|Apr 29, 2013, 01:20 PM|
Spectre DF - new life
Here is an old Spectre I client wanted "spruced up" a bit.
Power will be the standard OS 91, Ramtec fan and BVM pipe.
The plane will be re-painted to look like the owner's ex-full size L-39.
The rudder servo is one of the ultra thin ones and fits inside the cutout in the fin.
More pix to follow soon.
|Jun 20, 2013, 11:46 AM|
Hi all, been rather quiet for a bit LOL!
The Spectre has been sanded, primed and repainted.
I am now busy with the outfitting of servos, motor/fan and retracts.
Here is a question, the fan seems to be scraping against the inside of the shroud at one spot, do I just shim between the engine and the mounding to get this sorted? I do not want to sand down the fan to suite.
I also need to know the best way to plumb the fuel system. 2 saddle tanks to a 2 oz headder tank then to engine.
Pressure will be from the pipe. Do I plumb the 2 tanks into a T and then to the headder or do I let the one tank fill the other main tank and then only to the header? (in other words, no T, just and "inline" system)
|Jun 20, 2013, 05:50 PM|
Joined Oct 2004
Always correct the fit of the engine , the fan is made to be a tight fit for a reason . I know it's tedious but a few mils adjustment will get it true .
|Jul 03, 2013, 02:07 PM|
Wow what a struggle to get the fan not toutch the shroud or the spinner binding in the inlet duckting, but it seems all sorted now.
I have installed all the "systems" like air and fuel, we are just waiting for a header to come in from the UK before the engine can run.
I made a remote needle "mixture controll" , hope it works as well as the after market ones.
I do see however that some nose balast will be needed in this model.
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