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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...

Same Wheelpants, Bigger Wheels?

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Since I'm due soon for another set of tires I was wondering if the 380-150x5, (basically a 6.00x5), would fit into my wheel pants...

Nose Wheel Service Suggestion

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In a recent e-mail message from a Glasair RG builder, I was told about an incident he had experienced while landing, in which the...

GlaStar Nosewheel Shimmy

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You have to go no farther than the local grocery market to find out how easily castering wheels shimmy (a Cessna will also do)....

Nose Gear Wheel Fairing

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Submitted by Don Jessup, Wellsboro PA, Glasair Super II FT When you are fitting the nose wheel fairing the manual suggests a 7/8" space above the wheel fairing...

Glasair Wheel Pants and Nose Gear Strut Fairings

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Written by Jim Dutton Glasair FT Builders - file this information away for future reference when you start installation of the wheel pants and nose...

Shimmy Fix for Nose-Heavy GlaStars

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Nose wheel shimmy can be a very destructive and difficult-to-diagnose problem in aircraft with free castering nose wheels. Here's a simple solution to this...