Aeromomentum Engine Notes – January 2018

We talked to Mark Kettering from Aeromomentum at Oshkosh this summer.  He did a great job of answering all our questions and we bought an engine from him.  We chose the AM15 upright 117hp engine.  The higher HP options can be achieved by modifying the 117HP engine without turbocharging and using higher octane fuel. Since…

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Dismantle rudder pedals, install bilge pumps – 11/5/17

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! 596 total views,…

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