Fuselage, wings, wing tips and tail unit were put together at the airport. Now it looks like a true airplane, ready to start off in the air. But a lot of tests and permissions to get before the first flight will take place.Continue Reading... No Comments.
Same trailer was used to transport the wings to the airport hangar. It was only possible to carry one wing at once. In any case it was a safe position for the wings and both reached the airport without any problems.Continue Reading... No Comments.
This is the new home of the airplane in the hangar at EDRK. The hangar has a rotary ground, so putting it out is easy.Continue Reading... No Comments.
Rolling off at the airport. We build a special ramp and it was an easy job rolling the fuselage down the trailer.Continue Reading... No Comments.
We had a safe arrival at the airport Koblenz (EDRK). Fuselage was absolutely stable on the trailer and didn’t move at all.Continue Reading... No Comments.
An important date today: Fuselage is transported to the airport. We could use a trailer from a member of our aeroclub. The trailer is 9 m long and really good for transporting the Rebel. Transport took place early Sunday morning, so there was no traffic and we could slowly do the 20 km to the […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Trailer is prepared for the transport. It is a big trailer, nevertheless needs some additional installations to put the wheels on. Crane was very helpful to get the fuselage on the trailer.Continue Reading... No Comments.
Before the engine even had a single minute on it, I had to do a service bulletin from Rotax. The carburator floaters had to be changed, since there were production errors. Easy job if the carburator is freely accessible.Continue Reading... No Comments.
Again we used the opportunity of the crane to check the amount of unusable fuel in each tank. The Rebel was put into the worst fuel conditions, which means nose down. Following values of unusable fuel were measured for each tank: X-achsis shows angle of attack (-9° = ground position), Y-achsis shows unusable fuel […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Having a crane available in the workshop, I put the Rebel to the expected maximum positive angle of attack. So I put it into 15,5 degree positive angle and measured the fuel flow. We put a minimum (5 liters) into each tank and measured the flow. Left tank delivered 24 and 32 […]Continue Reading... No Comments.