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by David Calvert
Wed Mar 09, 2011 11:51 am
Forum: SSDR
Topic: Help needed with SSDRs
Replies: 38
Views: 41437

Engine competition

I was delighted to see in the latest LAA magazine that the engine 2 category of the competition has been extended to include engines of not less than 28 bhp and not more than 1 kg/hp, in my view just right for the SSDR.

I am still scanning the horizon for the entry forms, have I missed them?
by David Calvert
Sun Jan 23, 2011 9:18 pm
Forum: SSDR
Topic: Help needed with SSDRs
Replies: 38
Views: 41437

Yes Dave and Ian, you are both right. That's a two way street though, so watch your six o'clock!!
by David Calvert
Thu Jan 20, 2011 11:13 pm
Forum: SSDR
Topic: Help needed with SSDRs
Replies: 38
Views: 41437

Thanks Brian I will look forward to seeing the entry forms. I used to be a biggie - as a Shackleton pilot sitting in the middle of four Griffons and holding 10,000 bhp in one hand. After that everything else has to be a bit of an anticlimax. Surely 30 hp will be enough for an SSDR where the take off...
by David Calvert
Thu Jan 20, 2011 12:09 pm
Forum: SSDR
Topic: Help needed with SSDRs
Replies: 38
Views: 41437

Thanks Brian and Nick for your comments which highlight the choice availble to the SSDR designer and builder. It seems to me that there are two routes I can follow. Firstly I can take the e-go route and use high tech materials and advanced design and building techniques to produce a beautiful sleek ...
by David Calvert
Wed Jan 12, 2011 11:49 pm
Forum: SSDR
Topic: Help needed with SSDRs
Replies: 38
Views: 41437

http://hubpages.com/hub/Copyright-free-aircraft-plans This site has links a number of interesting yahoo groups. The Texas Parasol is worth a look http://www.home.earthlink.net/~cavelamb/parasol.htm but as always the problem is the engine. A pity that the LAA has ignored the SSDR in the engine design...
by David Calvert
Thu Aug 26, 2010 7:11 pm
Forum: Aircraft Construction & Maintenance
Topic: Single Seat Deregulated.
Replies: 25
Views: 11990

Thanks Rod, I get the picture - SSDR :arrow: BMAA
by David Calvert
Thu Aug 26, 2010 5:28 pm
Forum: Aircraft Construction & Maintenance
Topic: Single Seat Deregulated.
Replies: 25
Views: 11990

Single Seat Deregulated.

I have started construction of an SSDR of my own design. Is there anybody out there who is interested in SSDR? Can anyone give links to areas where they are discussed?