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  1. Thread: G-mtkr

    by Pete Eichhorn
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    Hi all! The problem is solved! You will all...

    Hi all!
    The problem is solved!
    You will all have seen the article in the Oct. mag. about the new charity "Get High...Volare"?
    So on Friday 5/10/18/ I flew G-MTKR to Wingland and donated it to them...
  2. Thread: G-mtkr

    by Pete Eichhorn
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    G-mtkr

    Hello shadow fans.
    I bought G-MTKR 12 yrs ago, she had been re built from bits of 2 aircraft a few yrs before that.
    I have kept her in safe flying condition (ie. permitted) while normal 2 seat...
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    What's next for the CD Shadow???

    Thanks for that Wally. But in my 10 yrs. it has not been a problem. Fuel flow restrictions had other causes like crap in tank (again!!!!) primer bulb internals falling to bits etc.
    Now flown slimmer...
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    What's next for the CD Shadow???

    Done mods. + engine overhaul, now flight testing.

    Attached files http://cloudniner.co.uk/images/converted_files/149504=10580-2016-06-03-11.43.26.jpg ...
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    Inspection hole caps

    I am with you Mark. Cheap and cheerfull, does the job. May not be very photogenic but what the heck, it will FLY!
    Regards all
    Pete
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    What's next for the CD Shadow???

    Hi folks!
    Thanks for your many replies, all helpful and some concerned for my safety. Well the news is good, at last got it in the air, 1/2 Hr. and 1 Hr. today.
    Nothing seems to be worse! In fact...
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    What's next for the CD Shadow???

    No one has commented yet, but I note 50 or so have had a look.
    The plane is now SSDR so I can mess(carefully) with it. The plan is to slim the rear "cockpit" to allow better airflow to the prop. and...
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    What's next for the CD Shadow???

    I am getting sick of this computer stuff.
    This is my 3rd. try.
    Here is pic. (I hope) nope, try again.
    Oh dear!!
    If you can see this pic you will see that the cooling fan is now actually just...
  9. Shadow wing fabric split in flight - fabric offcut needed

    Is my dope workable?
    Well it is really fabric adhesive, but if you chuck in some thinners it becomes thinner adhesive and then fabric dope. (It is all the same stuff really, but don't tell...
  10. Shadow wing fabric split in flight - fabric offcut needed

    I have some ceconite and fabric adhesive/dope, but I am in Cheshire. You may find some nearer to you.
    regards
    Pete
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    Single handed rigging on U tube

    Excellent!
    Just seen the video of your kit and am very impressed.
    It makes mine look like the load of scrap that it is.
    Merry Christmas and Happy Landings.
    Pete
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    Shadow Aly tanks

    :smilewinkgrin: Just to add to the above.
    I fitted my Jedi tanks in Jan/Feb and so far perfect.
    I keep trying to look at the top of the wing in flight but not managed it yet.
    Will I get to France...
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    what did bernoulli say?

    All very interesting but.......
    My money is on the drain holes. Now, what if we blank them off? Try one at a time, starting inboard and notice performance/turn? I lack a tame camera crew to take...
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    Fuel tank leaks

    Hello All.
    Just got forum account at last.
    Had the tank leak problems like everyone else. Tried everything (cut the top off tanks twice). Had the fear that new tanks were going to be 600 - 800...
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