Sportsman Nose Gear Bushing Inspection

When performing an annual inspection on the Sportsman nose gear, be sure to take a close look at the condition of the shock bushings. The...

Flush Riveting Tips

The GlaStar is not typically built with flush rivets, but some builders are using them anyway. This does not improve aerodynamics, but helps if...

Stainless-Steel Exhaust Systems

The installation and inspection of your aircraft’s exhaust system are fairly straightforward subjects, but we get enough queries from both Glasair and GlaStar builders...

When Good Hydraulic Pumps Go Bad

I have had more than my share of issues with the retracts on my Glasair II RG: Actuator Leaks Hydraulic pressure gauge cracked and...

Tom Needham’s Sportsman Repair Project 2016

Editor’s note: This is a personal request from Ted Setzer to raise funding for a fuselage cage replacement, labor and travel costs for Tom...

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