Cowling is now near to completion. Spinner and prop are installed. I am preparing for the first engine start. But I have to move the plane first to be able to install the wings with the tanks.Continue Reading... No Comments.
Fuel hoses are installed. I protected them with special kevlar heat protection tube. Again bought in car tuning shops.Continue Reading... No Comments.
Water cooler is installed. I used silicone hoses. They are better than the normal ones and even cheaper. Easily to get in some car tuning shops. Furthermore the blue colour looks really nice. The water cooler itself is installed near the air outlet. I hope it will produce enough cooling power.Continue Reading... No Comments.
Cutout in the spinner are done. They now have a close fit to the propeller. Fabricating the cutouts is easy and straightforward with a Dremel tool.Continue Reading... No Comments.
To solve the propeller problem, a friend fabricated a special spacer plate for me. It is really a nice piece of art. Fabricated from aluminum on a computer CNC machine. The spacer solves the prop problem. There is now a good fit at the spinner plate.Continue Reading... No Comments.
Oil cooler is installed. It is installed in the back of the engine compartment. I will install a special hose to get more air into this position. Oil cooler is equipped with a temperature vent, so even in Winter I will get a normal operation temperature.Continue Reading... No Comments.
Dashboard is nearly complete now. Only transponder is missing, this will be installed just before the first flight. On the right side you can see the IPad we will use for navigation.Continue Reading... No Comments.
We acquired and installed the radio. We bought the KRT 2 model from Dittel-Avionik. Nice radio, not too expensive (compared to others). Of course ready for the upcoming 8,33 KHz spacing in Europe. I do not have the radio permission yet, will buy this when I start testing. So antenna is not connected yet and […]Continue Reading... No Comments.