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Tweaking a GlaStar/Sportsman Wing and Tail

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GlaStar and Sportsman planes are remarkable in how well they fly and how consistently they come out especially considering they are usually built by...

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...

Wing Rotating Stand

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These are some easily made (and cheap) wing stands I made to support my wings before and during painting. I used 90mm x 35mm...

Scotch Electrical Tape for Sealing Gaps

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I change the gear every float season so for sealing the gap between the gear leg and the fuselage I used a general purpose...

Water Seal

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Water leaks and noise have been things I’ve wanted to solve for a long time. Once my Sportsman was painted, I taped some simple...

GlaStar and Sportsman wing-fold brace drawing

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Drawn by Jesse McMurtry, provided by John Linse.

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...