GlaStar Brakes, Gear and Wheel Installation Tips

Gear parts: In doing the gear, I am finding a lot of parts missing: nut plates, several different bolts. Read through the manual to...

Picking Up/Unloading Your Kit

Use of boat trailer for crate pickup: Living approximately 70 miles from the closest Consolidated Freight yard, the cost of a rental truck or...
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GlaStar Rudder System Installation Tips

Installation of the rudder pedal assemblies: The S-H manual instructs you to position one set of pedals, lock it into position, and install the...
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GlaStar Rudder Installation Tips

Marking the rudder spar rivet line: When I set the rivet line on the spar, I ran a taut string under the top and...
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So, When Will You Be Ready to Fly?

When do you think you'll be ready to fly?" This is the question my husband Steve and I are always asked when a friend...

Nose Rib Alignment Aid

Submitted by Ted Beck, GlaStar Locating and drilling the leading edge skin to nose rib flange holes in the GlaStar wing can be a little...

Installing the Navaid AP-1 Wing Leveler in the GlaStar

Submitted by Al Sibley, GlaStar I have finally arrived at what I consider an acceptable design for the installation of the Navaid AP-1 wing leveler servo...

Secondary Bonding Characteristics of DBM

From the "No Harm in Double Checking" File comes a report on the peel strength of the DBM cloth used in the GlaStar fuselage...

Towing the Line – Glider Operations with the GlaStar

I have been asked by representatives of many soaring clubs if the GlaStar could be a good towplane for gliders. After examining the towplane's...
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Properly Promoting Resin

The resin that we currently use in both the Glasair and the GlaStar is Dow Derakane 411-45. This resin is shipped from Stoddard-Hamilton in...
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