The manual says to insert the pedal return springs into a hole at the side of the motor mount. I did this first, but was absolutely unhappy with this. Very hard to put the spring into this hole and if you need to vary the spring position you need a row of holes in […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
The parking brake is installed behind the pedals.Continue Reading... No Comments.
We installed a parking brake in the Rebel. There is a very good description available online from Roee Kalinsky (http://www.kalinskyconsulting.com/rvproj/parkingbrake.htm). I copied this design with some modifications.Continue Reading... No Comments.
I decided to go with 4 brake cylinders. A lot of alignment work to get the pedals totally aligned. Although prepared before I had to wait for this step until the engine mount are positioned.Continue Reading... No Comments.
Finally the holes for the mount are done, the engine mounts in place. It was a lot of fiddling work. I wanted to be very precise here to have no play in the mounts. The screws are not the final ones (M5 instead of AN5-21). Unfortunately I do not have the screws. Another expensive […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
The picture shows the unsymmetric construction of the mount to withstand the turning forces of the motor.Continue Reading... No Comments.
Our motor mount was produced by a small company in Germany. We had luck that the Rebel is such a great plane. It is so great that there is a copy available (called “Wild Thing”) which is not unusual in Germany. The motor mount for this copy had exactly the dimensions I needed (how come […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
This picture shows the finalized right door. As you can see we decided to go for a full Lexan door. The view will be great from inside.Continue Reading... No Comments.