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Building a GlaStar—Presentation by Dave Prizio

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Dave Prizio gave a presentation through EAA Chapter 92 on October 5, 2021. Watch the recording below. Introduction from Chapter 92: Building a GlaStar—with Dave Prizio Taking...

GlaStar Checklist (Terry Dovey)

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Checklists for GlaStar aircraft created by Terry Dovey. Customize to suit your own aircraft. Word documents.

GlaStar Nose Fork Modification for 5.00 x 5 Wheel and Tire

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Upsizing the wheel and tire to 5x5 size gives 1-3/8" more prop clearance. Extending the fork down 1-1/4" gives a total gain of 2-5/8" prop clearance.

Magnetic Door Holder

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This modification may apply to all GlaStar and Sportsman doors, but in particular it is most helpful with the tailwheel configuration as the doors...

GlaStar Rudder Pedal Modification to Improve Geometry

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Method for using aluminum cast rudder pedals instead of the fabricated pedals and modifying the mounting geometry to keep the face of the pedal from rotating while being pushed back and forth.

Alaska to Oshkosh, Part 3

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Plenty has been written about Oshkosh so I will not say much about AirVenture 2019 except it was awesome. It is weird to reminisce,...

Seat Cushion for the Tall Aviator

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I built my Sportsman via the Two-weeks-to-taxi program in November, 2018. The seat cushions that come with the TWTT Sportsman are fine for most...

Alaska to Oshkosh, Part 2

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There were still those who believed that Man would have been happier had he stayed on his own planet; but it was rather too...

Alaska to Oshkosh

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It had always been in the back of my mind while building the GlaStar to someday make the Oshkosh trip.

A New Water Rudder Design

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Although I have greatly enjoyed my Sportsman’s amphibious floats (Clamar 2500’s) over the past 9 years, there have been a few issues that have...