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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.

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...

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...

Build Your Own Auxiliary Fuel Tanks

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Soon after purchasing my GlaStar, N757C, from her original owner and builder I contacted Glasair Aviation and inquired about the price of factory-built auxiliary...

Sportsman Nosewheel Lift

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My trip to Alaska spurred me to look for ways to increase the prop-to-ground clearance of my Sportsman. Since increasing the size of the...

Tow-Bar Rack

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Steve and I like to have a fairly organized baggage compartment. And what is more frustrating than trying to find your tow-bar when you...

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.

Flap Gap Seals Reduce Stall Speed

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One of my goals is to obtain as low of a stall speed as reasonably possible. Enlarging the wing and flap area and reducing...

Setzman N11YM Maiden Flight

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I conduct most of the Phase 1 initial flights on Sportsman aircraft that are born out of the TWTT program. Even though I am...

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