I posted a link to this notice over on BD-4.org Forum. A gentleman from Europe is asking for an email address of the seller. Can that be provided? I can pass it along.
Not seeing how to private message on this site. The BD-4 site has a private message feature....
Curious, how much horsepower do you estimate you're getting now, and much do you prefer to have? Is your current horsepower limited by some aspect of the installation (coolant or oil temps)?
Thanks for the reply Marc. I thought the VNE/0.9 was a prescribed minimum relationship to Vd, enacted to prevent manufacturers from setting an arbitrarily low Vd. I've not read it as the required absolute relationship. I get it's probably a valid assumption to use for our purposes with E/AB.
This figure is from the January 2001 Sport Aviation article "Airspeeds, Five ways to measure your airplane's velocity", by Ed Kolano. It shows (and the article explains) how the various airspeed values relate.
Ed wrote more detailed airspeed related articles in February and March, along with...
Well as long as we're daydreaming.... how about a flying replica of the SA-43 Hammerhead from the mid-90's TV show "Space: Above and Beyond"? Couple of Wankel 3-rotor rotary's driving ducted fans.... with afterburners. Fun!
I have a plans set from Wag Aero for the 2+2 (purchased back in the early 90s I think). Leveling instructions are found on the back of sheet 17.00 under the instructions for "Rigging The Sportsman 2+2".
"Laterally: Using a level 30 inches long, place it across the center of tube US-1...
Consider using telltale temp tabs and making examination of them part of your pre-flight. You'll need to consider what a given surface's temperature equates to internally. Several temp ranges can be used during development to determine what an operating "normal" is for each location. Telltale...