Richard Smith

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  1. Richard Smith added a post in a topic Sonex Tail dragger   

    Hi guys 
    Thanks for responding, the aircraft is already build and flying but loss of medical forces the sale but the panel isn't that great so not a big project and it's a good deal. I love flying the avid and have done for 4 years so won't be selling her BUT I have a sports crusier that I don't really fly that much but should do, decisions decisions.  
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  2. Richard Smith added a topic in "other aircraft your working on"   

    Sonex Tail dragger
    Hi guys
    I've been looking at a new project aircraft and I'm thinking about the sonex Tail dragger with the aerovee and as there are only a handful of them flying in the UK and I wanted to see what you guys think of them ? 
    Richard
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  3. Richard Smith added a post in a topic Wing tanks Avid flyer   

    I have full sized aluminium wing tank and all the cad drawings to go with it as we had to get it approved in the UK and it's been in my avid for many years now without any leaks 
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  4. Richard Smith added a post in a topic Solid Lexan Turtle Deck   

    I would be interested as well if you get one 
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  5. Richard Smith added a post in a topic Bmw powered avid   

    Hi guys 
    I thought I would post a few more pictures of the progress with the new seats and panel as I haven't been that active here for a few while 


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  6. Richard Smith added a post in a topic New Rotax 670 Install   

    far to many or just don't tell them lol ( I don't recommend the last suggestion). You will have to fly at least 25 hours in it to get the approval once installed. 
     
    You should speak to Fredstock on here as he has the  Simonini Victor 2 
    Weight, size, engine mount as 532/582, 92 HP and seems to be working very well.
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  7. Richard Smith added a post in a topic Bmw powered avid   

    Hi guys 
    Thought I'd post some pictures as I have now made my new seats and instrument panel so will need to fit them. Here they are what do you think ?   


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  8. Richard Smith added a topic in For Sale and wanted, you got it, I want it   

    Instruments forsale
    Hi guy 
    I have a load of instruments forsale as I'm having a clear out, see picture attached and let me know if your interested l.
     
    Thanks
    Richard 

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  9. Richard Smith added a post in a topic Avid Flyer Nose Dragger wheel shimmy?   

    As soon as I touch the throttle i can lift my nose wheel off the ground 
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  10. Richard Smith added a post in a topic Avid Flyer Nose Dragger wheel shimmy?   

    Mine stalls between 46 and 50 mph 
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  11. Richard Smith added a post in a topic Avid Flyer Nose Dragger wheel shimmy?   

    I also agree
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  12. Richard Smith added a post in a topic Avid Flyer Nose Dragger wheel shimmy?   

    Ive never had this issue but at what speed is the shimmy starting 
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  13. Richard Smith added a post in a topic Fuel pump   

    Hi 
    I have two facet pumps in line ( see picture below) one is on continuous and the other is a back up for take off and landing 

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  14. Richard Smith added a post in a topic 912s for sale in england   

    We have all been told to take the engine numbers down but it is a massive problem in the UK and they are just cutting all the wires, pipes and taking the engines, props still attached to the mount at night and there have been a huge amount gone missing 
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  15. Richard Smith added a post in a topic 912s for sale in england   

    There have been a lot of rotax engine stolen in the UK so just be very careful 
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