Aeromomentum Engine Notes – 11/12/2017

We talked to Mark Kettering from Aeromomentum at Oshkosh this summer and we bought an engine from him and have been corresponding since.  Here’s a summary of what we have learned. New parts available for the AM15 include a new Megasquirt engine mgt system, new radiator, and a new muffler. * The Megasquirt is a…

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Dismantle rudder pedals, install bilge pumps – Nov 5, 2017

We took our rudder pedals apart to replace the defective rudder control blocks.  They were not made with enough material and several people have reported that the center block is cracking and failing during taxi or flight.  Then the rudder controls don’t work properly.  Not catastrophic but still dangerous. Here’s a picture comparing the old…

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Ran wires in wings, trial fit UAT antenna – 7/28/17

Here’s the ADS-B UAT antenna. Ran a bunch of wires and hoses for current and future stuff. Lights, Angle of Attack, Pitot/Static hoses, ADS-B, electrical for strut mounted cameras, etc. This is a bolt that you don’t want to remove.  The anti-sweep cable is attached to that bolt inside the wing and it is under…

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Trial fit wings – 7/15/17

Thanks to Sam Hurley for helping us, we needed 3 people! It’s a good idea to try putting the wings on before you fabric cover them.  It helps you remember anything that is missing! No wings yet One wing on The plane will tip over with only one wing attached. Both wings on! 37 total views,…

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