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Re: Super 21 Rebuild (Piper L21a) ZU-JAK

Unread post by Goose1 » Fri May 22, 2020 7:00 pm

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Very nice Hans cant wait to see the finished product! =D>

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Re: Super 21 Rebuild (Piper L21a) ZU-JAK

Unread post by Pete » Sat May 23, 2020 9:05 am

Goose1 wrote:
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Pete wrote:
Thu Apr 30, 2020 8:39 pm
Very nice Hans cant wait to see the finished product! =D>

I have brought my Piper PA12 that I am restoring home and put it in the lounge with wife's blessing :D have got a huge amount done under lockdown :smt023
Sorry I had to rush off yesterday Uncle Pete. You missed the owner by a few minutes.
Nice to see you Hans and believe me this is a work of art having seen it in the flesh (fabric :D ) well done!
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Re: Super 21 Rebuild (Piper L21a) ZU-JAK

Unread post by Goose1 » Tue May 26, 2020 7:41 pm

Fitted the door and LH window. The all the side windows have a 1” bubble.
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Re: Super 21 Rebuild (Piper L21a) ZU-JAK

Unread post by Yakpilot » Mon Jun 01, 2020 5:40 pm

I was there today Hans, looking good. Nearly there.
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Re: Super 21 Rebuild (Piper L21a) ZU-JAK

Unread post by Yakpilot » Mon Jun 01, 2020 5:55 pm

Its hard to believe that this aircraft turned into what it is now. These photos were taken at Temp on 16th June 2018
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Re: Super 21 Rebuild (Piper L21a) ZU-JAK

Unread post by Goose1 » Mon Jun 01, 2020 7:03 pm

Flaps and ailerons were covered with 0.016 Alclad and not with fabric. Wing tip were modified a bit to match the aileron. New aileron and flap cables fitted and all rigging done
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Re: Super 21 Rebuild (Piper L21a) ZU-JAK

Unread post by Yakpilot » Thu Jun 11, 2020 11:39 am

General photos of the progress. Nearly there.
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Re: Super 21 Rebuild (Piper L21a) ZU-JAK

Unread post by Yakpilot » Thu Jun 11, 2020 11:40 am

More pics..
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Re: Super 21 Rebuild (Piper L21a) ZU-JAK

Unread post by Goose1 » Thu Jun 11, 2020 1:12 pm

And the high ground clearance prop :lol: :lol:
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Re: Super 21 Rebuild (Piper L21a) ZU-JAK

Unread post by Jan » Thu Jun 11, 2020 8:01 pm

Super nice Super Cub :D
What make is the prop and why does seems to be trimmed at the tips?
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Re: Super 21 Rebuild (Piper L21a) ZU-JAK

Unread post by Goose1 » Thu Jun 11, 2020 8:42 pm

Jan wrote:
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Super nice Super Cub :D
What make is the prop and why does seems to be trimmed at the tips?
Highly modified Hartzel prop Jan. We are aiming for 200mph with that prop :lol: :lol: :lol: NO not really it’s a prop from a test bench that we are using to run the engine in on the ground, must still fit the cooling shroud. The engine will do a few hours on the ground at full power to run it in and that will also be a test for the fuel system. If it can handle 3hrs at fully power the supply is more than enough. Did fuel flow checks and get 120lph in the 3point attitude with only 5lt in tank.
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Re: Super 21 Rebuild (Piper L21a) ZU-JAK

Unread post by Jan » Fri Jun 12, 2020 8:13 am

Highly modified Hartzel prop Jan. We are aiming for 200mph with that prop :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Super 21 Rebuild (Piper L21a) ZU-JAK

Unread post by Goose1 » Fri Jun 12, 2020 6:50 pm

The cooling shroud
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Re: Super 21 Rebuild (Piper L21a) ZU-JAK

Unread post by Goose1 » Mon Jun 15, 2020 5:58 pm

Today was a big day in JAK’s life. He started up for the first time in MANY years.
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Re: Super 21 Rebuild (Piper L21a) ZU-JAK

Unread post by Goose1 » Wed Jun 24, 2020 9:24 pm

JAK have done 5.5 hr on the ground and everything works perfectly. Now the last 90% of the building can start. Have also done a taxi test to check the steering of the Tailwheel and see if the brakes work as we hoped.
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