Monthly Archives: June 2013

  • Brakes working

    Posted on 10. June 2013 by Thomas in Controls, Fuselage, Recent Posts.

    After the brakes were filled with fluid, I tested them. I put pressure on it and checked every connection. No leak occured. The parking brake is working well. Even after several days there was still enough pressure in the system that we could not move the wheels.    

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  • Bleeding Brakes

    Posted on 10. June 2013 by Thomas in Controls, Fuselage, Recent Posts.

      Filling the brakes with hydraulic fluid was a job I often thought of. Having done this never before, some consideration was made how to perform it. In the end it was an very easy job. Take a simple oil can with a small tube, connect it to the bleeding inlet at the bottom and […]

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  • Improving Tips

    Posted on 10. June 2013 by Thomas in Recent Posts, Tail Unit.

        The tips delivered by Murphy were really of minor quality. They did not fit properly and putting them together left a big channel in the middle. I decided to rework all tips. With the help and instruction by friends from the glider club, Martin reworked them. After sanding the black covering coat did […]

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