 1

I got our building buddy Jerry Brainard to come by the hangar this afternoon to check the operation of the new MT with me, just to make sure the prop cycled properly and didn’t leak or do anything untoward. My first impression was it feels bigger than the Catto, though I haven’t checked and don’t […]

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MT Propeller installed

MT Propeller installed

We got our MT prop and governor mounted on the fox this week with the help of Jason at the airport maintenance shop. Its spinner mounts a little closer to the cowling than our Catto, so I need to clean the cowling just a bit before reinstalling it and running the engine to check the […]

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MT Propeller Arrives

MT Propeller Arrives

I covered this on the blog, but we’re going to be installing a new MT hydraulically-actuated propeller this weekend with help from the airport’s maintenance shop. The constant-speed propeller will allow us a lot of utility that we didn’t have with the¬†Catto, though the plane performed pretty well on the fixed-pitch Catto. We have a […]

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