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The “SuperStar”

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...