Marc, Kevin and I flew out to Midvale in the morning and then over to Payette. Got some fuel and then back to Nampa. About a 2 hour round trip.
It was great to get the Challenger back into the air. It exceeded my expectations in performance. I climb solo about 1,000 feet/min and cruise about 75-78 mph @ 5800/rpm. I burn about 3.5 to 4 gallons per hour. It … Continue reading
This mod is to provide a little more stability and rudder authority with the doors on. I made mine out of 3/16″ Lexan using the dimensions in the QCU manual. … Continue reading
I was a little worried about the weight gain after I added all the mods and starter to the original airframe. I was delighted to find out that I only gained 11 pounds over the original weight and the CG … Continue reading
We did the final assembly in the EAA Chapter 103 hanger. … Continue reading
Here we are applying the Poly Tone white top coat and the blue trim color. … Continue reading
Poly Spray is what keeps the Sun’s UV rays from deteriorating the underlying fabric. Here we are applying the Poly Spray per the Poly Fiber Manual. … Continue reading