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!

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Safari Cargo Net

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I became interested in a net at the back of the seats, separating the cargo area, when I saw Alan Negrin’s Sportsman last September. I...
Glastar baggage floor

Bruce McGregor’s GlaStar Baggage Compartment Floor

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A flat floor in the baggage area has several advantages. Much more room is available underneath for placement of electrical wires and components (such...

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...
Setzman N11YM

Setzman N11YM Maiden Flight

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I conduct most of the Phase 1 initial flights on Sportsman aircraft that are born out of the TWTT program. Even though I am...
Hidden oil door

Flush Oil Door

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This tip was sent by Graham Nutt. In my case I worked out the area I was going to use on my uncut cowl,...
New Sportsman tailwheel spring.

Tailwheel Springs

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I’ve never been entirely satisfied with the way the tailwheel leaf springs are secured to the tail cone, especially when banging them off of...
chart box under instrument panel

Chart and Storage Box Under the Instrument Panel

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Al Sibley provided this mod for a storage compartment hat sits under the instrument panel on the center tunnel. Others might have already done something...

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...
Flap Gap Seal Sportsman N11YM_02

Flap Gap Seals Reduce Stall Speed

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One of my goals is to obtain as low of a stall speed as reasonably possible. Enlarging the wing and flap area and reducing...

BRS System Available for GlaStar & Sportsman

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Through the efforts of GAOA member Chris Bowles, an engineered package system using off the shelf BRS components in a soft pack is available...