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    Soneraifred replied to the thread Aeroshell 15-50?.
    Those intake manifolds are supplied by Great Plains Aircraft Supply.
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    My Sonerai IIL has never had a fuel pump (other than gravity). I’ve used POSA’s, a float bowl HAPI UltraCarb, and the AeroCarb, and...
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    Soneraifred replied to the thread Is this a A or B wing?.
    That is correct, with the G load limited to standard category, 3.8 g’s (4.4 g’s at 750 lbs gross weight). Also, the red line speed...
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    Chucker, I do, but I don’t. Since I’ve sold the business back to John, I don’t want to go around him to get parts made. You might want...
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    Soneraifred replied to the thread Is this a A or B wing?.
    This appears to be an A wing. A properly built B wing will have all of the reinforcements.
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    Soneraifred replied to the thread Pilot weight.
    Hi Lyle, With an engine like the Jabiru 3300, it certainly wouldn’t hurt to increase the vertical tail size 15 to 25 percent. I’m not...
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    Soneraifred replied to the thread 3/4 main gear?.
    Is it a Grove gear? If I remember correctly, Grove made a 3/4” thick gear that was 4” or 5” wide where it attached to the fuselage...
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    Soneraifred replied to the thread Pilot weight.
    Pilot weight is not a problem. I weigh around 230 lbs, and I’m 6’-0” tall. My IIL has no problem with that. Your concern should be...
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    Soneraifred replied to the thread magnet ring riveting.
    I did it to the magnet ring on the Electro-X on my original Monnett 1850. I just tried to make sure the rivets were evenly spaced...
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    Soneraifred replied to the thread Fabric riveted?.
    The rivets would be used the same as rib stitching in that the fabric would be secured to the ribs only. The fabric is glued to the...
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    The Sonerai II is not a good airplane to learn to fly in. It is a great airplane, and fun to fly, but it’s mission is not training...
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    Soneraifred replied to the thread Mounting cowling.
    The cowling location relative to the front face of the prop hub is really a function of the width of the spinner rear bulkhead flange...
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