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!

Figure 1. Schematic Diagram, Digital TDR Fuel Transfer Controller

Fuel Transfer Controller – Lower Cost Version

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The fuel transfer controller in this article using an off-the-shelf Time Delay Relay (TDR) yields a simple, effective circuit for this critical function. But...
Auto-Timer parts

Fuel Transfer Pump Auto-Timer Group Purchase

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It’s been a while since we made a group purchase and the gang had started suffering from withdrawal symptoms, but luckily Rocky Morrison stepped...

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...
Sportsman cargo net

Cargo Net for Sportsman

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This tip was submitted by Heidi Tillinghast. Materials 1.5" nylon webbing #18 needle #69 Nylon bonded thread 1.5" Webbing clips All of this is available in...
Martin Baumer's GlaStar rear seat

Martin Baumer’s Glastar Rear Seats

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Having room for a rear seat that could fit two children or one smaller adult was one reason we chose the Glastar. My wife...
GlaStar strut to fuselage fairing, top view

Jeff Liot’s GlaStar Mods

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Jeff Liot has done outstanding work on his GlaStar. Here's a bunch of mods that he's done. You can contact Jeff at liot@shaw.ca.

Revised GlaStar Upper Door Latch

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This modification was sent by Paul Hansen. This drawing shows the original aft upper door latch drawing from the manual plus the revised latch I...

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...

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...

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...