Glasair VH-KJX airborne

First Flight of Bruce Kirkwood’s Glasair Super II

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Bruce Kirkwood reported a successful first flight today of Glasair Super II kit #2465: "Nearly eleven years in to my four year project, VH-KJX...
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Glasair Specifications and Performance

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The Glasair is the ultimate high performance aircraft. With its Lycoming engine, the Glasair is a fast, sleek, aerobatic cross-country machine that will take...

Does Anybody Wax Airplanes Any More?

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Q (George Kraft): Just wondering if the newer paints don’t require it or if they benefit at all from waxing. Seems like a lot...

Glasair Door Handle Safety Loop

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I fitted these today to my Glasair I found them in an auto supply shop—they are the loops for a utility truck cover. I...

Glasair Fuel System Warning Sensors

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This should be of interest to folks building their fuel systems and those with the solid state low-fuel sensor installed. This spring, after some winter...

When Good Hydraulic Pumps Go Bad

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

Nuisance Oil Leaks

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With about 370 hours on my Superior XP-360 engine, I had developed several small leaks that were difficult to track down, but I discovered a...

EarthX Lithium Iron Phosphate Batteries

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I recently became aware of a great battery alternative for Glasair owners. Here is the statement from their website. About EarthX “EarthX, Inc. is a US...

PMag Pirep

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I've had a Lightspeed EI (LSE) on my right side and a Slick impulse mag on the left. Both have performed with no issues...

Creature Comfort

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Winter Flying For those of us living in the northern climates, it’s worth paying attention to being warm in your aircraft. In southern Wisconsin, our...