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  Topic: Classic throttle cables
John Wighton

Replies: 7
Views: 109

PostForum: Europa-List   Posted: Thu Jul 02, 2020 10:50 pm   Subject: Re: Classic throttle cables
Factor 40.

Do not archive.

Laughing
  Topic: Post curing response
John Wighton

Replies: 15
Views: 836

PostForum: Europa-List   Posted: Tue Jun 02, 2020 2:35 am   Subject: Re: Post curing response
Brian, thanks for your comment.

I am not aware of any negative influence that a fully cured structure can provide.

Post-curing of most Europa builds will occur in-service, hot days and heat so ...
  Topic: Post curing response
John Wighton

Replies: 15
Views: 836

PostForum: Europa-List   Posted: Tue Jun 02, 2020 12:03 am   Subject: Re: Post curing response
Post-curing is essential to achieve optimal bond strength. This applies to laminated parts and also part to part glued joints. The regime for the post-curing depends on the system used. Some system ...
  Topic: Yellow Panel
John Wighton

Replies: 7
Views: 708

PostForum: Europa-List   Posted: Wed Apr 29, 2020 11:39 pm   Subject: Re: Yellow Panel
That will be the lesser known one legged, yellow panelled, short tail Europa, one of the finch family.

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  Topic: Instrument Panel Advice re placement on Firewall options
John Wighton

Replies: 5
Views: 790

PostForum: Europa-List   Posted: Thu Apr 23, 2020 11:43 pm   Subject: Re: Instrument Panel Advice re placement on Firewall options
Mine is hard mounted and 500+ hours, no issues. However, I do not have sub-panels which necessitates the complete removal of the panel whenever l need to work on it. This is not recommended at all u ...
  Topic: Does anyone have the pattern for the wheel pant bracket of t
John Wighton

Replies: 1
Views: 701

PostForum: Europa-List   Posted: Mon Apr 20, 2020 11:49 pm   Subject: Re: Does anyone have the pattern for the wheel pant bracket
William,
I have a spare that l can provide a drawing from.
Will find it later and forward direct.
How urgent is it?

Regards
John
  Topic: Wheel pants help
John Wighton

Replies: 3
Views: 582

PostForum: Europa-List   Posted: Tue Apr 14, 2020 1:09 am   Subject: Re: Wheel pants help
My tri-gear using the standard spats and wheels with 2 x vertical 1/8in lite-ply formers set approx 2-3in into each main spat moulding. The nosegear spat has a similar plywood former in the aft mould ...
  Topic: UMA Rotax manifold pressure sensor - for sale
John Wighton

Replies: 0
Views: 692

PostForum: Europa-List   Posted: Wed Feb 12, 2020 1:28 am   Subject: UMA Rotax manifold pressure sensor - for sale
I have a new-in-box UMA pressure sender, LAS part number 10-01058
Price (inc VAT from LAS) £162.86

Reads full-scale 35psi - hence ideal for Rotax 912ULS, etc.
UMA PRESSURE SENDER 1EU35G
Purcha ...
  Topic: HTR-212 Laminating Resin
John Wighton

Replies: 4
Views: 609

PostForum: Europa-List   Posted: Mon Nov 25, 2019 12:04 am   Subject: Re: HTR-212 Laminating Resin
HTR212 should be fully compatible with the resin system used on the original cowl. It is a secondary structure , the primary concerns being heat resistance due to proximity of the exhaust and sealing ...
  Topic: Control stick tube height
John Wighton

Replies: 6
Views: 768

PostForum: Europa-List   Posted: Sat Nov 16, 2019 1:00 am   Subject: Re: Control stick tube height
The correct length is definitely nothing to do with personal preference. The control surface hinge moments are derived directly from the length of joystick. Any increase in length increases those hi ...
  Topic: Use an I-Phone to measure aileron travel?
John Wighton

Replies: 2
Views: 578

PostForum: Europa-List   Posted: Fri Oct 25, 2019 11:50 pm   Subject: Re: Use an I-Phone to measure aileron travel?
I will go and ask my friend Pythagoras Trigonometry who knows about such things. He might need his pal, Ruler and his kids Paper and Pencil to help as well.

And an iphone for the Sine table, no do ...
  Topic: Parachute
John Wighton

Replies: 7
Views: 982

PostForum: Europa-List   Posted: Tue Oct 22, 2019 11:22 pm   Subject: Re: Parachute
I did the engineering stress analysis of the Flyer BRS installation. It was abandoned as it compromised the airframe and added mass.

If the Europa Mk3 was to be designed a BRS type system could be ...
  Topic: Can you reuse Binx Nuts?
John Wighton

Replies: 1
Views: 548

PostForum: Europa-List   Posted: Wed Oct 16, 2019 11:05 pm   Subject: Re: Can you reuse Binx Nuts?
Binx Self Locking Nut
The Binx Nut is an all metal prevailing torque type self-locking nut. The locking action is provided by two slots cut into the side of the nut which locally changes the pitch. W ...
  Topic: fuel odor in the cockpit
John Wighton

Replies: 15
Views: 3102

PostForum: Europa-List   Posted: Mon Sep 23, 2019 11:50 pm   Subject: Re: fuel odor in the cockpit
I must admit l read Roddy's post twice before realising he states 0.5 psi (not 5 psi).

For reference the CS-VLA requirement is 2.03psi (non-metallic, supported fuel tank). This is normally facto ...
  Topic: Mono to Taildragger conversion
John Wighton

Replies: 10
Views: 2515

PostForum: Europa-List   Posted: Mon Sep 09, 2019 12:10 am   Subject: Re: Mono to Taildragger conversion
Duncan (et al),

I am very pleased to support a conversion of one+ aircraft.

Regarding Luc, l fully appreciate his dilemma, l had my CFM Shadow landing gear mould taken from the moulding company ...
  Topic: Mono to Taildragger conversion
John Wighton

Replies: 10
Views: 2515

PostForum: Europa-List   Posted: Sun Sep 08, 2019 11:17 pm   Subject: Re: Mono to Taildragger conversion
Hi Duncan,

The intention was to get the prototype working and then create kits. The mono to tail dragged market being the main objective. When Miles decided to pursue his own business, away from ...
  Topic: Mono to Taildragger conversion
John Wighton

Replies: 10
Views: 2515

PostForum: Europa-List   Posted: Sat Sep 07, 2019 11:59 pm   Subject: Re: Mono to Taildragger conversion
Photo of G-MLXP
  Topic: Mono to Taildragger conversion
John Wighton

Replies: 10
Views: 2515

PostForum: Europa-List   Posted: Sat Sep 07, 2019 11:46 pm   Subject: Re: Mono to Taildragger conversion
Tail wheel conversion using reversed main gear legs. Please see my website for details www.acroflight.co.uk

There is one flying and it is approved in the UK via an LAA Mod.

It is lighter than t ...
  Topic: Old Warden - 20th July free ticket
John Wighton

Replies: 0
Views: 439

PostForum: Europa-List   Posted: Wed Jul 17, 2019 1:41 pm   Subject: Old Warden - 20th July free ticket
The Shuttleworth collection is having their evening airshow on Sat pm.

I have purchased a ticket but cannot attend. I also booked a camping spot (but these are free).

I have one ticket, face va ...
  Topic: Shipping to airmaster
John Wighton

Replies: 2
Views: 744

PostForum: Europa-List   Posted: Sun Jun 23, 2019 11:30 pm   Subject: Re: Shipping to airmaster
Graeme,

If it is service and set up please speak to Dirk in Belgium, he is outstandingly helpful and highly knowledgable of the Airmaster (being the active EU agent).

dirk.oyen1@telenet.be
032 ...
 
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