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Glasair I Flap Ratchet Plate

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Submitted by Stan Gorman Flap actuation is much easier with this "saw tooth" ratchet plate, especially 35° and 50° position. Note: Glasair II & III ratchet...

Straps, Flaps & More

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Here are a few things I've done on my GlaStar that others might find interesting. Brake Actuator Support Straps As one applies the brakes in a...

400-Hour Scrapbook

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Written by Mike Palmer, Glasair I/II FT. We’ve been flying almost two years now in our Glasair I I/II FT (it’s part Glasair I and part...

Hinge Pin Safetying

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This tip provided by Barry Bieber, Glasair II-S RG. Here is the method 1 used to safety my aileron and flap hinges. The method First, add 1-3/8"...

Aileron and Flap Trailing Edges

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This tip was submitted by Barry Bieber, Glasair II-S RG The flap and aileron panels are rather flexible and it's easy to get unwanted low areas along...

GlaStar and Sportsman Flap Construction Tips

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Flap track guide hints: Rivet the flap track guide arms and reinforcement angles to rib pairs A & C and the Deployment arms (pair...

GlaStar Aileron and Flap Installation Tips

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Whilst many have been at Oshkosh enjoying themselves, I have been doing likewise checking out my first wing in preparation for riveting on the...

GlaStar Systems Installation Tips

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Flap handle detent notches: Trial-fit flap detent notches in the flap actuator lever between the seats prior to chroming. I had to widen my aft-most...

Determining Glasair II-S Slotted Flaps Cut Locations

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This tip was submitted by John Burnaby, FT #2081 I wanted a more precise method of determining where to cut the flap panels, for installation of...