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Ed Martinson’s RV6

Builder’s Tips

Those Pesky Flap Motors

By Ed Martinson

Over the years, we’ve received the occasional report of intermittent flap motor operation.  We never found a consistent problem. Sometimes it was poor wiring or a bid ground.  A few times it was a switch giving up, occasionally the problem would be with the motor itself. (read more)

Aircraft Efficiency
Why build a homebuilt aircraft?
A) economy (so we can afford to fly)
B) increased performance C) both D) there may be more we can do General Aviation Aircraft. Just look at A/C on the ramp
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Four wires connect the alternator to the rest of the charging system. “B” is the alternator output wire that supplies current to the battery. “IG” is the ignition input that turns on the alternator/regulator assembly. (read more)

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