JAG-2, Corvair Powered Twin, Jim Tomaszewski, N.Y.

Special Note to RV Builders: The section of the Van’s Airforce discussion group that showed just a few pictures and short descriptions of this aircraft generated thousands of hits before their list moderator banned the photos and deleted references to it, and put up his own negative comment. That list is operated as a commercial venture by Doug Reeves, …

Corvair power for Panther and Sonex reference page

Builders, I have collected in this one story a complete overview of the Corvair power option for builders considering or working on the SPA Panther kit aircraft and Sonex airframes.  These two aircraft are grouped together because both of these installations were developed by Dan Weseman, (SPA is his company) who offers airframe components that seamlessly work with …

Balancer Installation

We received this from Davis DA-2A builder Carl Luhning in Canada: A recent comment regarding the a Harmonic Balancer coming loose leads me to wonder if I have installed mine correctly. I used the called for Loctite for shafts and tightened it to the proper torque using the correct bolt for the purpose. I did not however use Loctite on …