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by kevin
Mon May 14, 2018 8:52 pm
Forum: Wheeler Documents
Topic: Wight and Balance information.
Replies: 4
Views: 1780

Re: Wight and Balance information.

Level it at the door sill and across the spar carry through. An alternate is the firewall- it should be plumb when the plane is level.
by kevin
Mon Jan 01, 2018 9:36 pm
Forum: Wheeler General Information
Topic: Boarding assist handles
Replies: 1
Views: 570

Re: Boarding assist handles

Go to Lowes or Home Depot, in the cabinet hardware section you can find some nice aluminum handles. The screws are not huge, so build up the mount area with 3 or 4 layers of glass and use a washer on the back side. Get the big ones, and mount it in line with the slipstream. Works well and you will n...
by kevin
Mon Jan 01, 2018 9:33 pm
Forum: Wheeler General Information
Topic: CT Electric flap
Replies: 7
Views: 1596

Re: CT Electric flap

What do you mean electric flap system? All of them have some type of linear actuator, early ones are a Volvo convertible top motor, some like me used an alternate system. Are you talking about the pot that tells you how far down the flaps are?
by kevin
Mon Jan 01, 2018 9:31 pm
Forum: Wheeler General Information
Topic: Express 2000
Replies: 1
Views: 633

Re: Express 2000

It’s about a 30 minute flight from MBT to 4M7, when do you think you will want a visit?
by kevin
Sat Dec 30, 2017 7:22 am
Forum: Wheeler General Information
Topic: New member, familiarization
Replies: 5
Views: 1119

Re: New member, familiarization

I am in Nashville, I can fly over and take a look at it. You can call me at 239-896-7576. I can do the test Flying too if you like. Let me know when you want to schedule a day up there.
What Airport would I land at.
by kevin
Wed Dec 13, 2017 10:28 pm
Forum: Wheeler General Information
Topic: New member, familiarization
Replies: 5
Views: 1119

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: 843

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: 5
Views: 1423

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: 5
Views: 1423

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: 1233

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.

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