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  Topic: Just having fun!
mgapilot

Replies: 3
Views: 38285

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Fri Jul 19, 2013 9:00 pm   Subject: Just having fun!
Thought I would earlier in the year but I've run out of time for prepin her for long cross country flyin.
  Topic: Just having fun!
mgapilot

Replies: 3
Views: 38285

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Fri Jul 19, 2013 2:39 pm   Subject: Just having fun!
It's turning out to be a blast this summer enjoying my Starduster now that im comfortable and playing. Now how do I get A GoPro system for my birthday? Very Happy
  Topic: Flying Slave Struts?
mgapilot

Replies: 9
Views: 7899

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Fri Jun 15, 2012 7:34 pm   Subject: Flying Slave Struts?
I installed the rubber grommet halves today And flew it. There was no change after steep turns and a half dozen touch and goes. There is some left wing heaviness at all times now but I should be able ...
  Topic: Flying Slave Struts?
mgapilot

Replies: 9
Views: 7899

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Wed Jun 13, 2012 6:32 pm   Subject: Flying Slave Struts?
Thanks y'all,

I heard from Dave and basically the fix is to get some firewall rubber grommets, split them in half down the groove and insert each side on the ball of the rod ends on the slave strut ...
  Topic: Flying Slave Struts?
mgapilot

Replies: 9
Views: 7899

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Tue Jun 12, 2012 8:02 pm   Subject: Flying Slave Struts?
Dave,
Can you send your contact info to :
kevin@shawhillgroup.com

I will post my problem findings and fix here to share knowledge...
  Topic: Flying Slave Struts?
mgapilot

Replies: 9
Views: 7899

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Mon Jun 11, 2012 9:22 pm   Subject: Flying Slave Struts?
I think there was some posting on this some time ago. After doing steep turns I have a wing heavy issue which can be corrected with pushing in some rudder and yawing the aircraft, or, landing and goin ...
  Topic: Flying A Heavy Starduster
mgapilot

Replies: 23
Views: 19036

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Fri Sep 30, 2011 5:42 am   Subject: Flying A Heavy Starduster
Thanks for the input PB! "A tricky Beast she is!" but a lot of fun..
The Champs are great planes too. Enjoy!

Did you ever find out what quit on the 220?
  Topic: Flying A Heavy Starduster
mgapilot

Replies: 23
Views: 19036

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Wed Aug 10, 2011 8:49 pm   Subject: Flying A Heavy Starduster
Enjoy your build time!
When you look back at the whole thing it's as much rewarding as sitting in it and flying!
  Topic: Flying A Heavy Starduster
mgapilot

Replies: 23
Views: 19036

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Tue Aug 09, 2011 5:29 am   Subject: Flying A Heavy Starduster
http://starduster.aircraftspruce.com/wwwboard/uploads/June2011_2_008r.jpg
Thanks!
  Topic: Flying A Heavy Starduster
mgapilot

Replies: 23
Views: 19036

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Mon Aug 08, 2011 8:04 pm   Subject: Flying A Heavy Starduster
Thanks Dave, This was the info I was hoping for as I remember some of the points you told me about when flying David Allens Too. When I was well into this build I spoke To Dave about changes and he su ...
  Topic: Flying A Heavy Starduster
mgapilot

Replies: 23
Views: 19036

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Sun Aug 07, 2011 9:46 pm   Subject: Flying A Heavy Starduster
I like the "truck Nuts" idea! Never saw any on an airplane bfore! My wife would have a fit.
I was kinda hope-in Dave might have some input on this. When I was in build mode we had a long talk about t ...
  Topic: Flying A Heavy Starduster
mgapilot

Replies: 23
Views: 19036

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Sun Aug 07, 2011 7:07 pm   Subject: Flying A Heavy Starduster
I'm just wondering if the M-6 airfoil needs a little more forward cg when high loaded and slow.
To much junk in the trunk in the trunk so to speak?
  Topic: Flying A Heavy Starduster
mgapilot

Replies: 23
Views: 19036

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Sun Aug 07, 2011 6:58 pm   Subject: Flying A Heavy Starduster
Walt,
Yes I built this plane. I built the oil tank in back of the seat and the battery is back there as well.
  Topic: Flying A Heavy Starduster
mgapilot

Replies: 23
Views: 19036

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Sun Aug 07, 2011 12:17 pm   Subject: Flying A Heavy Starduster
Hi Walt,
were still collecting numbers on it but the engine is a W670-9A 240hp modified for aircraft use.
  Topic: Flying A Heavy Starduster
mgapilot

Replies: 23
Views: 19036

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Sun Aug 07, 2011 10:21 am   Subject: Flying A Heavy Starduster
http://starduster.aircraftspruce.com/wwwboard/uploads/March11_005.jpg

Im inquiring about slow flight and landing a heavy Starduster. Obviously my duster is heavy as it has a radial on it.
This air ...
 
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