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by DShewan
Thu Aug 29, 2019 1:15 pm
Forum: Aircraft Design - General
Topic: Converted Auto Engines for permit aircraft
Replies: 7
Views: 2593

Re: Converted Auto Engines for permit aircraft

To those who may be interested in pursuing this route this is the reply I got from LAA Engineering when I questioned them on this subject. ] Thanks for your query. In general it is much easier to use an engine that we’re already seen before. It has to be said that there have been many previous examp...
by DShewan
Sat Aug 24, 2019 11:49 am
Forum: Aircraft Construction & Maintenance
Topic: Viking Steel Bungee
Replies: 2
Views: 691

Re: Viking Steel Bungee

Clive, thanks for the reply, I have spoken to Jonathan and the new donut system will not fit the HD. The steel bungee system I refer to is actually a spring type arrangement which replaces the rubber bungee. It seems to have been used to good effect in the US but I'm not sure whether any have made i...
by DShewan
Fri Aug 23, 2019 1:04 pm
Forum: Aircraft Construction & Maintenance
Topic: Viking Steel Bungee
Replies: 2
Views: 691

Viking Steel Bungee

Has anyone out there with a Zenair 601 replaced their bungees with a steel spring arrangement. We are looking at replacing the rubber bungee with a Viking Steel Bungee. I am aware that Zenair are bringing out their own system which I will fit to my 650 but there is no retrofit option for the 601 HD ...
by DShewan
Wed Jan 30, 2019 2:07 pm
Forum: Aircraft Design - General
Topic: Converted Auto Engines for permit aircraft
Replies: 7
Views: 2593

Converted Auto Engines for permit aircraft

Has anyone out there looked at the viability of using a converted auto engine like those available from Aeromomentum or Viking Engines in the US? These converted engines seem to be fairly common in the States and firewall forward packages are available for these from several kit manufacturers. I'm n...