Kitplanes MagazineOctober 2017, by Phil Dixon

Kitplanes Magazine
October 2017

by Phil Dixon, Sherwood Harris &
William Kershner

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2017
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October
Pages:
84
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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

  • Flight Review
    • 6 Get Radical! Murphy’s latest is all about fun. By Paul Dye.
  • Builder Spotlight
    • 16 Changing a Perfectly Good Airplane: Building a modified RANS S-9, part 1. By Michael Ryer and John Wells.
    • 20 Landing Gear Guru: Robbie Grove of Grove Aircraft Landing Gear Systems. By Eric Stewart.
    • 26 Static Port Location and Altitude Calibration: Often a challenge, accuracy depends on three things: location, location, location. By Reinhard Metz.
    • 34 So You’d Like to Go Faster: Secrets for reducing drag, part 2. By Dave Anders.
    • 42 Getting Your Plane Ready for the DA R: Common pitfalls and problems that builders face. By Dave Prizio.
    • 48 Error Chain: The demise of the Cosmic Fish. By Lewis Bjork.
    • 52 Build Your Own Leak-Down Tester: Converting a Harbor Freight compression tester for aircraft engine use. By Vince Homer.
    • 64 Completions: Builders share their successes.
    • 66 Ask the DAR: Phase I testing not completed, understanding operating limitations, non-TSO’d position lights. By Mel Asberry.
  • Shop Talk
    • 41 The Creative Homebuilder: Make your own specialty wrenches. By KITPLANES® Staff.
    • 54 Plane and Simple: Removing blind rivets. By Jon Croke.
    • 60 Home Shop Machinist: Spin class. By Bob Hadley.
    • 75 Aero’Lectrics: So-lar, it’s been good to know you. By Jim Weir.
    • 77 Unairworthy: Pitted wheel bearing cup. By Vic Syracuse.
  • Shop Tip
    • 40 Alodine Sluice: By Larry Larson.
    • 59 Fuel Dips tick and Holder: By Noel Fallwell.
    • 74 Clamp Stick: By David Paule.
  • Designer’s Notebook
    • 72 Wind Tunnel: Gyroplanes, part 5. By Barnaby Wainfan.
  • Exploring
    • 2 Editor’s Log: While I’m in here… By Paul Dye.
    • 56 Checkpoints: Phase I maintenance. By Vic Syracuse.
    • 78 Rear Cockpit: Fuel follies. By Tom Wilson.
  • Kit Bits
    • 4 Letters
    • 67 List of Advertisers
    • 68 Builders’ Marketplace
    • 80 Kit Stuff: Drawing on experience. By cartoonist Robrucha.

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