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  1. Thread: SSDR Rally

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    SSDR Rally

    Had a great weekend at the rally, attended hoping for a bit of advice regarding wing tuning but ended up not only educated but with a sorted wing... thanks to everyone for all the effort and...
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    Engine Addict With Jimmy De Ville.

    Pre 300kg both Dan Curtis and I were forced to run the briggs without the fan cooling due to weight constraints, we both tried free air cooled and ducted air cooled but concluded that the fan cooling...
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    SSDR Trya with tuned Briggs and stratton

    Engine performing well so far, link below to first test flight following all the engine additions.

    https://youtu.be/qgETLRpS1nU
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    Safety switch for engines

    Ok Dave the t piece with n/o oil pressure switch seems less complicated than driving directly from the alternator with its associated circuitry .

    However, Steve ' s idea of a zener diode plumbed...
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    Safety switch for engines

    Thanks for offering to design the circuit Dave, please forgive me if my remedial electronic knowledge is failing me but do I understand correctly that your example above will power the heaters from...
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    Safety switch for engines

    Both Dan Curtis and I suffered carb icing on our solo briggs conversions from day one, we discussed the use of motorcycle heaters but didn't envisage an easy way of implementing them onto the briggs...
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    Engine Addict With Jimmy De Ville.

    Thanks for the suggestions.

    The t piece could be an option, cheers Mick, would prefer not to add more weight and sticky out bits (technical term :blush: ) if it can be avoided though.
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    Safety switch for engines

    Can anyone draw up a simple diagram of the alternator diode system with specifications.

    Would like to utilise this system on my briggs

    Cheers
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    Relay trigger from Alterator

    Cheese Steve... that's where I'd seen it but couldn't relocate.

    Just need a circuit diagram now
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    Relay trigger from Alterator

    I have incorporated electric carburetor heating elements onto my latest briggs build. The heaters are powered from a fused relay triggered from the positive pin by switching on main electrics but...
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    Engine Addict With Jimmy De Ville.

    Both Dan Curtis and I suffered carb icing on our solo briggs conversions from day one, we discussed the use of motorcycle heaters but didn't envisage an easy way of implementing them onto the briggs...
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    SSDR Trya with tuned Briggs and stratton

    I have finally got around to the engine mount upgrade on my trike incorporating an Ace aviation mount.

    A special thank you to both Kev Armstrong and Dan Curtis for the inspiration and technical...
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    SSDR Trya with tuned Briggs and stratton

    That's impressive... I'm currently upgrading the engine mount on mine but hope to be back flying soon and with soaring qualities displayed in your video coupled with 4-stroke briggs power I'm...
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    This is what should be on TV...

    Cracking stuff...
    Watching online videos at that hour of the night indeed... tinkerers pornography...
  15. Ditched flexwing in Loch... Pilot escapes

    http://news.stv.tv/highlands-islands/280446-microlight-pilot-crashes-into-loch-an-nostaire-mallaig-highlands/
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    Escape from flexwing in Loch

    http://news.stv.tv/highlands-islands/280446-microlight-pilot-crashes-into-loch-an-nostaire-mallaig-highlands/
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    Para-moto equipment for SSDR

    Hi Kestutis

    I had previously looked at those flight decks with interest for using on my own SSDR machine...

    Just wondering though how/where did you have it attached as I couldn't quite make it...
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    Four Stroke V Twin progress

    Lovely video Kevin

    For me that is the best angle (wing mount) to really capture the beauty of flexwing flying.

    :yeah:
  19. Thread: Briggs

    by dirtbikebf
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    Briggs

    Hi Gary

    As the person who supplied all the tuning parts for Kevin's project I may be able to help should you decide to go the briggs route. I am now in light of the proposed weight increase for...
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    Four Stroke V Twin progress

    Great story Kev, had me smiling...

    Only yesterday was I having a conversation with someone regarding forced landings, I can't say I relish them but must admit that for me the possibility adds an...
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    The best Dereg by far

    Watch this space for updates on my BB Trya winged SSDR with Briggs Vanguard...

    Currently have the trike at home for the inclusion of Dan Curtis' & Kevin's proven upgrades (cheers both) and some...
  22. Anybody else having trouble with their Aware5 GPS?

    Probably not directly related to the problems mentioned here but checking notams this morning for South Wales Air Show information I noticed there is a GPS jamming exercise taking place at...
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    Four Stroke V Twin progress

    I ran an oil temp gauge on my briggs and was always concerned that despite cht running very hot (free air cooled not fan) the oil never got above 50 degrees (well below the recommended 80 degrees...
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    Four Stroke V Twin progress

    For anyone wishing to build their own tuned briggs vanguard we can supply the tuning parts and reduction drive. Listed below are the prices for both a low power application and the full power as per...
  25. Private farm strip... Expecting a council visit...

    Thanks for all the replies and suggestions...

    Apparently there is no complaint about the flying, as I said this has been so infrequent I don't think it has been noticed, the strip is nothing more...
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