I’ve put some wing tape over this area to help prevent moisture ingress until the scrapes are permanently repaired.
I took a photo of FJX belly post u/c collapse. A patch of gel coat about 15mm wide has come off along with some scratches. Richard in the workshop has inspected it and cleared it but I might look at […]
Tony mentioned that the wing covers are getting damaged as people pull them over the wing tips (typically by getting snagged on the wingtip skids) and suggested that the winglets are removed and replaced by the normal tips which we […]
I had a look at radio/microphone wiring today but couldn’t see anything obvious, to delve further would require de-rigging. I changed some of the microphone configuration settings (all mics to one mic and dynamic to auto) and did a radio […]
Yesterday (10th May) I experimented with collapsing the port wing trestle just before putting the glider away. I found that this makes it much easier to push the glider back in to position on my own. The trestle is easy […]
I flew FJX on 4th May and the audio vario does work. I also read the manual on the radio and figured out how to get 8.33 kHz frequencies. Hold down set button for 5 seconds to get the configuration […]
Alex has unkinked the tubes and the electronic vario now works. I haven’t fully tested it as my last attempt at soaring was rubbish, hopefully I’ll give the vario an extensive test in lots of lift soon. I’ve put a […]