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by svenolivier
Thu Sep 01, 2022 2:23 pm
Forum: GENERAL CHAT
Topic: Hand swinging a Nipper
Replies: 5
Views: 309

Re: Hand swinging a Nipper

I swing the prop standing in front of the wing and behind the prop - so i can reach both the throttle and the ignition. I have a second behind the wing with fingers on the ignition should i shout "CUT". Otherwise i very much follow Ms Bumble Bee's technique. I prime using the electric pump...
by svenolivier
Mon Aug 29, 2022 5:19 pm
Forum: PHOTOGRAPHS
Topic: ZS-UDT double camera
Replies: 1
Views: 169

ZS-UDT double camera

UDT is back in the skies after a wait to replace the UC bungees (thanks LAS).

https://youtu.be/DU0TZoavPO8
by svenolivier
Sun May 15, 2022 8:17 pm
Forum: PHOTOGRAPHS
Topic: fully inverted
Replies: 0
Views: 339

fully inverted

first fully inverted flight in UDT - two slow rolls :)
by svenolivier
Fri May 06, 2022 1:16 pm
Forum: GENERAL CHAT
Topic: Eddsfield
Replies: 1
Views: 365

Re: Eddsfield

Lovely
by svenolivier
Mon Apr 11, 2022 3:32 pm
Forum: PHOTOGRAPHS
Topic: Sunset ZS-UDT
Replies: 3
Views: 784

Re: Sunset ZS-UDT

I can now finally start testing the inverted systems :)


https://youtu.be/a4G2Jw3UY90
by svenolivier
Wed Feb 16, 2022 11:12 am
Forum: PHOTOGRAPHS
Topic: Sunset ZS-UDT
Replies: 3
Views: 784

Sunset ZS-UDT

Busy with testing all the systems - so only taxi tests and short hops at the moment
by svenolivier
Sun Feb 06, 2022 7:11 pm
Forum: ENGINEERING AND MAINTENANCE
Topic: New engine
Replies: 50
Views: 19696

Re: New engine

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Good to go - I hope - fingers crossed
by svenolivier
Fri Nov 12, 2021 5:44 am
Forum: ENGINEERING AND MAINTENANCE
Topic: New engine
Replies: 50
Views: 19696

Re: New engine

Fuel tank mods done :)
Cowling mods nearly finished
will now see if i can get the engine running with the new carb
Hope to see it in the air this weekend :)
by svenolivier
Wed Nov 03, 2021 11:42 am
Forum: PHOTOGRAPHS
Topic: ZS-UDT with Aerovee
Replies: 6
Views: 5436

Re: ZS-UDT with Aerovee

with the inverted oil (but the carb and fuel tank still to be done)
https://youtu.be/5WpguRvfbyA
by svenolivier
Wed Nov 03, 2021 11:39 am
Forum: ENGINEERING AND MAINTENANCE
Topic: New engine
Replies: 50
Views: 19696

Re: New engine

Hi Paul, Neil I have now done around 4 hours with the new oil set-up and everything appears to be normal - oil pressure good and no leaks. All still only positive G aerobatics. I have fitted the new harness and an extra lapbelt. After the last flight I have also managed to fit the RevCarb, but as Pa...
by svenolivier
Mon Sep 27, 2021 6:48 pm
Forum: ENGINEERING AND MAINTENANCE
Topic: New engine
Replies: 50
Views: 19696

Re: New engine

Hi Paul, I am thinking about the initial oil demand and have noticed the bulb below the sump in the pictures you posted. If i fill the oil tappet line before hand will that assist in the initial oil demand? I am using 1/2 hoses and there is quite a volume between the T-piece and the oil valve? The c...
by svenolivier
Mon Sep 27, 2021 8:23 am
Forum: ENGINEERING AND MAINTENANCE
Topic: New engine
Replies: 50
Views: 19696

Re: New engine

Running into a bit of roadblock with the carburettor - the Aerocarb is tooo big :(
by svenolivier
Sun Sep 26, 2021 9:07 pm
Forum: ENGINEERING AND MAINTENANCE
Topic: New engine
Replies: 50
Views: 19696

Re: New engine

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by svenolivier
Tue Sep 21, 2021 10:17 am
Forum: ENGINEERING AND MAINTENANCE
Topic: New engine
Replies: 50
Views: 19696

Re: New engine

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slowly getting all the bits together :)
by svenolivier
Sun Sep 12, 2021 2:36 pm
Forum: ENGINEERING AND MAINTENANCE
Topic: New engine
Replies: 50
Views: 19696

Re: New engine

Rocker cover converted, sump plate modified for oil pick; oil fill cover, and oil breather box

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