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Removable control stick

Removable Control Stick

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Here is some information on how to make your stick look like the above photo. Place your stick into its socket on the control boss and slide it into the […]
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DIY Upholstery

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For those of you thinking of tackling your own upholstery here is a little short lesson on what worked for me. Let me caveat...
GlaStar gear swap in progress. Photo: Werner Schneider.

Trike vs. Tail-dragger

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Many builders have asked the question, “Trike or taildragger?” My short answer for them would be, “I would suggest you go with the trike,...

Frayed Rudder Cable

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During my first annual condition inspection at about 100 hours, I had quite a surprise; the forward rudder cable had gotten caught on the...
Dave Hulse landing his GlaStar

Normal Landings in a GlaStar

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When flying at airshows, it's not uncommon to have many aircraft of various approach speeds all headed for the same or parallel runways at...

GlaStar Nose Fork Modification for 5.00 x 5 Wheel and Tire

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Upsizing the wheel and tire to 5x5 size gives 1-3/8" more prop clearance. Extending the fork down 1-1/4" gives a total gain of 2-5/8" prop clearance.
A wooden stiffener attached to the GlaStar gear leg dampens the forward-aft motion of the gear during ground operations

GlaStar Gear Leg Dampers

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The pictures are of my wood gear dampers installed on my GlaStar. I used mahogany base molding glued together to form a faired shape...
GlaStar nose wheel bearings. Photo: Arlo Reeves.

Wheel Bearings

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I was concerned about the salty sand we landed on in Baja corroding my wheels, so I rinsed them off and went flying, but...

Scott Alperin’s TWTT Sportsman

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Another successful Sportsman homecoming from the TWTT program. Scott Alperin writes: I completed construction of the Glasair Sportsman on November 1, 2016 in the Two...

The Dave Hulse GlaStar Strut Jig

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To borrow this jig, contact Dave Hulse via the members' forum.