Mods

Builders are awesome tinkerers and inventors, and they come up with improvements to the original design. Luckily they aren’t’ shy about sharing information!

New Larger Instrument Panel for the GlaStar or Sportsman

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Fibertech Composites has come out with a new a panel that will handle just about any combination of instruments. No need to settle for...
Glastar wing strut attach point cover

Paul Sather’s Neat GlaStar Innovations

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Paul Sather has some neat innovations in his GlaStar.
Cowl-piano-hinge

Cowl Piano Hinge

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A piano hinge for the cowl provides a sleek look with no visible fasteners on the outside. It takes a bit more work to...
GlaStar seat pan inspection cutouts

Seat Pan Inspection Access Cutouts

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This modification was submitted by Jim Rose. These are my GlaStar seat pans with the inspection plates added. I found this necessary as I wanted to...
Horizontal stabilizer counterweight fix

Elevator Counter-weight Rib Fix

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The metal area around the heads of the three bolts that hold the balance weight to the long balance support rib, is cracking around...

Straps, Flaps & More

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Here are a few things I've done on my GlaStar that others might find interesting. Brake Actuator Support Straps As one applies the brakes in a...

Who Needs A Carb? Life With FADEC

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For those of you who are interested in the Aerosance FADEC system, I thought I would give some insight in my fairly extensive experience...
Glastar baggage door latch mechanism

EZ-Open Baggage Door Latch for the GlaStar

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Roy Kokenge came up with this ez-open baggage door latch for his GlaStar. It eliminates the need for two locks on the baggage door. The catches,...
A GlaStar fuselage undergoing load testing at Glasair

GlaStar Cargo Door Update

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Recently I have received several inquiries about the engineering of the aft baggage door for the GlaStar. I have responded that there will not...
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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