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Re: Sonerai II rebuild by Junior

Postby justin.schoeman » Wed Apr 29, 2015 8:19 pm

I am very jealous - I have been looking for a Sonerai for a while now. Awesome little planes.

Will be interesting to see if the Discoverer fits. There is very little space for a rear panel - and since that is where the pilot sits, there are also some interesting arrangements to try and make everything accessible from there. As a side line, I have been working on an application to use a tablet as a second display for MGL EFIS systems - which might also work, but you would not be able to control the panel from the tablet - only view it.
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Re: Sonerai II rebuild by Junior

Postby Goose » Wed Apr 29, 2015 8:34 pm

justin.schoeman wrote:I am very jealous - I have been looking for a Sonerai for a while now. Awesome little planes.
Justin I heard the one at wonderboom will be for sale soon.

Thys waar is jy met die inligting van jou hanger vriend :?:
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Re: Sonerai II rebuild by Junior

Postby justin.schoeman » Wed Apr 29, 2015 8:39 pm

Goose wrote:Justin I heard the one at wonderboom will be for sale soon.
Please let me know if you hear anything more.

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Re: Sonerai II rebuild by Junior

Postby avgas » Wed Apr 29, 2015 9:32 pm

justin.schoeman wrote:
Goose wrote:Justin I heard the one at wonderboom will be for sale soon.
Please let me know if you hear anything more.

Thanks,
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Would be interesting to hear which one this is.
Not too many came alive in SA.
Ralph Burnham used to have one down at Utenhage, ZS WSW used to belong to me (15 years ago) before Neil rebuild it and sold it to someone in Bethlehem
Then there were a couple of Sonerai I's but I never kept track of them
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Re: Sonerai II rebuild by Junior

Postby Goose » Wed Apr 29, 2015 10:20 pm

avgas wrote:
justin.schoeman wrote:
Goose wrote:Justin I heard the one at wonderboom will be for sale soon.
Please let me know if you hear anything more.

Thanks,
Justin
Would be interesting to hear which one this is.
Not too many came alive in SA.
Ralph Burnham used to have one down at Utenhage, ZS WSW used to belong to me (15 years ago) before Neil rebuild it and sold it to someone in Bethlehem
Then there were a couple of Sonerai I's but I never kept track of them
Thys sal ons op hoogte bring sodra hy van ROCK konsert af kom :twisted:
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Re: Sonerai II rebuild by Junior

Postby thys bas » Wed Apr 29, 2015 11:15 pm

Geluk AVGAS, Lekkerrrr (^^) (^^)

The Tribute to rock was awesome!! Maar nou is ek tydelik doof! Andries Botha by Down Town restaurant. (!!)

Andre het sy Sonerai se romp kom haal om dit TLC te gee voor hy dit gaan adverteer. Ek sal meer uitvind en dit post. ZS-U.. :lol:
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Re: Sonerai II rebuild by Junior

Postby Goose » Thu Apr 30, 2015 6:35 am

Thys as ek reg ondou was daai hanger waar jy nou is 17 jaar terug toe ek op wonderboom gekom het n nes van daai Sonerai's, en KR's en klein snaakse vliegtuigies. Ek wonder baie wat van al die ou LS1 vliegmasiene geword het.
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Re: Sonerai II rebuild by Junior

Postby Divan rossouw » Thu Apr 30, 2015 11:04 pm

Ag ek kry ook deesdae so min tyd vir my vliegtuig,skoolwerk hou my bietjie besig . Oom Richard kan i draai maak net wanneer dit oom gaan pas. maar ek dink dalk ons moet maar eerder kyk in i vakansie sodat daai darm iets aan gaan op die vliegtuig as oom kom draai maak..stermte met die projek.
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Re: Sonerai II rebuild by Junior

Postby thys bas » Sun May 03, 2015 4:09 pm

I managed to get hold of Andre.

His Sonerai II L was built from the original Jeremy Monnett plans and completed in 1994. It has 125 h on the 1835cc VW derivative engine and cruises at 110mph indicated. It has the "vintaeg" rounded fin, tailwheel and 500x5 main wheels. Wings are aluminium skin, flush rivited and in the low wing configuration. Fus is 3140 tubing covered with ceconite. Seating: tandum with pilot in rear seat.

She is not advertised yet, but you are wolcome to contact him on sero eight twee 770 895 O.

Hoe lyk dit Richard, wil jy nie nog een koop nie? Dan kan julle 'n swerm besit. (!!)
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Re: Sonerai II rebuild by Junior

Postby avgas » Tue May 05, 2015 8:48 pm

Thanks Thys ek sal hom kontak. (^^)
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Re: Sonerai II rebuild by Junior

Postby avgas » Thu May 14, 2015 6:58 pm

Hopefully jnr will be able to give the frame some white paint this weekend. That is if the wind is calm as the open air spraybooth does not like wind.
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Re: Sonerai II rebuild by Junior

Postby Jean Crous » Thu May 14, 2015 8:18 pm

vhpy Let us know if the "tip" worked :wink: :mrgreen:
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Re: Sonerai II rebuild by Junior

Postby avgas » Thu May 14, 2015 8:36 pm

Thanks Jean for the lekka tip vhpy
Now lets see if we can use less paint to cover more :oops:
Will go and buy the paint tomorrow vhpy
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Re: Sonerai II rebuild by Junior

Postby Jean Crous » Sun May 17, 2015 11:07 am

(-) AND....and.....?????? Tell us all about it :lol: :lol:
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Re: Sonerai II rebuild by Junior

Postby avgas » Sun May 17, 2015 10:12 pm

Yes thanks it worked (^^)
used a lot less paint. It was too windy to do the final coat but we managed to cover all the areas that we missed with the first primer coat.

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