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    My 13B engine configuration (tentative)

    I have located both a Ross and RWS "Tracy Crook" PSRU local to me for sale. I have chosen to pick up the the Ross PSRU as it is the version of the Ross that Tracy used to develop his redrive, and uses the same internal bits, but has a cast "bellhousing". It is a 2.18 ratio unit and was...
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    Intrument Panel Thickness in Aluminum, Glass, and Carbon

    When I was a younger lad, I built some carbon fibre splitters (undertrays) for the cars we were running at the time to the very limit of the rules. Something along the lines of 2" from the bumper, had to be a flat plane and could not extend rear of the front axle centerline. Most of the teams...
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    Quickie/Q2/Dragonfly control arrangements

    I have to be honest, I have read and re-read bits of that page and some of it I can follow pretty well and other bits confound me. Not unusual for me really, so thanks for the input!
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    Oshkosh 2021

    I will be there! My son Aidan (he will be 11 by then) and I will be there for the week. Driving, not flying- this time.
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    Quickie/Q2/Dragonfly control arrangements

    Here is a humorous description of the reflexor in action- Reflexing ( as the word is currently used in the Dragonfly world ) is the process of deflecting a portion of an airfoil's trailing edge upward to alter aerodynamic properties. For the most part, any conversation on "reflexing" will be...
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    Quickie/Q2/Dragonfly control arrangements

    I am not sure about the Quickie, but near as I can tell both use "sparrow strainers" on the canard elevators to help balance aerodynamic load on the elevators and reduce strain and effort on the controls. The Dragonfly often uses a reflexor as a sort of gross aileron trim. What it effectively...
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    Wanted Dragonfly MK2 or MK2H MAIN GEAR

    I'll pm you! My nose gear mount is integrated into the engine mount. I'll send you pictures this afternoon. The engine mount is I believe for a VW, and I intend on going Corvair, so the mount may be up for sale soon.
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    Wanted Dragonfly MK2 or MK2H MAIN GEAR

    I can take better pictures of how mine is mounted
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    Wanted Dragonfly MK2 or MK2H MAIN GEAR

    In the newsletters there are articles about the various landing gears and attachment methods.
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    For Sale J-3 kitten fuselage with complete tail and parts.

    I messaged him but have not heard back.
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    Looks like it is Corvair power for my Vari-EZE

    I have a Long EZ as well. I have a Dragonfly Mk3(ish) ready for controls,wiring, paint and powerplant, the Vari-Eze, which is in an nebulous state now, and a Long-EZ on gear. Since I am doing pretty much the same thing on the Dragonfly as I am on the Long, I am doing those in sort of an...
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    Looks like it is Corvair power for my Vari-EZE

    Well folks, after some inspection regarding the Wing Attach Points Marc mentioned, I have definite issues in both wings. I feel like at the end of this trail I will be building a set of Vari-EZ wings, and potentially a wing spar. Building a set of wings is not the worst thing, and certainly the...
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    Wanted Dragonfly MK2 or MK2H MAIN GEAR

    Like the title says, I want to be able to convert my Dragonfly from tri-gear to taildragger, and to do that I need the Dragonfly MK2 gear, either the mid-wing stub gear or the hoop gear will work, with the hoop gear being preferred. I know of at least one owner that has used KR2 main gear as...
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    My 13B engine configuration (tentative)

    I sort of know Doc Bundy who drove those cars, neat guy. MFI is a horrible choice compared to EFI.
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    My 13B engine configuration (tentative)

    Unfortunately, I have had to change out inserts, and it either goes super smoothly or is a complete pain! The common reason I have changed out an insert is that someone has an old FC (S4/S5) Normally Aspirated rotor housing and needs to use it on a turbo- FC S4/S5/ or FD S6/S7/S8 or race engine...
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