Landing Gear Extension Spring Installation Tool

Many builders have had difficulty installing their gear extension springs. The following is a technique sent in by David Gengenbach that could make your...

Firewall-Forward Gremlins

Written by Mike Palmer, Glasair I/II. Fluctuating Fuel Pressures For the longest time, we had a problem with our fuel pressure (carbureted engine). Occasionally, the fuel pressure...

Taming the Tail Wheel Shimmy

Written by Will Fox, Technical Counselor, EAA Chapter 691, Los Alamos, New Mexico Ever had a tail wheel shimmy on you? If you haven’t, consider...

Fuel Vent Float Valves

We felt that the following schematic of the FVFVs would help to better understand their function. Though Glasairs have been operating successfully for 15...

Glasair Elevator Hinge Offset

Written by Jim Dutton This information may help builders (Glasair and other composite aircraft) who have not yet closed their horizontal stabilizers avoid the dreaded...

Glasair RG Inspection Alert: Landing Gear Trunion

A Glasair II-S RG builder with several hundred hours on his aircraft has called my attention to an item on the main landing gear...

Glasair III Emergency Gear Extension System

The Glasair III emergency gear extension system was developed to provide gear extension redundancy for complete peace of mind. It separates the emergency extension...

Improving the Glasair II Models

Yes, we have decided to extend the length of the fuselage of the Glasair II TD, FT, and RG models by 14" overall The...

Trimming Doors

I installed one of my doors today and I found a method that helped mark the door for trimming. I’m not sure if someone...

Shur-Lok Substitute

Submitted by Lou Kitz, Stoddard-Hamilton R&D Although the Shur-Lok nuts make for a fairly easy installation, they have a cosmetic drawback. When installed from the...