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A visit to Airventure

Thursday, July 30th, 2009

I made a brief trip to Oshkosh, Wisconsin yesterday to the EAA Airventure event. I didn’t have much time and could have spent all week looking at aircraft and engines. I have flown electric model airplanes since 1997, and wanted to see the Yuneec E430 two place electric first hand. I also stopped in at […]


Friday, July 20th, 2007

I’ve been working on some diesel conversions of four stroke glow engines. I have several successful conversions. The engines start easily and run well. Power is on par with the original glow version or better. The engines run quietly and are tolerant of needle settings. Fuel consumption is typical of diesels. Compression adjustment is accomplished […]