What could be done to reinvent the Affordaplane to a more homogeneous project?

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blane.c

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When you just have one mixture control like on a thumper, a carburetor isn't necessarily a deal killer as long as the specific fuel consumption is ok and the pilot understands the process and procedure. In fact it can be (spelled USUALLY IS) routine and normal. When you have more mixture controls it becomes more of an issue because more time is required away from other duties. Some engines have a mixture control for each cylinder or a single mixture control is affecting multiple cylinders and some aircraft have multiple engines with multiple scenarios, it gets to be that the time required to attend to the engine(s) is excessive especially if something abnormal happens. The computer in a EFI in such aircraft lessons the duty load on the pilot and allows the pilot to spend more time enjoying flying.
 

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When you just have one mixture control like on a thumper, a carburetor isn't necessarily a deal killer as long as the specific fuel consumption is ok and the pilot understands the process and procedure. In fact it can be (spelled USUALLY IS) routine and normal. When you have more mixture controls it becomes more of an issue because more time is required away from other duties. Some engines have a mixture control for each cylinder or a single mixture control is affecting multiple cylinders and some aircraft have multiple engines with multiple scenarios, it gets to be that the time required to attend to the engine(s) is excessive especially if something abnormal happens. The computer in a EFI in such aircraft lessons the duty load on the pilot and allows the pilot to spend more time enjoying flying.
And thereby increasing safety
 

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Rubig 65 HP 26 kg 650cc single-cylinder Austrian 2-stroke with twin ignition is a actually a water-cooled kart-engine.... it looks awesome, and could easily power a gyro!

 

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2 of them makes absolutely no sense on the Affordaplan, even the SC750 is a total overkill.

from the beginning it was foreseen to fly it with a R277 27hp or a 503 with 45hp.
 

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2 of them makes absolutely no sense on the Affordaplan, even the SC750 is a total overkill.

from the beginning it was foreseen to fly it with a R277 27hp or a 503 with 45hp.

My twin would become an fighter with those...better power to weight ratio than Spitfire.
 
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