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by kevin
Wed Dec 13, 2017 10:28 pm
Forum: Wheeler General Information
Topic: New member, familiarization
Replies: 1
Views: 36

Re: New member, familiarization

The Express isn’t difficult to fly, and it doesn’t have any bad habits. The IO 360 models are cheap to operate, the IO 540 models go faster but bu4n more fuel. Most models carry more fuel than is usually needed, and it’s range will outlast most bladders. I can keep going, if you want more info just ...
by kevin
Mon Nov 20, 2017 10:17 pm
Forum: Wheeler General Information
Topic: Rib R?
Replies: 2
Views: 108

Re: Rib R?

I added 6 additional plies of cloth to each side of the original rib, with the ends lapping onto the spars. With the heavier gear bracket it has held up well.
by kevin
Thu Nov 02, 2017 12:03 pm
Forum: Wheeler General Information
Topic: Express wanted
Replies: 3
Views: 243

Re: Express wanted

I still have mine, I am flying so much commercially I don't get to fly it as much as I used to. Email me and we can talk about it.
by kevin
Thu Nov 02, 2017 12:02 pm
Forum: Wheeler General Information
Topic: Express wanted
Replies: 3
Views: 243

Re: Express wanted

The pic thing is a security issue, you can use a link. If you can't I can put them on the server and link there.
by kevin
Sat Oct 07, 2017 7:15 am
Forum: Wheeler General Information
Topic: Grove landing gear docs?
Replies: 3
Views: 371

Re: Grove landing gear docs?

I don't have any docs for the grove gear, maybe someone will snap a pic and try to work from there.
by kevin
Wed Jul 19, 2017 7:23 am
Forum: Wheeler Documents
Topic: Wight and Balance information.
Replies: 2
Views: 573

Re: Wight and Balance information.

If you don't have one, you need to weigh the aircraft and do one. I have scales here at KMBT South of Nashville
by kevin
Tue Mar 21, 2017 6:12 pm
Forum: Wheeler General Information
Topic: linear actuator for flaps
Replies: 12
Views: 2901

Re: linear actuator for flaps

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Derock-Heavy-Du ... SwUKxYhtx-

will work just fin. Builtin limit switches, works with a normal DPDT switch.
by kevin
Tue Mar 21, 2017 6:11 pm
Forum: Wheeler General Information
Topic: wing foam hard blocks
Replies: 3
Views: 965

Re: wing foam hard blocks

Divynicell is a good source- glass with different foams inside and different thicknesses.

Comes in sheets, easy to cut and strong.
by kevin
Tue Mar 21, 2017 6:08 pm
Forum: Wheeler General Information
Topic: wing foam hard blocks
Replies: 3
Views: 965

Re: wing foam hard blocks

Divynicell is a good source- glass with different foams inside and different thicknesses.

Comes in sheets, easy to cut and strong.
by kevin
Tue Mar 21, 2017 6:05 pm
Forum: Wheeler General Information
Topic: linear actuator for flaps
Replies: 12
Views: 2901

Re: linear actuator for flaps

About 6-7 seconds full flap travel would be close- too fast and it could lead to control issues.
My linear actuator is 1/2" per second with around 4" total travel.

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