Johnorr's Explorer ZU-ICX

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Re: Johnorr's Explorer ZU-ICX

Postby KFA » Thu Oct 09, 2014 1:44 pm

Paperwork and tuning is the last 1%... Nearly there, now if the wind will just give me a gap..... :?
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Re: Johnorr's Explorer ZU-ICX

Postby avgas » Thu Oct 09, 2014 7:31 pm

Looks like the wind will only give you a gap next week. But maybe it will bring some rain. :wink: we need it
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Re: Johnorr's Explorer ZU-ICX

Postby KFA » Sun Dec 07, 2014 6:03 pm

6 hr's of flying and counting.......The weather was good the last 3 days. First time in weeks.....Some small niggles to sort our still. We had an issue with not getting full rpm on take off. I found that the gearbox was still the 2,27:1 so we removed 1 blade and made it a 2 blade. I am now getting 5780 on take off. She is not fast with that prop and gearbox combo but cruises nicely at 100mph.
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Re: Johnorr's Explorer ZU-ICX

Postby KFA » Sat Dec 13, 2014 10:10 pm

3 hr's today. looks like the leaks are sorted... Best weather in a long time. (^^) posted a vid on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=10 ... =2&theater
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Re: Johnorr's Explorer ZU-ICX

Postby Johnorr » Thu Jan 01, 2015 2:09 pm

Looks good Stefan.Will see you soon.
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Re: Johnorr's Explorer ZU-ICX

Postby KFA » Fri Jan 02, 2015 8:06 pm

14hr's, Looks like all is OK. Prop will be balanced on Monday.. :wink:
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