GlaStar Flyer 2005 Q1

    GlaStar Flyer 2005 Q1
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    GlaStar Baja Tour, Charlie Burton
    Flying with four GlaStars over spectacular terrain, touching the whales, and landing at remote strips were just a few of the highlights of the Baja Adventure.

    MT Prop for Superior XP-360, Nick Reid
    Three MT Props for the XP-360, 2 blade alum, 3 blade composite, 2 blade composite


    I Got My Private Ticket in my Own GlaStar, Jim Kimninger
    Not the norm, but a lot of varied experience to get my wings

    Bush Flying, Ted Setzer
    Having flown the Sportsman to Alaska and some off-field gravel landings, perhaps I have learned something worth sharing.

    Short Field Technique, Michael Crowell
    Airspeed control to avoid the high sink that can occur.  Deep the sink rate at no more than 200-300fpm.

    GlaStar v. Sportsman: Differences and Improvements, Alan Negrin
    Many structural changes were required for the Sportsman to achieve the desired increase in utility and gross weight.  Good information to compare the GlaStar to the Sportsman.

    Builder Tips
    Getting off adhesive tape from Plexiglas
    Solar powered battery charger
    Protecting your door dogs
    Elevator Gap Seals
    Cabin gear step for the GlaStar
    Exhaust coating for heat reduction in the engine compartment
    Aluminum door brace – at higher airspeeds the leading edge of the door  tends to bow out.
    Trim tab Fortes Generators

    Regional News
    Rough River Fly-in
    Soutwest; Electronic Mags to improve performance
    Flying in Spain and Portugal

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    Omar Filipovic
    Omar Filipovic is president of the Glasair Aircraft Owners Association as well as the chief tinkerer and content editor for this website. He is also the web editor for Kitplanes Magazine. Omar is building a GlaStar in Portland, Oregon.