Oshkosh Corvair Forums – 2014

Builders,

Here is a list of my forums on the Corvair at Airventure this year, Please also note that our booth is 616. For more information, please read this link:

21 Days to Oshkosh 2014

……(yes, I know it is no longer 21 days to Oshkosh.)

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2013, Above, Grace and ScoobE stand in front of the Arch, as we depart from my 20th Oshkosh.

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Tuesday, July 29

0830 – 0945 (8:30 AM – 9:45 AM)
Workshop Classroom 2


Wednesday, July 3o
0830 – 0945 (8:30 AM – 9:45 AM)
Forum 2

Saturday, August 2

Corvair Engines

1130 – 1245 (11:30 AM – 12:45 PM)

Workshop Classroom 3

(map)

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About William Wynne
I have been continuously building, testing and flying Corvair engines since 1989. Information, parts and components that we developed and tested are now flying on several hundred Corvair powered aircraft. I earned a Bachelor of Science in Professional Aeronautics and an A&P license from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, and have a proven 20 year track record of effectively teaching homebuilders how to create and fly their own Corvair powered planes. Much of this is chronicled at www.FlyCorvair.com and in more than 50 magazine articles.

4 Responses to Oshkosh Corvair Forums – 2014

  1. Phil Ridgway says:

    Wiliam,
    Is it possible for you to record one the Oshkosh 14 presentations and either:
    a) stream it online at a later stage? or
    b) make it available on request to those of us outside of the US (makes it very hard to attend from OZ)
    understand if you don’t wish to.
    Regards
    Phil Ridgway

    • Phil,

      I am pretty sure they have recorded at least some of my Forums, I have not putmuch research into it, but you could check out the EAA’s website to find out more info. I sis a webcast with Charlie Becker from HQ about two years ago that is still accessible on their website, just search “Corvair” on the Webinar section.

      • Phil Ridgway says:

        William,
        Thanks, found it, I’ll watch it with interest. Keep up the fine work.
        Ta
        Phil

  2. Jeff Moores says:

    After reading Phil’s question and William’s response I found the Corvair Webinar on the EAA site. I figured I’d listen to a few minutes as it was getting late but found myself listening to the entire session!!
    I am into my third year flying behind a Corvair and I am still learning. I have also found that William is always right!!! During the session he mentioned props and I had to chuckle to myself, for it took almost three years for me to listen to his earlier advise to run a shorter prop on my Merlin. Most of us have learned incorrectly that you need a long prop on a floatplane. However, what is most important is to get the RPM up so the Corvair can make it’s HP rating. I shortened my prop not expecting much but got a huge increase in takeoff performance and not much decrease in cruise.

    Anybody who is new (or old) to the Corvair please listen and absorb every bit of info from William.

    Good luck Phil
    Thank you William

    Jeff

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