William Wynne

"The Corvair Authority"
5000-18 HWY 17 #247
Orange Park, FL 32003 USA



Merry Christmas And Happy Holidays
From FlyCorvair.com
Post College . . . Long Week In the Hangar
through Dec. 2, 2006 Part 2

Here's the beginning of the polish job on Rick Linsdstrom's 601.

The 701 firewall done and painted.

An example of some of the details Gus put into Rick's airframe. The taillight fairing is formed metal rather than the kit supplied plastic.

Rick's N-number with our ZenVair logo. We'll have more of these stickers available shortly.

A shot of Rick's canopy, above. Most 601s have an aluminum strip for fairing the canopy's fit to the boot cowl. However, with careful trimming, it's possible to put the rubber gasket on the canopy itself and eliminate the aluminum strip altogether.

On Rick's airplane, we deleted the plastic brakelines and replaced them with 1/4" aluminum 5052 lines and AN fittings. The line passes out of the cabin by the rudder pedals using this 90 degree bulkhead fitting. The line travels beside the external longeron, and then down the back of the gear leg.

At the bottom of the gear leg, the aluminum line is bowed backwards to allow the caliper to properly float on the brake assembly. The 5052 line will not work harden on an aluminum gear. Plastic lines can sometimes become brittle when exposed to brake heat inside wheel pants. We've used the same setup on our own airplane, seen in the background above, for two years.

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At The Hangar June 13, 2005 Part II

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