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    ABOUT ME

  • Robert Bush
  • Willie II Biplane, builder, pilot, mechanic.
  • Pennsylvania,United States
  • aircraft builder: Willie II Biplane, biplane owner, A&P,commercial pilot,, former skydiver
  • Sensenich Propeller Mfg: Inspector

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  • Posted in thread: Chris' Acrosport 2S. Part 5 on 07-23-2017 at 07:50 PM
    Time to buy stock in Scotts and Lawn Doctor ! :)

  • Posted in thread: inspection ring on 07-22-2017 at 12:53 AM
    +1 on the tape, I use 3M Scotch 191CLR (clear) tape on the front edge of the covers. I also use
    the 4 fingered Aeronca style covers instead of the 2 fingered standard covers. Bob

  • Posted in thread: Chris' Acrosport 2S. Part 5 on 07-18-2017 at 03:58 AM
    .....Oil ....................... Allen Barrett told me today to leave it at 7 and keep pouring
    it in. Said with the superior sump if less than 4 it will unport the pick
    up.................... Great p...

  • Posted in thread: Chris' Acrosport 2S. Part 5 on 07-18-2017 at 03:00 AM
    WOW !, 40 hours since June 14, you have been doing some serious flying. :)

  • Posted in thread: S1-11B Engine Mounts on 07-17-2017 at 01:30 AM
    I used the large diameter mounts from Van's Aircraft and their bolt kit......no problems. Bob

  • Posted in thread: Chris' Acrosport 2S. Part 5 on 07-17-2017 at 01:03 AM
    the sweet spot for my airplane for non-acro flying is 6 to 6 1/4 qt. , I add oil 1/2 qt at
    time. LOL :) IO-360-A1A

  • Posted in thread: Chris' Acrosport 2S. Part 5 on 07-16-2017 at 11:36 PM
    Try running 6 1/2. went thru that on a Steven's Acro about 35 years ago with a Christen system.
    Bob edit: I memory serves me correctly, per the Christen manual, reduce oil capacity by 1/2 qt.
    and re-f...

  • Posted in thread: Electronic fuel injection and ignition. on 07-16-2017 at 11:16 PM
    Bendix fuel injection, Bendix or Slick magnetos, they are a known entity and they work. Bob I'm
    not against advancing technology, but, I think that by the time we finish our airplanes, we
    want to fly ...

  • Posted in thread: IanJ's Marquart Charger build thread on 07-16-2017 at 09:24 PM
    build your ribs, fabricate all the steel fittings, while waiting for the spars......you are
    building a wing kit. Bob :)

  • Posted in thread: Danny Sorensen's old Pitts S-1S on 07-16-2017 at 08:47 PM
    Great report, thanks for sharing ! Bob

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