Vortex generators from STOLSPEED

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Richard Mole
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Vortex generators from STOLSPEED

Post by Richard Mole » Fri Oct 25, 2019 7:48 pm

Hi,

has anyone on here fitted vgs from STOLSPEED?
If so, how did they perform?
Richard

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Re: Vortex generators from STOLSPEED

Post by pilottrev » Tue Oct 29, 2019 5:58 pm

We fitted Stolspeed vortex generators to our Jabiru 450, very good improvement in stall speed, much more controllable on final approach and in the landing phase, the Jabiru had a tendency to "stop flying" as it approached stall speed at the flare but now a controlled slower flare is the norm. You will have to go through a rigid flight test after fitting but the result is worth the investment.
safe landings

Trev
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Richard Mole
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Re: Vortex generators from STOLSPEED

Post by Richard Mole » Tue Oct 29, 2019 11:18 pm

Thank you Trev that is very useful feedback.
I have ordered a kit just in case I may need it.
And sure, any flight testing will need to be disciplined and documented (even on an SSDR)
Richard

Richard Mole
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Re: Vortex generators from STOLSPEED

Post by Richard Mole » Wed Oct 30, 2019 11:12 pm

Hello again Trev,

I've sent you a P.M.
Richard

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