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Photo 33 - Electrical installation beginning. Note that there is a lot of wires inside the tailcone. Strobe and navigation lights wiring, antenna cables, elevator compesator and rudder pedals cables. Also note that elevator control is not cable type, but a rigid pipe (pushrod).

 

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Photo 34 - Fuel tubing. Located under the fuel selector valve, the transfer pump will move the wing fuel to the header tank. Aerobatic flights are only allowed with fuel in this tank.

 

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Photo 35 - A lot of wires proceeding from everywhere

 

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Photo 36 - Access windows  to the base of landing gear blades.

 

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Photo 37 - Wheel pants installation beginning. Note that is a low drag type, because it covers the brake calippers .

 

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Photo 38 - Wheel pants installed over 5.00 x 5 tires. Note the Vanīs Aircraft cabin heatbox installed on the firewall.

 

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Photo 39 - External airframe still needs engine cowl and prop install.

 

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Photo 40 - For the gear legs, we have made an 0.025 aluminum fairing to improve aerodynamics and beauty.

 

 

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Photo 42 - Whelen Engineering Nav/Strobe lights. With its remote power supply, wich provides 4 high-energy pulses per burst of light, 45 bursts of light per minute per light. This high-energy envelope of rapid multiple pulses per burst delivers almost twice the visible warning protection of any other strobe system available today

 

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Photo 43 - An brazilian Arieltek red strobe light, and an VOR antenna.

 

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Photo 44 - Whelen position/strobe light. The tailwheel is controlable until it reaches 45° , when it is disengaged

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Photo 45 - Basic electrical system is done! The main instruments (flight and engine) are in place and the aircraft is ready for the soon first flight.

 

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 Photo 46 -  Engine cowling adjustment . Made of fiberglass and epoxi resin , it will have two cooling air intakes, a Bendix fuel injector air intake and two 100 watt landing lights.

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Photo 47 - The engine cowling will open/close by using a lot of Camloc/Skybolt fasteners, with adjustable receptacles. Also note a Cessna Cardinal RG spinner

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Photo 51 - The brand new and beautiful Hartzell constant speed prop. The engine power optimization versus aircraft speed depends exclusively of it.

 

 

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