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!

The Power Flow system (left) has a much larger final exhaust pipe and a smaller heater muff compared to the standard system (right).

Perking up the Performance of a Glasair Sportsman

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More power. Everyone wants it, but how do you get a real performance increase without tearing your engine apart? Power Flow Systems, Inc. has...

T3 Tailwheel Suspension Installation on a Sportsman

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It would be an understatement to say that the T3 tailwheel suspension system is proving itself to be a dramatic improvement over the factory...
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.

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...

Prototyping Your Heart Out: Early Days With the Dynon Autopilot

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Yes, I’m a glutton for punishment. Over the short flying life of my Sportsman, it has been subjected to more than its fair share...

LED Cockpit Lighting

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I finally managed to install some LED cockpit lighting in my Sportsman and thought that others might be interested in it as well. My...
GlaStar training wheel

Demo GlaStar Tailwheel

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So, what do you put on the tail of a demo GlaStar? That's easy, Stoddard-Hamilton put on a little tailwheel so it doesn't drag...

Ventral Fin for Yaw Stability

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Most components added to a plane forward of the center of lift usually have a negative effect on directional stability (other than canards perhaps)....

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...
Aircraft Spruce rudder pedals in GlaStar

Cast Rudder Pedals

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This tip was sent by Chris Lowery. I never did like the cheap riveted metal plates SHAI had us make as rudder pedals, and nor...