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by jchisolm
Sat Jan 18, 2020 12:04 pm
Forum: Wheeler General Information
Topic: New guy .building wheeler CT90 . need engine mount
Replies: 1
Views: 24

Re: New guy .building wheeler CT90 . need engine mount

I would try and contact Darell and see what he has available or can make up for you
http://compairtechllc.com/contact.asp

Also, see the post about nose gear collapse.
by jchisolm
Fri Jan 17, 2020 3:03 pm
Forum: Wheeler General Information
Topic: Wing to fuselage fuel line connections
Replies: 1
Views: 26

Wing to fuselage fuel line connections

What way are (did) you connect the fuel lines from the wing to the fuselage lines? Simple hard line to union to hard line or hard line from wing tank to hose to ??

Any info, especially pictures, appreciated.
by jchisolm
Fri Jan 17, 2020 1:09 pm
Forum: Wheeler General Information
Topic: Paint Color
Replies: 1
Views: 42

Re: Paint Color

I've seen some planes that are a light cream and some have a pearl (or what ever it's called) finish. I think the Tg for Derakane resin is 120C. May seem hot but parked in the sun in AZ or So Cal a dark plane is gonna get really hot. I found this bookmarked in my wheeler folder. It's Glasair and a h...
by jchisolm
Wed Jan 01, 2020 5:01 pm
Forum: Wheeler General Information
Topic: Happy New Year
Replies: 2
Views: 1847

Happy New Year

Hope you all have a great 2020
by jchisolm
Tue Aug 20, 2019 5:20 pm
Forum: Wheeler General Information
Topic: Oshkosh 2019
Replies: 9
Views: 9624

Re: Oshkosh 2019

Nice collection of pictures. Thanks
by jchisolm
Thu Aug 15, 2019 12:26 pm
Forum: Wheeler General Information
Topic: Oshkosh 2019
Replies: 9
Views: 9624

Re: Oshkosh 2019

Here is a post on the old forum with some pictures about the original main gear vs the new style main gear

http://www.express-builder.com/old/foru ... 1120162727
by jchisolm
Thu Aug 15, 2019 11:20 am
Forum: Wheeler General Information
Topic: Oshkosh 2019
Replies: 9
Views: 9624

Re: Oshkosh 2019

http://www.ackavionics.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/E-04_REV_1.8_SINGLE_PAGE.pdf Has some info on making a ground plane. I did a similar setup and put the elt just aft of aft cabin bulkhead (sta 162 I think it is). Cold front today - only 97F. It's Texas mid August - gets this hot every year. I do...
by jchisolm
Sat Aug 10, 2019 12:54 am
Forum: Wheeler General Information
Topic: Oshkosh 2019
Replies: 9
Views: 9624

Re: Oshkosh 2019

Plane is going very slow right now. That pesky work thing having to pay the bills keeps getting in the way. Plus been to hot to work out in the shop. It's insulated but still sits in the mid 90s on a hot day. 2 or 3 more weeks and it will start cooling off at night and I can get back out there. I've...
by jchisolm
Wed Aug 07, 2019 6:40 pm
Forum: Wheeler General Information
Topic: Oshkosh 2019
Replies: 9
Views: 9624

Re: Oshkosh 2019

Did any express show up at the show?
by jchisolm
Thu Jul 25, 2019 1:42 pm
Forum: Wheeler Documents
Topic: More Documents and News Letters
Replies: 0
Views: 9361

More Documents and News Letters

I have scanned the Wheeler and EDI news letters and some builder correspondence from Wheeler. Phil Thomas has uploaded them to https://express-builder.com/documents/newsletters. A BIG thanks to Phil for getting these uploaded to the site. Of interest to some of you may be the information on the "Loa...