The photo shows the recovery system as seen from above. The hole in the tailcone will later be covered by a 0.020 Aluminum plate. Due to the hole size in a structural important skin, the opening t is supported by a 0.032 doubler. The channel around the hole is to protect the parachute […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
For safety reasons we decided to install a ballistic recovery system. This picture shows our own construction how to fix it in the tailcone. The white cylinder is the rocket which if engaged in emergency will pull out the parachute (in the black box). We use the recovery system from Junkers-Profly. They have a […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Although not required in the manual. I decided to fabricate this doubler to prohibit the “eyebrows” (front top window) from cracking. I used 0.040 Aluminum, probably a bit oversized, but I had some spare parts.Continue Reading... No Comments.