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The “SuperStar”

Recently, I worked with a friend from San Diego after he purchased a GlaStar that had briefly flown. He wanted the GlaStar to undergo a complete make-over plus some upgrades.

Sportsman Aileron Rigging Process Improvement

During the process of final-rigging of the ailerons in our early-model Sportsman it became abundantly clear that a very small number of improvements to...

GlaStar Aileron Servo Tab

This is an old topic, however I would like to point out what I have experienced. After my first flight in N12YR (July 2012),...

Aileron Balancing Servo Tabs

The aileron servo helps reduce stick forces in roll. BILL OF MATERIALS 1 12"x12" .032 aluminum sheet 88 3/32" pop rivets 24 1-1/4" aluminum extruded hinge...

OMF Symphony Aileron Fences and Vortex Generators

Just to show there are multiple ways to skin a cat, we are showing how some things are done on the OMF Symphony. -Editor We spent...

Aileron Servo Tabs and Aileron Trim

Aileron Servo Tabs I have designed and built some servo tabs that can be added to the ailerons after the fact to reduce the aileron...

Aileron Riveting for Solo Riveters

Riveting the top skins to the aileron nose ribs as described in the builder’s manual is pretty awkward (if not impossible) for solo riveters,...

A Farewell to (Rusty) Arms

Submitted by by Mike Palmer, Glasair I/II FT Three hints—two about aileron counterweight arms, one about easing maintenance of the brake master cylinders. When mandatory Service Bulletin...

GlaStar Aileron Rigging

Written by Cal Spangler, S-H Technical Support One of the biggest challenges for GlaStar builders arises in the "home stretch" of the project. This challenge is...