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  Topic: 5 point harness
Roland

Replies: 6
Views: 105

PostForum: Europa-List   Posted: Tue Jun 30, 2020 9:11 pm   Subject: Re: 5 point harness
Thanks for clarification, Daniell - interesting! I'm not that tall with 1,82 metres but cockpit space is the only thing I'm missing a bit in the Europa. However I have to add, that I'm wearing a parac ...
  Topic: 5 point harness
Roland

Replies: 6
Views: 105

PostForum: Europa-List   Posted: Mon Jun 29, 2020 10:39 pm   Subject: Re: 5 point harness
Hi Daniell,

how do you achieve a reclined seat position due to your hight
without running out of
space for your legs?
Did you also increase the distance to the rudder pedals?

Regards
Rola ...
  Topic: FL230 in a Europa...
Roland

Replies: 0
Views: 622

PostForum: Europa-List   Posted: Sun May 03, 2020 12:49 am   Subject: FL230 in a Europa...
... climbing >500 FPM with 5500 RPM at 21.000 ft DA - easy to do - with a Rotax 914 Smile
  Topic: Monowheel Wing Rigging Jig for Solo rigging - suggestions???
Roland

Replies: 6
Views: 1337

PostForum: Europa-List   Posted: Fri Mar 06, 2020 1:14 am   Subject: Re: Monowheel Wing Rigging Jig for Solo rigging - suggestion
I use a Jütte rigging aid from Austria http://www.airport-data.com/aircraft/PH-ZTI.html

It's about 1300 EUR I think.

Regards
Roland
PH-ZTI
XS TG 914
  Topic: Monowheel Wing Rigging Jig for Solo rigging - suggestions???
Roland

Replies: 6
Views: 1337

PostForum: Europa-List   Posted: Fri Mar 06, 2020 1:11 am   Subject: Re: Monowheel Wing Rigging Jig for Solo rigging - suggestion
Looks like this one https://www.cobratrailer.com/catalog/product_info.php?cPath=27&products_id=41&language=en&osCsid=a46rqh4feiuk14ji2f2a22sbe0 to me.
  Topic: G-PLPM First Flight
Roland

Replies: 12
Views: 1561

PostForum: Europa-List   Posted: Mon Feb 10, 2020 8:44 am   Subject: Re: G-PLPM First Flight
Congratulations, Paul! And what a beauty she is….

Enjoy - and I hope to meet you on one of the upcoming Europa meet ups.

Roland
PH-ZTI
XS TG 914
  Topic: Parachute
Roland

Replies: 7
Views: 982

PostForum: Europa-List   Posted: Fri Nov 01, 2019 12:43 am   Subject: Re: Parachute
Bob, I agree in what you've written, especially not to try to return to the airfield in a EFAT at low altitude (hopefully I'll remember it in such a situation). As for the BRS it's potentially a great ...
  Topic: Parachute
Roland

Replies: 7
Views: 982

PostForum: Europa-List   Posted: Thu Oct 31, 2019 2:29 am   Subject: Re: Parachute
Hi James,

the PH-GOO (Trigear XS) https://abpic.co.uk/pictures/registration/PH-GOO has a BRS fitted, which is hooked to the engine frame and to two points of the wing spar on both sides of the ca ...
  Topic: best radio and transponder emplacement
Roland

Replies: 7
Views: 994

PostForum: Europa-List   Posted: Thu Oct 10, 2019 1:23 am   Subject: Re: best radio and transponder emplacement
I have the Trig Transponder box mounted in the tunnel, located right between the seats, which works flawlessly.

However this is probably only feasible in the Trigear, where you have a lot of spare ...
  Topic: Trim through a Dynon AP-74 panel
Roland

Replies: 2
Views: 552

PostForum: Europa-List   Posted: Thu Oct 10, 2019 1:14 am   Subject: Re: Trim through a Dynon AP-74 panel
I had a trim runaway in my Europa which was merely due to a stuck trim switch. Since this panel mounted rocker switch (from Aircraft Spruce IIRC) didn't have a distinct "click" while operati ...
  Topic: Sources for Radiator and Oil Cooler
Roland

Replies: 13
Views: 2688

PostForum: Europa-List   Posted: Tue Jul 30, 2019 12:45 am   Subject: Re: Sources for Radiator and Oil Cooler
My setup is quite standard in principal. Obviously one has to thoroughly seal all gaps in the LOWER cooling channel. I also cut away the edge of the lower cowling, which prevented the hot air from smo ...
  Topic: Europa-List: New Europa Tri-Gear owner, looking for trailer
Roland

Replies: 3
Views: 938

PostForum: Europa-List   Posted: Thu Jul 18, 2019 3:20 am   Subject: Re: Europa-List: New Europa Tri-Gear owner, looking for trai
I agree with Mike, that it should be difficult to say the least to store a Trigear in a car garage on ist Trailer, especially an enclosed one.

My Trigear lives in an enclosed trailer from Anschau a ...
  Topic: brake locked
Roland

Replies: 10
Views: 1799

PostForum: Europa-List   Posted: Thu Jul 18, 2019 2:59 am   Subject: Re: brake locked
FWIW I have a Trigear with original Europa wheel pants and I don't have this overheating problem even in very high temperatures >30°C and long taxi distances. However I don't have a parking brake ...
  Topic: Sources for Radiator and Oil Cooler
Roland

Replies: 13
Views: 2688

PostForum: Europa-List   Posted: Thu Jul 18, 2019 2:23 am   Subject: Re: Sources for Radiator and Oil Cooler
That's interesting. Especially how this larger radiator improves the cooling (issues). I went through a lot of tinkering in the first years of ownership of my XS-914-installation and finally found a g ...
  Topic: Experimental Days Belgium next weekend 05-07 th July
Roland

Replies: 1
Views: 514

PostForum: Europa-List   Posted: Tue Jul 02, 2019 5:51 am   Subject: Experimental Days Belgium next weekend 05-07 th July
Hi Folks,

anyone in for the Experimental Days Belgium next weekend? http://www.experimentaldays.be/

Come on, we have to increase the Europa presence a bit against the Van's Wink

I'm there fro ...
  Topic: Fly-out Le Touquet 25th may
Roland

Replies: 9
Views: 1774

PostForum: Europa-List   Posted: Tue May 21, 2019 10:31 pm   Subject: Re: Fly-out Le Touquet 25th may
Hi Ivor,

I won't make it 09:30, so it would be good to meet somewhere later in the town or at the beach or so.

I've also contacted David Joyce/Europa Club as well to put me on the participant li ...
  Topic: Fly-out Le Touquet 25th may
Roland

Replies: 9
Views: 1774

PostForum: Europa-List   Posted: Tue May 21, 2019 9:01 pm   Subject: Fly-out Le Touquet 25th may
Dear Europapilots,

who's going to join the Le Touquet fly out?

https://www.theeuropaclub.org/events/le-touquet-france

I hope to meet many of you!

Regards
Roland
PH-ZTI
XS TG 914
  Topic: Engine Start Problem
Roland

Replies: 3
Views: 621

PostForum: Europa-List   Posted: Tue May 14, 2019 6:01 am   Subject: Re: Engine Start Problem
Hi Martin,

here comes my story:

Damn thing wouldn't start, not even with lots of swearing. Removed one spark plug and I could smell fuel. Warmed the ignition boxes with a hairdryer for 3 minutes ...
  Topic: Samso/Denmark Europa fly-in 7th-9th June
Roland

Replies: 1
Views: 563

PostForum: Europa-List   Posted: Sat May 11, 2019 12:39 pm   Subject: Samso/Denmark Europa fly-in 7th-9th June
Friends,

this https://stephancassel.wixsite.com/samso will be fun! I hope to meet some of you there!

Roland
PH-ZTI
XS TG 914
  Topic: Europa Accident
Roland

Replies: 17
Views: 2923

PostForum: Europa-List   Posted: Tue Apr 23, 2019 6:32 am   Subject: Re: Europa Accident
And another question pops up:

Why is it, that the fuel is flooding the Cockpit in an inverted Europa? The breather vents on top of the fuselage and the only open end of the fuel filler hose/filler ...
 
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